We are sharing funny Cinco de Mayo Memes and GIFs to celebrate the May 5th Mexican holiday.
Let’s learn about this Mexican holiday while enjoying all the funny GIFs and memes about Cinco de Mayo! May 5 is the day you eat tacos, drink tequila and margaritas while sharing a happy cinco de mayo meme with your friends might be what you do. No judgement, but did you know it is a legit Mexican holiday?
Funny Cinco De Mayo Memes 2022
First things first, Cinco De Mayo is not the Mexican Independence day. It actually commemorates the Mexican army’s May 5, 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War.
So where does chips and queso (let’s not forget the salsa!) come in? It actually isn’t a huge holiday in Mexico! Leave it to the United States to commercialize yet another holiday. That’s okay, we are here for it!
Here in the United States, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated as a commemoration of the Mexican culture and heritage. Plus, I mean – we have the BEST Cinco De Mayo memes 2022 – so there is that.
Learn more about the history of this holiday.
America started commercializing May 5th in the 1980s. As the Latino population continued to grow in the United States, creating a larger economic force – beer companies saw an opportunity.
We can thank the Gambrinus Group, the Texas importers of Corona and Negra Modelo for launching a marketing campaign to encouraging Mexican Americans to drink Mexican beer on the holiday.
According to CNET, in 1993 the marketing director at the Gambrinus group stated that the May 5th holiday was becoming one of the beer industry’s biggest promotions. SO yes, this Cinco de Mayo meme is really just a promotion for the beer industry.
Now I can say that Mexican restaurants, especially in Texas – benefit from this marketing push.
Happy Cinco de Mayo Memes
Share the happy Cinco de Mayo memes when you are gathering your May 5th happy hour crowd.
We don’t talk about Seis de Mayo very much because we probably are too busy dealing with a headache and fighting dehydration.
For your friend who lives it up on May 5th but doesn’t know any Spanish words – or just a few. You know the basics, cinco de Mayo, taco, margarita, tequila – I get it. (see our taco memes!)
Speaking of not speaking Spanish, this hilarious Cinco de Mayo meme cracks me up. The best Cinco de Mayo pun ever.
Drinking on Cinco de Mayo
Stay hydrated, friends. While indulging on those tacos, burritos, margaritas and tequila – remember that Kentucky Derby is this weekend. Think about your liver.
This dog Cinco de Mayo meme gets it. First you fiesta, then you siesta. And I can’t reiterate enough, WATER people – drink your water.
When the tequila hits, this cat knows whats up. Also, please for the love (or hate) of cats, do not feed your cat tequila.
Brace yourself, the margaritas are coming. Or if you need margarita memes, we have those too!
Here we go with May 6th again. Ya’ll hydrate yourselves.
Star Wars Cinco de Mayo Memes
These hilarious Cinco de Mayo Star Wars memes are the perfect after math to Star Wars day (May the 4th be with you.)
Revenge of the fifth.
Don’t miss all of our Star Wars memes.
Working on May 5th
This Cinco De Mayo work meme is for all of you who celebrate the 5th during your lunch break and come back to the office (or zoom).
Enjoy all of our funny work memes, not just on May 5th! And shout out to everyone who is calling in sick on Cinco de seis!
Best Cinco de Mayo GIFs
We told you we were sharing our favorite Cinco de Mayo GIFs too, right? Enjoy this animated fun!
Nothing says American Cinco de Mayo gif then the Three Amigos! (Bless if you haven’t seen this movie.)
And we couldn’t end this without a margarita gif to celebrate the day.
Share the Memes about Cinco de Mayo
Happy Cinco de Mayo, padres – we hope you enjoy the date without partying too hard. Make sure to share the Cinco de Mayo memes. We just ask that you tag Digital Mom Blog on social media and link back to this post so more people can enjoy the funny!
We are sharing May memes – funny memes for all the momentous meme sharing reasons for the month of May!
Don’t miss the Best Memes of the Week – stay up-to-date with the best LOLs for sharing!
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Funny Cinco De Mayo Memes is part of the Digital Mom Blog series of Funny Memes