Learn More About Cinco de Mayo from 11 Things You Didn't Know About Cinco de Mayo

11 Things You Didn't Know About Cinco de Mayo

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Learn More About Cinco de Mayo

The days are getting warmer — it’s time to celebrate. Grab your tortilla chips, salsa and guacamole, burritos and tacos, and of course those margaritas, and party it up for Cinco de Mayo. The fifth of May has become a huge party holiday in America, and it’s the perfect opportunity to honor Mexican culture, indulge in Mexican food, and drink lots of tequila — much as we celebrate our Irish heritage (real or imagined) with Irish fare and spirits on St. Patrick’s Day.