May 1 is actually Sunday, so it's not too early to be thinking ahead to May 5 or Cinco de Mayo.
Take a look at Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch choices for where to commemorates the Mexican army's victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.
Enjoy some great eats and festivities. Select from the list, or feel free to add your own. Please note, some events are being held prior to May 5.
- Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Key Lime Cove, Gurnee
- Cinco de Mayo Festivities at College of Lake County, Waukegan
- Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Greenbelt Cultural Center, North Chicago
- The Republican National Hispanic Assembly of Lake County and LCYR’s are co-hosting a Cinco de Mayo celebration, Waukegan
- Cinquo de Mayo with Margarita Island with Smitn at Mickey Finns, Libertyville
- Cinco De Mayo at The Village Tavern, Long Grove