What To Drink At Cinco De Mayo If you Don't Want To Leave Your Home

For those of you want to celebrate the holiday but stay in the comforts of your home below is a list of cocktails for you to make and everything you need to have celebrated the holiday without dealing with people from the outside world. Not a fan of tequila? Don't worry we've included options for even the pickiest of drinkers.

Celebración Punch Created by Milagro Tequila Ambassador, Jaime Salas

  • Milagro Silver, 6 Parts
  • Guava Nectar (pink), 12 Parts
  • Ginger Simple Syrup, 2 Parts
  • Lime Juice, 3 Parts

Combine all ingredients in a punch bowl and mix. Top with Club Soda or Prosecco. Garnish with Lime Wheels and White Edible Flowers

 

 

 

 

New Amsterdam Tropical Spiced Mule

  • 1.5 oz. New Amsterdam Vodka
  • .5 oz. Cinnamon Whiskey
  • 1 oz. Pineapple Juice
  • Top w/ Ginger Beer

Pour into an ice filled steel thermos or mule mug and stir together to combine/chill

 

 

Stella Artois Cidre Sangria Punch

 

 

For the beer lover you can drink the Stella Artois Cidre Sangria Punch created by Omar Flores, Casa Rubio (Dallas, TX), Serves 8 people.

  • 1 honey crisp apple – cored and sliced thin
  • 1 cup white grapes cut in half
  • 1 cup white grape juice
  • 1 lemon cut into wheels
  • 3 orange peels
  • 1 dash vanilla extract
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 cup apple sauce or non-alcoholic apple cider
  • 1 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 sprigs of mint
  • 4 12-ounce bottles Stella Artois Cidre

Directions:
In a large punch bowl add apples, grapes, grape juice, lemons, orange peel, cinnamon, vanilla, apple cider and sugar. Mix thoroughly and allow to macerate for 30-45 minutes. To finish the punch, add cold Stella Artois Cidre, ice and mint. Serve immediately.

 

Avión Blood Orange Margarita

  • 1.5 oz. Avión Silver
  • .75 oz. fresh blood orange juice
  • .5 oz. fresh squeezed lime juice
  • .75 oz. agave nectar

In a cocktail shaker add all ingredients with ice. Shake and strain. Serve over fresh ice and garnish with an orange twist.

This year, Patrón is providing cocktail kit deliveries with everything you need for a Cinco bash – including a mariachi band for lucky recipients.

So how do you get one? On May 5th, tweet #PatronMyCinco to purchase a Party in a Box (available in select cities) delivered straight to your doorstep within an hour of purchase. Select fans in each city will have a live mariachi band show up to complete your Cinco de Mayo party!

The Patrón Party in a Box includes ingredients to make the newly-crowned Patrón Margarita of the Year - the Coralina Margarita (reposado tequila, hibiscus and red wine), Patrón branded shaker, cups, napkins, chips and salsa.

Serve with Late July's NEW Cantina DIPPERS 

Serve with Late July's NEW Cantina DIPPERS 

While you're enjoying these cocktails you can try and make homemade salsa created by Late July Snacks CEO & Founder, Nicole Bernard Dawes

Ingredients:
3-4 medium-large heirloom tomatoes, chopped/diced to 1/4″
½ medium onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 small bunch of cilantro, chopped
1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped
1-2 limes, juiced
Salt to taste
 
Optional ingredients: Mango, avocado, tomatillos, sweet corn, black beans

Directions:
1. Prepare the tomatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro and jalapeño. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl and stir well. Juice the limes and add salt to taste. Consider adding other optional ingredients or prepare a second version using mango as a base. Can prepare up to an hour ahead.

Where To Celebrate Cinco de May

Tacos and Tequila? It's not Tuesday but it is Cinco de Mayo this Friday and we want you to take part in the celebration by checking out these delicious food and drink options.

Photo via  @SidebaNYC

Photo via @SidebaNYC

Camacho's, which just opened at 118 E. 15th Street in Union Square, will serve up free shots every hour and give away free "cinco swag" like sombreros, mustaches, beads etc. to get everyone in the festive mood. 

SideBAR will host a Cinco de Mayo party complete with special jumbo margaritas, Cornita buckets and sangria. 

Cinco De Mayo Rooftop Party at Hudson Terrace

Hudson Terrace (621 W. 46th Street) will host a Cinco De Mayo Rooftop Party complete with a Mariachi Band and free drinks. Enjoy free admission all night long by mentioning "Fiesta" at the door. Free drink tickets will be given out for arrivals before 6:30pm. Drink specials include 2 for 1 Don Julio Margaritas, $5 Bud Lights & Modelo’s, $8 Mango Margaritas,$8 Tequila Shots and $10 Cocktails. Hudson Terrace will have three indoor and outdoor rooms with live music by DJ Dubbz, party favors, giveaways and more. VIP tickets are available and include a 2 hour open bar from 5pm-7pm and exclusive access to the VIP Salon & Garden Terrace Rooms. For more information or tickets please visit: https://nightout.com/events/55-vip-cinco-de-mayo-rooftop-party-3-rooms-live-dj-mariachi-band-free-drinks/tickets.

Chciken Tinga Tacos

Chciken Tinga Tacos

New comer Street Taco in April and is already a major force on the NYC taqueria scene. Complete with an extensive taco and tequila selection, there is a 1000% chance this place will be lit on Cinco de Mayo.

On top of their insanely delicious tacos and margaritas, Street Taco will be offering a series of specials. Our Favorite being the Chicken Tinga Tacos for just $1 each! These delicious tacos feature stewed chicken topped with Cotija cheese, crema, onion, and cilantro.

Del Frisco's Margarita

Del Frisco's Margarita

Build Your Own Margaritas at Del Frisco’s Steak House: In partnership with Avion Tequila, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House New York will be hosting a “Build Your Own Margarita” event from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on May 5th in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Guests will be able to choose from a variety of flavors and ingredients such as pomegranate or peach to create a custom margarita. Del Frisco’s full bar and dinner menu will also be available to indulge in, as well as the chance to win Avion Tequila swag that will raffled off throughout the event. The cost is $20 for two hours of complimentary “Build Your Own” Margaritas and passed Mexican-inspired bites; charged as a cover upon entry.

 

The rooftop pool at Mr. Purple

The rooftop pool at Mr. Purple

 

Looking for a rooftop celebrate? Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in true Mexican style at Mr. Purple this year! Enjoy a Casamigos Hibiscus Frozen Margarita while snacking on  on their food specials: 

  • Chips + Guac ($20) - Blue Corn Tortilla Chips, House Guacamole
  • Veggie Tacos ($9) - Mushrooms, Spinach, Onions, Celery, Peppers + Salsa Verde 
  • Fish Tacos ($11) - Red Snapper, Pico de Gallo + Spicy House Aioli 
  • Steak Tacos ($14) - Hanger Steak, Pico de Gallo + Avocado Sour Cream 
  • Casamigos Hibiscus Frozen Margarita ($16) - Casamigos Blanco Tequila, Cointreau, Fresh Lime Juice

For those who want to skip the food and get their drink some below are some of our favorite cocktails. Take note on these Cinco de Mayo inspired cocktails. Check our gallery below for names and locations.