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Nine Cinco de Mayo Parties Worth Your Pesos

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Dos Gringos Scottsdale Craftsman Court will be crowded with revelers when the folks from Dos Gringos take over the Scottsdale street for their Cinco-themed block party. Tacos will be served for $3-$5 each, signature Dos margaritas will run you $4.50. A half-dozen bands will perform (including Tomorrow's Bad Seeds) and KUKQ will giveaway tickets to the upcoming Vans Warped Tour. Gates open at 1 p.m. Pre-sale tickets are $10.

Distrito Local lucha libre wrestlers will unleash acrobatic moves from 2 to 6 p.m. inside a wrestling ring that will be constructed inside this Mexican-themed eatery and drinkery at the Saguaro Hotel. While flying forearms and fisticuffs will be exchanged between masked combatants, patrons can partake in $2 Tecate and $5 margaritas.

Dollhouse Cocktail Lounge A large hot tub will be setup on the patio during the Dollhouse's Cinco de Drinko soiree on Saturday, which will also feature $3 Mind Erasers, $4 margaritas, and $5 shots of Patron, plenty of party favors, and complimentary Mexican-style barbecue. Doors open at 2 p.m.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.