Tequila, tacos, margaritas, Coronas and more; Cinco de Mayo is the annual celebration of the Mexican army’s defeat over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. For some of us, it’s also a day where we can celebrate the Mexican culture and drink copious amounts of tequila. From a burrito eating contest to loaded Coronas, Cinco de Mayo parties in Brevard never disappoint. Grab your sombrero and get ready to have some fun. All parties are on May 5th, unless otherwise specified. Check back for more updates about Cinco de Mayo parties in Brevard.
Sandbar Sports Grill
Sandbar Sports Grill, in Cocoa Beach, is known for their epic parties, and their Cinco de Mayo party never disappoints. The festivities kick off with a 3lb burrito eating contest, prizes and free giveaways. Their “So You Want to be a Mexican Rock Star” Karaoke Contest will be from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., with a cash prize for whoever rocks out the hardest. Drink specials include $5 Olmeca Altos shots and margaritas, $7 Don Julio’s and $4 Bacardi drinks and flavors. Don’t forget about their deals on pizza every Thursday; get a large pizza for the price of a small, featuring their taco pizza. For more call (321) 799-2577.
Off the Traxx
Nothing says “fiesta” quite like a bucket of margaritas. Off the Traxx, in downtown Melbourne, will be hosting their Parking Lot Cinco de Mayo Fiesta starting at 7 p.m. and will have food and drink specials all day. Drink specials include $5 loaded Coronas, $5 Cabo pint margaritas, $9 buckets of margaritas and $3 Coronas. Cabo and Corona promo girls will be at Off the Traxx showcasing their Cabo and Corona products. Feeling sexy? Compete in their sexiest mechanical bull rider contest for a chance to win $250 in cash and prizes. There will be a DJ inside, and Fresh Squeeze outside. For more on Cinco de Mayo at Off the Traxx call (321) 327-2919.
To celebrate Cinco de Mayo Matt’s Casbah, in downtown Melbourne, is throwing a fiesta with all of your favorite Cinco de Mayo treats. The fiesta will be all day long, with plenty of margaritas, sombreros, piñatas, popular Mexican dishes and more. This Mexican fiesta is perfect for the whole family. Doors open at 11 a.m. and the party will continue until midnight. For more information about Cinco de Mayo at Matt’s Casbah call (321) 574-1099.
El Sombrero Mexican Cuisine
Every Cinco de Mayo, El Sombrero Mexican Cuisine, in Melbourne, hosts their biggest party of the year featuring live music, special giveaways, dancers and more. There will be drink specials on your favorite Mexican beers, tequila and margaritas. Fun for all ages, this Cinco de Mayo street party will begin at 4 p.m. and continue until 9 p.m. For more info about the El Sombrero Mexican Street Party call (321) 802-5732.
Known for having the most authentic California-style Mexican food in Indialantic, Dos Amigos Mexican Restaurant is also known for having amazing deals on drinks and food. This Cinco de Mayo there will be $2 domestic drafts all day and $3 house margaritas until 4 p.m. For other epic specials, check out their El Cheapo menu from 11-3 p.m. Two tacos for $3.75, enchiladas for $3.25, empanadas for $4, a side of beans or rice for $1.50 and so much more. You can’t beat the deals at Dos Amigos Mexican Restaurant. For more on Dos Amigos Cinco de Mayo specials, call (321) 724-2183.
By Alyssa Brady, Staff Writer