Cinco de Mayo, “May 5th,” is celebrated each year in Puebla, Mexico with a famous parade and festivities. The celebration commemorates the victory during the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Several students, military, and charros march next to colorful floats in a parade that begins at 11am, and lasts throughout the day. Enjoy crafts, delicious food, and twenty days before the parade the city of Puebla hosts several events including dance exhibitions, theatrical performances, and concerts. Discover more about this year’s Cinco De Mayo (May 5th) Celebration.
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