Five Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Denver this weekend

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Cinco de Mayo may not be a huge holiday in Mexico (contrary to popular belief, May 5 is not Independence Day in that country), but it's definitely a major party here in Denver.

Here are five Cinco de Mayo celebrations guaranteed to turn your weekend into a major fiesta.

5. Lucha Libre at El Diablo

Who: Anyone who loves lucha libre wrestling, drink specials and free music. (And who doesn't?)

What: A giant outdoor barbecue/lucha libre qualifying competition with live salsa bands and DJs.

Where: El Diablo Restaurant at 101 Broadway in Denver.

When: 6-10 p.m. on Thursday, May 3; 6-9 p.m. on Friday, May 4 and 12-10 p.m. on Saturday, May 5.

How much: It's free! But if you'd like to enjoy any of El Diablo's drinks or menu items, you'll have to pay. Still, there are plenty of specials.

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4. Cinco de Mayo Burlesque Fiesta

Who: Anyone who likes a little skin with their margaritas.

What: A Latin-themed burlesque show with music, comedy and, of course, ladies!

Where: Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret on the 16th Street Mall.

When: 8 p.m. Thursday, May 3; 11 p.m. Friday, May 4 and 11 p.m. Saturday, May 5. Must be 21 and over for the Friday and Saturday shows.

How much: $25 for general admission tickets, available online.

3. 25th Anniversary Cinco de Mayo Festival

Who: Anyone! There's something for everyone at this festival.

What: A weekend-long festival celebrating Mexican culture, with music, food and the fifth annual Green Chili Bowl Cook-Off.

Where: Civic Center Park.

When: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6.

How much: Free! Free Free Free!


Location Info

Venue

Map

Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret

1601 Arapahoe St., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Boettcher Concert Hall

14th St & Curtis St., Denver, CO

Category: Music

Civic Center Park

Broadway and Colfax Ave., Denver, CO

Category: General

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