The 2013 Stache Dash takes its mark at Tin Lizzy’s in Buckhead on the one and only Cuatro de Mayo (that’s May 4). The 5K encourages participants to run, walk, and Macarena their way across the finish border. Proceeds benefit One Love Generation, a non-profit organization empowering youth to inspire positive local change through art, service and awareness. The registration fee is $25. To sign up and for more information, visit Last year’s Stache Dash saw over 1,400 dashers and raised over $26,000.

Las Margaritas, 1842 Cheshire Bridge Road, will hold its 3rd annual Cinco De Mayo Latin Carnival on May 5 starting at noon. There will be food, drinks, music from Willie Ziavino and the C.O.T Latin Orchestra and events emceed by RuPaul’s Drag Race stars Mariah Baleciagha. Proceeds from the party benefit CHRIS Kids and Lost-N-Found. Visit for more information.

Virginia Highland Cinco de Mayo Patio Pub Crawl is May 5 from 1 to 6 p.m. Participating bars/restaurants include Diesel, Darkhorse, Neighbors, Hand in Hand, Limerick Junction and Atkins Park. To register and find out more information, visit

To find out about more Cinco de Mayo events in Atlanta, visit

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Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.