Children

What Is Día De Los Reyes & Rosca de Reyes?

January 6th is a special day for Latino children Known as ‘El Dia de Reyes’ (Three Kings Day), this holiday represents the height of the Christmas season. The date marks the culmination of the twelve days of Christmas and commemorates the three wise men who traveled from afar, bearing gifts for the infant baby Jesus. […]

[free] Three Kings Day Party // Oakland

Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM Peralta Hacienda Historical Park 2465 34th Avenue Oakland, CA 94601. Come to our annual Three Kings Day Party with a special performance by Teatro Jornalero (Day Laborers Theatre). Enjoy a slice of Rosca de Reyes (a traditional holiday cake generously donated by Peña’s Bakery), a […]

Mexican Christmas Traditions

Did you know Mexican Christmas season isn’t over until February 2nd? There’s many Christmas traditions in Mexico. Some originated in Spain, while others developed in Mexico. These festivities happen all December, but in fact, the Christmas season isn’t really over until February 2nd. 1. Nacimientos Although many Mexican families have Christmas trees, nativity scenes are […]

What is Las Posadas?

Posadas are an important part of Mexican Christmas celebrations They’re held in neighborhoods for 9 nights across Mexico, and also becoming popular in the United States. These celebrations are a “Novena” or nine days of prayer, starting on the 16th of December, and finishing on the 24th which is the Noche Buena (Holy Night). The […]

[videos/pics] Our Lady of Guadalupe @ St. Peter’s // SF

On Thursday, December 12th, 2019 the parish of Saint Peter’s celebrated an entire day of the Virgin Mary. The feast started with a 6am Mananitas mass, and ended with an amazing Mariachi homage at 5pm, followed by a 7pm mass. Dandole las Mañanitas a Mi Madre Santísima la Siempre Virgen María de Guadalupe. !!!! QUE […]

2019 Virgen de Guadalupe events in Bay Area

Bay Area’s TOP 10 Virgen de Guadalupe celebrations are Tuesday and Wednesday. Did you know 10pm and 12midnight masses in addition to Wednesday 4am [yikes!] are the normal hours? It is important to note that Our Lady of Guadalupe is Patroness of the Americas and the Philippines and as such all communities of all cultures […]

Navidad en Mexico! Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Carlos Moreno // San Leandro

2 Dates · Dec 14 – Dec 15 DEC14 Sat8:00 PM DEC15 Sun2:00 PM San Leandro Performing Arts Center 2250 Bancroft Avenue, San Leandro, California 94577 Ticket Price(s): $15-$35     The Ballet Folklórico Mexicano’s primary and most popular production is Navidad En México, which has been entertaining audiences each December since 1971. This production […]

2019 Latino Holiday [Posadas & Navidad] events in Bay Area

Enjoy Bay Area’s Top 60 Latino Holidays with family and friends! December is now here and you know what that means! Are you ready for the amazing Posadas & Navidad festivities! Total events: 60 please let images fully load to see all events. last update: 12/20 at 12noon. December: Week 3: total events 18.   […]

La Pastorela (The Shepherd’s Tale) // San Juan Bautista

Dec 6 – Dec 22. El Teatro Campesino 705 4th St, San Juan Bautista, California 95045. Tickets lapastorela2019.brownpapertickets.com Video:   “La Pastorela” vibrates with stirring action, vivid color, and robust humor-all set to glorious music and dance. One of the masterpieces of the centuries-old tradition, this story recounts the humble shepherds trek to Bethlehem to […]

[video] The Real History Behind Thanksgiving!

Native American Girls describe the REAL History Behind Thanksgiving Let’s remember all the Indigenous communities who lost their Lives in USA – surrounding this Holiday! Let’s also give thanks and pay respects to our Native Americans, and their culture! Let’s be real and learn their History! LONG LIVE OUR INDIGENOUS!   See video!   About […]

[photos] Open House of Historic Centro Social Obrero: MLVS // SF

See event photos of opening below. Welcoming all community members, artists and visionaries to the re-opening of the Centro Social Obrero. Experience a dedication ceremony, building tour, Open Mic and Gran Baile. Bring your dancing shoes for a night of music, art and community. One of our art instructors will be live painting. Gran Baile […]

Fundraiser for the Committee to Defend our Children // SF

  Hosted by A Day With Out Immigrants SF Thursday at 6 PM – 9 PM Pops Bar 2800 24th St, San Francisco, California 94110 The Committee to Close the Camps and Free our Children is hosting a fundraiser to benefit BORDER ANGELS and help sponsor a small delegation of San Francisco Committee members to […]