Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here are 5 facts about the day

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He'll be spending the holiday on Friday at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey instead.

Cinco de Mayo celebrations aren't just for May 5.

As for Cinco de Mayo, enjoy your adult beverages, elote, tacos and any other way you choose to celebrate the big day.

"So this holiday is an opportunity to remember how deeply Mexican-American culture is woven into the fabric of this country", he said during the celebration in 2015.

"So tomorrow night at Bartaco [in Nashville], they allowed us to rent out the patio and we're going to have a Cinco de Mayo-slash-graduation party for my wife, who is getting her doctorate on Saturday", Smith revealed exclusively to Sounds Like Nashville.

"We are, as the saying goes, with a few exceptions, a nation of immigrants, and that's as true today as it was at the hour of America's birth", Pence said, according to CNN.

The day is actually in honor of the Mexican Army's unlikely victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla, which took place on May 5, 1862. "But it is a pretty on the money symbol of where Latinos stand with this administration".

Americans consume up to 81 million pounds of avocados on Cinco de Mayo every year.

San Jacinto: Cinco de Mayo celebration, 4 p.m.to 8 p.m., on Main Street, between San Jacinto and Jordan avenues. In 2016, Trump celebrated by tweeting a picture of himself eating a taco bowl with the caption "I love hispanics!"

Alex Hider is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk.

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