Cinco de Mayo fiestas livened up a Monday night

Bob Tolken and Dan Consoni, aka DJ duo "Bob and Beans," dressed the part for Cinco de Mayo.
Angelina Godbout

Bob Tolken and Dan Consoni, aka DJ duo "Bob and Beans," dressed the part for Cinco de Mayo.

The Lampost Bar and Nightclub in Oak Bluffs, which opened for the season last month, hosted a festive Cinco De Mayo party on Monday, May 5. The celebration kicked off at 7 pm with a dance party featuring DJs Bob Tolken and Dan Consoni, aka “Bob and Beans.” The bar also offered a fajita special all day as a nod to the holiday’s Mexican origins.

Sharky's Cantina drew a crowd for Monday night's celebration.

Barbara Ronchetti

Sharky’s Cantina drew a crowd for Monday night’s celebration.

Sharky’s Cantina in Edgartown also hosted festivities Monday evening. The restaurant offered free food all day, as well as a taco-eating contest, but the main attraction was free mechanical bull rides. DJ AP and DJ Ceazzaleanno provided a musical backdrop. The night also marked Sharky’s Edgartown’s six-year anniversary.