The 5th of May is just a few days away! Celebrate with some local Mexican cuisine!

Cinco De Mayo is an annual celebration in Mexico. It celebrates the defeat of the French against all odds in the 1800's. To celebrate the heroic Mexican people you can dress in colorful colors, wear Mexican hats, sing Mexican songs or eat some Mexican food!

Even though Maine is thousands of miles away from Mexico, we can still celebrate with some of the great Mexican restaurants around Bangor! Here are some of the places to get the Cinco De Mayo experience:

Chili's Grill and Bar- Stillwater Ave.

Can't go wrong with a Mexican food chain! They also often have Cinco De Mayo Specials!

Chipotle Mexican Grill- Stillwater Ave.

Many people don't know that the 5th of May is also National Totally Chipotle Day! Celebrating the awesome peppers that put spice in our lives. Celebrate two holidays in one place, here!

Las Palapas Mexican Restaurant- Bangor Mall Blvd.

As any Mexican restaurant should, Las Palapas will have Cinco De Mayo Specials on things like Margaritas, tacos, and nachos!

Miguel's Mexican Grill and Cantina- Hogan Rd.

Pair Cinco De Mayo Special drinks and dessert specials with door prizes, and raffles, and you are sure to have a super Cinco De Mayo!

Pepino's Mexican Restaurant- Park St.

This year Pepino's fun Cinco party will be so big they are using up some outdoor space! They also will have giveaways and fun festivities happening through the day.

Taco Bell- Broadway

Want a Cinco De Mayo on the Go? Taco Bell is cheap, fast, and still counts as Cinco De Mayo food! Cater a low key Cinco Party with friends and some Taco Bell treats!

The Verve- Main St.

Yelp Reviews rave on The Verve's burritos, so if a Cinco celebration with a burrito is what you crave, look no further! They also offer many vegetarian options!

Where else can you celebrate in Bangor? If you're not in Bangor try places like Margarita's in Orono or the other Pepino's in Brewer!