I'm not celebrating myself, but I am in one of those "cities with a significant Mexican population" and can still hear festivities going on, police chopper passing occasionally, and more. In fact, I had to abort a plan to head down to drop off things for my DS and DDa tonight because the traffic and road blocks made public transport run really behind.
Blue, Lethie, or Jennifer May - I answer to them all (aka Astraxialus in NaNoWriMo) San Jose, CA BLC#20 & BLC#21 - ONYX OUTLAW
The holiday of Cinco De Mayo, The 5th Of May, commemorates the victory of the Mexican militia over the French army at The Battle Of Puebla in 1862. It is primarily a regional holiday celebrated in the Mexican state capital city of Puebla and throughout the state of Puebla, with some limited recognition in other parts of Mexico, and especially in U.S. cities with a significant Mexican population. It is not, as many people think, Mexico's Independence Day, which is actually September 16.
Are you celebrating Cinco de Mayo? What are you doing to celebrate this festive day?
Going out to celebrate? Or no plans quiet evening...
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