Looking for a way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo this weekend? Check out these five events around Austin.

May 5: Enjoy specials at La Popular

Newly opened Mexican restaurant La Popular will celebrate Cinco de Mayo on May 5. Specials will be available, including $10 margaritas, $5 Coronas and $5 al pastor tacos served on corn tortillas made in-house. La Popular opened in Lantana Place on April 24, and it is overseen by Executive Chef César de la Parra and Vice President of Beverage Operations Trevor Tyler.
  • 11 a.m.-midnight
  • Cost varies
  • La Popular, 7415 Southwest Parkway, Bldg. 5, Ste. 100, Austin
  • 512-581-6280. www.lapopularcdmx.com
May 5: Shop from local vendors

Frida Friday will host a marketplace at Progress Coffee to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. The event will include music, food, coffee, drinks, loteria and vendors.May 5: Enjoy specials at Chapulín Cantina

Oaxacan restaurant Chapulín Cantina will serve $8 drinks and host DJ Fideo.
  • 3-6 p.m (restaurant is open 11 a.m.-10 p.m.)
  • Cost varies
  • Chapulin Cantina, 1610 S. Congress Ave., Austin.
  • 512-441-7672. www.chapulincantina.com
May 5: See a drag show

Cheer Up Charlie’s will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a drag show celebration hosted by Eva Inez with performances by Veronica Valentine, Bohemia, Banshee Rose, Basura, Pam Dulce, Harlót and Dee Gee Rey. Music will be provided by Salem Ofax.May 6: Attend a nacho-themed fiesta

Fiesta Austin will host its annual Cinco de Mayo party on May 6 in East Austin. The party will include vendors; live music; children’s activities; and food, including a fiesta nacho bar. The theme this year is “Nacho Average Fiesta.”
  • 10 a.m.
  • Free (until noon, under age 12), $5 (presale), $7 (at gate)
  • Fiesta Gardens, 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St., Austin
  • www.fiestaaustin.org