10 Places to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo & The Kentucky Derby in Central MA
Sunday, May 06, 2018
GoLocalWorcester Lifestyle Team
For the first time in seven years, Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby fall on the same day, Saturday.
That means there is plenty of celebrating going on around the state of Central Massachusetts from block parties to restaurants offering specials and much more.
To help you figure out where to go and when, GoLocalWorcester has compiled a list of the 20 best places to go and celebrate.
See the List in the Slideshow Below
Cinco de Mayo Party at ComeKeto
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at ComeKeto with food, drinks and live music from DJ Jemaine.
The party begins at 9 p.m.
Cinco de Mayo, Kentucky Derby at U.S. Marine Club
The party will begin with a taco bar starting at 2 p.m. with Kentucky Derby events starting at 6 p.m.
The party will feature sombrero competition, tequila, margarita and corona drink specials all day.
Lastly, the Brumbletones will be performing beginning at 9 p.m.
Tony Soul Project at Kasbar
Enjoy Cinco de Mayo at Kasbar while listening to soul music from the Tony Soul Project.
The concert begins at 9 p.m. and goes until 1 a.m.
Kentucky Derby Viewing Party at Romaine’s
Romaine’s Wood Bar and Grill is hosting a Kentucky Derby viewing party in their bar area on Saturday.
The event will feature complimentary Southern Bites (Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs, Shrimp & Grits and more!) as well as a variety of Mint Julep options. Ladies, wear your favorite hats—there will be a $100 prize for the best one in the room.
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at The Thoreau Club
The party will feature Tacos, Burritos, Guacamole, Salsa, Margaritas, live music and much more.
The party will benefit Health Care Without Walls.
The event goes from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Mezcal Cantina will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a DJ for 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. as well as plenty of food and drinks for everyone to enjoy.
Ixtapa Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
Ixtapa Mexican Restaurant & Cantina will have food and drink specials throughout the day.
“With more than 10 years of authentic Mexican cooking experience, we are now serving the New England communities with superior Mexican food,” says the restaurant on their website.
The Alamo Restaurant Mexicano
The Alamo will celebrate their 20th Cinco de Mayo on Saturday.
They offer live music, tons of prizes and Margaritas the entire day.
The Vin Bin
The Vin Bin will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby from 11 a.m to 7 p.m. on Saturday.
The Vin Bin will be serving their house-made Sangria as well as plenty of other food and drink options.
Olde Magoun's Saloon Cinco de Derby Party
Olde Magoun’s Saloon will have food specials starting at 4 p.m. and going the entire night.
They will also be serving Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwiches and will have Founder’s KBS on draught.