Families gathered at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park on Sunday to celebrate the 17th annual Festival del 5 de Mayo.
Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday commemorating the Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. In the United States, many Mexican and Mexican-American families observe the holiday through celebration of Mexican culture and heritage.
There was no shortage of celebration at Festival del 5 de Mayo, where 350,000 attendees gathered from around the New York Tri-State area to enjoy live music, dancing, food, prizes and community.
Guests lined up by the McCafé smoothie truck for tasty samples of Strawberry Banana and Mango Pineapple smoothies, and a chance to spin the McDonald’s prize wheel.
Didn’t get the chance to cool off at Festival del 5 de Mayo? All summer long, grab $1 any size Soft Drinks and $2 small McCafé Shakes, Smoothies, Frappés, and Lemonades, and decide which one is your favorite!
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