Cinco de Mayo Celebrations on International Drive

Monday, April 29, 2024
Welcome to the ultimate guide to Cinco de Mayo on International Drive! From sizzling street parties to mouthwatering culinary delights, and everything in between, there's no shortage of excitement to be found on this bustling thoroughfare. Join us as we dive into the vibrant tapestry of events, attractions, and festivities that make International Drive the perfect destination to commemorate Cinco de Mayo in style.

Music and Margs at Howl at the Moon

Kick off your Cinco de Mayo festivities with a bang at Howl at the Moon's Music and Margs event! On May 3rd, come join the party as talented musicians take the stage to serenade you with all your favorite tunes. Sip on margaritas and dance the night away as you celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style, at this lively event that is sure to keep you dancing all night long. Get all the details, here.

El Nuevo Zol 95 Beach Fest at Aquatica

Ready to soak up the sun and enjoy some fun in the water? Head to Aquatica for the El Nuevo Zol 95 Beach Fest, on May 4th, for an epic Cinco de Mayo celebration unlike any other. Join Zol 95’s DJs at the park for a party where you can enjoy the rhythm of your favorite DJs with the whole family. The park will be open exclusively for you from 7:00 PM until midnight to enjoy exciting attractions, including the all-new Tassie’s Underwater Twist! Plus, your favorite food and drinks including limited-time Spanish inspired menus.
This event will require a separate ticket for entry. Adult tickets can be purchased for $34.99 and children (ages 3-9) tickets can be purchased for $27.99 in advance. Come celebrate Cinco de Mayo in true Florida style, and enjoy a night of music, dancing and waterpark fun!

SeaWorld Orlando

Dive into a sea of celebration this Cinco de Mayo at SeaWorld Orlando! Join us for a day filled with festive fun and exciting experiences for the whole family. Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Mexico with special performances, live music, and traditional dance demonstrations throughout the park. Indulge in delicious Mexican cuisine at themed food booths, offering mouthwatering tacos, quesadillas, and refreshing margaritas. Highlights of the event include:
  • Fiesta in the Street – The Wild Arctic Plaza comes to life as entertainers, stilt walkers, and party starters get this full-blown fiesta going.
  • DJ Dance Party – Get your feet moving at this fun-filled party as we spin new and old beats throughout the day.
  • Live Music – Immerse yourself in the traditional music of Mexico as classic bands bring their beautiful and bold sounds to Orlando.
  • Mexican Flavors – Savor new and classic tastes as part of our Seven Seas Food Festival including tostada de barbacoas, and delicious beer and cocktails. Plus, sip and savor with two limited time menu items- cochinita pibil and blood orange Patrón margarita.
Plus, don't miss the chance to explore incredible marine exhibits and enjoy thrilling rides and attractions. Whether you're soaking up the sun, learning about marine life, or dancing to the rhythm of the Mariachi band, SeaWorld Orlando is the perfect destination to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in a unique and unforgettable way. 

Cinco de Mayo Block Party at Mango's Tropical Cafe

Prepare for an unforgettable day of entertainment at Mango's Tropical Cafe's Cinco de Mayo Block Party! Join Mango’s on May 4th, from 12pm to 11:30pm, for a fiesta like no other. Enjoy a day of non-stop entertainment featuring live music, dancers, DJs, a live Mariachi show and even adult pinatas. With a free tequila shot every hour, food trucks, giveaways and much more this will be a Cinco de Mayo event that you won’t want to miss! Come dance the night away as you celebrate Cinco de Mayo in grand fashion, at Mango’s Tropical Café!

Shino de Mayo

Get ready to add a Caribbean twist to your Cinco de Mayo celebrations at Caribbean Moonshine at the Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. Join us for Shino de Mayo, on May 5th, a festive fusion of island vibes and Spanish flair that promises an unforgettable day of culinary delights and entertainment.
Tickets start at $24, for those 21 & over, and include live entertainment throughout the day, Caribbean moonshine tasting, a 16oz cocktail and a curated selection of food, including Super Obleas, for dessert or a selection of Caribbean Bites. Enjoy a five-flavor moonshine tasting, as you soak up the lively atmosphere and dance to the rhythm of Caribbean beats. With mouthwatering island-inspired dishes and colorful decor transporting you to paradise, Caribbean Moonshine is the perfect destination to toast to Cinco de Mayo.

ICEBAR Orlando

Escape the heat and chill out this Cinco de Mayo at ICEBAR Orlando. May 3rd - May 5th, step into the icy wonderland of ICEBAR Orlando and experience a unique twist on traditional festivities. All weekend long you can enjoy a live DJ, $10 house margaritas, $10 taco flights and $9 churro bites. Whether you're chilling at the ice bar or hitting the dance floor, Cinco de Mayo at Icebar Orlando is sure to be a frosty fiesta you won't soon forget!
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Kavas Tacos

For a taste of authentic Mexican cuisine, look no further than Kavas Tacos located in the Pointe Orlando, who will be celebrating May 4th - May 5th, with a series of exciting activities, mouth-watering deals on drinks, and much more. Whether you are looking to enjoy a drink with friends or experience cultural performances, Kavas Tacos is the place to be this Cinco de Mayo. Starting Saturday, May 4th, enjoy a special brunch offering and Mariachi music in the morning followed by an evening of Mariachi and Folklorico dancing, party llamas, aerialist performance and live DJ entertainment.
All leading up to the main event on Sunday, May 5th, where you can expect another day brimming with good food, vibrant dances, and family fun including Mariachi & Folklorico dancing, party llamas, sugar skull face painting, sugar skull stilt walkers and evening DJ entertainment. Throughout the weekend you can enjoy a mouthwatering selection of tacos, burritos, and other Mexican delights that are sure to satisfy your cravings. Whether you're in the mood for classic carne asada or adventurous seafood tacos, Kavas Tacos has something for everyone. With an exciting lineup of events, delicious food, and unforgettable performances, it is surely going to be a celebration to remember.
So whether you're a local resident or a visitor exploring International Drive, Cinco de Mayo provides a unique and unforgettable experience for all. If you are looking to spend the day sampling tacos, sipping margaritas, or dancing the night away, there is no shortage of events to choose from. Check out all the Cinco de Mayo happenings on International Drive and plan an unforgettable weekend!