Cinco de Mayo and a Napa Hot Air Balloon | Balloons Above the Valley

Balloons Above the Valley, your leading Napa hot air balloon company, is excited to celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2018 here in Napa. This holiday is a special one as we celebrate with the culture of over 28% of Napa residents. We believe the American way is to honor each other’s cultures and festivities. So, let’s dive right into this holiday with all types of events around the Valley!

A Little History

Cinco de Mayo celebrates the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla. On May 5, 1862, Mexican forces declared victory French forces at the Battle of Puebla in Mexico. This victory symbolized Mexico’s resilience against foreign occupation. Today, we celebrate Cinco de Mayo all over the nation, showing support and Mexican pride for those living in the U.S.

Cinco de Mayo Events in Napa and Surrounding Areas


Dancers form Ballet Folklorico El Verano. Image credits:

After you enjoy a world-class Napa hot air balloon ride, enjoy these Cinco de Mayo events!

Robledo Family Winery in Sonoma – Experience fine wine and Mexican traditions at their Carneros-based winery. Enjoy folk dancing, Mariachi music, and traditional foods. Get yout tickets today!

Mi Sueño Winery in Napa Valley – Take part in this winery party with live Mariachi music, a feats of tacos, tamales, ceviche, and more! Reservations required!

Sonoma Plaza’s Cinco de Mayo annual event on May 6th– Feast with local foods, a beer garden, live music and dancers, and interactive contests. La Luz center is hosting this free event, so stop by and show your support!

Balloons Above the Valley Wishes Everyone a Happy Cinco de Mayo!

At Balloons Above the Valley, we love celebrating events that bring people joy. Whether it’s a Napa hot air balloon ride, or a festive day filled with dancing and tasty eats, we’re always happy to see some smiles. For the ultimate action packed Cinco de Mayo weekend, join us in our Napa hot air balloon flight + Brunch package. You and your loved ones can enjoy a magnificent Napa hot air balloon ride followed by brunch at C Casa – Napa’s Michelin-awarded Mexican restaurant. See the Valley from a new view on a Napa hot air balloon and then enjoy delicious Mexican eats with your friends and family. Then, stop by one of the many events to celebrate this fun holiday!

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