Cinco de Mayo In LA: Tacos, Festivals And Block Parties

Cinco de Mayo is on a weekend this year, which means one thing: The party is gonna get muuuuuy LOCO! Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s unexpected victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. But here in the states it’s really just an excuse to drink and eat with wild abandon. So here’s to Cinco de Mayo, amigos! Find out where to toast our Mexican brothers and sisters in Los Angeles and beyond.