By Nick Masucci, Intern (Hood College)
As the first week of May and the beginning of summer approaches, many Frederick residents will be looking forward to celebrating the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo.
The day is very important to Mexican culture and heritage as it commemorates the Mexican Battle of Puebla during the Mexican Reform Wars. On May 5, 1862, the Mexican army defeated the French army in the Battle of Puebla, which people during that time thought was unlikely. Today, Cinco de Mayo is seen as a holiday that both celebrates and commemorates Mexican heritage.
One way to celebrate this holiday is to check out some of the city’s businesses that feature Mexican cuisine.
Where's your favorite place to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Frederick? Leave a comment on the blog or Facebook post.