by Jessica Moore
Cinco de Mayo is most commonly mistaken as Mexico’s Independence Day, which is actually celebrated on September 16th. The 5th of May 1862 is when the Mexican army, considered the “underdogs” as they were outnumbered 2 to 1, won the battle against the French at the Battle of Puebla. The second major significance of this holiday is that since this battle, no other country in the America's has been invaded by any other European military force. So without further ado...
Grab your friends and family and head out to some or all of these events around town!
Saturday April 30th
Vida Cantina at the Epicentre hosts the Fifth annual Chihuahua Races! All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Charlotte. Register today in the link!
Sombrero Bar Crawl Epicentre
Tickets $17.00 gives you access to Vida Vida, Bubble, Suite, Blackfinn, Rooftop210, Howl at the Moon, and many more!
Especiales del dia!!!
Thursday May 5th-7th
Cinco de Mayo Concord
10am-11pm 7940 US Hwy 601 South in Concord, NC. Over 25,000 people come together to celebrate the Latin lifestyle, family friendly, musical acts, carnival rides and authentic food and drinks. General Admission $8.00
Be safe out there Charlotte friends!