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El Big Bad's CInco de Mayo Fest; Houston Food Truck Fest

Plus, dine out for a good cause on Thursday.

El Big Bad's throwing a fiesta this weekend.
El Big Bad's throwing a fiesta this weekend.
Max Burkhalter

DOWNTOWN—El Big Bad is going all out for Cinco de Mayo with a street festival this Saturday starting at 11 a.m. Expect crawfish, liquid nitrogen margaritas, fire breathers, contortionists, and more; best of all, it's free and there will be food and drink specials all day. [El Big Bad/Facebook]

DOWNTOWN—The Houston Food Truck Fest goes down this Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at Stereo Live. Expect live music, mimes (really), a magician, movies on a giant screen, a bounce house, and more adult activities (e.g., beer and drink specials all day). 20 trucks will be in attendance including Casian King, Fat Wagon, The Pickled Pig, Pho-jita Fusion, and more. Tickets are $18 or $5 for kids 6 through 12 (free for under 6). [EaterWire]

CITYWIDE—Planning to dine out tomorrow? Choose one of the many, many local restaurants — including Latin Bites, Liberty Kitchen & Oysterette, and El Tiempo 1308 Cantina — participating in the one-night-only Dining Out for Life event and part of the proceeds from your meal will go to AIDS Foundation Houston. [Official Site via CultureMap]

El Big Bad

419 Travis Street, , TX 77002 (713) 229-8181 Visit Website

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