Cinco de Mayo Celebrations in Springfield, MO
Celebrate this Cinco de Mayo with tasty food, vibrant drinks and local events in Springfield, MO
By Caiti Sloman
Apr 17 2019 at 12:39 p.m.
Cinco de Mayo, not to be confused with Mexico's Independence Day on September 16, has become a massive celebration of Mexican-American culture in the United States. Because we can't resist a Sunday funday filled with margaritas and guac, we rounded up tons of ways enjoy the day including festive dishes and drinks from local restaurants, recipes you can make at home and local events.
Southwest Missouri's Best Mexican Food
Southwest Missouri is dotted with Mexican restaurants both old and new and big and small, and after we talked to the people who make the magic happen at each restaurant, we learned that it’s all about the love.
5 Best Creative Tacos
We know it’s hard to break routine, but these unusual yet tasty tacos are worth departing from your norm.
5 Best Latin American Dishes
Jonesing for a vacation but don’t have time to travel? Take your taste buds on their own little tour around Latin America with these local foodie finds that are so much more than tacos and burritos.
Grandpa’s Famous Molcajete is the actual name given to this beloved family salsa recipe by Juan Jimenez of La Michoacana.
Spicy Shrimp and Mango Tacos
Spice up your next taco Tuesday with Good Flavors mango habanero seasoning from Red Monkey Foods, headquartered in Republic, MO.
pico de gallo
Fresh Pico de Gallo
A simple pico de gallo for a fresh summer salsa. Find the freshest produce at local farmers markets during peak tomato season. Recipe courtesy Sean Killingsworth.
Yummy Margaritas in 417-Land
At your next happy hour, sip on one of the yummiest margaritas in 417-land.
Spicy Mango Mojito from Frida Mexican Cuisine
It’s just such a weirdly satisfying combo: cold but hot, sweet but savory.
Top Shelf Margarita from Little Hacienda
Enjoy some smooth, citrus lovin' with this perfectly balanced favorite.
Cinco De Mayo "Flight to Mexico!"
Enjoy a fiesta at Primas Mexican Grill including deals on Mexican beer, margaritas and shots.
Cuatro de Mayo
Get ready for Cinco and "make your own salsa" - music and food will be spicy, come and join the fun at Farmers Market of the Ozarks.
Cuatro de Mayo Dance Party
Join Springfield East Jazzercise for a fiesta like no other! This team taught specialty class will feature all your favorite Latin artists.
Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
Live Mexican music, folkloric dances, authentic Mexican food, and cultural exhibits at the Springfield Art Museum.
Cinco de Mayo Hike & Winery
After a hike that explores the many features of the park, visit Casa de Loco Winery.
Cultural Days: Cinco de Mayo
Take a digital vacation with us to learn about Cinco de Mayo in a free virtual reality cultural experience at Discovery Center Springfield.
Three Amigos Quote-Along!
Enjoy a special menu with tacos and cocktails as well as fun props to help you get in on the action during Three Amigos at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.
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