It’s time to bust out your best Mexican wave as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Cinco de Mayo, Mexico’s national day of celebration this Saturday 5 May. Sounds like a pretty good reason to throw a party to me!
Check out the celebrations happening around Sydney:
El Locowww.elloco.com.au Excelsior Hotel, 64 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills Sat 5th May-Free Tues 8th May- $20 to enter all you can eat taco competition
El Loco, the authentic Mexican cantina in Surry Hills’ Excelsior Hotel, marks its first birthday with a week of loco celebrations. They’ll be kicking off the birthday festivities in a GRANDE way on Saturday with live Latin entertainment, margaritas, El Loco’s famous tacos, a whole pig roast and a DJ to keep the party going into the night. Head back on Tuesday for the ultimate taco eating challenge. Entry is $20 for all you can eat. Your name and how many tacos you ate will be written on our wall forever!
Al Carbon Food Truck Warehouse Partyhttp://www.alcarbon.com.au/ 325 Canterbury Rd, Canterbury Sat 5th May, 7pm- midnight Tickets $35
The Al Carbon Food Truck is throwing a warehouse party to celebrate the Mexican holiday. Expect live Mexican and South American music, all you can eat antojitos (little whims), tacos Al Carbón and raspados (Mexican fruit flavored shaved ice). There will be a whole lotta tequila and a chance to try sample dishes from the new food truck.
Barrio Chinohttp://barriochino.com.au Sun 6th May 5pm-3am Free food/drinks 5-6pm
The Amigos at this Kings Cross hotspot know how to party. Get there early from 5-6pm for free food and drinks. There will be live entertainment all night, $5 tacos, $20 all you can eat tacos, $5 beers, $3 sangrias, $10 margaritas.