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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.