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The Tequila Diaries: Your Cinco De Mayo Party Guide


Cinco de Mayo falls on a Saturday this year! That means you can loosely plan your adventures today, tackle all of the best places tomorrow and recover on Sunday. Ain't life grand? We hit the streets and took a "taco census" to find you the best parties, drink specials and events, so click the titles for more information and share this list with your friends.

There's a parade, a roof top movie, a mustache competition, derby parties, competitive taco and queso eating and a mechanical bull. Go on, make us proud. Then prove it by posting your best Cinco de Mayo photos on our Flickr page. We'll show off our favorites next week.

Cinco de Mustache at LaGrange Do you look like a villain from a telenovela? You could win some mustache wax money at LaGrange; the owner of the finest lip whiskers goes home with $100. There's also four bands (Dead Twins, The Phuss, Ten Can Riot, and Broadcast Sea), midnight raffle prizes, including a couple bar tabs (really run yours up, you'll probably win), and other oddball happenings. It's $10 to $15 at the door.

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