What’s Cinco de Mayo anyway?
Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican victory over the French on May 5, 1862 at the Battle of Puebla. Still, many have therefore mistaken the holiday as Mexico’s Independence Day, which is on September 16. However, it’s still a noted victory because it represents Mexican resistance to the invasion of a major world power. Now THAT’S indeed something to be proud of, señores.
So now that you know what it is, here are 5 super simple ways to celebrate everyone’s favorite Mexican holiday while celebrating yourself!