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Skillz Cinco de Mayo Happy Hour!


Skillzians work hard throughout the week, so we always make a point of taking time to relax and unwind together with weekly game nights and happy hours.

To create even more memorable events, we’ve recently started to select one day a month to blow out of the water with a special theme. These themes are often correlated with a holiday or event occurring that month, such as award show season, St. Patrick’s Day and Earth Day.

From there, we will decide on special food, beverages and activities that fit the designated theme. Whether we’re putting green food coloring in our beer or blending delicious smoothies, it’s always nice for the entire San Francisco office to come together and enjoy a fun evening. Our most recent themed event was the happy hour last Friday for Cinco de Mayo!

Thirty second history sidebar: although many people confuse this holiday for Mexican Independence Day (which is actually September 16), May 5 is commemorated because of the Mexican army’s underdog victory over France at the Battle of Puebla. It’s grown to become observed in the U.S. as a larger celebration of Mexican-American culture.

In honor of this day, we provided some delicious goodies: tacos, chips and salsa, salt-rimmed margaritas and Coronas with lime. Our whole team had a great time together, and we can’t wait for the next themed event!