Cinco de Mayo celebrations are coming back to Raleigh, Durham, and the rest of the Triangle. Read on for a mix of socially distanced parties, restaurant specials and take-home deals.
Some of these deals either require or recommend pre-ordering, so don’t delay!
Raleigh Beer Garden
Raleigh Beer Garden is celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. There will be margaritas, tacos, and tequila specials, as well as Cinco de Mayo trivia at 7 p.m. at the Airstream. Admission is free. Raleigh Beer Garden is at 614 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh.
PourWorks, at 900 E Six Forks Road, Raleigh, is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a party on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. There will be drink specials all day, plus $1 off local drafts. Admission is free.
Unscripted Durham, 202 Corcoran Street, Durham, will be celebrating Cinco De Mayo all day with food and beverage specials including $3 chicken, shrimp and veggie tacos that are grilled poolside, $5 shots, $8 margaritas and $30 margarita pitchers. They’ll also have live music from DJ Rang and DJ K – Esperella from 5 – 9 p.m. You can make reservations here.
Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day Pop-Up at Imperial Center
Imperial Center, 4309 Emperor Blvd, Durham, is hosting a Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day Pop-up on Wednesday, May 5th, 20-21, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Enjoy Latin cuisine food trucks, plus vendors, where you can shop for a Mother’s Day gift.
On the Border
On The Border is offering several specials on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021, including:
- $5 House ‘Ritas
- $1 Gold Tequila meltdowns
- Add an extra fruity flavor to your margarita for $1.50
- Grand Marnier souvenir sidecars (quantities limited, first come, first served)
Available May 1st to 5th at Tijuana Flats: $5 menu. Choose from:
- $5 margaritas
- 2 for $5 beers (Mexican drafts)
- One beer and one taco for $5
- Two tacos for $5
In addition, On the Border is offering a Build Your Own Taco Kit for $24.99. It serves 3-5 and includes seasoned ground beef or chicken tinga, 10 flour tortillas or crispy taco shells, lettuce, tomato and mixed cheese. Served with Mexican rice, choice of beans, a bowl of signature queso and chips and salsa. Order online.
Chuy’s is celebrating with drink specials all day on House Texas Martinis, and Margaritas, both rocks and frozen, made with fresh-squeezed lime juice. Order a Grande ‘Rita and keep the commemorative cup.
They’re also offering $1 floaters to top off your margarita with an extra pour of tequila.
For a limited time get their Frozen Blackberry ‘Rita made with real blackberry purée and Camarena Silver tequila. For a twist, swirl it with lime or strawberry – our signature frozen margarita flavors.
Want to bring the party home? Order your Tex-Mex favorites online at order.chuys.com. Check out our Meal Kits – pick from fajitas, enchiladas, tacos and nachos. Each kit comes with chips, salsa, queso and Creamy Jalapeño so you can celebrate big on Cinco de Mayo.
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