By Ivy Jacobson | Buckhead Patch
Cue up the mariachi band—Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching.
The celebration of Mexican heritage on May 5 is sometimes mistaken for Mexico’s Independence Day. However, Cinco de Mayo actually commemorates the Battle of Puebla, a turning point in Mexican history and freedom.
In the U.S., it is celebrated by observing Mexican culture through food, drinks and dancing. If you are looking for a fiesta with margaritas, live bands and authentic food, read on for the best places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Buckhead.
- Red Pepper Taqueria
- Cinco de Maybe on Saturday, May 4 at Atlanta Street Food Park
- One Love Stache Dash at Tin Lizzy’s on May 4
- 7th Annual Fiesta Atlanta in downtown Atlanta
- Cuatro de Mayo Tequila Tour on May 4 at Park Bench in Buckhead
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