Cinco de Mayo 2019 in North Texas: Where to Celebrate With Food, Drink, Parades and Fun - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Cinco de Mayo 2019 in North Texas: Where to Celebrate With Food, Drink, Parades and Fun

Events and other places to go to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

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    Cinco de Mayo 2019 in North Texas: Where to Celebrate With Food, Drink, Parades and Fun
    Robert W. Hart/Dallas Morning News
    Cinco de Mayo parades, margarita specials and queso deals abound in North Texas.

    When the Mexican Army won a battle over the French on May 5, 1862, during the Franco-Mexican War, they almost certainly didn't celebrate by clanking mugs of margaritas.

    That Cinco de Mayo tradition came later, when this minor holiday in Mexico turned into a commercialized drinking holiday in the United States. While Dallas-Fort Worth is home to plenty of great Mexican restaurants serving margaritas, take a moment to honor the date's heritage first.

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