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Where To Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Kansas City


Cinco de Mayo weekend is nearly here – that’s May 5th, if you weren’t aware – and that means Kansas City is about to become Fiesta City! That’s because there are tons of great Cinco de Mayo 2019 events, parties, and celebrations going on throughout the area. Here are some of the more popular places to visit in Kansas City this year.

Cinco De Mayo in Kansas City

Guadalupe Centers Cinco De Mayo Fiesta in Kansas City

When? Saturday, May 4 & Sunday, May 5

Where? Guadalupe Centers (1015 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez, Kansas City, MO)

What? Enjoy FREE admission to this year’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at the Guadalupe Centers for family-friendly fun. All day Saturday and on Sunday afternoon, children and adults can listen to music, dance to their heart’s content, and participate in the numerous festive activities, including folk dances, a petting zoo, and carnival rides.

It is a neighborhood tradition that began in 1922, making it one of the most popular Cinco de Mayo events in Kansas City. It is also a fundraiser for the Guadalupe Centers to benefit their programs.

Cinco de Mayo Pickleball Tournament

When? Sunday, May 5 from 9 AM – 12 PM

Where? 1761 Burlington St., North Kansas City, MO

What? Enjoy the 2019 Uncover KC Cinco De Mayo Pickleball Tournament on Sunday, May 5, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. This family-friendly Cinco de Mayo event features a mixed-doubles pickleball tournament, an expert-led instruction session, equipment rentals, breakfast buffet, raffle prizes, tailgating games and more.

And you don’t have to play pickleball to have a good time! You can buy a spectator ticket to watch teams compete against each other.

Every dollar you spend at this Cinco de Mayo event goes toward expanding the UKC Discovery Education Program, which has helped over 32,000 students serve the Kansas City community since 2013.

Taco Fest Crawl in Kansas City

When? Saturday, May 4 from 11 AM – 5 PM

Where? Kansas City, MO

What? Enjoy this first annual Taco Fest Bar Crawl in Kansas City! Walk through downtown KC eating tacos, visiting new area bars, lapping up margaritas, and dancing to the street’s live music. This food and bar crawl turns into a classic Cinco de Mayo party from the get-go, so grab your tickets now for 3 complimentary tacos and some epic Cinco de Mayo swag.

If you do partake in some libations at this Kansas City Cinco de Mayo bar crawl, we suggest lining up a designated driver or getting those rideshare apps downloaded. Don’t drink and drive!

Cinco de Mayo Party

When? Sunday, May 5 from 11 AM – 9 PM

Where? Jowler Creek Winery (16905 Jowler Creek Road, Platte City, MO)

What? Enjoy this FREE Cinco de Mayo party at Jowler Creek Winery, about 30 miles from Kansas City. Special “Margarita Sangria” drinks will be available by the glass or carafe, and a salsa and chip dipping area will be available. No reservations are required if you’re at least 21 years of age, so stay the ensure day!

Adoption Event at Bar K

When? Saturday, May 4 from 11 AM – 1 PM

Where? Bar K Dog Bar (501 Berkley Parkway, Kansas City, MO)

What? Find a new friend at this unique animal adoption event in Kansas City. Any adopted doggie comes with a free one-year membership to Bar K, too, so not only will you be giving a pup a forever home, but you’ll also be getting them access to one of the best dog parks in Kansas City!

Sunset Grill Cinco de Mayo!

When? Saturday, May 4 from 7 PM – 10 PM

Where? Sunset Grill Restaurant (14577 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS)

What? Have fun on Cinco de Mayo in Kansas City at the Sunset Grill Restaurant. Whatever Rocks band will be rocking out all evening, and the restaurant will be serving drinks and food specials to celebrate May 5. Grab a table early to guarantee a seat, as this Cinco de Mayo celebration is sure to pack the joint!

McCarthy Chevrolet

Cinco de Mayo Car Specials at McCarthy Chevrolet

This Cinco de Mayo and all throughout spring, feel free to stop by our Olathe Chevy dealership to save loads of cash on the nicest, newest Chevrolet models and quality used cars for sale. No matter the season or holiday, we always make it easy to search, shop, and save! Located at 675 N Rawhide Road in Olathe, KS, McCarthy Chevy serves shoppers in the Kansas City, Lenexa, and Lawrence area. Contact our sales team at 913-324-7200 to learn more about our current Chevrolet specials or to schedule a test drive.



Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Cinco De Mayo Pickleball Tournament

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