Why Do We Celebrate Cinco de Mayo?

Featured Article, Traditions
on April 15, 2015

Much like St. Patrick’s Day, Cinco de Mayo is widely celebrated in the United States, but many among the merry-makers aren’t exactly sure why they’re celebrating. Any reason for a margarita, right? But if you think you’re downing  your weight in tortilla chips and salsa in honor of Mexican Independence Day—the true history of Cinco de Mayo may surprise you.