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Mario Lopez welcomes Danny Trejo & Frankie Quinones to Cinco de Mario

Not many people have a festival named after them but actor/TV host Mario Lopez is a modern day personality that has his own Cinco de Mario festival and it comes to Scottsdale Civic Center Plaza on Saturday May 5th. Hopefully there is still room on your party schedule as this is a busy day with both the Kentucky Derby & Cinco de Mayo festivities around town.

Cincio de Mario
Actor & host Mario Lopez

It’s Cinco de Mario that will have bad ass actor turned taco & donut entrepreneur Danny Trejo on stage with Mario along with comedian Frankie Quinones and legendary hip hop group Sugarhill Gang.

Cinco de Mario events

Cinco de Mario
chili peppers

The day long festival starts at 11 a.m. and for the next 7 hours festival attendees can head to the Super Mucho Merchado for gourmet foods and traditional Mexican fare in a farmer’s market setting.

Attendees will be able to sample tacos and more from El Jefe, The Mission, Don Jose Mexican food and other local food producers. Make your way to the craft beer garden and rose wine garden to quench your thirst from all the spicy foods.

Fun will be had when “Saved By The Bell” alum and  festival host Mario judge’s a “Saved by The Bell”  look a like contest and local bands Mariachi Rodriguez and Ritmo Latino perform before we get down with the Sugarhill Gang’s old school performance.

A lounge to watch The Kentucky Derby will be available.

Comedian Frankie Quinones

Getting your tickets

General Admission tickets are $15 online and $20 at the door. Mansion VIP tickets are $100 online in advance and get a plate of food from The Mission, 5 drink tickets, private bar and a lounge area.

Experience it all and a meet & greet with Mario Lopez with VIP Mario Sky Deck for $200 online in advance that gets you food & drink all day from The Mission and high-end lounge furniture to relax in.

Entry to craft beer & rose garden is $20 for 8 tasting tickets.

Kids under 12 are free.  Purchase your tickets here.

 

Macayo’s Mexican Kitchen celebrates Cinco de Mayo all week with 70 years of tradition

Enchilads Bandito
Enchilads Bandito
70 years is a long time and that’s how long ago it was when Woody and Victoria Johnson opened their 1st Macayo’s Mexican Kitchen in Phoenix. In conjunction with Cinco de Mayo(May 5th) Macayo’s is celebrating for 5 days starting Sunday May 1st- Thursday May 5th at all 12 of their Phoenix area locations.

Whether you prefer Margarita de Macayo ($5), a Patron Margarita ($8), a cold Dos XX Amber or Lager ($4) or a shot of Patron tequila ($4) you can enjoy them along with a plate Enchiladas Bandito, a 3 Enchilada sampler representing the colors of the Mexican flag with a red chile enchilada, a green chile pork stew enchilada and fresh spinach enchilada all for $9.99.

Each location with be celebrating with entertainment that includes live music, pinatas, face painters and more for this special occasion.

To find a Macayo’s near you visit www.macayo.com or visit their Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/macayosrestaurants

Bar Louie Tempe Celebrates “Cinco” for two days May 4th & 5th All Day!

Strawberry Margarita
Strawberry Margarita

Celebrate Cinco the Bar Louie way! Bar Louie is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with two days of mouth-watering offers.

All day Saturday May 4th and Sunday May 5th, 2013
11a.m.-2a.m.

For only $3.00 guests can enjoy 14oz drafts of XX Dos Equis, regularly $5.00 or for $5.00 guests can enjoy a delicious hand-shaken margarita, regularly $10.00.

Bar Louie is offering the following Margaritas for $5.00

· Dos Sauza Margarita, a mix of Sauza Gold, Sauza Tres Generaciones Añejo, triple sec, fresh sour and lime

· La Fresca Margarita, Avión Silver, fresh orange, lemon and lime juices, agave nectar, lemon-lime foam

· Pomegranate margarita, Cazadores Reposado, pomegranate syrup, fresh sour, lime, cranberry juice,

· Strawberry margarita, Sauza Blue O3 fresh sour lime strawberry purée
Free Chips and salsa with any who purchases a Margarita or XX Dos Equis.

Bar Louie Tempe
Tempe Marketplace
2000 Rio Salado Parkway Suite 1220
Tempe, AZ 85281
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