Cinco DC Mayo | May 5 & 6, 2017

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Canal Park

200 M Street SE

Washington, DC 20003

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About Cinco DC Mayo

Celebrate the fiesta of the year with us on Friday, May 5th and Saturday, May 6th as Drink the District presents Cinco DC Mayo! Get ready to don a sombrero and shake your maracas while you party with friends, great food, mariachis, DJ Julian Rivera, plus cold cervesas y margaritas galore. Enjoy Loteria games for awesome prizes, carnival games, and lots of other fun surprises in store! It's not time to siesta, it's time to fiesta! Get your tickets today!

Every General Admission ticket includes:

  • Entry into the fiesta, plus

  • One Grande Mexican Beer (cold cerveza anyone?)

  • LIVE Mexican Wrestling (Lucha Libre!), carnival games, live entertainment, mariachi bands, and more,

  • Entry into first round of Loteria (Mexican Bingo) for a chance to win great prizes,

  • Access DC's best Mexican street food

Every Drink Lovers Pacakge ticket includes:

  • Everything included in the General Admission ticket package, PLUS

  • $25 worth of beverage credit for use at all of the fiesta bars!

Event Date

Three great sessions to choose from!

Friday, May 5, 2017 - Session 1: 5:00-9:00pm

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - Session 2: 12:00-4:00pm

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - Session 3: 5:00-9:00pm


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
All attendees must be over 21 to attend. You will need to provide a government issued photo ID card verifying your age to receive admittance into the event.

What is included in the price of my ticket?

The price of a ticket includes entrance into the festival, one large complimentary beverage, access to carnival games, live entertainment, mariachis, entry into first round of Loteria for a chance to win great prizes, access to the best DC area food trucks, and a chance to show-off your skills at fun lawn and social games! Food truck food is not included in the price of a ticket, each truck will have its own menu and pricing.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Our recommendation is to take the Green line to the Navy Yard station. The event is located in Canal Park, one block from the Navy Yard metro station. If you would like to drive there is limited street parking throughout the neighborhood. We recommend taking ride share or metro to the festival.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Send us an email at with any questions and we'll be happy to help.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
You will need to either bring your printed ticket or you will need to pull up your ticket on your phone.

Can I bring my dog?
Dogs are not permitted into the venue. Service animals are always welcome.

Can I bring my baby/toddler/child?
Drink the District is a 21+ event. For their safety, children are not permitted into the venue.

What is the refund policy?
All sales are final. There will be no refunds issued for the event.


Canal Park

200 M Street SE

Washington, DC 20003

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