Guide to spending Cinco de Mayo in 2022 at Hilton in Santa Monica, Calfiornia

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Each year on May 5, people all around the world observe Cinco de Mayo, celebrating Mexican heritage and culture. It commemorates the victory of the Mexican army over the much larger French army in the Battle of Puebla. The victory became a symbol of Mexican resistance to foreign domination.

And it’s getting to be that time of year again when Cinco de Mayo festivities will fill the streets of Santa Monica with good cheer and fun! From street fairs to parties to restaurant specials, the city will be celebrating Mexican culture.

Let the fiesta begin at the new Hilton Santa Monica Hotel & Suites! Join them on their outdoor garden terrace for a fabulous Cinco de Mayo celebration on May 5, 2022.

This event is free and open to the public. Valet parking will be complimentary. Reservations are encouraged. Seating will be on a first come, first served basis.

There will be a live mariachi band, dancing and more on their festively decorated terrace.

Menu items available for purchase include:


  • Authentic Street Tacos
  • Fruiteria with fresh jicama, papaya, watermelon, mango, pineapple, lime, chamoy and tajin
  • Street Corn with fresh corn, line aioli, cotija cheese and garlic
  • Guacamole & chips


  • Michelada with tomato juice, beer, lime, tajin and hot sauce
  • Margarita with lime, tequila, triple sec and agave
  • Paloma with tequila, grapefruit, lime and sparkling water

So fiesta like there’s no manana at this fantastic Cinco de Mayo celebration!

Hilton Santa Monica Hotel & Suites is located within walking distance of the beach and the iconic Santa Monica Pier. The 3rd Street Promenade Shops are a 15 minute walk and West Los Angeles attractions are within a half hour drive.

Enjoy their outdoor pool and the 24 hour fitness center. Monica’s is a full service restaurant and bar offering outdoor dining on the Pacific Terrace.

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