We are just a few days away from the Cinco de Mayo celebration and I'm excited -- if you couldn't tell.

Now we have helped you by figuring out which Mexican restaurants in Monmouth County and Ocean County to hit up, but now it is time to lend a helping hand to those of you who may want to turn your celebration up a notch.

Basie Mariachi Festival

99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank
Friday, May 4th, 7:30 PM

Want to spend the holiday watching authentic Mexican dancing with a few surprises thrown in? For just $25.00 a ticket at the historic Count Basie Theatre, you are in for quite a treat.

10th Avenue Burrito Co. Party

801 Belmar Plaza, Belmar
Saturday, May 5th, 1:00 PM

Pay  $15.00 to see a lineup of live performances and a mariachi band. The festivities will also include food from 10th Avenue Burrito, Jersey Shore BBQ, Simply Southern, and Hoagitos plus a live luchador wrestling from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. And don't forget about the live petting zoo for the kids!

Yacht Rock Cinco Party

Asbury Park Boardwalk
Saturday, May 5th, 3:00 PM

Head on over to the Asbury Park Yacht Club on the boardwalk for a day filled with music courtesy of DJ Atom Worth! But be advised that this crowd is much more likely to be spotted in a Captain's hat as opposed to a sombrero.

Cinco At Cascada

1114 Main Street, Asbury Park
Saturday, May 5th, 9:00 PM

Get ready to dance the night away at Cascada Bar and Restaurant on Main Street because they will be having live Latin music and DJ's all night long.

Cinco de Drinko at Bamboo

201 Boulevard, Seaside Heights
Saturday, May 5th, 10:00 PM

Let's just say Bamboo Bar has quite the celebration in store. The night will feature $2.00 Modelos, giveaways all evening long, and best of all, no cover!

Casa Comida de Mayo

336 Branchport Avenue, Long Branch
Friday, May 4th - Sunday, May 6th

Being that this restaurant and bar was one of the first of its kind in the area, they know how to party for Cinco de Mayo. There will be three-day celebration all weekend long with The Corona Girls appearing 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday and Saturday.

For additional Cinco De Mayo celebrations in New Jersey, visit APP.com.

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