Maybe it’s the unseasonably warm weather, but this year’s Cinco de Mayo feels extra special. Margaritas, patio drinking, metal mariachis. Sign us up!

Cinco de Awesome
The Comedy Store brings the party to “el patio” this Thursday with $2 empanadas, $3 Corona Lights, $4 shots of Cazadores tequila and $5 Cazadores margaritas. The party begins at 6 p.m. www.thecomedystore.com

 

Metalachi
Metalachi is the world’s first and only heavy metal mariachi band! These guys crank out everyone’s favorite metal jams from “Crazy Train” to “Breaking the Law” in full blown Mariachi style. Also on the bill: Deathquad Demongods, The Young Rapscallions, Ratasan and Vas Defrans. The night also features drink specials from 901 Tequila and The Flying Pig food truck will be on hand to serve up carne asada, spicy pork and smoked chicken tacos in the lot. Tickets are $10. www.theroxyonsunset.com 

 

The Den
The Den is serving up $5 margaritas, $4 Coronas, cheese enchiladas, chicken with salsa verde and nachos as well as chips, salsa and guacamole. We may not be a Mexican Restaurant, but it will sure feel like one on Thursday! Bring your sombrero and head on over. The Den’s regular menu will also be available as well as happy hour. www.thedenofhollywood.com

 

Isla Cantina
Isla has teamed with Victoria Beer, Herradura and Paqui Tequilas to offer drink specials and giveaways throughout the night. Plus, two-for-one priced happy hour from 4-7 p.m. www.islacantina.com

 

Cabo Cantina
Every day is a fiesta at Cabo. Enjoy two-for-one priced margaritas and drinks from 4-8 p.m. and 99-cent Coronitas all day, while they last. www.thecabocantina.com

 

Cat Club
Serving up $4 margaritas and $3 tequilla shots all night. www.facebook.com/thecatclub

 

7 Bands for 5 de Mayo
Seven bands take over the Whisky for Cinco de Mayo. Pancho Villa, Indignenta, Solid Mente, Fe Red, Mismo Cielo, Solaz and Luis Enrique & The Hypnosis. Doors to this all ages show open at 7 p.m. For more information, visit www.whiskyagogo.com

 

Want to grab a margarita? Check out the full listing of where you can find the shaken, on the rocks, salt, no salt classic on The Sunset Strip.

 

–Image courtesy of The Comedy Store