Cinco de Mayo and Kentucky Derby parties tomorrow: Drinco de Mayo!

Categories: Culinary Events

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Happy Friday! Don't drink too much at First Friday, because Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby will go head to head in a battle for your hearts and stomachs tomorrow. Here's a quick rundown of all the action -- and if you know of any Drinco de Mayo party/deals we missed, feel free to post them in the comments section below.

Ole, y'all!

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El Diablo, 101 Broadway, and Sketch, 11 West First Avenue, have teamed up to present Cinco Central, an all -day outdoor fiesta beginning at noon and ending at 10 p.m., with an after-party at La Rumba. Festivities include live Mexican wrestling, music from Cojunto Colores and pinatas for the kids.

Chloe Mezze Lounge, 1445 Market Street, is hosting Derby Girls & Bourbon Boys, the "season's hottest patio party" from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Of course, derby chic attire is preferred.

Cinco de Mayo Burlesque Fiesta at Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret, 1601 Arapahoe Street. The 21-and-over event starts at 8 p.m. and costs $25; tickets are available online.

Ale House at Amato's, 2501 16th Street, will host its second annual Kentucky Derby Party from 1 to 6 p.m., and you'll need a big hat. Amato's will also be serving cans of Ska Brewing's seasonal Mexican Logger in honor of Cinco de Mayo. There will be prizes for best dressed and best hat -- and a chance to win free beer for a month from Breckenridge Brewery. A portion of the day's proceeds will be donated to the Denver Dumb Friends League and Harmony Equine Center.

Location Info

El Diablo - CLOSED

101 Broadway, Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Sketch Food & Wine - CLOSED

11 W. 1st Ave., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret

1601 Arapahoe St., Denver, CO

Category: Music

The Lobby American Grille

2191 Arapahoe St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Lim's Chinese Kitchen

1530 Blake St., Denver, CO

Category: Restaurant

Civic Center Park

Broadway and Colfax Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General


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TheVodkaParty
TheVodkaParty

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