For all its mainstream popularity and cross-over appeal (tacos and tequila make for deeply compelling party favors), Cinco de Mayo is the least-understood, and most problematic, of the American drinking holidays. "It's pretty much all day, we have our Mexican menu, our patented Mexican menu". Acapulco Gold is a strain with a sweet, fruity flavor with some earthy and spicy notes.
Contrary to what many Americans believe, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico's independence day celebration, which actually comes on September 16.
While nothing in its name reminds you of Mexico, Cannalope Haze is a descendant of two strains from the country.
This Saturday downtown Farmersville will be full of all kinds of Cinco De Mayo fun as myriad activities take place.
2ND ANNUAL CINCO DE MAYO STREET PARTY, Saturday, May 5, 1 to 9 p.m.
The holiday, which marks the anniversary of a key military battle, is sometimes mistakenly thought to celebrate Mexico's independence.
Taiwan has a number of celebrations that will observe Cinco de Mayo. "I'm honored to join our president and millions of other Americans in celebrating Hispanic Americans' entrepreneurial and artistic culture, our considerable accomplishments, and, most importantly, our aspirations as community and economic leaders", he added.
CINCO DE DRINKO - Tacos, chips, salsa, bowling and Mexican beer for Cinco de Mayo.
In Taipei, Thursday, May 3 to Saturday, May 5, Pachuco is hosting a three-day celebration with Mexican food and drinks, and live DJ each night. Also, check out their new art installation from San Diego artist Kurosh Yahyai. It turns you into something of a side-eyeing, sometimes finger-wagging nag, pleading to anybody who will listen about why it's wrong to indulge in ethnic stereotypes and "dress up" as a Mexican for Cinco de Mayo.
What is Cinco de Mayo? "But at the same time, we know that if we work together, we will have a stronger community".
The military victory, though only temporary, still provided a morale boost for Mexicans and instilled a renewed sense of price and identity in the young nation.