After drinking, guests can move to Moonshine Beach and enjoy live music from Chris Bandi. Chow down on SoCal favorites like oyster shooters spiked with bloody mary sauce, grilled or fried fish tacos, and sliders with salmon, short rib, or beef burgers. Cinco de Mayo happy hour runs from 3 to 6 pm. Options include the three-ingredient Classic margarita, Es Una Fresa a smoky, refreshing mezcal drink topped with Jarritos Strawberry soda , and the wonderfully balanced El Matador a reposado tequila old fashioned with a touch of amaro for sweetness and chocolatey flavors. Sip, munch, and people watch at Don Chido Gaslamp Quarter Known for having some of the most innovative Mexican cuisine and cocktails in San Diego, Gaslamp favorite Don Chido will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo the best way possible: with tequila! One hundred percent of the proceeds go to MANA , a nonprofit organization that empowers Latina women through education, leadership development, community service, and advocacy.
Old Town celebrates Cinco de Mayo
Old Town celebrates Cinco de Mayo - The San Diego Union-Tribune
From Old Town to the waterfront, celebrate Cinco de Mayo with rich, cultural festivals, live mariachi music, traditional folklorico dancing, margaritas, authentic Cali-Baja tacos, lucha libre and more. The park is home to the largest concentration of Chicano murals in the world with more than 80 paintings on seven acres dotted with sculpture, gardens, picnic tables and playgrounds. West Coast and features 12 acres of Mexican heritage and historical sites, colorful shops, early-California-style restaurants, museums, a theater and the restored Cosmopolitan Hotel. A trip to San Diego means easy access to international travel with the Mexican border just 17 miles from downtown.
Old Town, San Diego
San Diego is known for its great authentic Mexican food, so it only makes sense that we know how to celebrate Cinco de Mayo as well! Here are a few celebrations definitely worth visiting. First off is a three day Cinco de Mayo celebration in historic Old Town near downtown on May 6 th , 7 th and 8 th. The celebration this year features three live music stages, cantina garden, low rider car show, historical demonstrations, and equestrian performances.
Taking place Saturday, May 2nd from 10 AM to 10 PM, through Sunday, May 3rd, from 10 AM to 6 PM this FREE weekend celebration attracts over , people over the course of three days with its bustling mercado, non-stop music and live entertainment, lucha libre wrestling, and a huge display of lowriders and other incredible autos! Get ready to shake your maracas! Stroll through the iconic Lowrider Lane and be wowed by the unique paint jobs and car modifications that have become a Fiesta favorite. All that grappling leave you thirsty for some Baja-inspired beverages? Stop by the Lucha Cantina for an ice-cold cerveza, craft margaritas and traditional cocktails!