El Grito de Independencia celebrations at El Diablo and Mezcal

Contrary to popular belief, Mexico does not celebrate its independence day on Cinco de Mayo. Mexico's El Grito de Independencia is actually today, and a couple of places will be celebrating.

El Diablo, 101 Broadway, will offer a special "El Grito" menu all day, as well as late-night drink specials and $1 tacos after 11 p.m. Call 303-954-0324.

Mezcal, 3230 East Colfax Avenue, will host an El Grito Street Fair through Friday, September 16, with food and drink specials, live music and more. Call 303-322-5219 or go to www.mezcalcolorado.com for more info.

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