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Need weekend plans!?! We’ve got you covered! This weekend is full of Cinco de Mayo,Derby Day celebrations, and playoffs!! Check out our Cinco de Mayo guide and where to watch the games!

May the Fourth Be With You – Star Wars Trivia at Aloft

Join Aloft at 7:30 pm on May 4th for Star Wars trivia hosted by Good Thomas. This trivia includes questions throughout the entire Star Wars franchise universe.  You can register here! 

Quatro de Mayo – Authentic Mexican Dinner at Lulu Green

Lulu Green is  celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Saturday with a special and authentic Mexican food!  Chef Yuval Ochoa, who is from Guadalajara  will be serving up a 100% authentic Mexican menu. To give you a little taste, he will be making fresh tortillas, homemade mole, birria quesadillas and…. more! The bar will be serving up extra special cocktails + mocktails.  Reserve your spot today! 

Hunter’s Derby Fiesta Drink Specials

Head over to Hunter’s for delicious cocktails to celebrate Derby Day and Cinco de Mayo all weekend long! The Specials include:

Mezc-Al Pastor • Vida Del Maguey, pineapple, cilantro, lime, agave, orange curaçao

Blackberry Belmont • Monkey Shoulder scotch, blackberry, honey, lemon, peach

Lead Pony • Woodford Reserve bourbon, mint, lime, ginger beer

Cervezarita • Pacifico Clara, Mi Campo Blanco, lime, orange curaçao

Let’s Roll with Southie

Taco Eating Contest at Loco

A South Boston staple, Loco Taqueria and Oyster Bar is the place to be on Cinco de Mayo. From tacos and margaritas to chips and guac, and an upbeat environment, you won’t want to be anywhere else. Plus, Loco is hosting a taco eating contest that’ll take place Saturday, May 4. You won’t want to miss all the fun happening here all week long with the 5 Days of Cinco!

May The Fourth Fiesta 5K

Loco, Run Southie, and The Yahd are joining forces for an epic 5K fiesta on Saturday May 4th at 9am. The 5K will begin at The Yahd and end at Loco with a celebratory margarita and taco! Sign up here!

South Boston Lith Club Kitchen

The Lithuanian Kitchen is open on Sunday May 5th, from 12pm-7pm. Enjoy traditional Lithuanian food, bar pizza and drinks! The vibes are old school. It’s a hidden Southie gem.

Brunch at Local 149

Local 149 is having brunch celebrations all weekend long! The weekend kicks off with a Kentucky Derby Brunch on Saturday May 4th, from 11am-3pm. And on Sunday May 5th you can nurse your hangover with their Hot Mess Brunch from 10am-3pm. Make sure to stop by for delicious food,drinks, and a good time. Make a reservation here!

New to the Neighborhood – Citrus + Salt

Just in time for Cinco De Mayo, Citrus + Salt will open its doors on Saturday in Fort Point. One of Boston’s most fun and lively Mexican restaurants, Citrus & Salt, will be reopening in a larger space in the bustling Fort Point neighborhood on May 4th. Citrus & Salt’s new location at 321 A Street will be able to treat even more guests to its signature Mexicali flavors and coastal atmosphere. Get all the fun details here. 

Spark by Simone 1 year Anniversary

Spark by Simone has been gracing Boston with permanent jewelry for a whole year! Stop by PKL Saturday, May 4th to celebrate from 6-9pm. There will be B12 shots, complimentary cookies, free drinks and apps, and 25% off when you pre-book your appointment. Don’t miss out, book now here!

Gray’s Hall Vinyl Sunday

DJ Patchwork will be bringing the groovy tunes on Sunday, May 5th from 7:30-10pm. The disco ball will be on display! They will also have wine and snacks. Disco, wine, and snacks!! I mean you can’t beat it! Make your reservation here!

Fresh Boston Weekend Celebrations Celebrations

Fresh Boston will be having festivities for Derby Day and Cinco de Mayo celebrations all weekend! Join them all day Saturday May 4th for a Derby Day party! There will be Mint Juleps, drink and food specials! And join them Sunday for Tequila Sunday for a Cinco de Mayo Brunch! There will be margarita pitchers and more! Make your reservations here!

Live Music Roundup

The Playwright  – Bread.man, Friday at 9pm. Spring Street, Saturday at 9pm. Maddi Ryan, Sunday from 6-9pm.

Hunter’sFriday 5-8pm, Saturday 1-4pm, and Sunday 3-6pm and 9pm-12am.

Capo – Sinatra Sunday doors open at 5pm featuring Rich DiMare and the Ron Poster Trio.

Lincoln – Legends of Summer on Sundays at 6pm.

Grace Nia features live music all weekend long!  You can check out the schedule here. 

Loco has performers and DJ in the main space and the lounge on the weekend! On Friday it’s Sean Rivers at 6pm on Saturday at 1pm it’s Rob Joyce on Sunday it’s It’s Ya Boy KR at 1pm and Matty Sheehan at 9pm.


Bruins vs. Leafs, a possible game 7 Saturday May 4th!

Red Sox vs. Twins, Friday May 3rd at 8pm, Saturday May 4th at 2pm, and Sunday May 5th at 2pm.

Here are 12 Places to Watch the Game in South Boston! 

Open House

517 East 6th Street, #2 – Sunday 12pm-2pm

Check back as this list may be updated! 

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