Thursday December 12, 2019

Cinco de Mayo


Parade celebrations in Mexico

The next upcoming Cinco De Mayo is on Tuesday May 5th, 2020.

Celebration\ Observance

Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican culture, achievements and fortune of the Mexican Americans living in the United States. Festivities include Mexican dancing, food, music, and performances. Some of the largest Cinco de Mayo celebrations are in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento, San Antonio, Phoenix, Albuquerque, El Paso, and Denver.

History

Cinco de Mayo originated from the victory battle of the Mexico army against the French army in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. It is believed it started by Mexicans living in California in the 1860's from the French rule in Mexico.




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