Grab your family, sombreros and Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Syracuse’s largest Cinco Bash! Sharkey’s in Liverpool is hosting the free event and have a fun 10 hour day planned for all family members.  

Enjoy an assortment of tacos including pork carnitas, beef barbacoa, chicken tinga and vegetarian. They’ll have chips and queso of course and smoked chicken wings. Hot dogs are on deck for the kids and salad for those wanting light fare.  

Toast Mexican style with your favorite classic or flavored margaritas.  Sample Tequila’s from Patron, Agua Fuerte, Hornitos and more.  

Beer lovers rejoice! A Mexican Beer Garden is on tap to quench your thirst. Pick from Corona, Corona light, Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra, Sol and Pacifico, Dos Equis. 

The party starts at noon and live bands get jammin’ at 12:30pm. Local favorites Frank and Ali, Little Queen, Showtime will perform.   

Members of Grupo Pagan stopped by Bridge Street to give us a sneak peak of their performance. They played a Latin American version of the hit song ‘Stand by Me’.

Art of Salsa will join the party with a dance lesson.  Kim O’brien and Felipe Rivera taught Sistina and TeNesha a few steps and hip pops. 

To round out the fun are tons of activities for all, a bounce house, corn hole, giant jenga, an adult spelling bee and more.  

The Cinco Bash is Saturday May 4th from 12pm to 10pm at Sharkey’s in Liverpool, 7240 Oswego Road, Liverpool. Admission is free with beer, margaritas, and food available for purchase. Drink packages are available too. For more information or to purchase pre sale drink packages visit,