The 5 Best Places in Toronto to Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

Saturday is Cinco De Mayo and the city of Toronto is making sure its celebrating all day long. With so many options to get the best of this Mexican holiday we’ve decided to round up five (or should we say cinco) of the best events in the city.


May 5th 4:30 PM – 11:59 PM
111 Richmond Street West, Toronto

It’s time to live Cinco De Mayo up to the fullest at Assembly Hall. You can eat and drink all things Mexican for this celebration. The Chef’s at the hall will feature some Mexican inspired bites, cocktails with some great entertainment to fill the vibe. Tickets cover everything (YES THAT’S ALL THE FOOD) and sold out last year, so we suggest you get tickets ASAP.

For more information on the event and how to get tickets you can click HERE.


May 5th 12:00 PM – May 6th 2:00 AM
220 King Street West, Toronto

This Cinco De Mayo El Cabalitto will be opening up its doors early for all those looking to have a fun Saturday night. There’s no cover or tickets so anyone can come to have a good time (although the patio is first come, first serve). This Cinco De Mayo party will have tromp specials, tequila cocktails and some Mexican entertainment.

For more information on the event you can click HERE.


May 5th 11:00 AM – May 6th 2:00 AM
485 King Street West, Toronto
Cinco De Mayo

Photo: Baro

One of Toronto’s best Latin spots is celebrating Cinco De Mayo. Starting early in the day, there’s no shame in day drinking here as margaritas start flowing at 11:00 AM. To go with your drinks you can enjoy three of the specially offered Mexican dishes to celebrate Cinco De Mayo. Take your pick from El Jefe’s Fajitas, Ignacio Nachos and Cabo Shrimp Tacos. Then wash them down with four tequila tromba cocktails: Spicy, Tommy, or Grapefruit margaritas or a Mexico City Mule.

For more information on the event you can click HERE.


May 5th 12:00 PM – May 6th 2:00 AM
277 Front Street, Toronto
Prices Vary

There’s more than enough alcohol to spare at this Cinco De Mayo celebration. You can be assured to your share of frozen Tromba Margaritas ($6), Tromba shots ($4) and corona’s ($5). Starting at noon, in between your drinks you can enjoy some live performances and a DJ later in the night.

For more information on the event you can click HERE.


May 5th 4:30 PM – May 6th 2:00 AM
522 King Street West, Toronto

The Citizen is having its annual Cinco De Mayo. It will be open during its regular hours but will be decked out with Cinco De Mayo flare. With Mexican inspiration and tequila flowing throughout the night, it’s sure to be a fun one.

For more information on the event you can click HERE.

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Solomee Telahun is fourth year media student at the University of Guelph-Humber. She writes, loves music and has probably already one too many iced cappuccinos for her own good.
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