May 05

DIY Recipe: Cinco de Mayo Cocktail

Happy Cinco de Mayo! In celebration of today’s holiday we wanted to share Chef Héctor's next Viva la Música fan-favorite cocktail: Mojitos! This simple recipe is sure to get your Cinco de Mayo party started.

To start, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz of either Passion Fruit Rum, Mango Rum or Coconut Rum
  • 1 oz. Fresh lime juice
  • Soda Water
  • 2 teaspoons Sugar
  • Fresh Mint


1. Take 2 or 3 sprigs of mint and muddle with the sugar, lime juice and ice

2. Add rum and top with soda water

3. Garnish with a few more sprigs of mint

4. Enjoy!

Now you can bring SeaWorld Orlando’s variation of this Cuban original to your own party!

Be sure you don’t miss the next two Saturdays of Latin fun with Elvis Crespo, this Saturday, May 9. Come celebrate the food, fun, sights and sounds of the Latin culture at our annual Hispanic festival with your entire family.

There is something for everyone: live concerts by internationally renowned Latin musical artists, authentic savory Latin cuisine prepared by our very own Executive Chef, Héctor Colón, family-friendly activities and unique merchandise from local artisans.

The best way to experience Viva la Musica, and the rest of this year's events, is with a 2015 SeaWorld Orlando Fun Card. Pay for a day and play all year!

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