From Fiestas to Tequila Trains: 9 Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Sonoma and Napa

Margaritas, Mariachi, Mole and Mucho Mas. Here's how to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Sonoma and Napa.

The first commemoration of Cinco de Mayo took place in California in 1863, one year after a stunning Mexican victory over a much larger invading French army at the Battle of Puebla. 155 years later, Cinco de Mayo continues to be a cause for celebration — and Wine Country serves up a variety of opportunities to enjoy the day with food, fun and, of course, margaritas, cerveza and vino. Check out the gallery above for nine seriously cinco events in Sonoma and Napa, 2018.