Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant celebrations of Cinco de Mayo in Omaha, Nebraska! Whether you’re planning to revel in the festivities on May 5th at your favorite local Mexican eatery or dive into the excitement of the Cinco de Mayo Omaha Festival 2024, Omaha is the place to be. Here’s a sneak peek at some top local Omaha Mexican restaurants to check out on Cinco de Mayo!

Copal: A Festival of Flavors

Copal Omaha restaurant ready for Cinco de Mayo with festive decorations and a Mexican buffet.

Join the Cinco de Mayo festivities at Copal in Omaha, NE! This beloved spot is gearing up to offer something special for the occasion: a dual delight with breakfast and a Mexican lunch buffet. Kickstart your day with a sumptuous breakfast buffet, or indulge in a Mexican lunch buffet featuring all your favorite dishes. Plus, don’t miss out on happy hour specials available all day long.

Isla del Mar: Seafood with a Mexican Twist

The Mojarra Frita. A whole tilapia fried and seasoned to perfection at Isla Del Mar Restaurant.

At Isla del Mar, known for its delectable Mexican seafood, an extraordinary experience awaits you any day of the week. From the luxurious “La Torre Imperial” to beloved Birria treats like Birria fries and nachos, Isla del Mar offers a culinary journey. With its vibrant spirit, the festivities on Cinco de Mayo in Omaha at either of their locations in West Omaha or South Omaha are guaranteed to be exceptional.

Pa Más Taqueria and Grill: Street Food and Festivities

Pa Más Taqueria and Grill invites you to enjoy an array of street tacos and delectable margaritas. Beyond their signature tacos, anticipate sizzling fajitas and refreshing beverages to enhance your Cinco de Mayo celebration. This year, Pa Más is stepping it up by offering Margarita flights, perfect for enjoying with friends. Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 4th, when Pa Más will kick off the celebration with a DJ spinning tracks and a variety of drink specials to choose from.

Época: Dine and Dance

Located in The Capitol District, Época offers not just delicious Mexican cuisine but a place to create memories with friends over lunch or dinner. Enjoy their refreshing margaritas and mixed drinks, available all day and night, complemented by good music, dancing, and a live DJ. Make sure to stop by Época on Saturday, May 4th, and join in the festivities at the Capitol District with diverse entertainment and food options.

Cinco de Mayo Omaha Festival 2024: A Cultural Explosion

As you decide where to celebrate make sure to mark your calendar for the Cinco de Mayo Omaha Festival 2024. This annual celebration, filled with cultural significance and festive ambiance, is set to take place from May 10th through May 12th in Omaha, NE. Known for its lively atmosphere, the festival draws crowds from beyond the Omaha Metro zip codes, turning it into a melting pot of excitement and cultural appreciation.

Experience the Color and Culture of Cinco de Mayo in Omaha! ~ Alejandra Marquez

The two-day festival kicks off on Friday, May 10th, with electrifying concerts by Chicos de Barrio and Yahari, and a stunning performance by Pablo Montero on Sunday evening. On Saturday morning, May 11th, the streets of Omaha will come alive with a colorful parade starting on S 24th and D Street and concluding on S 24th and L Street. Following the parade, the day will be filled with captivating performances and a chance to explore various vendors offering everything from street tacos to your favorite Mexican snacks. 

Whether you’re a local or visiting, Cinco de Mayo in Omaha promises a blend of tradition and festive fun that you won’t want to miss. Mark your calendars and be part of a celebration that’s as colorful and vibrant as the heritage it honors!