Our Picks for Where to Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

This weekend, there’s a lot happening: Saturday is the Kentucky Derby, and here in New York we celebrate Cinco De Mayo on the 3rd, 4th AND 5th of May. Not to worry, we’ve simplified it for you with the best places to listen to mariachi bands, sip tequila, and enjoy tacos.

UWS and West Village favorite, Ditch Plains will be getting into the spirit of Cinco De Mayo by offering specials on their Spring Rosé Sangria (pictured) made with Grenache Rosé, Spring Citrus and Strawberry along with Green Chilaquiles topped with a sunny side up egg with grilled chicken or marinated pork. If you make it to the Upper West Side location for dinner, don't miss the Lamb Barboca, a slow steamed lamb in banana leaf served family-style being served specially for the holiday. CLICK HERE for reservations.

Casa Mezcal Celebrates Cinco De Mayo with a party that lasts all weekend long. Enjoy $5 Beers, $5 Shots, $5 Margaritas, DJs, shot girls and more from Friday through Sunday.

Celebrations begin on Saturday night and continue all day Saturday at both Empellon Taqueria and Empellon Cocina. CLICK HERE to make your reservation and to find out what comes with the unlimited margaritas.

Mercadito is also celebrating for 2 days at both of their locations with a live Mariachi band during Saturday night dinner and Sunday brunch.

On Sunday, head to the UES for a bottomless margarita brunch at Maya.

You name it, they're doing it! Murray Hill tequila joint Teqa is doing brunches, late night parties, great specials including free and discounted margaritas, endless tacos and live music. CLICK HERE for all the info and to book a reservation.

Rosa Mexicano will be having Boozy Brunches at all of their locations, so whether your Upper East, Upper West, or in Union Square you can join in the fun. The Djs and mariachis will be getting started at 12pm on Sunday, so CLICK HERE to make a reservation at your desired location. You won’t want to miss their special menu and the signature Mezcal Bloody Marias or pitchers of the Pasion Picante.