Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner and we’re serving up the low-down on all of Houston’s best deals and happenings.
Don’t miss these Cinco de Mayo events, specials, and freebies:
Houston Cinco de Mayo Events
Come out to Texas’ Biggest Cinco de Mayo celebration on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5! Bring your family and friends out to Traders Village from noon until 5:00 pm for lots of fun. Enjoy an entire weekend full of music with 12 live bands, dance, traditional foods, festivities, and so much more! Admission is free, and parking is just $4!
An annual Cinco de Mayo freebie celebrating Mexican culture on Saturday, May 4 from 10 am to noon Downtown.
The inaugural Cinco de Mayo celebration at Discovery Green on Sunday, May 5, from 3 to 5 p.m celebrates Mexican culture and heritage with a lineup of live music and traditional dance. Bombón’s La Comadre (Mel Gomez) and DJ Gracie Chavez will emcee the afternoon of performances: a Selena tribute by Amanda Solis, dancing by J-Dance Company and Ballet Folklorico Herencia Mexicana de Houston, singing by Kirsten G, a play by Nueva Luna Ballet Folklorico and a headlining performance by Kinder HSPVA Mariachis.
Celebrate Cinco at Miller Outdoor Theatre with a free performance by Grammy Award-winning artist Lupillo Rivera! It’s a night celebrating Mexican music and culture beginning Sunday, May 5 at 8:00 pm. Free tickets are available while supplies last at the theatre’s box office on May 5. Get your tickets between 10:30 am and 1:00 pm. Also, open seating on the hill is available as well. The shows will happen rain or shine.
It’s time to fiesta! The Kemah Boardwalk invites guests to celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5 in Kemah. Taking place from noon to 10 p.m. each day, families can enjoy live music from local Latin bands, Kids’ Corner Activities, a jalapeño eating contest, a wandering Mariachi Stiltwalker and more! Guests won’t want to miss the live performance from Danzas Folkloricas de Soleil, an amazing dance group from Pasadena.
A party with three hours of all- you- can- eat- and- drink starting at just $30.
Celebrate all weekend at El Big Bad with Cinco festivities and deals going on Friday-Sunday. There will be live entertainment, face painters, tequila tastings, and more on Saturday, May 4th, the biggest day of the weekend celebration.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Cyclone Anaya’s restaurant. Billed as the city’s largest Cinco de Mayo event, Cyclone Anaya’s is throwing a family-friendly party at each of its area restaurants as well as at both Bagby Park and CITYCENTRE from Noon to 8 pm on Sunday, May 5.
Houston Cinco de Mayo Deals & Freebies
Dollaritas are running through the entire month of May!
Arnaldo Richard’s Picos
Pico’s will have food and drink specials all day Saturday and Sunday at a weekend-long crawfish boil event with a Mexican twist.
Through May 7th, Casa Ole is offering all-you-can-eat fajitas (chicken, beef or mixed) for just $15. Valid at participating locations. One order person and cannot be shared. Dine-in only.
A three-day fiesta with drink specials like $1 off Dos Equis, $1 floaters, and $5 House Margaritas. Deals may vary by location. Get the full list of deals here.
Cyclone Anaya’s is throwing a family-friendly party at each of its area restaurants as well as at both Bagby Park and CITYCENTRE from Noon to 8 pm on Sunday, May 5.
Friday-Sunday, celebrate Cinco with 3 days worth of drink and food specials at Gringo’s Tex Mex. Plus, they’ll be giving away 3 vacations to Mexico!
All weekend long, Friday-Sunday, Los Tio’s will have $5 Jose Cuervo Margaritas, $5 Street Tacos Trio, and $5 Cuervo shots.
Enjoy a ton of drink specials this Cinco de May with $5 ritas, $5 Mexican Candy, $5 Mangonada shots, and $3 draft beer at this South Houston restaurant.
The locations on Bellaire and Westheimer are having a huge bash with tons of food and drink specials as well as giveaways and live music.
Monterey’s Little Mexico
Celebrate all week long with all-you-can-eat enchiladas (cheese, chicken or ground beef enchiladas) for just $9.99. One order person and cannot be shared. Dine-in only. Extras and upgrades are still extra. Deals good until May 7th.
Celebrate Cinco for two days –Saturday and Sunday — with live music, photo booth, giveaways, and of course, drink specials at Pistoleros on Westheimer.
Enjoy $5 bowls, burritos, and salads on May 5th at Uberrito. Some items (bacon, avocado, etc.) may be extra.
Which of these Cinco de Mayo deals sounds good to you? Know of any other great Cinco de Mayo events or specials? Tell us below where you’ll be spending Cinco de Mayo in Houston!