The Mexican Victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1826 is celebrated every year on May 5th!
This year Cinco de Mayo is being celebrated all weekend long in Phoenix at the 21st Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival. The festival takes place at 200 E Van Buren, Downtown Phoenix with food, dancing and live music. Music is performed by Grammy Winning Musicians and local legends of Spanish Music.
The events start Saturday May 3rd at 2 pm and runs until Midnight.
Sunday 12 Noon until 10pm
For more information, including acts and location please visit the event website:
As always, Cinco de Mayo is not reserved for just downtown Phoenix! Many restaurants in Fountain Hills and surrounding areas celebrate Mexican heritage at their establishments. Don’t forget to stop by and enjoy in the festivities!