If there's one celebration that P-Town knows how to do with style, it's Cinco de Mayo. Nearly everyone in the Valley's gonna be living la vida loca and feting Latino culture nonstop from Thursday, May 1, until Monday, May 5. Myriad Mexican-themed parties are on tap around the PHX, offering all manner of fun and excitement. We've assembled a list of many of the best fiestas in town fit for your perusal.
Wanna see how fast your Chihuahua can run? Head to Chandler for the annual races. Need to shake hands with Jose Cuervo? Check out Mill Avenue, cabrón. Feeling the desire to shake your tailfeather? Some Latin DJs have just the tune for you. Think of this guide as a massive multicultural piñata, 'cept instead of dulces, it's filled with a sweet selection of Cinco shindigs and shenanigans. Just don't hit us with the bat, okay?
THURSDAY, MAY 1
Cinco de Mayo
BARS & CLUBS
The All-Star Comedy Explosion
TicketsSat., Apr. 15, 8:00pm
An American in Paris
TicketsTue., Apr. 18, 7:30pm
Rancho Solano Preparatory School: Fiddler on the Roof Jr.
TicketsThu., Apr. 27, 7:00pm
Beauty and the Beast by Ballet Etudes
TicketsSat., Apr. 29, 2:00pm
Thunder From Down Under
TicketsThu., May. 4, 8:00pm
Hard Rock Cafe 3 S. 2nd St. www.hardrock.com Latin hip-hop artists MC Magic and DJ Kane perform, with DJs Big Latin and Robb G. spinning salsa, merengue, and Latin house. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. $10 (with ladies free until 11). Call 602-261-7625.
FRIDAY, MAY 2
Aunt Chilada's 7330 N. Dreamy Draw Dr. www.auntchiladas.com Cinco de Mayo party featuring mariachi bands, live music from The Crown Kings starting at 7 p.m., promo giveaways, food and drinks, a chocolate fountain, and more. 4:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Also runs Saturday, May 3. $5. Call 602-944-1286.
Los Sombreros 2534 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale www.lossombreros.com A special multicourse Cinco de Mayo menu is available, boasting a tasty repast of four different entrée selections (including tequila carne asada with nopales, or grilled shrimp with mango pico de gallo), as well as delicious appetizers and deserts. Reservations suggested. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Prices vary per item. Also available Saturday, May 3, and Sunday, May 4. Call 480-994-1799.
Macayo's on Central 4001 N. Central Ave. www.macayo.com DJ Big Latin spins up the hottest hip-hop, cumbias, and Latin hits. 4-10 p.m. Call 602-264-6141 for cover.
BARS & CLUBS
Bar Smith 130 E. Washington St., Phoenix www.barsmithphoenix.com Rooftop Fridays with drink specials and DJs Idenaty, Deuce, and Rob G. spinning hip-hop, R&B, and top 40. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. $7. Call 602-229-1265.
The Blooze Bar 12014 N. 32nd St. www.myspace.com/thebloozebar Rock from the Jack Ripper Band and B/S, drink specials, and more. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5. Call 602-788-4574.
Club Cabo 30 S. Robson St., Mesa DJ Seduce spins reggaeton, cumbias, classic hip-hop, dance music, and Latin jams. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. $7. Call 480-615-3242.
Hazelwood's First Place 3626 E. Indian School Rd. www.hazelwoods1stplace.com Celebrate Cinco de Mayo all weekend with live music, prizes, giveaways, and a visit from the Dos Equis and Margaritaville Girls. Also occurs Saturday, May 3, through Monday, May 5. 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 602-957-2462.
Matador Mexican Restaurant 125 E. Adams St. matador2go.com Shake your moneymaker at Caliente Chica Fridays, with DJ AL3 and The Manic Hispanic spin reggaeton, hip-hop, cumbias, and other Latin tracks. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 602-254-7563 for cover.
Phase 54 1700 W. Drake Dr. www.myspace.com/phase54tempe DJs SupaVaiza and Johnny Vegas spin top 40 and hip-hop, with live music from local bands, $3 you-call-its until 10 p.m., and $3 shots all night. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5. Call 480-551-3970.
The Shout! House 6770 N. Sunrise Blvd., Glendale www.theshouthouse.com The three-day "Cinco de Drinko" party kicks off with a visit from the Bud Light Lime Girls, promo giveaways, and music from the dueling pianos. 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5 until 7 p.m., $10 thereafter. Call 623-772-1500.
SATURDAY, MAY 3
Barrios Unidos Park 1501 E. Mohave St. The two-day Cinco de Mayo Festival hosted by 88.3 La Campesina Radio features food, games, entertainment, and performances by a slew of Latino musicians, including Ramon Ayala, Diana Reyes, Rogelio Martinez, El Gringo, Grupo Laberinto, El Flaco Elizalde, Los Buitres, El Chalinillo, and others. 3 p.m.-midnight. Also runs noon to 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 4. Visit www.campesina.com.
César Chávez Memorial Plaza Washington St., between Central Ave. & 4th Ave. Food City's annual two-day Cinco de Mayo Festival kicks off, with food and drink vendors, games, activities, and a lineup of live music headlined by War and Los Lonely Boys. 1 p.m. to midnight. $5 for adults, free for kids 12 and under. Call 602-279-4669.
Chandler Downtown Library 100 E. Commonwealth Ave., Chandler Pack up your pups for Chandler's 11th annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration, which is headlined by Chihuahua racing for prizes at 6 p.m. (with a $10 entry fee, signup at 1 p.m., limited to 150 dogs), and contests to determine the "King and Queen Chihuahua" at 7 p.m., in addition to vendors, food and drink, and more all day. Live entertainment includes performances by mariachis, folkloric dancing groups, Latin musicians, and more. Visit www.chandleraz.gov for the full lineup. Noon to 8 p.m. Call 480-782-2735.
Scottsdale Civic Center Mall 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale www.scottsdaleaz.gov Cinco de Mayo festivities include live music, raffles, arts and crafts, a performance by the Scottsdale International Club dancers, and more. 6 to 9 p.m. Free. Call 480-312-2771.
Maria Maria Restaurant 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe www.mariamariarestaurants.com Carlos Santana's newest restaurant hosts DJ Seduce and various local musicians. A tapas menu, Veracruz seafood bar, top-shelf tequila bar, and specialty margaritas are also offered. Noon to midnight. Call 480-449-3663.
Salty Señorita Four Valley locations www.saltysenorita.com The annual "Señoritaville" Cinco de Mayo extravaganza takes over at each location with more than 10,000 square feet of party space, food and drink specials, island bars, outdoor grills, and VIP tents at the Mesa and Old Town Scottsdale venues. Live entertainment starts at 2 p.m. with performances by Metalhead, Shirley's Temple, Dimonet, and DJ Diesel in Old Town Scottsdale; Rock Lobster, and Capital Down in Mesa; The Polyesters, UltaMaxx, and DJ Okey Doke in north Scottsdale; and The Chadwicks and others in Peoria. Noon to 2 a.m. $10. Call 480-946-7258.
BARS & CLUBS
Bar Smith 130 E. Washington St., Phoenix www.barsmithphoenix.com Solstice Saturdays hosted by Tondra Dene, with DJs Pete Salaz, Senbad, and Mr. Alex spinning house music upstairs; as well as DJs Element, Benjamin Cutswell, and Treis offering hip-hop and other jams downstairs. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. $7 after 10:30 p.m. Call 602-229-1265.
Chasers Bar & Night Club 8005 E. Roosevelt St., Scottsdale www.chaserslive.com Rock out with music from Big Tex and The Blazin' Pintos, Haven James, The Bellflowers, and Above the Love. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5. Call 480-945-4985.
Club Mardi Gras & VooDoo Lounge 8040 E. McDowell Rd., Scottsdale www.myspace.com/mardigrasbar Diverse-Fi Music's "Tres de Mayo" celebration and anniversary party with music from DJ Seduce (featuring sax accompaniment by Jeff Gutierrez) and others. Live art, drink specials, prizes, and giveaways are also promised. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5. Call 480-970-5707.
Crown Room 7419 E. Indian Plaza, Scottsdale www.myspace.com/crownroom Toast Saturday featuring a free shot toast at midnight, as well as DJ Propa Villin on the turntables, $5 grape and cherry bombers, and more. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-423-0117.
Coach & Willie's 412 S. 3rd St. www.coachandwillies.com Ritmo Latino's Cinco de Mayo party with a performance by Tejano artist Monica Castro, $3 Parrot Bay and 16-ounce Bud Light until 11 p.m., promo giveaways, and more. The DJ lineup includes AL3, NERD, and Big Latin spinning all night. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. $10 after 10 p.m. Call 602-254-5272.
Dos Gringos South Tempe 8000 S. Priest Dr., Tempe www.dosgringosaz.com Mariachis and drink specials are offered during the afternoon, with a variety of different games and contests (including Bobbing for Limes, Best Sombrero, Best Macarena, and Ultimate Señor and Señorita) starting at 9 p.m. A DJ also pumps out the jams. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. $5. Call 480-753-4577.
Dos Gringos Scottsdale 4209 N. Craftsman Ct., Scottsdale www.dosgringosaz.com Cinco de Mayo Blowout Party with music from The Chris Parker Project at 8 p.m., a performance by the pint-sized rockers of MINIKISS at 11 p.m., and more. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. $5 (with VIP packages also available). Call 480-423-3800.
Dos Gringos Trailer Park 1001 E. 8th St., Tempe www.dosgringosaz.com Cinco party extending into the parking lot with a "bags" tournament at 2 p.m., music from Chris and Randy on the patio from 4 to 7 p.m., as well as a performance from Capital Down and 9Ball later in the evening, and more. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. $5. Call 480-968-7879.
Graham Central Station 7850 S. Priest Dr., Tempe www.grahamcentralstation.com Pre-Cinco Party with 25-cent well drinks and longnecks from 6 to 9:30 p.m., and $3.75 Corona and Corona Light all night, DJs, karaoke, and more. Open until 2 a.m. Call 480-496-0799 for cover.
J-Heads 5110 E. McDowell Rd. Cinco de Mayhem featuring a free taco bar, $3 Corona, $1 Mike's Hard Lemonade, $2 Jell-O shots, and $1 kamikazes, as well as music from Aizen, Destructured, Sheepheads, Cast a Stone, Fatal Incision, Bleed Like Us, and DJ Tony. 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. $10. Call 602-225-0307.
Last Exit Bar & Grill 1425 W. Southern Ave., Tempe www.lastexitlive.com Music by Geoffrey J., Brewed to Perfection, Dakota Jean, Matthew Reveles, and Ghost of America. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5. Call 480-557-6656.
McDuffy's Peoria 15814 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria www.mcduffys.com Kentucky Derby party with brunch until 2 p.m., souvenir derby glasses, drink specials, roses for the first 100 ladies, and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 623-334-5000.
The Rogue West 3593 W. Northern Ave. www.myspace.com/roguewest The punkers of Stitch Hopeless and the Sea Legs hold a CD release party, with support from The Wrecking Dead, The Limit Club, Creepsville 666, and The F-Holes. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Sandbar Mexican Grill 9868 W. Northern Ave., Peoria 10050 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale www.sandbaraz.com "Cinco de Sandbar," in which more than 50 tons of sand will transform the parking lot into a beach party featuring a "Sandbar Olympics," DJs, drink specials, and more. The Scottsdale location also features a two-day dodgeball tournament offering a $1,000 cash prize each day (teams of nine, with a $150 entry fee). In Peoria, teams of two compete in a two-day "cornhole" tournament that will go down with a $500 cash prize each day ($30 entry fee) and a performancy by Phunk Junkeez. 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. Also runs Sunday, May 4. Call 480-998-8845 or 623-877-6444 for cover.
The Sets 93 E. Southern Ave., Tempe www.thesets.com Live music from St. Madness, B4theH8, Dresden, Volatile, Dead Letters, Super Happy Story Time Land, and Death List 5. 5:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. $10. Call 480-829-1822.
The Shout! House 6770 N. Sunrise Blvd., Glendale www.theshouthouse.com The three-day "Cinco de Drinko" party continues with specials on Corona, a visit by the Corona Girls, promo giveaways, and music from the dueling pianos. Also occurs on Monday, May 5. 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5 until 7 p.m., $10 thereafter. Call 623-772-1500.
SUNDAY, MAY 4
César Chávez Memorial Plaza Washington St., between Central Ave. & 4th Ave. Food City's Cinco de Mayo Festival concludes, offering a second day of food and drink vendors, games, live music, and more. Noon to 10 p.m. $5 for adults, free for kids 12 and under. Call 602-279-4669.
12637 S. 48th St., Phoenix www.macayo.com "Cinco de Macayo" party with piñatas, mariachis, face painting, and more. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call 480-598-5101.
San Felipe's Cantina 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe (at Tempe Marketplace) www.sanfelipescantina.com "Cinco de Drinko" party with mariachis, DJs, $3 Dos Equis, $5 Hornitos margaritas, promo giveaways, and more. Live music starts at 2 p.m. with performance from Vinyl Revival, Violet Wild, Dimonet, and 9Ball. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Also occurs Monday, May 5 (with live music starting at 5 p.m.) $5 after 2 p.m. Call 480-736-8226.
BARS & CLUBS
The Loft 420 S. Mill Ave., Tempe www.theloftaz.com Cinco de Mayo Pre-Summer Jam with giveaways, drink specials, and performances by hip-hop artists Made Boiz, Fambam, and Simply Pimpin. 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. $10, Call 480-967-8188.
MONDAY, MAY 5
Casino Arizona 524 N. 92nd St., Scottsdale www.casinoaz.com Local bands Barrio Latino and Andrea & Los Guys perform Latin music. 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-850-7734.
Clubhouse Music Venue 1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe www.clubhousemusicvenue.com Enjoy the Latin-flavored ska of Voodoo Glow Skulls, as well as music from Mustard Plug, Knockout, and Random Hand. 7 p.m. $13 pre-sale, $15 at the door. Call 480-968-3238.
Ajo Al's Four Valley locations www.ajoals.com Drink and appetizer specials are offered. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Call 480-860-2611.
Arriba Mexican Grill Five Valley locations www.arribamexicangrill.com Visits from promo girls, giveaways, food and drink specials, dancing, $2 microbrews, and $3 margaritas will all be offered by each of restaurant. Live entertainment starts at 6 p.m. and includes rockers Breaking Point in Ahwatukee; a mariachi band in Glendale; and DJs at the Scottsdale and Phoenix locations. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Call 602-265-9112.
Aunt Chilada's 7330 N. Dreamy Draw Dr. www.auntchiladas.com Cinco de Mayo party benefiting the McKenna Youth Foundation and featuring local bands, food vendors, drink specials, giveaways, and more. 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. $10. Call 602-944-1286.
Blue Agave Mexican Cantina 7000 E. Mayo Blvd., Scottsdale www.blueagavemexicancantina.com "Cinco de Drinko" fiesta featuring a shot luge, stripper pole, mariachis from 5 to 8 p.m., DJ Ray Ray starting at 9 p.m., a raffle for a trip to the Mexican Riviera, $3 Corona, and select top-shelf tequila for $8. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-419-6375.
El Toro Bravo Mexican Grill & Cantina 16041 N. Arrowhead Fountains Center Dr., Peoria www.eltorobravousa.com All-day fiesta and parking lot party featuring food specials like steak lime tacos and carne asada, as well as outside food like $5 burritos and burgers, or two tacos for $5. Drink deals include $5 Dos Equis bombers, $6 house margaritas, $8 Don Eduardo shots, and $3 bottles of Dos Equis, Tecate, Bohemia, or Sol. Local DJs provide the music. 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. $10 after 2 p.m. Call 623-773-2855.
Iguana Mack's 1371 N. Alma School Rd., Chandler www.iguanamacks.com Beach Party with drink specials, body painting, cage dancers, and even a "live donkey," as well as music from Five High from noon to 4 p.m., Rugburn from 4 to 8 p.m., and a DJ starting at 8 p.m. Open until 2 a.m. $5 after 6 p.m. Call 480-899-6735.
Jalapeño Inferno 23587 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale www.jalapenosscottsdale.com Partake in food and drink specials, promo giveaways, music from Los Guys, dancing, and more. Open until 11 p.m. Call 480-585-6442.
Macayo's Depot Cantina 300 S. Ash Ave., Tempe www.depotcantina.com "Cinco de Depot" patio party featuring acoustic music from Nick Smith, Jeremiah Neil, and Evan Whetten at 2 p.m.; classic rock from Average White Haired Band at 4 p.m.; Top 40 hits by Zimis at 7 p.m.; and ska/punk from 2 Tone Lizard Kings at 10 p.m. Drink specials, and promo giveaways are also planned. 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. $5 after 2 p.m. There will also be a "VIP Tequila Train Tour" on the private caboose area with complimentary, as well an acoustic jam session from 5 to 8 p.m., and music from Average White Haired Band from 8 p.m. until close. Open until 2 a.m. $25 pre-sale. Call 480-966-6677.
Macayo's (Bell) 6012 W. Bell Rd., Glendale www.macayo.com Extended patio party with $5 food specials, music from DJ Bridgette from 4 to 10 p.m., face painting, drink deals, and more. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Call 602-298-8080.
Macayo's (Desert Sky) 7829 W. Thomas Rd. www.macayo.com All-day party with a $5 Cinco menu, mariachis, face painters, balloon artists, piñatas, DJ Ruben on the record decks, and more. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Call 623-873-0313.
Macayo's (Mesa) 1920 S. Dobson Rd., Mesa www.macayo.com Macayo's Lawn Party with live music, food and drink specials, piñatas, and both karaoke in the bar and steel drum music by Alonso from 6 to 9 p.m. Opens at 11 a.m. Call 480-820-0237.
Macayo's (Shea) 11107 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale www.macayo.com "Cinco for Cinco" party with DJ Nicholas from 4 to 9 p.m., food and drink specials, giveaways, mariachis, piñatas, and face painters. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call 480-596-1181.
Macayo's (Surprise) 15565 W. Bell Rd., Surprise Features $5 food specials, piñatas, DJ Bill Hranek from 4 to 10 p.m.; mariachi music from 5 to 8 p.m., and more. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Macayo's on Central 4001 N. Central Ave. www.macayo.com Drink specials, $5 menu selections, DJ Martin on the decks at 4 p.m., mariachis, piñatas, and more. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Call 602-264-6141.
McDuffy's Grille 980 E. Pecos Rd., Chandler www.mcduffys.com Enjoy $4.50 Baja shrimp martinis and $5.99 taco and enchilada plates, as well as such drink specials as $3 margaritas, $4 Herradura margaritas, and $2.50 Corona, Pacifico, and Landshark Lager. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-966-8200.
San Felipe's Cantina 20825 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale. www.sanfelipescantina.com "Cinco de Drinko" party with $3 Dos Equis, $5 Hornitos margaritas, promo giveaways, and more. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-563-9495.
Valle Luna Mexican Restaurant 3336 W. Bell Rd. www.valleluna.com Tent party featuring such games as "Survival Trivia" and "Name that Riff," as well as Latin/R&B music from Power Drive with Angie Gomez at 6:30 p.m., carne asada barbecues, chili dogs, margaritas, and more. 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. $10. Call 602-993-3108.
BARS & CLUBS
CK's Tavern & Grill 4142 E. Chandler Blvd., Phoenix Live music, $2.50 Heineken and Killian's pints, and $3 Corona and Corona Light. 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Call 480-706-5564.
Club Mardi Gras & VooDoo Lounge 8040 E. McDowell Rd., Scottsdale www.myspace.com/mardigrasbar "Klassie" karaoke hosted by Rex and Ann, drink specials, and more. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-970-5707.
Club Red 2155 E. University Dr., Tempe www.myspace.com/clubredrocks Cinco de Metal show with performances by Sky Lark, Summary, Storm Within, Unforeseen, Nevermind Eternity, Hollow, Keep Away, Ius, One Body Too Many, XLp, Hollow, Narcissistic, and more. 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Call 480-966-4733.
Dos Gringos 8000 S. Priest Dr., Tempe www.dosgringosaz.com Fascinations presents a "Best 'O' Face" contest for prizes during this "Cinc-O de Mayo" party. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. $5. Call 480-753-4577.
Flight Line Bar & Grill 22039 N. 19th Ave. Cinco de Mayo party with two tacos for $2, karaoke, $1.50 longnecks, and specials on Corona, martinis, and margaritas. 10 a.m. to 2 pm. Call 623-869-0774.
Fuego Bar & Grill 9118 W. Van Buren St., Tolleson Cinco de Mayo festival with music from the Latino Rebel Band. 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 623-478-7300 for cover.
Hidden House 607 W. Osborn Rd.
www.thehiddenhouse.com The DJs of Foreign Affair spin downtempo beats starting at 9 p.m., with all-day drink specials including $5 Patrón Reposado margaritas, and $3 Corona and Pacifico. 6 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 602-266-1763.
Horse & Hound Sports Grill 1320 E. Broadway Rd., Tempe www.horseandhoundsportsgrill.com Cinco de Mayo Fiesta with all-you-can-eat tacos, and $10 buckets of Corona and Dos Equis. 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-967-7977.
Marc's Sports Grill & Nightlife 4494 W. Peoria Ave., Glendale www.marcssportsgrillandnightlife.com "Cinco de Mayo Fiesta" offering Mexican food, $2 tequila shots, $2.50 margaritas, $2.75 Corona and tequila sunrises, $3.50 Dos Equis pints, karaoke in the lounge at 9 p.m., music videos in the main bar, and more. Open until 2 a.m. Call 623-842-1053.
Margarita Rocks 410 S. Mill Ave., Tempe www.margaritarocks.com This Cinco celebration offers DJ ES spinning Top 40, $4 Sauza margaritas, private cabana booths, flair bartenders, and more. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-968-3301 for cover.
McDuffy's Peoria 15814 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria www.mcduffys.com Food specials, giveaways, $3 Coronas and margaritas, and more. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 623-334-5000.
Monkey Pants Bar & Grill 3223 S. Mill Ave., Tempe www.myspace.com/monkeypantsbar This bizarre Tempe bar offers a "Mayan Aztec Underground Rave" that will be "an absolute hug fest with Mexicans and Irish all rolled up in one chalupa," as well as drink specials, entertainment, and more. Open until 2 a.m. Call 480-377-8100.
Rhythm Room 1019 E. Indian School Rd. www.rhythmroom.com "¡Cinco de Mona!" party with music from Dead Hot Workshop and the Matt Ventre Quartet. 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5. Call 602-265-4842.
The Rogue Bar 423 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale www.myspace.com/theroguebar "Attack of El Ro-Go" with rock bands, $2 tequila drinks, $3 Corona, and more. 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-947-3580.
Sandbar Mexican Grill 9868 W. Northern Ave., Peoria 10050 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale www.sandbaraz.com "Cinco de Sandbar" continues at both locations with DJs, drink specials, and more, as well as live music from locals EastonAshe and Island Magic in Scottsdale; with the The Walkens, and Static performing in Peoria. 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Call 480-998-8845 or 623-877-6444 for cover.
Shady's 2701 E. Indian School Rd. Free pool until 7 p.m., drink specials, and the joint's kickass jukebox. Open until 2 a.m. Call 602-956-8998.
TT Roadhouse 2915 N. 68th St., Scottsdale "Fiesta Grande" with drink specials on tequila and beer, free pool until 7 p.m., and the always-awesome jukebox. Open until 2 a.m. Call 480-947-8723.
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