Derby de Mayo Star Wars Weekend Celebrations in Nashville

derby de mayo_event picture.jpeg

Hey Nashville!

I hope ya'll are fully recovered from the NFL Draft experience because it's time to start planning for the BIG weekend ahead! There is no shortage of events between the 'Kentucky Derby, May the 4th Be With You, and of course Cinco de Mayo' celebrations all weekend long. To help you get a jump start on planning, check out the events listed below! Be sure to check out ALL EVENTS on The House app for more detail!


Cinco de Mayo Celebrations

bartaco: Sunday, May 5th 12:00PM-9:00PM

Kick off to the endless Summer 2019! Come raise a dragonfly glass and toast to bartaco's favorite holiday. Face Painting, Photo Booth, and local magician Magic Mike ALL DAY long! Fun for all ages, but for those of us of age...do not miss out on bartaco's signature margarita. It will not disappoint.

Taco Mamacita: Sunday, May 5th 10:00AM-10:00PM

Another year, and another Cinco de Mayo fiesta at Taco Mamacita here in Nashville. Stop by and enjoy their food and drink specials!!!

  • $6.00 Margaritas, $3.50 Corona bottles, and 1/2 off Sangria

Cinco de Mayo Tacos & Margs Crawl: Sunday, May 5th 12:00PM-6:00PM

A midtown, tequila-inspired bar crawl you won't want to miss! Bar Crawl Nation hosts this years' Cinco de Mayo Tacos & Margs crawl offering specials for each venue that will be posted on their app upon arrival. You'll just tap on the bar's photo to flip it and see what drink specials each bar is offering. There will be no shortage on known establishments this year. Participating bars include:

  • Kung Fu Saloon
  • Winners
  • Losers
  • REBAR
  • Dawghouse Saloon
  • Tin Roof
  • Two Bits

Tickets available for purchase on Showclix.

Saint Anejo: Friday-Sunday, May 3rd-5th

The tacos will be hot, the margaritas will flow, come join the fun and celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Join May 3rd-5th at Saint Añejo for the biggest fiesta of the year. They will be celebrating all weekend long with live music, tequila flights and other surprises.

This event is 21+ Fri-Sat beginning at 4 pm. Festive attire is encouraged.


Dierks Bentleys Whiskey Row: Saturday & Sunday, May 4th-5th ALL DAY

We all know what Whiskey Row is about...live music, DJ's, and dancing! This weekend is no different except that they'll be celebrating Cinco de Mayo all weekend long! $1 off Don Julio shots and $30 buckets of Dos XX special this weekend!

M.L. Rose Capitol View, 8th Ave, & Sylvan Park: Sunday, May 5th ALL DAY

Always offering the right drinks for the right occasion. All M.L. Rose locations will be offering the following specials for this Cinco de Mayo. They are a must add to your Sunday fun!

  • $3 Muchacho Mexican-style lager from Good People Brewing Co.
  • $8 Patron Silver Tequila Shots
  • $12 Premium Casa-Ritas (on the rocks)
  • $10 Muchacho + Patron Silver Tequila Shots

Esquina Cantina: Friday-Sunday, May 3rd-5th ALL DAY

As one of the leading Mexican restaurants in Brentwood, Esquina is ready kick the weekend off with a bang for Cinco de Mayo! Come celebrate with them and enjoy many of their $5 specials this weekend!

  • House margarita, 2 tacos, Queso or black bean Queso, & Guacamole

Be sure to stop in next door at The Corner Pub, sister restaurant, to celebrate their annual Birthday Bash this weekend! $5 Bushwackers and much more!

Yazoo Brewing Company: Cinco K Mayo Barley 5K Run: Saturday, May 4th 9:30AM-12:30PM

Kick off Cinco De Mayo with Yazoo Brewing Company’s Cinco K Mayo – Barely 5K Run on Saturday, May 4th at 9:30am to honor the return of Dos Perros and to help Agape Animal Rescue continue its mission of saving lives of deserving dogs in our community!

The festivities start with the Breakfast Burritos food truck, both races will kick off at 9:30am and a Piñata Party will follow!

Register at Yazoo Brewery website.

Your $15 registration includes a hat, beer token and a donation to help the dogs of Agape!

Taco Mama: Cinco is Mama Celebration: Sunday, May 5th 11:00AM-9PM

$5.00 margaritas all day! Enough said...

Nada: Cinco de Nada: Sunday, May 5th ALL DAY

Nada will be throwing down margs, tacos, and all the usual favorites this Sunday! Who's ready for a little Cinco de Nada?!? Ready, set, Cinco!


Kentucky Derby & May the 4th Parties

2nd Annual Kentucky Derby Party at Geist: Saturday, May 4th 3:30PM-6:30PM

Geist will be throwing their 2nd annual Derby party rain or shine! Proper derby attire is strongly encouraged. What to expect:

  • Heavy hors d'oeuvres
  • All you can drink Mint Juleps
  • Derby viewing
  • Music in the Champagne Garden

There will be a limited number of tickets available for sale, so grab yours today!

HQ Beercade Kentucky Derby Watch Party: Saturday, May 4th starting at 12PM

Join HQ for their #KentuckyDerby Watch Party on Saturday, May 4th at Noon! Grab your fanciest hat, jump on your wooden stick horse, and gallup down to Headquarters Beercade to catch the race on a 207" screen. HQ will be playing the race with the surround sound, and will have plenty of specials:

  • $7 mint juleps
  • $18 Miller buckets


May the 4th Be With You

Demonbreun Hill Bar Crawl: Saturday, May 4th 3PM-8PM

Join everyone Saturday, May 4th on Demonbreun as members of the Galactic Empire and Rebel Alliance unite as one for a celebration like no other! Travel at light speed through 5 of the best bars in town as we turn Nashville into a well known galaxy far, far, away!

There will have Yazoo & Tito's Vodka drinks specials at every bar, a best dressed costume contest (we highly encourage you to dress up), an interactive scavenger hunt with a chance to win prizes, and more! Did we also mention included in your ticket, you will receive your own custom lightsaber! Each bar will have a Master Jedi to help guide you through the galaxy!

First (20) tickets purchased through Eventbrite will receive an extra galactic gift upon check in! Ticket prices start at $9.00 and continue to go up as the event gets closer, so buy your tickets now and save!

Participating Venues: Tin Roof, Dawg House, Old Line, Live Oak, Two Bits

Download The House

Discover happy hours, specials, events, live music & brunch at all the best spots in town.

Download The House

Discover happy hours, specials, events, live music & brunch at all the best spots in town.