Cinco De Mayo 2022

Cino De Mayo
Cinco De Mayo

CHARLOTTE — Cinco de Mayo is just a few days away.

Commonwealth Avenue in Plaza Midwood was packed over the weekend with people eager to feast on tacos and tequila, but the true meaning of the holiday is much deeper for the Latin-American community.

Cinco de Mayo commemorates Mexico’s victory over France in the Battle of Puebla in 1862. In celebration, the Cinco de Mayo festival returned to the streets of Plaza Midwood on Sunday — this time, with a new concept.

“We really must show the variety in our city,” said coordinator Denise Coleman. “We really should show that the development of the socioeconomics in the Hispanic people group has been expanding massively, and we are in general searching for ways of commending our social legacy.”

This year, there were groups, a canine ensemble challenge, customary Hispanic singing and narrating for youngsters.

In the event that you missed Plaza Midwood’s celebration, you can definitely relax. There are more occasions happening this week to celebrate.

List Of Events


May 3 at 4 p.m. to May 7 at 9 p.m.

Carolina Brew Supply, 2429 Cherry Road, Rock Hill S.C.

! Fiesta¡ | Cinco De Mayo

May 5, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Hoppin’, 1402 Winnifred Street, Charlotte

Official Cinco De Mayo Bar Crawl South End Charlotte

May 5, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Various Venues

Official Cinco De Mayo Bar Crawl Uptown Charlotte

May 5, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Various Venues

Cinco de Mayo at Camp North End

May 5, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Camp North End

Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is rapidly drawing nearer and numerous Valley occupants are searching for the best places to praise the well known Hispanic occasion on Thursday.

While Cinco de Mayo has been commended in the United States for quite a while, many individuals don’t have the foggiest idea about the genuine explanation with respect to why this exceptional day is praised.

Many accept that May 5 is perceived as Mexico’s Independence Day. That isn’t TRUE, as Mexico’s Independence Day happens on September 16.

“The vast majority savoring the bars have no clue about that it’s commending the strength in the power and the versatility of Mexican individuals to defeat trespassers who are attempting to take their territory,” said Alexandro Gradilla, academic administrator of Chicana and Chicano Studies at California State University, Fullerton.

The genuine justification behind observing Cinco de Mayo, is that during the Franco-Mexican conflict, Mexico’s military crushed the French armed force at the Battle of Puebla on the fifth of May in 1862.

Subsequent to requiring a 2-year break because of COVID-19, numerous occasions around the valley are making a return during the current year’s Cinco de Mayo.