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Cinco de Mayo

May 5, 2020 All day

Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza. Wikipedia

Celebrations: Parades, food, music, folkloric dancing, battle reenactments

Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Significance: Celebration of the Mexican victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862

Observed byMexicansMexican Americans, and people of non-Mexican heritage