Where To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo In San Diego

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, and nobody does it bigger and better than Cinco de Mayo in San Diego!

Whether you’re looking for a more authentic cultural experience, or a party, we’ve got you covered. Here’s the big list of where to dine, drink and party this Cinco de Mayo weekend!

cinco de mayo celebration in Balboa Park

May 5-7th

Old Town Cinco de Mayo

For the most authentic Cinco de Mayo celebration in San Diego, head to Cinco de Mayo in Old Town, which attracts 100,000+ people for the three-day festival! 🎊🎶

Enjoy a weekend-long celebration filled with food, drink specials, and entertainment starting on Friday, May 5.

Don’t miss the Harney Street Market, where you can find unique artisanal crafts. Bring the family on Saturday and Sunday for exciting kid-friendly activities.

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May 5th

The Padres Play the Dodgers!

SAN DIEGO, CA – OCTOBER 1: Padres infielder Manny Machado #13 celebrates after hitting a home run against the Chicago White Sox at PETCO Park on October 1, 2022 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Matt Thomas/San Diego Padres/Getty Images)

The Padres will host the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park on Cinco de Mayo (Game time: 6:40 p.m.), and while there are extremely limited tickets left, here’s how fans with tickets to the game can celebrate the holiday:

City Connect Friday returns on May 5 and the team will sport their coastal California and Baja peninsula-inspired jerseys in pink, mint and gold on the field. Fans can arrive early and enjoy Party in the Park presented by Southwest Airlines with a special City Connect theme that will feature live music and $5 drink specials in Gallagher Square beginning at 4:00 p.m.

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Cinco de Mayo SD in Gaslamp

If you’re looking for the party, head to Gaslamp to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with tequila, tacos, tunes, shots, and free entry to 20 Gaslamp venues celebrating the holiday!

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Specials at Your Favorite Restaurants and Bars!

Most of your favorite restaurants and bars will have some sort of specials happening, so be sure to head out to support them and have some fun! Here are some standouts to check out.

Cinco de Mayo Miss B’s Coconut Club

May 6th

Bayfront Cinco de Mayo at Seaport Village

Seaport Village, downtown San Diego’s iconic shopping and dining complex on the bay, is set to host a Cinco de Mayo celebration on Saturday, May 6th.

Bayfront cinco de mayo celebration

Presented in partnership with Canal 12 Televisa, the free family-friendly event will play host to the gamut of live entertainment, captivating performances, and an all-around Mexican fiesta.

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See you there!

Have a great time and be safe!

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