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Celebrate Christmas in a Posada Navideña

EVENTS | Published on 09/12/2022
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Villa del Palmar Flamingos in Riviera Nayarit is gearing up for their holiday celebrations and similar to years past, this years posada navideña, or Christmas party, is a celebration you won’t want to miss. Mexican traditions are plentiful and each shows off the vibrant culture of the country, especially around the holiday season. If you’re visiting Mexico during this time, you’ll want to take part is the diverse Mexican Christmas traditions around town and reserve the date for the Mexican posada at Villa del Palmar Flamingos.

What is a Posada Navideña?

Las posadas traditions in Mexico usually start 9 days before Christmas. From December 16th to the 24th, Mexican posadas are celebrated by almost everyone in the country. These Mexican Christmas traditions include ponche, which is a hot cider drink, candies, piñatas and parties, but las posadas traditions have a religious origin. Even though posadas are celebrated in many parts of the world, posadas in Mexico have an interesting story.

The Mexican traditions originally came from the Aztecs, who celebrated the God Huitzilopochtli the whole month of December. The traditions changed when the Spanish Conquerors came to Mexico, and turned the celebrations into recreations of Mary and Joseph and the nativity scenes of the bible. The ponche, candies and piñatas all represent the offerings given to baby Jesus.

Posada Navideña at Villa del Palmar Flamingos

The Posada Navideña is celebrated all over Mexico and Central America, and this year, you can include a Posada Navideña into your christmas celebration at Villa del Palmar Flamingos. Posadas in Mexico are something you must experience at least once in your life. This Mexican posada will be celebrated on Monday, December 19th, 2022 at 6pm in the Huichol Plaza. The cost to join the Mexican Christmas traditions is only $898 mxn, and all guests who have the All Inclusive Meal Plan are invited to attend free of charge. Las Posadas traditions you can expect to enjoy include a Mexican Buffet, open bar, Mariachi, a Mexican show, and piñatas. 

Mexican Christmas Traditions

Each country and each culture has their own Christmas traditions they celebrate each year, but you might be surprised to find out that many of those Christmas traditions are very similar to your own. Mexican traditions that you might also have or participate in as a part of your Christmas celebrations include a nativity scene, or a ‘nacimiento’ in Spanish, christmas parties with co-workers, friends and families, or ‘Mexican posadas’, and feasts. Food is a huge part of all Christmas traditions, no matter where you’re from. 

Whether is this your first time celebrating Posadas in Mexico, or it is a part of your annual holiday vacations, we are excited to share with you las posadas traditions at Villa del Palmar Flamingos.

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