Call your friends and make plans to spend Cinco de Mayo in Baton Rouge. From restaurants with the best Mexican dishes and margaritas, to the city's nightlife sounds of live Latin music, the capital city comes alive with plenty to do.


Roundup of Cinco de Mayo events in Baton Rouge:

*Please see individual bar/restaurant's official social media pages for the latest updates on these events.

Radio Bar & Gov't Taco 

  • May 5—9PM – 2 AM
  • Cinco de Mayo Dance Night
  • All-night Latin Dance Party featuring DJ Guatecun
  • No Cover
  • Gov't Taco pop-up

Independence Community Park:

  • May 6—1:00pm- 4:00pm
  • Celebrate the Mexican holiday with authentic food, great music, children’s village, arts and crafts, information vendors, family games and more

Caliente Mexican Craving Lee Dr. Location:

  • May 5—11AM – 11 PM
  • 2x1 Margaritas all day
  • $1 Jell-O Shots
  • $3 Well tequila shots
  • DJ 2EZ 2-5pm
  • Simon Says 5-8PM
  • Parish County Line 8-11pm


La Carreta on Bluebonnet:

  • Live music from the 3rd- 5th
  • May 3rd”: Two Blue 6-9:30pm
  • May 4th : Scott Lee Tully 6:30-10pm
  • May 5th: Scott Lee and Julie 3-6pm and Old Dawgs 6:30-10pm

1913 Nightclub:

  • May 4th 10:00pm – May 5th 2:00AM
  • Cinco de Mayo Kickoff sounds by DJ Revolution and Moxswag; hosted by Big Homie Tim

Circle Bowl:

  • May 5th – 6:00pm – 10:00pm
  • “Cinco de Meow”—proceeds support Cat Haven’s no-kill mission
  • Cat Haven and Affordable Smiles are teaming up to celebrate cats on Cinco de Mayo
  • Three games of 9-pin, no-tap bowling
  • Registration for a team of four players costs $175
    • Includes food and soda for table, rental shoes, and T-shirts for each player
  • Cash bar, silent auction, other games and prizes

The Melting Pot:

  • May 5th—5:00pm – 11:00pm
  • Fondue Style Cinco de Mayo
  • $5 Freshly picked margarites and $5 Fiesta Cheddar Cheese fondue

Spanish Moon Cinco de Mayo Party:

  • 9:00pm – 2:00am
  • Hosted by Baton Rouge Latin Nights

Bar Louie:

  • Cinco de Mayo Fiesta—May 5th 11:00am- 11:59 pm
  • $3.50 14oz Dos Equis Drafts ; $4.50 20oz Dos Equis Drafts; $5.50 Cinco Margaritas; $5.50 Sauza Blue Tequila Shots

George’s Place:

  • May 5th – 5:00pm- 2:00am
  • $2 Tequila Shots; $4 Margaritas
  • Latin Drag show at 11:00pm

Los Reyes Mexican Grill:

  • May 5th – 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Live music—3 Blind Mice Band starts at 6:00pm

Cadillac Café:

  • May 5th – 10:00pm - 2:00am
  • The After 8 Band

The Station Sports Bar and Grill:

  • May 5th – 9:00 pm – 2:00am
  • Jump School will be performing a free show

Java Mama Baton Rouge:

  • May 5th – 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Party just for kids—making maracas, have a piñata, and fun sombreros
  • Standard play area rates apply

La Divina Italian Café:

  • May 5th—6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Tony Cobb live music Cinco de Mayo celebration