Fiesta: Día de la Candelaria

Today is the day of another big party! Yay I hear you say, we haven’t had a festival in, oh so long... possibly days! So, today is 40 days after the birth of Jesus. Christmas in Mexico isn't officially over until February 2, el Día de la Candelaria or Candlemas Day, when Niños Dios and … Continue reading Fiesta: Día de la Candelaria

Fiesta: Dia de los Reyes Magos

It’s finally the day children in Mexico have been waiting for: Día de los Tres Reyes, (or Three King’s Day) and the day when the 3 Wise Men bring them gifts. Children leave their shoes outside filled with hay or dried grass for the animals the Wise Men ride, along with a handwritten note and … Continue reading Fiesta: Dia de los Reyes Magos