Nationwide — Cinco de Mayo is the Mexican celebration of Mexico’s victory over the French at The Battle of Puebla in 1862. Here in the Inland Empire, Cinco de Mayo means amazing Mexican food, margaritas, dancing, mariachis and more! Salud! – IEShineOn.com
INLAND EMPIRE CINCO DE MAYO EVENTS
CLAREMONT CINCO DE MAYO EVENTS
5/5, Mariachi – Live mariachi band at El Ranchero Mexican Food and Margaritas beginning at 5:30p.m.
CORONA CINCO DE MAYO EVENTS
5/7, Celebration – Corona Cinco de Mayo celebration with parade starting at 10 a.m. at Sixth and Merrill, and fiesta afterwards at Corona City Park until 4:30p.m. Kids zone, vendors, live entertainment and more.
HEMET CINCO DE MAYO EVENTS
5/5, Party – Cinco de Mayo party at Elita Bar and Lounge with $10 60 oz Micheladas and $11 60 oz Corona-Rita drink specials.
LA VERNE CINCO DE MAYO EVENTS
5/2, Festival – Cinco de Mayo celebration at University of La Verne’s Sneaky Park from 11a.m.-1p.m. Food and live entertainment, first 50 commuters eat free.
MORENO VALLEY CINCO DE MAYO EVENTS
5/5, Concert – Cinco de Mayo show at Status Nightclub with local bands beginning at 8p.m. Admission is $5 for the 21 and over show.
ONTARIO CINCO DE MAYO EVENTS
5/5, Festival – Ontario Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Cinco de Mayo festival at De Anza Park from 11a.m.-8p.m. Live performances, vendors and more. Free admission.
5/5, Keep the Glass – Celebrate at the Chino Valley Brewery with a Keep the Glass night and food from Big Wave Grill Food Truck
PALM SPRINGS CINCO DE MAYO EVENTS
5/3-5, Celebration – Taco Tuesday and Wednesday specials at El Jefe in The Saguaro with a Thursday Cinco de Mayo party beginning at 7p.m. with Machin’ performing.
5/5, Party – Mariachis, drinks and food at Las Casuelas Terraza all day.
POMONA CINCO DE MAYO EVENTS
5/5, Party – Tia Juana’s Pomona with live bands and drink specials. 18 and over, free admission with soccer jersey.
REDLANDS CINCO DE MAYO EVENTS
5/5, Fitness – Test Zoot footwear at the Running Center from 5-7:30p.m. with food, beverages, discounts and giveaway items.
5/5, Party – Cinco de Mayo celebration at Hangar 24 with special releases and live music from The Traveling Homeboys.
RIVERSIDE CINCO DE MAYO EVENTS
5/5, Fiesta – 106th Annual Cinco De Mayo Fiesta at Villegas Park from 10a.m.-7p.m. Live music and dancers, vendors, games and more. Free admittance for the family event.
5/5, Bike Ride and Film Festival – Community bike ride beginning at 4p.m. at The Box. Five-mile ride ends at The Box in time for Bike Fest Film Festival. See website for film festival details.
5/4, Celebration – Semana de Raza and Cinco de Mayo Nooner at UC Riverside’s Bell tower at 12p.m.
5/5, Bike and Car Show – Bike n’ Car Night at Hooters from 6-11p.m. Awards and raffle.
5/5, Dancing – ’80s dance party with Flashpants at the Hideaway Café beginning at 9p.m.
5/6, Celebration – Cinco de Mayo celebration at the Riverside Elks Lodge at 6p.m. Live music from Adam Henry Band, fajitas and more.
TEMECULA CINCO DE MAYO EVENTS
5/5, Free Shirt – Free tee shirts while supplies last at The Bank Mexican Restaurant and Bar.
UPLAND CINCO DE MAYO EVENTS
5/5, Party – Free sombrero to first 50 people at Margarita Rocks party. Dance contests and drink specials, 21 and over only.
5/5, Mariachi – Mariachi performances at the Upland Farmers Market from 5-9p.m.
5/5, Gas – E85 gas for 85 cents at G&M Chevron ExtraMile from 9a.m.-2p.m.
5/5, Party – Cinco de Mayo party at the Rök House from 4-9p.m. with micheladas and more. Pineapple Jalapeno Hammer IPA release at 7p.m.
YUCAIPA CINCO DE MAYO EVENTS
5/5-7, Celebration – Cinco de Mayo celebration all weekend long at Whiskey Business with karaoke on Thursday, dancing on Friday and beer pong tourney on Saturday. Food and drink specials all weekend long.