These are the Fun and Sometimes Wacky Tradiciones de Navidad We Love

Latinos party harder than most, especially during the Christmas season when festivities run from the day after Thanksgiving til mid-January. That’s eight weeks of partying!!! Doing things like…

Misa de Aguinaldo

Who does it?: Puerto Ricans

Misa de Gallo

Who does it: Bolivians and other Spanish-speaking Roman Catholic countries in Latin America

Parrandas de Navidad

Who does it: Mexicans, Dominicans, Puerto Ricans


Who does it: Mexicans, typically

Baby Jesus Display

Who does it: Puerto Ricans


Nativity Scene Display

Who does it: Any Spanish-speaking, Roman Catholic, Latin American who wants to!


Las Octavitas

Who does it: Puerto Ricans


Día de los Reyes Magos

Who does it: Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, Mexicans, Venezuelans and more!

La Rosca on Dia de Los Reyes Magos

Who does it: primarily Mexicans & Spaniards


Drinkin’ Coquito!!!

Who does it: Erybody boo!!! Erybody. OK, Puerto Ricans.


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