Things to do, tequila to drink on Cinco de Mayo




Wondering what to do on Cinco de Mayo (which, by the way, is NOT Mexico's Independence Day!). Here's what's going on, drink specials included. (Don't see your party on here? E-mail to get it listed.)

• Providence Road Sundries: Cinco De Mayo Party with two tacos for $4.95, chicken or beef! $2.50 Corona and Corona Lights all day.

1522 Providence Road

• La Paz Restaurant: Specials include: $1 Tequila Shots, $3 Corona, Corona Light, Pacifico, Negro Modelo and Modelo, $4 1800 Silver Shots, $4 Bacardi - Red Bull Bombs, $4 Margaritas, $7 1800 Ultimate Margaritas. Plus games with prizes, pinata smash, limbo, and bottle fishing!

1910 South Blvd.

• Boardwalk Billy's: $2.75 Corona and Corona Light, $5 Ultimate Margarita's, $1.50 Domestic Bottles, $5 all bombs and open mic starts at 10 p.m.

9005 J M Keynes Drive

• Town Tavern: $3 South of the Border Beer, $5 Margaritas, nacho bar Sponsored by Qdoba Mexican Grill.

200 N. Tryon St.

• Luna Lounge: The weekly nightlife party Pop Life hosts a special Cinco de Mayo edition, with food from 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

521 N. College St.

• Neighborhood Theatre: Free Music Night with Holy Ghost Tent Revival & Matrimony w/E-S Guthrie. The Neighborhood Theatre will debut their Neighbor-Rita and will also have Dos Equis on tap.

511 E. 36th St.

• Suite: In addition to regular Wednesday night specials, tequila and Mexican beer will also be on special.

210 E. Trade St.

• Club Ice: College night, the Cinco de Mayo edition with $4 Corona, $4 Tequila Margaritas, $3 Tequila Shots.

300 E. Stonewall St.

• Dharma Lounge: Free keg, cheap drinks, guest DJs and $1 upside down margaritas.

1440 S. Tryon St.

• The Pub at Gateway: $3 Corona, $4 tequila shots and $5 margarita. Kitchen open until 1 a.m.

710 W. Trade St. Suite E

• 1900 Mexican Grill: Hosts 2nd Annual Cinco de Mayo block party. The festivities start at 4 p.m. There will be live music with tongue and groove band 74 South Bound, drinks, and games like Cornhole, Flip Cup, Margarita Pong, Jalapeño Eating Contest, competitions, and more.

1523-110 Elizabeth Ave

• Block party on Montford Drive: Andrew Blair's, Brazwell's, Angry Ales, and Moosehead are teaming up to throw a Cinco de Mayo party. There will be tons of drink specials, games, DJs, a band on stage in Andrew Blair's parking lot and tons of food. $1 tacos, $3 Corona and Corona Lights, $3 Mexican Hummers, $4 1800 shots, $5 Margaritas, $5 Red Bull Vodkas.

Montford Drive

Events starts at 5 p.m.

• Jackalope Jack's: The first 50 people in the door get a complimentary drink shaker. Indulge in $5 margaritas, $2.50 Dos Equis (16 oz), and $7 chicken or steak burrito with rice and black beans dinner. You may even get a sombrero if you're lucky.

1936 E. 7th St.

• Coyote Joe's: Free line dancing from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. $2 Coronas, $2.50 tequila drinks and half-priced drinks. Ladies free all night, guys $3.

4621 Wilkinson Blvd.

• The Sanctuary: Beer Pong Tournament

Corner of 36th Street and N. Davidson Street

• Loco Lime: Block party with beer truck, tequila luge, charity dunking booth and DJ. Tecate, Sol, Dos XX beer specials.

Charity funds go to Urban Ministry.

1101 Central Ave.

• Hickory Tavern: $2.50 Corona & Corona Light, $3.75 Hickory Tavern wines. Free chips and salsa.

• Halo: PURE Cinco. $3 Coronas, $3 Gold Tequila Shooters, $8 Super Margaritas. Ladies free until 11:30 p.m.

820 Hamilton St.

• The Wine Up: Coronas $2.75, Margaritas $5.25, Jello shots $1.

3306 N. Davidson St.

• Howl at the Moon: $3 beer special, $4 margaritas. Doors open at 6 p.m.

210 E. Trade St.

• Wet Willies: The N.C. Music Factory's newest venue will be open tonight for Cinco de Mayo.

900 Seaboard St.

• BlackFinn American Saloon: Singo de Mayo. Complimentary appetizers from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. and drink specials.

210 E. Trade St.

• Lebowski's Grill and Pub: Celebrate Cinco De Mayo Buffalo style with live acoustic music on the patio by Jeff Brown and food and drink specials. Starts at 7:30 p.m.

1524 East Blvd.

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