By: Alyssa G, Mya K, Danielle K
4 Most important Holidays
Activities during the holidays
Families usually get together and celebrate together. They eat, and have traditional dances and music along with it. Sometimes they dress in costumes. Whole city gathers at a festival and celebrate together.Stay up either all night or most of the night. Get the day off to celebrate (either off work or school). Religion plays a big part in what you do on holiday’s also, and what holidays you do celebrate. Roads and streets are sometimes closed down due to the celebrations going on.
Mexican Special Occasions
Dia De La Canderleria
You will be given a plastic doll at the Three Kings Loaf and you will be in charge of holding the party for Dia de la Candelaria
Atole is a traditional hot corn and masa based beverage of Mexican and Central American origin. Chocolate atole is known as champurrado or atole. It is typically accompanied with tamales, and very popular during the Christmas holiday season
Tamales a Mexican dish of seasoned meat wrapped in cornmeal dough and steamed or baked in corn husks
Dia De La Canderleria
Families, both from near and far, get together along with friends and neighbors for a day of great festivities and traditions. One tradition that is very important for Mexican culture, is the pinata. The pinata is a clay pot or figure of paper machie decorated and built to look like a particular festive object or animal. It symbolizes happiness and joy and is therefore crafted with bright colors and filled with candies, treats, and small toys. Party goers take turns trying to hit and break open the pinata in order to enjoy its spoils.
Another important tradition celebrated during birthdays in Mexico, is the tradition of food, most importantly the birthday cake. A great meal is created to honor the person’s birthday. Common foods for a birthday party are arroz con leche (Mexican rice pudding), tortillas with salsa, churros, caramel flan, and taquitos (rolled tacos). Drinks are also important, tequilas and margaritas are usually enjoyed in celebration. Our catering service can provide a delicious feast along with drinks for your family and friends to enjoy.For birthdays in Mexico, the cake is a central part of traditions. The chanting of the song “La Mordida,” meaning the Bribe, is typically done as the individual for whom the party is for takes the first bite of the cake with their hands tied behind their back. The individual’s friends and family watches, enjoying the humor of the situation. Getting together friends and family are the most important part of birthday celebrations in Mexico, so location is a vital aspect of the celebration. Our party room would be an ideal place to house your friends and family for your next birthday celebration.
Teens at holidays
Tamales are a Mexican food
Atole is a Mexican drink
Arroz con leche is a Mexican rice pudding
Taquitos are a rolled taco
Fiesta means Holiday
Festividades means festivies
Desfile means parade
Baile means dancing
Maquillaje means makeup
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