Embrace the vibrant culture of Mexico without having to venture beyond the border with a Cinco de Mayo getaway to Austin. Along with all the sights and activities that make Austin such a great city in which to vacation, visiting during Cinco de Mayo only means more fun, festivities, and events that will add excitement to your itinerary. And with so many great accommodations situated right downtown, you can be right in the midst of it all. Join in the festivities this May and celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Austin with one of our comfortable vacation rentals!
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Features of Our Rentals for Cinco de Mayo in Austin
In a city where cultivating tasty food and creative drinks is the norm, there’s no better place to celebrate a holiday that involves festive cultural dishes. If you choose to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Austin and stay in one of our vacation rentals, you’ll find a full kitchen equipped with upgraded appliances, cookware, and plenty of counter space for creating an impressive Cinco de Mayo spread. Of course, for those who would prefer to dine out, some of Austin’s best Mexican restaurants are also located nearby! Relax and unwind with a margarita in the adjacent living room, where an open concept floorplan creates a natural place to gather. The mix of rustic, modern, and chic that is evident throughout Austin can also be found in our vacation rentals, creating a home away from home with both comforts and amenities.
Get a good night’s sleep after participating in Cinco de Mayo events in Austin from your comfortable master suite. Whether you’re in search of a one-bedroom rental for a couple’s getaway or multiple-bedroom accommodations to suit the whole family, you’ll find a variety of square footage options in our Austin Cinco de Mayo listings. High-quality linens, stylish bedroom furniture, and an en suite bathroom provides a peaceful haven in which to retreat at the end of the day.
Cinco de Mayo Activities in Austin
An already lively downtown scene comes even more alive during Austin holidays such as Cinco de Mayo. Throughout SoCo and other downtown venues, you’ll find live music, festive food, and flowing drinks. Consider treating yourself to a meal at one of Austin’s best Mexican restaurants on Cinco de Mayo, such as Fonda San Miguel, La Condesa, or El Naranjo.
Kick the celebration up a notch at the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Austin 2022 held at Fiesta Gardens in East Austin. The goal of this annual celebration is to perpetuate Hispanic heritage and tradition. Activities centered around culture, arts, dancing, music, and lots of great traditional Mexican dishes make this annual tradition a fun-filled event to be a part of. Entrance is free for this family-friendly event before noon. After 12pm, the cost is $7 for those 13 and over at the gate, or $5 presale.
Situated in the Hyde Park area of Austin, Thrive Craft House is another great venue for experiencing the cool Austin vibe. This eatery serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily, along with excellent coffee and espresso drinks and over 40 craft beers on tap. Thrive Craft House is situated on a corner with an expansive outdoor patio for drinking and dining. Strung with twinkling white lights overhead, the patio at Thrive Craft House is a great place to sip a margarita this Cinco de Mayo in Austin!
In fact, you can’t go wrong with using Cinco de Mayo as a great excuse to discover some of the best Austin patios for drinking and dining. Cozy up in some of Austin’s best restaurants with patio seating to experience the laid-back outdoor lifestyle that makes this city so great. The balcony at Iron Cactus is a good place to start. Listed by Zagat as one of the best patios in Austin, this Mexican restaurant and margarita bar is a quintessential Austin locale to spend an evening in Austin. Well-known as one of the best tequila bars around, you can’t go wrong with any of their hand-squeezed fresh lime juice margaritas, which are infused with fresh ingredients such as muddled jalapeño.
The warm days of May offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy more of Austin’s great outdoors over the Cinco de Mayo holiday. Consider taking a walk or jog down the Lady Bird Hike and Bike Trail, which offers spectacular water and skyline views. A walk through Zilker Park is another favorite, where you’ll find plenty of space for a downtown picnic and even the opportunity for a refreshing dip in Barton Springs Pool. More swimming holes and small waterfalls can be found along the Barton Creek Greenbelt, adding to the many options for enjoying Austin’s downtown green spaces.
Whether you’re sipping a margarita or exploring Austin’s unique districts and outdoor venues, Cinco de Mayo in Austin will surely be unforgettable!
Enjoy all the best activities in Austin as well as special Cinco de Mayo events when you travel to Austin in May! Contact us to learn more about our Cinco de Mayo rentals in Austin.