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What Is Día de Los Reyes? And How Do You Celebrate It?

Día de Los Reyes, also known as Three Kings Day, is a famous holiday celebrated in Mexico and Latin America. It occurs every year on January 6th, and families usually have a gathering of extended family to share a special dinner, which is often topped off with King’s Bread for dessert. Children sometimes make crowns to wear at the table …


San Miguel de Allende

Traditional Mexican Dishes for Christmas

With all of the music, colorful decorations, and festive Mexican food that come with Christmas traditions in Mexico, it’s impossible to contain them all into just one day. The Christmas season in Mexico can last for weeks, beginning in mid-December and ending on January 6th, the Feast of the Epiphany, or Día de Los Reyes as it is known in …


semana santa

Mexican Traditions for Easter and Holy Week

As a predominantly Catholic country, Easter is one of the most important holidays in Mexico. Unlike the rest of the world, in Mexico, Easter is celebrated over two weeks. The first week (the week leading up to Easter) is called Semana Santa or Holy Week in Mexico, and the second week (the week following Easter) is called Semana de Pascua. …


Cinco de Mayo

General Zaragoza, A Native Texan

Have you heard of General Ignacio Zaragoza? Well, he’s a world-famous Mexican general and politician. Plus, he’s the reason why we celebrate Cinco de Mayo each year on the 5th of May. Often confused with Mexico’s Independence from Spain (this is actually on the 16th of September), Cinco de Mayo actually celebrates Zaragoza and a famous victory that was to …


Rosca de Reyes Tradition

The Rosca de Reyes Tradition

In the Mexican culture, Rosca de Reyes is a traditional sweet bread enjoyed with family and friends on Kings Day’s morning. Celebrated on the 6th of January (also known as Epiphany Day), Kings Day celebrates the three wise men who brought gold, frankincense, and myrrh to baby Jesus. Almost like a second Christmas, young children will receive gifts from the …