Thursday, May 5: Cinco de Mayo Open Bars, All-You-Can-Eat Tacos, Free Ice Cream + 77 More

Cinco de Mayo NYC 2016

Photo: Kelly Bone

Free & Cheap NYC Cinco de Mayo Events

Open Bar Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Teachable Cinco de Mayo 2016 with Free Open Bar

All-You-Can-Eat Taco Bar & $5 Drinks

Cinco de Mayo 2016 at Mad Dog & Beans + Huge Giveaways ($2,000 vacation!)

Blockheads Cinco de Mayo 2016—$5 Margaritas + Free Chips & Salsa (As Always)

Cinco de Gallo 2016 Celebration at House of Yes with Latin Grammy Nominees Flor de Tolache (All-Female Mariachi Band)

Cinco de Mayhem 2016 at Roberta's + Drink Specials & Mariachi Band

Cinco de Mayo 2016 Party with Bull Riding & Mariachi Band + Cheap Tacos & Drinks

Cinco De Mayo 2016 Tequila vs. Everybody Rooftop Party + $5 Drinks

Cinco de Mayo 2016 Party at Gran Electrica + Happy Hour Specials & Gorgeous Backyard

DIY Margaritas for Cinco de Mayo 2016 at The Bennett

Free Cinco de Mayo 2016 Pub Crawl

All My Single Friends NYC: Cinco De Mayihaveyournumba 2016

Horchata Cinco de Mayo 2016 Happy Hour with $5 Drinks & Snacks

Cinco de Mayo 2016 Brunch at Chavela's

More Events Today

Free Coolhaus Ice Cream

Free Bike Helmets in Brooklyn

Bronx Week 2016 (Through Sunday, May 15)

Frieze New York 2016 Art Fair (Through Sunday, May 8)

NADA New York 2016 Art Fair (Through Sunday, May 8)

'Presenting Shakespeare: Much Ado About Posters' at the Art Directors Club (Through Thursday, May 19)

BBG 2016 Plant Sale + Free Talks & Workshops

'Kill Bill' Lecture Series (Thursdays Through May 12)

Women Entrepreneurs Networking Event

Free Performances from 'Waitress' on Broadway

'The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe'

Caribbean Brooklyn: Cuisine and Culture Tour with the Museum of Food & Drink

Extremely Rare Screening of Pialat’s 'Graduate First'

May the Fifth Be With You at This Light Saber Class

G&S Prince Movie Night—Part 2

Questlove Presents: 'Purple Rain' Screening & 1985 Live Show with Full Concert Sound

American Museum of Natural History Special Event: From the Big Bang to the Multiverse and Beyond

Billy Wilder's 'The Apartment' (One of Nifty's Fav Films)

DUMBO’s First Thursday Gallery Walk + Projections on the Manhattan Bridge

Free Jack Daniel's + Low Cut Connie / Yonatan Gat

See free & cheap NYC events for tomorrow, Friday, May 6 (more added later today).

Ending Today

Ongoing

See more ongoing & upcoming NYC events

'Pixar: The Design of Story' (Through Sunday, August 7)

Alex Katz at the Met (Through Sunday, June 26)

'Denim: Fashion's Final Frontier' (Through Saturday, May 7)

Celebrate the Chinese Lunar Year of the Monkey at the Met (Through Sunday, July 24)

'Warhol by the Book' Captures the Artist's Lifelong Fascination with Publishing (Through Sunday, May 15)

'harlem is…A State of Mind' (Through Thursday, June 30)

'SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS' Sensual Camping Ground at MoSex (Through Spring 2016)

'New York New Design' (Through Saturday, May 28)

Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial 2016 (Through Sunday, August 21)

Edvard Munch & Expressionism at Neue Galerie (Through Monday, June 13)

The Whitney Opens Its Floor Plan for Amazing Views & Innovative Works (Through Saturday, May 14)

' Affordable Housing in New York: The People, Places, and Policies That Transformed a City' (Through Sunday, May 15)

Two Huge Orchid Sculptures by Isa Genzken Rise Over Central Park (Through Sunday, August 21)

'Printing Women: Three Centuries of Female Printmakers, 1570–1900' (Through Friday, May 27)

'In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11' (Through Sunday, June 12)

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge's 'Try to Altar Everything' Explores the Power of Devotion, Expression & Community (Through Monday, August 1)

Imagine a Peaceful World at Yoko Ono's 3/11 Installation (Through Sunday, June 12)

Free NYC Party Cruises (Through Thursday, June 30)

Staten Island Unlimited 2016 Photography Triennial (Through Wednesday, August 31)

'Transit Etiquette or: How I Learned to Stop Spitting and Step Aside in 25 Languages' (Through Tuesday, July 26)

'Isaac Mizrahi: An Unruly History' Chronicles the Designer's Creative Projects (Through Sunday, August 7)

'Saturday Night Live: The Exhibition' (Through Wednesday, June 1)

See Alison O'Daniel's Immersive Installation at Knockdown Center (Through Sunday, May 8)

'Flavor: Making It and Faking It' at the Museum of Food & Drink (Through Tuesday, May 31)

'Hey! Ho! Let's Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk' (Through Sunday, July 31)

Free Bryant Park Birding Tours (Through Thursday, May 19)

'Black & White Perspectives: Works on Paper' (Through Sunday, May 8)

'Drawing Dialogues: Selections from the Sol LeWitt Collection' (Through Sunday, June 12)

Free NYC Happy Hour Cruises (Through Thursday, June 30)

Hello Kitty Merch Exhibit (Through Saturday, May 14)

The South Bronx Culture Trail Fusion Fest 2016: Lookin’ Up in the Boogie Down (Through Sunday, May 22)

'Wanderlust' on the High Line Explores Journeys We Make (Through March 2017)

18 Boombox Sculptures Transform Brooklyn Museum (Through Sunday, August 14)

Commedia dell'Arte-Style 'Cinderella' (Through Saturday, June 25)

'Disguise: Masks and Global African Art' at Brooklyn Museum (Through Sunday, September 18)

Be in the Studio Audience of MTV's 'Joking Off'

Free Weekday Piano Concerts in Bryant Park

Mad. Sq. Eats 2016 (Through Friday, May 27)

Aerial Spectacles, Live Music & Drinks Under Brooklyn Bridge at Immersive Circus 'Bianco' (Through Sunday, May 15)

NYCxDesign 2016 (Through Tuesday, May 17)

'GRRRL GERMS: A Visual History of Riot Grrrl' Film Series (Through Saturday, May 8)

'Labor of Love: 100 Years of Movie Dates' Film Series at BAM

Syndicated Sci-Fi Movie Week (Through Sunday, May 8)

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