Who does not love to party? Cinco de mayo es an excellent excuse to have a Mexican fiesta. But why do we celebrate this holiday? Here are a few things you need to know about this holiday.
For many, it is a mystery why Cinco de Mayo is celebrated more at the United States and for Mexico is just another festivity. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Battle of Puebla in 1862; a Mexican victory over the French Empire.
Ignacio Zaragoza, who was responsible of this triumph, was born in Texas; consequently, many Mexican who lived there started celebrating this day. Over the years, it became a famous holiday around the country.
How can we celebrate Cinco de Mayo?
- Let’s start with a delicious meal with traditional Mexican dishes. For example: enchiladas, your favorite Mexican tacos with spicy salsa, garnishes, and guacamole.
- To toast, any drink recipe with tequila is a great option: flavored margaritas or simply cold tequila with lemon, and salt. Salud!
- There is no Cinco de Mayo without Mariachis, and a folklore show.
- If you are in a mood for to party you can have fun at the Mexican fiesta with fair games, food stands, more folklore shows and even Mexican wrestling.
Get ready for an unforgettable Mexican Fiesta under the sun at the AMResorts in Mexico next Cinco de Mayo where you will have an opportunity to have a taste of these unique Mexican traditions!
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