Category: Festivals / Events

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Mexican Independence Day “Grito de Dolores”

September 14, 2016 by

Mexican Independence Day “Grito de... Mexican Independence Day is celebrated this week, on September 16. It observes this day in 1810, when Catholic Priest, Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, started the War of Independence by attacking the Spanish with a poorly armed group of Mexican civilians. The War of Independence led to the end of 300 years of Spanish rule in... Read More »

Mexican Nostalgia: Chiles en Nogada, a Celebration of Independence

September 12, 2016 by

Mexican Nostalgia: Chiles en Nogada,... Chiles en nogada, a dish from Mexican cuisine Mexican Independence Day, celebrating Mexico’s independence from Spain, takes place this week, on September 16. The preparation and consumption of the traditional Mexican dish, Chiles en Nogada, precedes the Independence Day celebrations. “Walking through the gardens of memory, I discover that my recollections are associated with the... Read More »

Dancing in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico

July 19, 2016 by

Dancing in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico... Cholula, Puebla, Mexico Visits to Mexico are most often filled with adventure, entertainment, culture and fun. And sometimes the culture involves a local festival or celebration. In this video, Mexpro employee, Itzel Greenheck, found herself in a parade celebrating a Catholic Saint, while visiting Cholula, in the Mexican state of Puebla. Many of these types... Read More »

Aguascalientes Mexico 2014 Skulls Festival

October 2, 2014 by

20th Annual Festival de Calaveras in Aguascalientes A City Founded in Hot Water The city of Aguascalientes, is the capital of the state of Aguascalientes, and is located in the Bajio region of North-Central Mexico. Aguascalientes, which means “hot waters,” got its name from the many hot springs that were found there, when city was... Read More »

Mexico Celebrates Diverse Cultural Heritage

September 9, 2014 by

October twelfth is Dia de la Raza in Mexico What’s so important about October 12th? On October 12th, 1492, an oceanic expedition from Spain, led by Italian explorer Christopher Columbus, landed in the Bahamas. Columbus’ expedition had originally set out to find a faster route to the Orient, but they ended up landing in the... Read More »

Sammy Hagar Cabo Birthday Celebration

September 4, 2014 by

Sammy Hagar’s Cabo Wabo Cantina Birthday Celebration Shows Sammy Hagar’s Cabo Wabo Cantina The annual event is set to take place, once again, at Sammy Hagar’s own Cabo Wabo Cantina, in Cabo San Lucas. The cantina is considered by many to be one of the top nighttime hot-spots in Los Cabos. The Cabo Wabo Cantina’s... Read More »