Atlantic City (April 29, 2019) – Spring vibes are in full bloom at Ocean Casino Resort with plenty of tequila-fueled fiestas to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, a world-class sports viewing experience to watch the year’s biggest race* and cheer on your favorite horse, plus throw on your Sunday best to enter our Hat Contest for chance to win big!

Watch Horse Racing’s Biggest Event of the Year at William Hill Sports book – Saturday, May 4
Watch the most anticipated horse-racing event at William Hill Sports book*. This world-class venue offers over 32 TV screens and plenty of comfortable seating.
*Viewing only. Wagering is not available.

Hat Contest – After the big race, throw on your Sunday best and your most stylish hat to enter to win big prizes.
First Place: $500 Free Slot Play; Second Place: $250 Macy’s Gift Card; Third Place: $100 Cash

Where: Sports Bar (near the Sports book)
When: 7:45 p.m.
Open-to-the-public. Must be 21 years or older.

Themed Drink Specials
Sports Bar – Enjoy the race while sipping on an Ocean Mint Julep (Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Simple Syrup, and fresh mint; $12) or a Keeneland Breeze (Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Orange Curacao and Ginger Ale; $7).

Villain & Saint will serve two variations of the big race’s signature drink, a Cucumber Julep Martini ($7) and a Saints Mint Julep ($12), plus a refreshing Villains Kentucky Moon made with sweet tea, lemon juice, Jim Bean, Blue Moon, ice and lemon ($12).

Cinco De Mayo – Sunday, May 5

No Cinco de Mayo fiesta is complete without tacos and tequila! Commemorate Mexico’s 1862 victory over the French army at the Battle of Puebla with Mexican cuisine at Distrito Taco Truck by Jose Garces, specialty bebidas including a Watermelon Margarita, and $7 beer specials.

$7 Cocktail and Cerveza Specials at Villain & Saint
Villain & Saint shakes up your Cinco de Mayo drink staples with a Limoncello Margarita (El Jimador Blanco, Limoncello, Lime Juice, Splash of Cranberry Juice), a Tequila Sunrise Mimosa (Jose Cuervo, Champagne, Orange Juice, Splash of Grenadine), and $7 cerveza specials.

This Cinco de Mayo think beyond the traditional margarita and opt for these delicious and refreshing tequila-based cocktails served at Lobby Bar, Sky Café and Sports Bar:

  • Paloma, one of Mexico’s most beloved cocktails, mixes grapefruit juice, club soda, lime juice, simple syrup and Silver Tequila ($7).
  • The Watermelon Margarita is the prettier, sweeter version of the classic margarita. Made with fresh watermelon, lime juice and Sauza Tequila ($7).

Distrito – Indulge in Tacos de Carnitas, Guacamole and Mexican Sangria for an authentic Mexican-inspired feast. Distrito by Jose Garces is a vibrant celebration of the culture and cuisine of Mexico City. Grab a street taco, choose from a variety of tequilas and cocktails from the bar, then grab a seat at one of the picnic tables and enjoy!


The Ocean Casino Resort spans 20 beachfront acres on the world famous Atlantic City Boardwalk. As the tallest building in Atlantic City, the tower encompasses 1,399 guest rooms and suites with unparalleled views. Ocean’s high energy casino features live entertainment, ocean views, nearly 2,000 of the most exciting slot machines, 125 action-packed table games and the finest 24-hour sports book on the east coast in partnership with William Hill. Ocean Casino Resort offers an industry-leading loyalty program, Ocean Premier, that provides members with valuable incentives, benefits and rewards.  With more than 15 restaurants, Ocean Casino Resort offers world-class dining including American Cut, Amada and Dolce Mare. Best in class amenities such as Exhale Spa + Bath House, 3 salt water pools, HQ2 Nightclub, HQ2 Beach Club, Top Golf Swing Suite, shopping and more provide guests with boundless entertainment options. Additionally, Ocean Casino Resort has 160,000 square feet of flexible, indoor meeting and convention space and 90,000 square feet of unique outdoor spaces. Ocean Casino Resort is owned and operated by AC Ocean Walk, L.L.C.


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