Cinco de Mayo is this Saturday, and we all know what that means: You are going to drink far too much tequila and subsequently embarrass yourself in public.
A planned Cinco de Mayo street festival for downtown Bethesda has been called off this year.
The holiday falls on that specific date to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, in which Mexican forces defeated occupying French military forces on May 5, 1862. "I'm honored to join our president and millions of other Americans in celebrating Hispanic Americans' entrepreneurial and artistic culture, our considerable accomplishments, and, most importantly, our aspirations as community and economic leaders", he added.
"We're packed on Cinco de Mayo", he said. Today, the celebration focuses on Mexican heritage and culture.
Farmers and Fleas will be taking place on the Onion Shed from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. with a "Chalk the Walk" event taking place for kids and adults to draw on sidewalks surrounding the shed.
"We're gonna make a giant batch of margaritas on the fourth, and then have more on the fifth, "cause we're gonna be on the road on the fifth", Maddie says".
In Leland, Brunswick Forest is hosting a Cinco de Mayo concert featuring Island Time. The restaurant will be celebrating with a special fiesta on May 4 and 5.