Cinco de Mayo
When & Where Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican tradition celebrated on the 5th of May all over America and Mexico.
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Traditions Cinco Mayo parties today are celebrated with traditional Mexican food like nachos, guacamole, salsa verde & chilli con carne. Traditional drinks like Corona, Sol and of course Tequila and if you do it really right get lots of fireworks and firecrackers. Lots of nightclubs and bars also celebrate this Mexican festival.
Accommodation Theres hostels in America & Mexico here & quality hotels available too.
Getting there Book a flight to any American or Mexican airport here or book a train here
Cinco-de-Mayo Fiesta in Mexico
The best place to celebrate 5th May in Mexico is Puebla, the first fiesta occurred here where the Mexicans overturned the French.
Mexican Festivals History
This Mexican Festival is not about Mexican Independence Day but rather victory at the Battle of Puebla (May 5, 1862). It is a commemoration of the victory of 5,000 Mestizo and Zapotec Indians over 6,000 of the French Foreign Legion.