All the people we talked to did not know the true meaning behind it, they said everything from a Mexico's New Year, the Day of the Dead and Mexico's Independence Day. Cinco De Mayo Celebrates the victory of Mexico's army 1862 victory over France.May 6, 2013
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) El Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead), a Mexican celebration, is a day to celebrate, remember and prepare special foods in honor of those who have departed. ... It is believed that the spirit of the dead visit their families on October 31 and leave on November 2.