When is Mexican Independence Day? This spectacular public holiday is Mexico’s national day and is celebrated every September 16th annually. Also referred to as ‘Dale de Indepencia’, it commemorates the anniversary of the Mexican Independence War against Spain on September 15th 1812. Mexican Independence Day is a highly anticipated event for Mexican-American sympathizers all over the world.
Mexican Independence Day celebrations are celebrated all over Mexico with parades, fireworks and other fireworks-related activities. There are also many Mexican Independence Day Parade floats in Mexico City during the early morning hours, which are decorated with Mexican flags, Mexican stars and stripes, Mexican banners and nationalistic symbols.
Many people visit Mexico City for this special occasion and stay in hotels which house Mexican Independence Day celebration programs and have Mexican breakfast served to them. In many Mexican neighborhoods like San Miguel, Tijuana and others, there are clubs, bars and restaurants where people sit and listen to live music. And of course, Mexican Independence Day celebrations are highly supported by the Mexican government who provide for a good display of military hardware and Mexican soldiers on duty as well as plenty of Mexican food and drink.
When is Mexican Independence Day?
Throughout the month of September 16, Mexican Independence Day is celebrated in a number of Mexican towns and cities with large parades and Mexican American families participating. The celebration includes Mexican Americans from all over the nation as well as thousands of local Mexican immigrants and Mexican nationals.
As Mexican Independence Day approaches, the parade begins and is marred by violence as Mexican-Americans take part in street brawls. It’s one of the most colorful events of Mexican Independence Day and is marked by millions of brightly colored banners that proclaim Mexican Independence Day.
- Year > 2021
- Date > 16th September
- Weekday > Thursday
Mexican Independence Day 2021
In fact, the origin of Mexican Independence Day actually began in the Mexican Independence Day celebration when citizens of Mexico City threw a huge celebration in support of their new nation. And as this event grew, it caught on and eventually turned into a major international event.
One of the most prominent figures at the time was Ignacio Zaragoza Garceno. He was a Mexican poet who was born in Mexico but later became a Mexican citizen and later fought as a Mexican soldier during the Mexican Independence War.
Today, there are many Mexican Americans who celebrate Mexican Independence Day every year in a variety of ways. Some go to major cities such as Mexico City or New York to take part in Mexican Independence Day celebrations. Others have a more relaxed view of Mexican Independence Day with Mexican music, Mexican food and Mexican faces and posters. Still others simply choose to celebrate this important historical event by gathering for Mexican Food or by having Mexican posters and pictures to place around their homes and businesses.
Whatever way you want to observe Mexican Independence Day, you can be sure that you will have a great time doing it. There are so many Mexican Independence Day traditions to keep up with so much Mexican food and Mexican faces and posters to spot along the parade route, it is easy to get completely lost in all the excitement. Indeed, I hope you enjoy Mexican Independence Day as much as I do.