Cinco de Mayo celebration events in the Crossroads area

Here is a list of Cinco de Mayo events

VICTORIA, Texas – Happy Cinco de Mayo from the Victoria Television Group. Here are a list of events that will take place today and some through the weekend. If you know of an event and it is not on our list, please send it to staff@crossroadstoday.com and we will add it.

Aero Crafters Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Aero Crafters

Aero Crafters, 309 E. Crestwood, invites the community to join them for food, drinks and to hang out in celebration of Cinco de Mayo.

The free event will provide live music by Hector Alvarado. Doors opened at 11 a.m. and will stay open until midnight. The kitchen will close at 10 p.m.

Leashed pets are always welcome on the patio, and all ages are welcome until 10 p.m. Happy Hour will take place from 4 to 7 p.m.

Happy Hour Specials:

  • $2 off on-menu cocktails,
  • $2 off flights,
  • $1 off drafts and
  • 1/2 off select appetizers

Here is a list of Cinco de Mayo specials:

  • $2 pastor, pulled pork or carne picada tacos
  • $5 desert pear margaritas

Burdogz Cinco de Mayo

Burdogz

Burdogz Bar & Grill, located at 1209 E Airline Road, invites the community out for a night of family fun, food and music to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. The bar and grill will have drink and food specials throughout the day. Our Lady of Sorrow’s Ballet Folklorico will perform from 4 to 6 p.m., and Mariachi Nuevo Victoria will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Luis Ramirez will provide live music from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Here is a list of some food items on sale:

  • Street tacos (1) for $1.25
  • Gordita (1) for $6
  • Menudo (large) for $9.99
  • Menudo (small) for $6.99

Cinco de Mayo at DeLeon Plaza

Cinco De Mayo At Deleon Plaza

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, Glazer Bee and Beverage of Victoria are sponsoring Cinco de Mayo at DeLeon Plaza, located at 101 N. Main Street. The free event will take place from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Food vendors will be on site and performances by Los Popo’s and Los Amigos will take place. No ice chests are allowed.

Encanto de Mayo Dance Party

Emcanto Party

The Ballet Academy of South Texas, 204 N. Main Street,  invites parents to register their child for its Encanto de Mayo Dance Party. The event will take place on Friday, May 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Ballet Academy of South Texas.

Children ages three to eight are invited to attend. Registration is $25 per child, and a CDM membership discount applies.

All Disney Princesses are welcome, too. Dinner will be provided.

General Zaragoza Society Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Celebration

Fiesta Zaragoza

The General Zaragoza Society invites the public to its annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta celebration. The event will take place on Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7, at the Goliad Fairgrounds in Goliad, Texas.

The celebration honors General Ignacio Zaragoza, a hero of Mexico and A Child of Goliad. The fiesta starts on Friday with the Miss Zaragora Coronation at 5 p.m. It will then continues with live musical entertainment and numerous food and craft booths.

IBCA’s sanctioned BBQ Cook-Off will take place on Saturday. The event will resume on Saturday at 12 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. The cook-off and the Cinco de Mayor Cornhole King Cornhole tournament will take place during the day on Saturday.

Musical entertainment, including Mariachis and award-winning Tejano and Conjunto bands, will perform at the event. Sunday’s closing ceremonies will close out the event and take place at the General Zaragoza Plaza at 10 a.m.

Froggy’s Taco Bout a Fiesta

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Froggy’s Grub & Pub, 2902 N. Navarro Street, invites the community to an all-day Taco Bout a Fiesta event to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

Here are some specials available to the community:

  • Free chips and salsa per table,
  • $6 street tacos
  • $4 chips and froggy sauce, queso or guacamole.
  • $5 large margaritas,
  • $3 Dos Equis, Corona and Modelo
  • $4 Mexican Candy Shots and
  • $5 Patron or Palomas

Guac party

Guac Fest

A Guac Party will take place at the Santa Rita Market, located at 107 W. Santa Rosa Street in down Victoria. Food, drinks, music and a guacamole cook-off will be provided at the event. The Cinco de Mayo celebration will take place from 5 to 9 p.m.