People share why they're celebrating Cinco de Mayo

Marco Green
May 19, 2017

We really wanted to experience the end, so we're out in the rain.

The fiesta is about to get muy caliente for Canaan Smith and Co. because they've got two big things to celebrate this Cinco de Mayo weekend. And it's not about Mexico's independence like many people think. Mexican Independence Day actually occurs on September 16, when Mexicans commemorate the start of their revolt against the Spaniards in 1810.

The United States Congress issued a Concurrent Resolution on June 7, 2005, calling on the President of the United States to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe Cinco de Mayo with appropriate ceremonies and activities.

Plenty of liberals used Twitter to express not only their satisfaction that Trump won't be celebrating the holiday, but their wish that any and all Trump supporters follow suit.

The world's largest Cinco de Mayo party is held in...:Los Angeles, California!

Americans consume up to 81 million pounds of avocados on Cinco de Mayo every year.

Trump's relationship with Mexico has been turbulent over his campaign pledge to build a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border and force Mexico to pay for it. After all, here's a tweet of someone who proclaimed to be a genius, smiling vacantly while hovering over fried dough filled with sour cream and various fillings while proclaiming, "I love Hispanics!"

At Palenque Fresh Mexican Cuisine in Pillette Village, Cinco de Mayo is the restaurant's busiest day of the year.

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