Omaha's Guide to Cinco de Mayo 2017

It's nacho ordinary fiesta! Prowl the city for the best margarita or join the crowds at the annual Cinco de Mayo celebration in South O!

24th Street Parade & Carnival

This dazzling parade- one of the LARGEST in the MIDWEST- features incredible floats, marching bands, unique entertainers and several local companies and organizations that strive to give back to the community and celebrate their heritage. Huge crowds take to the streets to cheer the parade on, all the way down 24th street.   For more information about the festival:  check out

Race of The Bulls

The second annual Race of the Bulls precedes the parade. Runners and walkers cover the one-mile route while bull-costumed mascots chase them down the roadway. A portion of proceeds benefit the South High School cross-country team.  For more information, check out    


OneWorld's Countdown to Cinco de Mayo

Enjoy authentic cuisine!  All proceeds from the event will benefit OneWorld's Baby Boutique, an encentive program that encourages women to seek early and consistent prenatal care by providing them with essentials.  Click on the photo for more information! 


Check out all the other events going on in the Omaha area! 

  Beer Garden at Roja Grill:  For outdoor beer garden fun, visit the Shops of Legacy location. The party will start at 3 p.m. Enjoy a lively atmosphere with tasty food and drinks. The celebration will feature fun giveaways and, of course, margs and sizzlin' Tex-Mex cuisine!  

MULA's Lucha Libre Throwdown:  MULA's 3rd annual Cinco de Mayo Party is taking over the parking lot of Blackstone, setting up a wrestling ring, and getting down with professional luchadores.   Check out MULA's street-style Mexican cuisine inspired by the beauty and tradition of Mexican culture; Comprehensive Tequila Bar rooted in authenticity and imagination.

Hook & Lime:  Tacos and tequila unite at the new North Downtown eatery. If you’ve had your fair share of classic lime margaritas, branch out at Hook & Lime. They’re a go-to destination for innovative specialties — including Lemon & Lavender, Spiced Pineapple and 1800 Coconut & Ginger. 

The Cove Lounge & Grill: The Cove will provide Live ROCK -N- ROLL dance music by The Approximations along with a taco bar!  So grab your friends, and make it a night out – tables of ten are available for reservations but everyone's welcome.

Tavern on Q: From drink specials to a nacho bar, Tavern on Q has you covered for Cinco De Mayo!  Starts at 3pm.

Cantino Laredo:  The party goes all day starting at 11:00 a.m.   Check out their live music, tequila tastings, and all your favorite modern Mexican dishes!    

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