Cinco de Mayo Puebla
Transport yourself to the beautiful colonial city of Puebla in Mexico and picture yourself surrounded by the exhilaration of thousands of patriots that for more than 150 years continue celebrating the
Cinco de Mayo Puebla
Transport yourself to the beautiful colonial city of Puebla in Mexico and picture yourself surrounded by the exhilaration of thousands of patriots that for more than 150 years continue celebrating the Cinco de Mayo Festival (May 5th), one of the biggest fiestas (parties) hosted in this city.
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You will be enchanted with this international festivity, which delivers all the Mexican charm that you can indulge yourself into with its delicious traditional food, music, colorful art and more. Locals and tourist can appreciate every moment of this celebration as the city stops its regular activities to give full attention to the much anticipated fiesta, here are some of the festivities not ought to miss:
Every year thousands of people gathered by the Cinco de Mayo Boulevard in Puebla to witness the parade. It is an enchanting moment to watch the display of colorful allegorical cars embellished by Mexican culture, accompanied by the enthusiastic students’ bands playing up beat songs including other entities as the National Military marching the streets wearing their official uniforms.
Of course, also the charros (cowboys) parade on their horses and the Air force planes flying above the sky intensify this exuberating moment.
Puebla State Fair
The Cinco de Mayo festival celebrations continue at the fair running for several weeks in May, where whole families will enjoy the arcade games, rides, exhibitions, and live entertainment offered at various scenarios throughout the fair. Visit the several open air stands containing all kinds of local art guarantying you will find a souvenir for everyone on your list.
The festivities in Puebla last almost a month with free activities for every age group. Here is a list of some of these activities:
- At Reform Auditorium; the crowds can listen to classical music, jazz or dance salsa.
- At Children’s Park; the young ones can participate in several fun activities.
- At the Zocalo; music lovers can enjoy concerts from international artists.
- At the Principal Theatre; attendees can find pleasure watching a play.
- At the Cultural House; people can appreciate the gastronomy and art of an invited Mexican State.
So Why Cinco de Mayo Festival?
The city of Puebla is already a top destination for visitors due to its amazing colonial architecture. Combine that with the mesmerizing experience to participate in one of the most important celebrations of the city, there is no doubt, everyone will attest celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Puebla is the ultimate place to experience the true origin of this holiday.