Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Morgantown style.
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.