By Kathleen Vanesian
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2021 W. Baseline Rd., Tempe
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta offering a design-your-own-burrito station (at $8 per burrito), tequila dinners for $50 per person, live music, and a special appearance by the Sauza girls. 4 p.m. to midnight. $5 cover. Call 602-431-6470.
7216 E. Shoeman Lane, Scottsdale
Live music by the Ted Allan Jazz Trio at 6:30 p.m. and the Latino Rebel Band at 10:30 p.m., as well as drink specials like $3 Coronas, $5 Patrón shots, $2.50 domestic beers, and $3.50 well drinks. 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. No cover. Call 480-994-8484.
7361 E. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale
Cinco Party on the Patio with a mariachi at 5 p.m., and a DJ and karaoke at 8 p.m. Open until 1 a.m. No cover. Call 480-951-3807.
El Torito Mexican Restaurant
6200 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
Fiesta featuring $3 margaritas and Mexican beers, prize giveaways, and music from mariachis. 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. No cover. Call 480-948-8376.
Los Compadres Restaurant
2350 W. Northern Ave.
Highlights at this Cinco celebration include prize giveaways, and food and drink specials. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. No cover. Call 602-864-0043.
Los Olivos Mexican Patio
7328 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale
Free taco bar, live music from Atrapados at 7 p.m., prizes, free tee shirts, and more. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-946-2256.
Los Olivos Norte
15544 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale
Live music from Bohemios at 6 p.m., as well as food and drink specials, prizes and giveaways. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-596-9787.
2534 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
Special Cinco de Mayo prix fixe menu with the choice of four appetizers (including seared tuna ceviche style and smoked chicken tamal), four entrees (such as carne asada with scallop verdolaga enchiladas, grilled duck breast with mole poblano, and pork barbacoa), and four desserts (like Yucatán flan and crepas de chocolate), and patrons can enjoy the botana of grilled shrimp calabacitas sope. Mango margaritas will also be served for $8.95. Dinner is $32.95 per person. Call 480-994-1799.
Macayo's Depot Cantina
300 S. Ash Ave., Tempe
Cinco de Macayo's outdoor fiesta with food and drink specials, a live remote by Super Snake and Chris Cruz of KISS FM from 5 to 9 p.m., as well as live music by The Chadwicks, and Cage 9. 1 p.m. to midnight. $5 cover from 3 to 5 p.m., $10 afterward. Call 480-966-6677.
Macayo's on Central
4001 N. Central Ave.
Celebrate with food, drinks, a live broadcast by KFYI from 8 to 11 a.m., a mariachi from 6 to 9 p.m., a face painter from 5 to 10 p.m., and a DJ from 3 p.m. to close. 11 a.m. to midnight. No cover. Call 602-264-6141.
Macayo's Mexican Kitchen -- Ahwatukee
12637 S. 48th St., Phoenix
Experience live mariachi music, DJs, face painters, and magicians at this party. 5 p.m. to midnight. No cover. Call 480-598-5101.
Macayo's Mexican Kitchen -- Desert Sky
7829 W. Thomas Rd.
Cinco de Macayo party featuring food and drink specials, piñatas, local DJs, and mariachis. 5 to 10 p.m. No cover. Call 623-873-0313.
Macayo's Mexican Kitchen -- Goodyear
1474 N. Litchfield Rd., Goodyear
Fiesta fund raiser for YMCA with a face painter from 5 to 8 p.m., a DJ spinning the hits, and music from the Tina Bailey Band. 5 p.m. to midnight. Call 623-209-7000.
Macayo's Mexican Kitchen -- Glendale
6012 W. Bell Rd., Glendale
Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration with food and drink specials, a live remote by KNIX from 4 to 7 p.m., mariachis from 5 to 8 p.m., a DJ from 5 to 10 p.m., and more. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Call 602-298-8080.
Macayo's Mexican Kitchen -- Mesa
1920 S. Dobson Rd., Mesa
Join Macayo's annual celebration for food, drinks, a live remote from KGME at 1 p.m., music by Alonzo at 6 p.m., a mariachi at 6:30 p.m., and karaoke from 7 p.m. until close. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Call 480-820-0237.
Macayo's Mexican Kitchen -- Shea
11107 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
Cinco de Macayo party offering food and drink specials, mariachis, piñatas, and face painters. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. No cover. Call 480-596-1181.
Macayo's Mexican Kitchen -- Surprise
15565 W. Bell Rd., Surprise
Annual Cinco celebration extending into the parking lot with food, drinks, and entertainment from a DJ and mariachi from 4 to 7 p.m. No cover. Call 623-209-0230.
Stupid's Pizza Pub
1301 E. University Dr., Tempe
Enjoy great pizza and $2 beers all day, with more than 50 different flavors to choose from. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-968-6666.
Valle Luna Mexican Restaurant -- Chandler
1949 W. Ray Rd., Chandler
Lakeside fiesta with food and drink specials, a video DJ from Crazy Mexican Productions, raffle prizes throughout the night, a balloon twister in dining room, live music from New Destiny at 6 p.m., and more. 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5 cover. Food served until 11 p.m. and bar open until 2 a.m. Call 480-786-3100.
Valle Luna Mexican Restaurant -- North Phoenix
16048 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix
Outdoor food court, mariachis at 5 p.m., and local DJs from 8 p.m. until close. Open at 11 a.m. with food until 11 p.m. and bar service until 2 a.m. No cover. Call 602-867-9100.