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9 ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Tucson

Posted at 8:52 AM, May 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-04 11:52:21-04

Get ready for Mariachi music and margaritas, because Cinco de Mayo is almost here! Here are 9 ways to celebrate the holiday in Tucson.

Dr. Gann's Diet of Hope Cinco de Mayo 10K, 5K
Run or walk in the foothills of the beautiful, Tucson mountains during the 37th annual event. Post-run, enjoy Mariachi music, activities for kids and breakfast burritos. 
When: May 7, 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Location: 2001 W. Starr Pass Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85713

Real Cinco Party
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a "Real Cinco Party" at Hotel Congress. Don't miss Tucson band, Santa Pachita take the stage. This event is free to the public. 
When: May 5, 7 p.m. 
Location: 311 E. Congress St. Tucson, AZ 85701

Agave Heritage Dinner
Experience a four-course dinner at Maynards Market and Kitchen Plaza. Enjoy Tucson heritage food and agave-based cocktail pairings. 
When: May 5, 6 p.m.
Location: 400 N. Toole Ave.Tucson AZ 85701

Cox Movies in the Park
Join Cox Communications every Friday night for Movies in the Park. This recurring monthly event includes art activities, face painting, and jumping castles. The movie featured this Cinco de Mayo is "Wall-E." 
When: May 5, 6 p.m.. 
Location: 920 S. Concert Pl. Tucson, AZ 85716

Cinco De Mayo Celebration
Sponsored by The Rock, this celebration features rock band, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers. Other performers include the Black Moods and Mini Mariachi Band. This event is for ages 21 and over. 
When: May 5, 7 p.m.-2 a.m.
Location: 213 N. 4th Ave. Tucson, AZ 85705

Cinco De Mayo at Hilton El Conquistador
For this year's Cinco de Mayo event, Hilton El Conquistador Resort will feature live music, $2 taco specials and $5 margaritas. Don't miss out!
When: May 5, 3 p.m.-7 p.m.
Location: 10000 N. Oracle Rd. Tucson, AZ 85704

Grand Opening at Bear Track U
Celebrate Bear Track U's Grand Re-Opening with a Cinco de Mayo party. Come for live music, along with food and drink specials
When: May 5, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. 
Location: 943 E. University Blvd. Suite 101 Tucson, AZ 85719

Fiesta Patria!
It's a night the whole family can enjoy! Join the Gaslight Music Hall as they celebrate a milestone in Mexican history. Watch Mariachi performances, along with traditional songs and dances.
When: May 5, 7 p.m.
Location: 13005 N. Oracle Rd. Tucson, AZ 85739

Cinco De Mayo Celebration
Join Santa Catalina Church for an evening of fun! Food trucks will be on-site, featuring Mexican and American dishes. Activities include live entertainment and games for the kiddos! 
When: May 6, 5 p.m.-8 p.m.
Location: 14380 N. Oracle Rd. Tucson, AZ 85739

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