Hola amigas! Are you hosting a Cinco de Mayo Party? This Entertaining Guide shares Cinco de Mayo party ideas, including festive decorations, fun games and entertainment, and easy food and beverage tips.
Cinco de Mayo (which means the “fifth of May” in Spanish) is a annual holiday celebrating Mexican heritage and tradition. Cinco de Mayo celebrations generally include a fiesta (which means “party” in Spanish), including traditional Mexican food, margaritas, and festive decor and music.
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Sacramento will be bustling with Cinco de Mayo events – from tequila festivals to a tamale party or a hilarious night of comedy – there will be something to satisfy every taste. To ensure you get the most out of your Cinco de Mayo weekend, check out our guide to the best of Sacramento’s Cinco de Mayo festivities!Drink Up! If you love margaritas, tequila or are simply in search of a good party, attend one of these events to quench your tequila thirst and take your Cinco de Mayo celebration to...Read Full Story
Alright, folks, this one is going to be quick and dirty. I am currently in the middle of my South American vacation (where there are tans to be gotten and cocktails to be drunk), so I hope you understand the need for brevity in this situation. Don’t worry, I’m taking mental notes on my experience and plenty of videos of Logan attempting to speak Spanish to be shared upon my return. You’re welcome. That said, I just realized that Sunday is Cinco de Mayo, and I would never forgive...Read Full Story
In Canada, Summer officially arrives in three weeks on what’s known as the Victoria Day Weekend. But I’ve always been partial to kicking things off earlier by celebrating the Mexican-American holiday of “Cinco de Mayo”. Now, Cinco de Mayo is not an official holiday in either the USA or Mexico, where the date marks El Día de la Batalla de Puebla in which an outnumbered Mexican army defeated the French who had invaded to collect some money they were owed. It was a short-lived victory, since the...Read Full Story
Today as we served Chili at Amigos Restaurant for the benefit of Buenos Vecinos, a good cause, Mayra, a Panamanian, asked me about Cinco de Mayo. She asked what it was about, my answer was that it was not really a Mexican Holiday but a something celebrated in the US Southwest. I was not able to provide any more details because I did not know any more. So here is a a good link to explain the origins and evolution of a holiday that was never really much of a holiday. LINK. Thank you Lynnie for...Read Full Story