Cinco de Mayo, May 5, celebrates the Mexican army defeating the French forces of Napoleon III. The original Cinco de May was May 5, 1862, at the Battle of Puebla. This historic day is a time for West Virginians of Mexican descent to celebrate their ancestry. It’s also a day for everyone else to celebrate the delightful Mexican culture.
Wondering how to get involved?
Decorate your home
Enjoying Mexican-inspired music
Eat traditional Mexican foods
Take time to learn about the Mexican culture around Cinco de Mayo. Be respectful of their traditions and appreciate why this is a historic day worth celebrating.
There are many festivities happening around Morgantown in honor of Cinco de Mayo. So, reach out to your Mexican-American neighbors, co-workers, and friends to find out about their family traditions. To celebrate Mexican culture locally, check out these Morgantown area Mexican restaurants.
Celebrate at your place
If you don’t feel like venturing out for Cinco de Mayo, consider having a celebration at your home. Check out how to make these great DIY tissue paper decorations. So, get the kids involved and invite your neighbors. And, string decorations up indoors or outside. And, give your home a festive atmosphere by logging into Cinco de Mayo Radio on Pandora. Make your own Mexican dishes or order in from one of the local restaurants above for and authentic Cinco de Mayo meal Morgantown-style.
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