May 5 Decor

5 Ways To Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Boston

Cinco de Mayo is typically a celebration of Mexican American culture in the U.S., but officially the 5th of May holiday marks Mexico’s surprise victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. It was a stunning victory for the underdog against what was then one of the most powerful armies in the world – sound familiar? Here are five ways to celebrate this historic event amidst the kindred spirit of Boston.

  1. Taco & Tequila Fest at Fenway Park: On Saturday, April 27th, enjoy a Red Sox game with a taco in one hand, a tasty cocktail in the other, and a free Red Sox taco bucket hat. Stop from stand to stand in Fenway Park to purchase from four different flavor tacos and enjoy live entertainment, mechanical bull rides, and other fun games!
  2. Cinco de Mayo in Downtown: In partnership with the Consulate General of Mexico in Boston, Downtown Boston invites you to a free celebration of traditional Mexican music and dance at The Stairs in Downtown Crossing (1 Franklin Street) on Friday, May 3 from 12 noon – 2pm. There will also be an authentic artisan showcase.
  3. Bartending 101: Cinco de Mayo Margarita’s Class at City Winery: Take your bartending skills to the next level with their in-house drink specialist! During this two-hour hands-on class, enjoy the night learning about different cocktails and spirits as you take on three different Margarita recipes.
  4. A Toast To Tequila: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Time Out Market Boston for a day filled with flavor, fun, and festive vibes. Socialize and sip on all things tequila, seltzers, ready-to drink-cocktails, and more!
  5. Lolita Cocina & Tequila: Enjoy elevated Mexican cuisine amidst moody gothic sophistication at Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar, which describes itself as “Mexican outlaw meets Mexican royalty”.

As Boston gears up for vibrant Cinco de Mayo celebrations, it’s the perfect time to take a step back and enjoy the festivities without the weight of daily tasks hanging over you. Does your endless daily task list keep you up at night? Simplified is here to lift that burden. Our dedicated team is ready to tackle your to-dos, from running errands and personal shopping to managing your family calendar and providing virtual support. Let us handle the details so you can fully immerse yourself in the joy and excitement of Cinco de Mayo and every day thereafter. Reach out to Simplified and experience the freedom of a life made simpler.