Category: Holidays

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Not Just an American Holiday | Thanksgiving Traditions in Mexico

November 22, 2016 by

Not Just an American Holiday... Thanksgiving customs in Mexico have some similarities to the American Thanksgiving, but there are many local traditions as well. Although Thanksgiving is traditionally regarded as an American holiday, this festive occasion is becoming increasingly popular in Mexico. This is partly due to the influence of the roughly 1 million American residents who have emigrated from... Read More »

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 »

Holy Week Traditions in Mexico

March 25, 2016 by

Holy Week Traditions in Mexico... Visit Mexico during Semana Santa and you will experience age old traditions and celebrations rooted in the Catholic religion and Indigenous cultures, making Mexico a historic and unique destination. It does not matter where you live or where you are from, Mexico has something for everyone and Semana Santa (Holy Week) offers the perfect opportunity... Read More »

Semana Santa - Tradicion Viva

March 25, 2016 by

Semana Santa - Tradicion Viva... Aprovecha la Semana Mayor y revive las tradiciones que hacen de México un pais único. No importa donde estes, México siempre tiene algo que ofrecer y la Semana Santa es una oportunidad unica para visitar distintos puntos de la Republica Mexicana. Por ejemplo, si buscas experimentar una Semana Santa diferente puedes visitar a la comunidad... Read More »

Semana Santa en Mexico

March 22, 2016 by

Semana Santa en Mexico En México, la Semana Santa es una de las celebraciones religiosas más importantes después de la Navidad, es una fecha especial en la que se conmemora y recrea la Pasión, Muerte y Resurrección de Jesucristo. La celebració comienza con el Domingo de Ramos el cual evoca la entrada triunfal de Jesús a Jerusalén, donde fue... Read More »

How is Semana Santa (Holy Week) Celebrated in Mexico?

March 22, 2016 by

How is Semana Santa (Holy... Next to Christmas, Semana Santa is the second most widely celebrated holiday in Mexico. Taking place the week before Easter, Semana Santa involves week long celebrations, masses, processions. Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday with large Catholic masses. Palm fronds are woven into crosses and other various arrangements and often brought to the altar to... Read More »

Happy St. Patty's Day from Mexpro

March 17, 2016 by

Happy St. Patty's Day from... Mexpro wishes you a very Happy St. Patrick's Day. We hope you are wearing green so you can get the luck of the Irish today. Enjoy celebrating whether you're lucky enough to be on Spring Break in Mexico or with your friends at your local hang out. Cheers! Going to Mexico for St. Patty's weekend...don't... Read More »