Come to Downtown Container Park on Tuesday, May 5 to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! There are fun activities for all ages. Win prizes! Children can build and decorate their own piñatas. Our restaurants and bars will offer food and drink specials, including $5 margaritas at Bin 702 and $2 tacos at Pinches. At 5:30pm the Las Vegas police officers and firefighters will participate in the first annual Pinches Tacos Taco Eating Contest to win $500 for their favorite charity.
Here’s the full schedule and details:
3:00 to 5:00 PM: Build Your Own Piñata. The first 50 elementary-school age children will be given small, pre-constructed piñatas that they can decorate. Container Park’s Sweet Spot Candy Shop will have special $3 Cinco de Mayo candy packets for all participants.
5:00 to 8:00 PM: Five $5 Specials starting at 5 p.m.
5:30 PM: Taco-Eating Contest between the Las Vegas fire and police departments. The winner receives a $500 donation for their favorite charity. The police department is playing for the Injured Police Officers Fund, while the fire department is playing for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
5:00 to 8:00 PM: A mariachi band will perform.
Win a Pair of Rock In Rio Tickets:
Also, find two of 12 piñatas hidden inside the Container Park. Take two selfies with the hidden piñatas and post to either Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #ContainerPark for a chance to win a pair of Rock in Rio tickets. The most creative photo wins. We’ll pick the photo that we think is the most creative and notify the winner via Twitter or Instagram.