Holiday

Mark your 2020 calendar to partake in a long list of fun and frivolous Mexican holidays espousing local and regional traditions. Fiestas are aplenty, with celebrations highlighted by Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) when families welcome back the souls of the departed by enjoying food, drinks, and festivities. National holidays such as Mexico’s Independence Day, or El Grito, commemorates Father Miguel Hidalgo’s famous cry “Grito de Dolores” (Cry for Dolores), a call for independence on September 16, 1810. There is certainly no lack of fiesta or cerveza during the holiday season.