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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Philadelphia at the South Street Spring Festival.
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Where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Philadelphia this year

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Philadelphia right with our list of the best parties and food and drink specials. Margs up!

By Caroline Coral

Cinco de Mayo in Philadelphia is going to be hype this year, thanks to the fact that the fifth of May falls on a Saturday in 2018. That means you can gorge on all the guacamole and margaritas you want, and still have a day to recover before the alarm rings Monday morning. Here we lay out the best Cinco de Mayo Philadelphia events happening this weekend, including block parties, awesome deals on South of the Border-style grub at Mexican restaurants in Philadelphia and cheap tequila-based drinks at some of the best bars in Philadelphia.

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Best Cinco de Mayo events in Philadelphia

Kennett Square throws a lively Cinco de Mayo celebration every year.
Photograph: Courtesy Kennett Square

11. Cindo de Mayo Festival in Kennett Square

Things to do

Those in the market for a more family-friendly Cinco de Mayo bash should head out to scenic Kennett Square for a party on Sunday. In lieu of cocktails, there will be 15 restaurants on-site serving Mexican classics, folk dancing and music performances, along with local artists showing their wares. Sun May 6 11am–5pm

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