In Puebla Mexico (where the battle took place), there are large parades. With reenactments of the Mexican’s victory over the French troops. Mexican foods are on sale on sidewalks.
In the U.S. and parts of Canada, there are Cinco de Mayo parties. People decorate using the theme of the Mexican flag (red, white, and green). Mariachi bands or Mexican folk music is played at the festivities and there is sometimes traditional Mexican dancing.
How will you observe Cinco de Mayo?