April 30, 2012 12:10 ET Touts the Top Fiestas for the Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Celebration

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LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Apr 30, 2012) - An annual celebration of Mexican history and pride, the city of Las Vegas heads south of the border with cervezas, sombreros and more for Cinco de Mayo. Grabbing their margaritas and cueing the mariachi band, has lined up five of the hottest venues in town to honor the country's heritage and celebrate the holiday.

Whether you're a sucker for authentic Mexican fare, or simply enjoy the sounds of someone yelling, "Tequila!" the experts at advise not to miss these top spots:

  • It wouldn't be a Cinco de Mayo party without a margarita in hand. Border Grill inside Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino is commemorating the holiday weekend with a three-day fiesta including $5 Patron margaritas and $29 buckets of Corona and Patron. On Saturday, attendees will receive a raffle ticket and the opportunity to win prizes for every drink purchased.
  • Pink Taco inside the Hard Rock Hotel continues its "Cinco de Taco" celebrations with specials including $2 Coronas, $3 Sauza Hornitos shots and half-off appetizers from 4 p.m. until close. Enter the lingerie piñata contest before delighting in the restaurant's trademark pink taco.
  • With an endless supply of salt, lime and tequila, Cabo Wabo Cantina inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino kicks off its Cinco de Mayo festivities with an all-day patio party. Complete with a mariachi band and the Cazadores Tequila girls, one lucky guest will take home a Cazadores surfboard.
  • One of the most popular destinations in Mexico, Carlos'n Charlie's recently made its Sin City debut at the Flamingo Las Vegas. The authentic Mexican restaurant brings partygoers a wide variety of traditional fare and cocktails.
  • Offering a fiesta atmosphere and specialty cocktail menu, Tacos and Tequila inside the Luxor Las Vegas will host lead singer Lorena Peril from FANTASY for a spicy celebration. Revelers can start the party early with the restaurant's Mariachi Brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. including two-for-one house margaritas.

For more information on these venues and other locations honoring the Mexican victory over the French Army, visit

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