Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Society & Culture
  3. Ethnic Cultures

First annual Cinco de Mayo Cantina Crawl in Pilsen Saturday!

See also

You've gotta love Pilsen! What a way to jump start May! On Saturday, May 3, celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the first annual Cantina Crawl.

The party starts at 1:00 p.m. (ends at 6:00 p.m.) but you can register as early as 11:30 a.m. at Lalos and be first on the Trolley. Team Cantina Crawl will be on hand to answer any questions and help get you off on the right foot. (You will also be able to pay a discounted rate at the University Village parking complex adjacent to Lalos).

Mariachis will be performing in select venues, as well as Norteño and Trío bands and some local musical acts including DJs that will play a myriad of styles from venue to venue. Appetizers and food samplings will also be offered at participating venues. Yes! Mariachi Perla de Mexico will play from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Caminos De Michoacan Bar as part of the day's festivities.

Tickets include a Capote Tequila Cocktail special at each participating bar, access to trolley from bar to bar, as well as Karaoke, fun games activities and more that will be listed here.

This event will take place in the Pilsen Neighborhood and University Village, and it is significant as the first organized 5 de Mayo event to take place in the Historic Mexican Neighborhood and surroundings. Proceeds from the event will support the 2014 Film, Arts and Music Festival to take place in Pilsen in August, 2014.

There are only 300 tickets to this exclusive and historic event and 62 have already sold. To purchase tickets and for more information, go here.

List of participating venues:

Lalos Mexican Restaurant

La Taberna Tapas

Simone’s Restaurant and Bar

La Vaca Margarita Bar

Honky Tonk BBQ

Harbee Liquor and Tavern

Plzen Gastropub

Caminos de Michoacán

Advertisement