Cinco de Mayo May 5

Today Cinco de Mayo is celebrated in the USA and Mexico especially in the state of Puebla.

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army's 1862 victory over France at Battle of Puebla during French-Mexican War.
Cinco de Mayo is an optional national holiday. Events include parades and battle reenactments. Banks and government buildings closing will vary from state to state.


Mole Poblano


Chiles en Nogada

Music and Dance

Mariachi Bands and Upbeat, Fast Rythmic Music






Religious Celebrations

Cinco de Mayo has no more religious significance than Independence Day, Flag Day, or any other civic holiday.

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