Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Aurora

Salt or sugar?

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the anniversary of Mexico's victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. The celebration has evolved over the years as a way to honor Mexican culture. You'll find lots of ways to celebrate in Aurora, from great restaurants to unique margarita recipes, and more!

Cinco de Mayo Events

Six Capital Brewing and BBQ
16701 E. Iliff Ave.

Six Capital Brewing and BBQ invite you to celebrate the beauty, heritage, and pride of Mexico and Mexican culture with a fun Cinco de Mayo party. They will be releasing Mexican Lager, whipping up some delicious food specials, and of course - BINGO at 6 PM (and it's free to play)!

Dry Dock Brewing Co
15120 E. Hampden Ave.

Come hang out at South Dock from 3 to 8 p.m. They will be serving their signature Bloody Maria Docktails. At 9.5 percent ABV, it's a fiery and flavorful Docktail with a hint of lime. If you really want to pack a punch, they have hot sauce on hand as well.

Cinco de Mayo en Cheluna
2501 Dallas St.

An evening of salsa and live Latin music? Count us in. Beginning at 5 p.m. with a free salsa dancing lesson led by local professional dancer and teacher Tom Ogunribido, aka El Rasta Salsa, and ending at 6:30 p.m. with live Latin music performed by local talent Nico Martinez!

Blue margarita with salt and a lime in Aurora Colorado

2790 S Havana Street

Located on the must-see foodie district, Havana St., El Tequileno has a bar lined with more than 100 different tequilas. Enjoy a wide selection of margs, from classic on-the-rocks to flavor-infused chipotle-pineapple; you’ll find something new to try. Discover prickly pear flavorings and unique drinks you won’t find anywhere else. Check out their margarita menu here.

25791 E Smoky Hill Rd.

As the name suggests, you really can’t go wrong at this Mexican-American restaurant. Southlands 3 Margaritas boasts more than a dozen different combinations. Try the original flavor which combines Sauza hornitos agave, a splash of Cointreau, tequila and fresh lime. Or choose something a little sweeter like a mango-flavored marg. Check out their full drink menu.

Comida margarita in Aurora Colorado

2501 Dallas St.

Discover a world of margaritas at Comida inside Stanley Marketplace. This modern-cozy restaurant offers classic margs topped off with agave, orange, lime, and lemon. Go for the watermelon jalapeño or pineapple habanero if you’re looking to add a little heat to the sweet. Looking for something little different? Enter Comdia RosaRita, complete with rosa tequila vanilla agave, lime, hibiscus water and garnished with a cinnamon stick. Uncover their full bar menu.

4002 S Parker Rd.

At Casa Vallarta, you don’t have to compromise between tasty food and margaritas. This full-scale restaurant is a weekly stop for many locals. Head over to grab a variety of margaritas, including a house special marg and a ramped-up version served with Cuervo gold, sweet & sour mix, and Cointreau. Go big with a jumbo margarita or add a little extra flavor to your drink with fruity add-ons. Check out their full bar menu.

1911 S. Havana Street

This locally-owned Mexican joint serves up a tasty selection of margaritas. A shining menu item, the cucumber margarita, is a must-taste. Other popular margs include the Pure Gold Margarita, Pomegranate Margarita, Midori Melon Margarita, and Coco-Rita (served with an upside-down beer). Enjoy a glass or a picture of your choosing; they also have a variety of flavors to add a little sweetness to your drink. Discover their full drink and food menu.

Mariscos El Rey 2
10293 E Iliff Ave.

This tropical-themed Mexican restaurant is bound to give you vacation vibes. Their margarita menu is quite expansive - expect a variety of flavors of creative combinations. In addition to margs, enjoy a menu filled with seafood entrees and so much more.