5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Cinco de Mayo

SPOILER ALERT: It’s Not Mexican Independence Day

If you think Cinco de Mayo is all about cheap beer and tequila shots, think again. There’s a reason why only a handful of regions in Mexico celebrate Cinco de Mayo and it has absolutely nothing to do with Mexico’s independence. Or beer. Or tequila. Eddie G! breaks down five facts that’ll help you understand the origin of Cinco de Mayo and why it’s far, far away from being “Cinco de Drinko.”

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