Margaritas En Mayo

Thursday, May 26, 2022
5:00-9:30pm
Downtown Yorkville & Riverfront Park (131 E Hydraulic Ave, Yorkville)

The Yorkville Parks and Recreation Department is excited to kick off the Summer on Thursday, May 26 with Margaritas en Mayo! This family-friendly fiesta will incorporate traditional Mexican music and performances as downtown Yorkville transforms into Yorkville's very own Margaritaville! Join us for an evening of Mariachi bands, dancing, margaritas, fireworks and more as we celebrate the arrival of Summer! Continue to check back for additional details as they are confirmed and added to the schedule of events! Click here to view the PDF schedule of events and activities!


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Ballet final

Performance by Ballet Folklorico Quetzalcoatl
5:30-6:30pm
Downtown East Ally & Parking Lot
(Behind Rowdy's/Law Office)

Mariachi Final

Performance by Mariachi Ameca
6:00-8:00pm
At Southbank Original BBQ

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Performance By Sin Anestesia
7:00-9:00pm
Downtown East Alley & Parking Lot
(Behind Rowdy's/Law Office)

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Fireworks Show
9:15pm
Riverfront Park (131 E Hydraulic Ave)

FREE FAMILY ACTIVITIES

5:30-7:30pm

Riverfront Park (131 E Hydraulic Ave)

Join us throughout the evening for these traditional Mexican party games that are fun for the entire family!  Participate in one – or ALL!  

Activities timeline:

  • 5:30pm:  Piñatas 
  • 6:00pm: Gallitos (Balloon Pop Game)
  • 6:30pm: Piñatas 
  • 7:00pm:  Sack Races (All Ages Welcome!)
  • 7:30pm: Piñatas

PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES

The City of Yorkville is excited to partner with several businesses to bring food, drinks and entertainment to Margaritas en Mayo!  Continue to check back for a full list of partnering businesses and specials offered throughout the event! 

2022 Food and Drink Specials
Ginger and Soul
Strawberry Coconut Margaritas 
Law Office
Cold Cans of Cutwater Spirits Margaritas
Southbank Original BBQ
Featured Margarita
Pepe's
Tacos, Quesadillas, Tamales & Elotes
Paradise Cove 220
Featured Margarita



TOP SHELF MARGARITA COMPETITION

Get ready to taste the best margaritas Yorkville has to offer!  As you enjoy a festive evening of music and food, be sure to visit each participating business, try their margarita and vote for your favorite!  The margarita with the most votes will win the title of "Top Shelf Margarita" and will be announced before the fireworks!

EVENT PARKING

Parking for Margaritas en Mayo is free at all of the open City of Yorkville Parking lots downtown. To find the most convenient parking area, view the festival parking map here.

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BECOME A SPONSOR

We welcome businesses to join the fun! By sponsoring this fun and unique event, businesses will receive a tremendous amount of exposure to the Yorkville community and surrounding areas. View the Sponsorship Form for details or email Shay Remus.  We look forward to partnering with you!