Here’s everything you need to get your Cinco de Mayo marketing campaign off the ground in half an hour! Key facts about the holiday and a handy set of themed Crello templates.
Cinco de Mayo is a beloved holiday originating in Mexico, associated with delicious food, drinks, and music.
Cinco de Mayo is celebrated on May 5.
The name of the holiday is Spanish for fifth of May.
Historically, the event started with the victory of the Mexican army in the Battle of Puebla (against the French empire).
Curiously, the holiday is bigger in the US than Mexico.
In the US, Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexican American culture, cuisine, and music.
In Mexico, Cinco de Mayo is a more local celebration that is less commercialized.
Popular drinks: tequila, tecate, micheladas, margaritas.
Popular food: tacos, enchiladas, chile rellenos.
Popular music: mariachi, merengue, salsa.