Six unmissable events across Adelaide to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Get ready to dance, eat, and immerse yourself in the vibrancy of Mexico, as Adelaide gears up for Cinco de Mayo celebrations.

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Get ready to dance, eat, and immerse yourself in the vibrancy of Mexico, as Adelaide gears up for Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Over the weekend of May 4 and May 5, and beyond, various venues throughout Adelaide will join in the grand fiesta, hosting an array of festivities showcasing Mexican culture. We’ve found six Cinco de Mayo events across the state that promise a good time!

Neon Lights Sugar Skull Paint & Sip at Sazón

Step into a world of luminescence at Sazóns’ Cinco De Mayo celebration where UV lights and neon paints collide. They will be hosting a night of vibrant artistry where guests can paint glow-in-the-dark sugar skulls on canvas, under the guidance of experienced instructors. Accompanied by drinks and the electric atmosphere of Mexican restaurant Sazón, it’s sure to be a fun night! Tickets include a two-hour painting session with all supplies provided, plus a take-home canvas.

What: Neon Lights Sugar Skull Paint & Sip at Sazón
Where: 19 Grenfell Street, Adelaide, SA 5000
When: Saturday May 4 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Tickets: $65
For more information, click here.

Mia Margarita $10 paloma cocktails

To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Henley Beach’s popular Mexican restaurant Mia Margarita will be serving $10 paloma cocktails all day, Mexico’s most popular cocktail (tequila-based). They’ll also be serving up their typical Mexican fusion dishes, like tacos, quesadillas and nachos, that can be paired with other delicious cocktails, including, margaritas. The two level venue on the beachside with an outdoor dining area means that guests can view the sunset while sipping on their drinks, with latin music playing. It doesn’t get more Mexican than this!

What: Mia Margarita $10 paloma cocktails
Where: Unit 2/330 Seaview Rd, Henley Beach, SA 5022
When: Offer running all day on Sunday May 5
For more information, click here.

Mamacita Restaurant and Bar & TRYP Hotel Adelaide Fiesta and Siesta package

Start your Cinco de Mayo off right at Mamacita Bar and Restaurant with a delicious breakfast, including classics like eggs benedict, or fuel up with a breakfast burrito. For lunch, indulge in a spread of empanadas, enchiladas, and more. Come evening, they will have classic Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes, complemented by their extensive five-page hot sauce menu. Guests can explore the bar’s array of tequilas, margaritas and mezcals, alongside a selection of South American wines, beers, and spirits. Guests can celebrate with their savoury and sweet ‘Celebration Platters’, including the ‘enorme’ Antojitos Platter.

If you’re wanting to make a night of it, TRYP Hotel Adelaide are offering a a Fiesta and Siesta package, including two nights accommodation in a Deluxe Hotel Room for $355.00, where you will be welcomed you with a tequila degustation and tacos on arrival.

What: Cinco De Mayo at Mamacita Restaurant or TRYP Hotel Adelaide
Where: 266 Pulteney St, Adelaide, SA 5000
When: Sunday May 5
Tickets: $60 for Mamacita, or $355.00 for two nights accommodation at TRYP Hotel
For more information on Mamacita, click here.
For more information on TRYP Hotel, click here.

Merrymaker Rooftop Bar Fiesta – SOLD OUT

Adelaide’s highest rooftop bar, Merrymaker, is gearing up to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a five-course banquet showcasing the best of South Australian ingredients. They will have a live DJ to keep the fiesta alive, plus refreshing cerveza-style beers and authentic tequila from Agave Australis, transforming the rooftop into a vibrant carnival atmosphere atop the city skyline.

What: Cinco de Mayo at Merrymaker Rooftop Bar
Where: 23-29 Market Street, Adelaide, SA 5000
When: Sunday May 5 from 4pm
Tickets: $99
For more information, click here.

Bowden Brewing Cinco De Mayo event

To celebrate Cinco De Mayo, Bowden Brewing encourage people to “come sinko some beeros” and revel in the festive atmosphere with a spectacular fiesta. They will have Spanish tunes, Mexican drink specials, spicy beer roulette, piñatas filled with candy and beer, lotteria, and traditional Mexican street food from the MASA Kitchen. Plus, entry is free!

What: Bowden Brewing Cinco De Mayo event
Where: 12 Fourth Street, Bowden, SA 5007
When: Sunday May 5 from 12pm
Entry: FREE
For more information, click here.

Wharf Barrel Shed’s Mexican fiesta 

Wharf Barrel Shed in Goolwa are hosting a vibrant two-day, three-session Mexican fiesta for Cinco de Mayo, on the weekend of May 25 and May 26. Guests can indulge in drink and food specials during the day, before a spectacular six-course Mexican dinner at night, crafted by Cinders + Soul and accompanied by live music from Latin Jam. Reservations are essential for all sessions!

What: Event by 90 Mile Wines: Wharf Barrel Shed and Latin Jam
Where: Signal Point Building, 7 Laurie Lane, Goolwa, SA 5124
When: Saturday May 25 from 12pm-5pm and Sunday May 26 from 12pm-7pm
Tickets: $65
For more information, click here.

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