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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo all weekend long at these Indy events

Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexico’s victory over the Second French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Here’s how you can observe the holiday in Indianapolis.

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With Cinco de Mayo around the corner, there are plenty of opportunities for you to celebrate in Indy. Here’s a roundup of themed culinary, music, and comedy events across town to help you party all weekend long.

Punch Bowl Social | Friday, May 3-Sunday, May 5 | Times vary | Sip on specialty Patron margaritas, munch on complimentary chips + salsa, and groove to a playlist filled with salsa, merengue, and reggaeton while you hunt for hidden mini piñatas with gifts inside.

Cinco de Mayo Express | Saturday, May 4 | Times vary | Come aboard for this 90-minute train ride complete with three tequila tastings and chips, salsa, and queso.

Cholita de Mayo | Sunday, May 5 | 11 a.m.-11 p.m. | Enjoy this tent party with Cholita’s signature house margaritas, beers on tap, five local DJs, and a photo booth.

Cinco de Perro | Sunday, May 5 | 1-4 p.m. | Come enjoy Hispanic cuisine and “pawgaritas” outdoors with your pup, with ticket proceeds donated to the Hamilton County Humane Society.

R&B Ain’t Dead: Cinco De Mayo Day Party | Sunday, May 5 | 3 p.m. | Dance along to R&B hits of the 80s, 90s, and today all afternoon long at this day party.

Cinco de Comedy | Sunday, May 5 | 6-8 p.m. | Enjoy hours of laughter at this comedy showcase. You can also come early for a free-to-enter salsa cook-off competition; hopeful chefs should plan on showing up by 2:30 p.m. to secure their spot.