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Cinco For Cinco: Five Favorite New England Destinations

BuzzFeed DanBlacharski, Community Contributor

New Englanders know how to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Here are five of the absolute best, all-time Cinco destinations where you’ll find New Englanders in the know hanging out on May 5.

This year, Cinco de Mayo falls on the same day as the Kentucky Derby, and The IRONS at Hilton Mystic in Stonington, Connecticut will have a special twist on the day with their Derby de Mayo bash. You can enjoy a mint julep or a margarita, and your $15 ticket includes live music all day with three bands – Junkyard Heartstrings, Coal Tattoo, and Dan Watson; an all-you-can-eat taco bar, as well as their Derby Bar with Kentucky Derby favorites like chicken and waffles, fried chicken sliders with gravy, Kentucky hot brown roasted turkey on a biscuit with gravy tomato and bacon. Your ticket also gets you an entry into their “Pick the Winning Horse” race. You can wear a derby or a sombrero, and the best hat wins a $100 gift certificate. Read more…