Cinco de Mayo, meaning “the 5th of May” in Spanish, is celebrated each year on, you guessed it, May 5th. This date commemorates the impressive Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín. In recent history, the holiday has grown in popularity tremendously in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride. All over the country, people come together to throw fiestas and sing the praises of a colorful culture.
Want some ideas for your own Cinco de Mayo fiesta? Check out this FSN party guide!
And what better way to add to festivities that sending bright beautiful blooms to be enjoyed by party-goers? Whether celebrating your roots or just appreciating someone else’s, contact your local florist to help add the perfect punch of COLOR!