Margaritas En Mayo

Thursday, May 27, 2021
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 27 with our first annual Margaritas En Mayo event! This family-friendly fiesta will incorporate traditional Mexican Music and performances as Riverfront Park transforms into Yorkville's very own Margaritaville! Join us for an evening of Mariachi Bands, Dancing, Margaritas, 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 folklorico

Performance by Ballet Folklorico Quetzalcoatl
Downtown East Ally & Parking Lot
(Behind Rowdy's/Law Office)

Mariachi Ameca

Performance by Mariachi Ameca
At Southbank Original BBQ

guitarra azul

Performance By Guitarra Azul
Downtown East Alley & Parking Lot
(Behind Rowdy's/Law Office)



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!  The family activities will held at Riverfront Park (131 E Hydraulic Ave, Yorkville) in the parking lot to the west of the pavilion! Click here to view the activities and events schedule.

Activities timeline:

  • 5:00-5:30pm: Lotería (Mexican BINGO)
  • 5:45pm: Sack Relay Races
  • 6:00pm: Gallitos (Balloon Pop Game)
  • 6:15pm: Balloon Pop Relay
  • 6:30pm: Musical Chairs
  • 6:45pm: Piñatas (Ages 7 & under)
  • 7:00pm: Piñatas (Ages 8 & up)


The City of Yorkville is excited to partner with several businesses to bring food, drinks and entertainment to Margaritas en Mayo!  A $2 Wristband purchase will be required for adults to consume alcohol throughout the downtown festival grounds.  Check back for a full list of partnering businesses and specials offered throughout the event! Click here to view a map of participating food vendors and event locations.Margaritas en Mayo Festival Food Location Map 2021

2021 Food and Drink Specials
Paradise Cove 220
Taco Bar & $5 Margaritas and Sangria
Ginger and Soul
Strawberry Coconut Margaritas & Fried Avocado Tacos
Food Tent
Law Office
Cold Cans of Cutwater Spirits Margaritas
Cold Cans of Cutwater Spirits Margaritas
South Bank BBQ
Cold Cans of Cutwater Spirits Margaritas


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.

Margaritas en Mayo Event Parking Map 2021


We welcome businesses to join the fun! By sponsoring this NEW 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!

2021 Event Sponsors

Superior Beverage Co.

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