At midnight the 15th of September, 1810, Mexico declared its independence from Spain ; it would be another 52 years before that fully gained that independence. On the morning of the 5th of May 1862, the Mexican army defeated the French and traitor Mexican army of 8,000 at Puebla Mexico . Many U.S. union soldiers were fighting on this day as well; American soldiers were discharged with their uniforms if they promised to fight against the French. As a result, days after Pearl Harbor, many Mexican’s crossed the border to join U.S. forces defeat Japan .
The 5th of May is a party for both American’s and Mexicans; it is a party in honor of freedom and liberty. VIVA! el CINCO DE MAYO! Kansas City will have many local bars and clubs that will be participating in this celebration, here are just a few to consider.
Location: 9720 Quivira Rd. Lenexa , KS
Contact information: 913-492-3900
Saints is a sports club n Lenexa that has one of the best covered patios in the area a long with 25 HD flat screen TV’s and 3 HD giant projector TV’s. Thursday, May 5th, the Saint’s will be hosting a Cinco de Mayo celebration from 9pm until 2am. The specials will include:
*$4 Cuervo shots
*$15 Corona buckets
*$5 appetizers from 3pm-pm
*25 cent Keystone Drafts
*FREE shuttle to pick you up and take you home so that you won’t drink and drive.
Jerry’s Bait Shop
Location: 302 S.W. Main Street
Lee’s Summit , MO. 64063
Contact information: (816) 525-1871
Jerry’s Bait Shop, Rock n’ Roll Watering Hole is going to be throwing a Cinco de Mayo celebration on Thursday, May 5th from 3pm until 1am. They will be offering plenty of drink specials and a live jam music session.
Jerry’s will also be participating in the 1st annual Tour of Hope; each participant will receive a card with the names of the 11 bars that are participating. After getting the card stamped at the bars you may enter it to win one of many prizes. All proceed go to the Hope House for those trying to escape domestic violence.
Location: 1520 Grand Blvd. Kansas City , MO
Contact information: 816-581-6440 or lunakc.com
Luna will be hosting DJ Zammy on Thursday may the 5th. DJ Zammy will be spinning salsa, bachata, merengue, latin house and reggaeton all night long. Doors open at 8pm and there will be drink and bottle specials.
Luna is a feast for the senses with vibrant lights and plush surroundings, they are able to host semi-private and private parties and also offer VIP sections. Party in style this 5th of May and experience one of the wildest clubs in Kansas City .