‘Cinco De Mayo,’ the popular Mexican festival is celebrated on May 5th every year. Here are some of the hilarious Cinco De Mayo memes for 2021.
Although the tradition originates in Mexico, it is heavily celebrated in America.
Despite the fact that many Americans are not aware of the reason behind the day’s celebration, it has gained a lot of popularity in recent years.
Given that the festival falls a day after May 4, which is celebrated as International Star Wars day, it becomes an occasion of double celebration for many.
Why is Cinco De Mayo celebrated?
The history behind the Mexican festival is a rich one. On May 5, 1862, the Mexican Army had won over the French Empire in the Battle of Puebla. Heading the Mexican wing was General Ignacio Zaragoza.
The Mexicans had won the battle against impossible odds as their forces were smaller against the greater French army.
Despite Mexico’s glorious win, General Zaragoza couldn’t survive to cherish the victory for long. After months of fighting, he died of sickness.
In America, Cinco De Mayo has become synonymous with celebrating the Mexican-American culture. These day’s festivities have been observed in California since 1863.
Here are some of the most hilarious Cinco De Mayo memes that will leave you in splits.
19 Best Cinco De Mayo memes
Calling in sick at work after the celebrations
Mexico doesn’t really celebrate the festival
Celebrating the Mexican festival at work
Feeling relieved that its Cinco De Mayo
Are you ready for Cinco De Mayo, cause he is!!
Build the Wall or celebrate Cinco De Mayo?
What if Cinco De Mayo falls on Taco Tuesday?
Karen from Mean Girls wants Chipotle, do you?
Honour the Mexican soldiers this Cinco De Mayo
Bring your Margarita out
Cinco De Mayo in Mexico vs. in America
Celebrating May the fourth and May the fifth
Taking Cinco De Mayo a little too literally
Celebrating the Mexican festival with Taco Bell
Donald Trump celebrating Cinco De Mayo
Why shouldn’t the entire friends group get to celebrate
Did Cinco De Mayo steal Star Wars day’s thunder?
How to celebrate Cinco De Mayo the right way!
Prove you are Mexican this Cinco De Mayo with Tequilas