Cinco De Mayo in New Brunswick

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MAY 5, 2021 to MAY 9, 2021
Cinco de Mayo Weekend


New Brunswick's City Center
Downtown New Brunswick

If you're looking for that perfect, mouthwatering Mexican dish for Cinco de Mayo, several New Brunswick city center establishments are awaiting you. Read about unique margarita concoctions, or find recipes to make your own from some of the region's favorite restaurants. Celebrate with us the whole weekend as we celebrate Mexican cultures and remember an unlikely Mexican victory over France at the Battle of Puebla on May 5th, 1862.

Food and shopping options available for takeout and/or delivery where available. Please contact locations directly to confirm. 

True Cuts Barbershop {28 Paterson Street}

Enjoy a midweek gentleman’s night at True Cuts with their special Wind Down Wednesdays. It's a night to relax as you receive services such as a complimentary hair wash, facial, black mask, hot towel shave, and a haircut. But it doesn’t stop there. As you wait, help yourself to some light refreshments, games, and a great environment to network with other professionals. You can book an appointment for Wind Down Wednesday by emailing us at or call us at (732) 253-0203. You can also find us on Instagram @truecuts_barbershop.

Fat Cactus Cantina {350 George Street}

Get yourself some table-side guacamole or a variety of tacos made fresh before your eyes at the Fat Cactus Cantina taco truck! You see live performances from DJ Davids & DJ AAlex plus our very own Mariachi Band! Their frozen margarita menu and tequila and rum cocktails are sure to transport you to the agave fields of Central Mexico. Make your reservations today at

Above Art Studios {55 Morris Street}

This is the Cinco de Mayo Turnup! Bring the holiday in right! Trap and Paint! Time to Turn Your ordinary paint and sip up to another level! Enjoy a night of Instructed Painting with all canvas paint and brushes included, BYOB Wine or Champagne only Trap music provided by Dj Kiss Me I'm Famous. Tickets go fast for this event so get yours asap. Early arrival suggested especially if you want to sit with a group #paintandsip. Seats are on a first-come-first-serve basis. Unlimited tacos (Beef & Vegan Available). Get your tickets now on

George Street Ale House {378 George Street}

Food and drink specials all night long! $4 Hornitos shots, $5 Coronas, $8 Coronitas, and $2-off any signature tequila drinks. Southwest Chicken Eggrolls, Big Burrito, and $2-off any taco plates. 

Perle {13 Paterson Street}

Doors open at 9 pm with food & drinks and DJ Chris Magic.

Tavern on George {361 George Street}

Join us for Cinco de Mayo night tomorrow from 6-10 PM featuring Corona & Modelo specials, food specials, & music by DJ Demand!

Esquina Latina {25 Liberty Street}

Enjoy freshly made Cuban Guacamole & Chips and Sangria Specials!

Chamber 43 {356 George Street}

Music by Amiri Mikel and good vibes from 4-6pm.