Cinco de Mayo 2017: The best hangouts for a fiesta this weekend

HOUSTON - Looking to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the Houston area this weekend? We thought so. Here's a list of hangouts that are throwing fun fiestas this weekend in honor of the Mexican holiday. 

Cinco de Mayo Margarita Throw Down - Galleria

Charity teams create the drinks, you enjoy the results at the Margarita Throw Down at Hotel Derek. 

Friday 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

2525 West Loop S. Houston 77027

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here. For more details, click here.

Ritaville Fest - Downtown

There's a taco eating contest, drink specials, a volleyball tournament, crawfish and margarita taste tests. Need we say more?

Friday 3 p.m. - Saturday 12 a.m.

2619 Polk Street, Downtown Houston

General Admission: $12

For more details, check out their website here and their Facebook page here.

Howl at the Moon - Midtown

Live music, drink specials and giveaways all night at this popular Midtown bar. 

Friday 5 p.m. - Saturday 2 a.m.

612 Hadley Street, Houston 77002

For more details, click here.

Cinco de Mayo at Miller Outdoor Theater

Tlen-Huicani & Villalobos Brothers will be playing live at the Miller Outdoor Theater in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. The event is free to attend.

Friday 7:30 p.m.

6000 Herman Park Drive, Houston 77030

For more information, click here.

District 2.4.9 Sports Bar - Tomball

At this popular hangout in Tomball, enjoy live music, DJs, drink specials, boiled crawfish and more. For sports fans, watch the Rockets game with friends at 8:30 p.m. or head out to the sand courts for a little volleyball. 

Friday 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. (drink specials)

Bar closes at 2 a.m.

23238 TX-249 Tomball, 77375

For more details, check out their Facebook page here.

LULAC District VIII Cinco de Mayo Parade - Downtown

Saturday 10 a.m.

Enjoy the colorful, annual Cinco de Mayo parade that celebrates Mexican culture in Downtown Houston. The free event is set to begin Saturday morning in front of Minute Maid Park and will tour Texas, Caroline and Preston streets.

For more details, click here.

12th Annual Cinco de Mayo at Traders Village

Head over for an afternoon of live music, food, and family fun at this free event in Traders Village. 

Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

7979 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston 77041

For more details, click here.

Perro De Mayo: Los Skarnales in concert at Fitzgerald's

Celebrate the Mexican holiday with a live concert from local Latin band, Los Skarnales and more at Fitzgerald's

Saturday 7 p.m. - 1 a.m.

2706 White Oak Drive, Houston 77007

Tickets are $25.

Click here for more information.

Cinco de Mayo at The Nightingale Room

The evening will be hosted by photographer and local music and taco maven Marco Torres. Music will feature live DJ sets from Gio Chamba, Gracie Chavez and Felipe Galvan of Los Skarnales. 

Friday 5 p.m. - midnight

308 Main Street, Houston 77002

For more details, check out the event's Facebook page here.

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