Does the Mexican victory over France during the Franco-Mexican War at the Battle of Puebla ring a bell? This event occurred on May 5, 1862 and it is now regarded as one of the most anticipated holidays in the United States. If you’re searching for festivities in the Atlanta area to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, look no further!

Here are some fun events in Atlanta to check out on Cinco de Mayo:

Rock ‘n’ Taco

Get ready for the night of a lifetime with Rock ‘n’ Taco’s Cinco de Mayo celebration in Buckhead and Sandy Springs. On Thursday, May 5, attendees will receive free parking and free entry in both locations. In Buckhead, Carter and Halen will be performing at 5:30 p.m. and Rod Michael will hit the stage at 8:30 p.m. In Sandy Springs, you can also listen to Slippery When Wet live at 7 p.m.

For more information about Rock ‘n’ Taco, the perfect spot for live bands and delicious Mexican-American food, visit, call the Buckhead location at 404-841-1048 or the Sandy Springs location at 770-641-1490.

Doors open at 11 a.m., so be sure to check it out!

Fit: To Be Cinco de Mayo Candlelight Burn & Barre Class at Sevananda

If your idea of fun is dancing the night away, then stop by Sevananda Natural Foods Market from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for a Cinco de Mayo themed barre class, free recipes and healthy Mexican food. Participants must be 16 years or older and are required to bring an exercise mat. The cost of the event is $6.27. Click here to RSVP!

Guaco Joe’s

This tequila bar and Mexican grill situated in the heart of Vinings is a great spot for anytime throughout the year, but it’ll be even more fun on Cinco de Mayo! Stop by Guaco Joe’s for an amplified version of the unique experience where patrons can enjoy delicious tacos, burritos, enchiladas, frozen margaritas, tequilas, desserts, “underground” private bar areas, patio seating and much more!

For more information about this restaurant’s great eats and Cinco de Mayo festivities, visit the website at, send an email to or call 770-801-0020.

However you decide to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, make sure that you have fun while doing it! For a more extensive list of Cinco de Mayo festivities in Atlanta, visit!

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