Whenever Cinco de Mayo rolls around each year, you're guaranteed to see any combination of the following: mass consumption of cerveza and tequila, red and green plastic beads, cheesy fake mustaches, and sombreros. Lots of sombreros.
It seemed like the Spanish-born wide-brimmed toppers were being worn at practically every party in the Valley, especially at Tempe and Scottsdale drinking hotspots like Dos Gringos, Bottled Blonde, Fat Tuesday, Moonshine Whiskey Bar, and Gringo Star.
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We witnessed a lot of people sporting sombreros, girls and guys alike, at said establishments while surveying the party scene on Cinco de Mayo. And some wore 'em better than others, including the 25 different dudes and damas we saw out and about.
Sombreros come in small, medium, and adorable.
Here's Cinco de Mayo summed up in one photo.
Umm, you forgot yours.
Things that make you go hmmm. . .
A somb-rager in progress
What's a little lick between amigas?
He's all tat. . .
Cinco de Sheriff
Pre-gaming at Gringo Star before the train robbery
Sombreros never looked this good.
¿Quién es el hombre? ¡Tú eres el hombre!
So that's how you share two sombreros between three people.
Dude, are you goosing him?
If you needed a sombrero on Mill (or some glow toys) this dude can hook you up.
Brutha, can you spare some boobie money? They spent all theirs on sombreros.
The Cinco de Mayo equivalent of multi-tasking
There's more cheese in that pose than on the No. 5 plate.
As cute as the sombrero on her head
There's one in every group.
Super Sombrero Brothers
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