You don't have to been Latino to celebrate Cinco de Mayo–but a love of Mexican music, culture and food will go a long way this weekend, when Dearborn restaurants and groups break out their best margarita recipes and get ready to say "Ole!"
Here's are four fiestas you won't want to miss:
Moose's Martini Pub will open at 11 a.m. on Saturday to kick off its annual Cinco de Moose celebration. Stop by for a taco and nacho bar, drink specials all day long, live DJs and giveaways. An outdoor tent and drink specials will also be available on Friday evening.
A pop-up party will take over the space between the West Village Parking Decks on Friday and Saturday for a Cinco de Mayo celebration hosted by the Exchange Club of Dearborn. Raise money for scholarships for Dearborn teens while enjoying drink specials, live bands, food and more all weekend. Party runs 4-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Cover is $3.
Drink specials–including $4 Margaritas, $2 Coronas and $3 Washington Apple Shots–start at 7 p.m. on Saturday at The Well. But show up early and you could snag a free Cinco De Mayo 2012 shirt from LoveTheBeaver.com. First come, first serve!
4. Grab Some Local Mexican Cuisine
Take your pick in the Dearborn area of several awesome Mexican restaurants. in west downtown is open until 11 p.m., while on Schaefer is open until 10 p.m. Or, check out Mexican Fiesta in Dearborn Heights or located on Ford Road in Detroit.