Cinco de Mayo is a historical event for Mexicans, as it is the day when Mexican troops gained victory over the French on May 5, 1862 during the Battle of Puebla. To this day, Mexicans all over the world celebrate this event with festivities and commemoration of their culture.
The Greater Tulsa Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its annual Cinco de Mayo Festival this weekend in Tulsa. The three-day festival will showcase the culture and history of Mexico with delicious cuisine, arts and crafts, musical entertainment, and dancing.
The event will begin on Friday, May 6, and last through Sunday, May 8. Festivities will be from 5:00pm to 10:30pm on Friday; 2:00pm to 10:30pm on Saturday; and 12:00pm to 6:30pm on Sunday. The Cinco de Mayo Festival will take place at 14009 East 21st Street in Tulsa.