Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in These Locales

It’s a little known fact that Cinco de Mayo is not a major holiday in Mexico. This celebration marks the 1862 Mexican victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. Over the years it has come to be a celebration of Mexican heritage primarily in the United States. Different communities across the country hold events to share Mexican cuisine, culture, and history. From the New York City parade to the unexpected festivities in Denver, Colorado, there is a Cinco de Mayo festival for just about every personality. Read on to explore our favorite places to head for this yearly bash.

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