Welcome to the merry month of May!  This weekend is not only the first weekend of the month, with all the deals around the city that brings, but it’s also Cinco de Mayo this Friday.  Enjoy the weekend!

Phillies vs. Washington Nationals
May 5-7 – Citizens Bank Park

It’s always a great time at the ball park but especially when we play another local team like the Washington Nationals!  Grab a hot dog and enjoy the game!  Go Phils!

South Street Spring Festival
May 6 11am-8pm – South Street below 8th Street

Spring has definitely sprung and the South Street Headhouse District wants to celebrate with this family-friendly event.  There will be live music, great food, and lots of fun for kids and adults alike! For more information click here to visit the event’s webpage!

Cinco de Mayo Events
May 5th – Various locations

Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexico’s win over the French in the Battle of Puebla on May 5th 1863 but here in the US it has taken on a whole new meaning.  The 5th of May is typically a time to celebrate Mexican-American culture including all the food and drink you can handle.  Here are some of the celebrations going on around the city:

 

Cinco de Mayo Party at Schmidts Commons, 5pm-10pm, 1001 North 2nd Street
Cinco de Mayo Block Party at El Reys, 1pm-11pm, 2013 Chestnut Street
Mexican beer tap-takeover at Mission Taqueria, 11:30am-midnight, 1516 Sansom Street
Cinco de Mayo celebration at Nick’s Old City Bar & Grille, 11am-close, 16 S. Second Street