#Mexican Independence Day

El Paso Times

16 de septiembre: fun things to do in El Paso to celebrate Mexican Independence Day

El Pasoans have the opportunity to celebrate Mexico's Independence Day in person or virtually this year. The biggest Mexican holiday, 16 de septiembre marks the date in 1810 when the priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla urged Mexicans to rise up against the colonial government of Spain. The call, known as El Grito de Dolores, or the Cry of Dolores, is named after the town of Dolores, Mexico, where the cry was originally made.
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San Francisco Chronicle

How to celebrate Mexican Independence Day in the Bay Area

Throughout the past year and a half, the Bay Area’s vibrant Mexican community needed to maneuver high rates of COVID-19, attacks on street vendors and a crippling blow to the restaurant and food industry. Now, perhaps more than ever, Mexican Americans are looking forward to celebrating their native country’s 211th Independence Day on Thursday, Sept. 16.

Hundreds Of Cars Roll Through Downtown To Celebrate Mexican Independence Day

CHICAGO (CBS) — Car caravans celebrating Mexican Independence Day packed the streets of downtown Chicago overnight, but began winding down early Thursday morning. The rolling parade went on for hours, with flag-waving cars in the South Loop, along DuSable Lake Shore Drive and Wacker Drive, and in the Loop. Police...

Localish LA celebrates Mexican Independence Day, visits East LA landmarks and eateries

EAST LOS ANGELES -- The East Los Angeles Mexican Independence Day parade is the largest parade honoring the holiday outside of Mexico. Due to the pandemic, festivities were halted last year and again this year. However, Localish LA found a way to celebrate: by taking you down the parade route, along Cesar Chavez Avenue, to showcase some of the local landmarks and favorite eateries that keep traditions alive. Along the way, we get to know the local residents, and learn about the history of the 1810 Mexican Independence movement.
Austin American-Statesman

What you need to know about celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in Austin this year

For some of us, every month is Hispanic Heritage Month. And in Austin, opportunities to celebrate those Latino roots abound. We celebrate the culture when we find barbacoa specials on Sundays at our neighborhood carniceria, or when we can start a conversation with friends in English and flip to Spanish at any given moment.

Celebrate Fiestas Patrias 2021 at Mexican Independence Day events around Houston

Mark another year of Mexico’s independence from Spain at Mexican Fiestas Patrias events around Houston from Sunday, September 12 to Friday, September 17, 2021. Officially, Mexico’s official patriotic independence day holidays begin the evening of September 15, kicked off by the symbolic Grito de Dolores. The name comes from Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla in the village of Dolores, whose call out (the grito) for an end to Spanish rule triggered the Mexican War of Independence in 1810.

Mexican Independence Day: A Cultural Celebration

Mexico’s War for Independence from Spain lasted for over 11 years, but it was on September 16, 1810, when it all began with a historic battle cry. As one of the country’s biggest holidays, Independence Day means massive street parades and plenty of traditional dishes. Phrases like “Viva México” or “Viva la Independencia” are heard among the crowds.
West Side Journal

Joha's Table: Mexican Independence Day in Mexico City - Esquites

Did you know that Cinco de Mayo is not actually Mexico’s Independence Day? No, it’s September 16th. In fact, though Cinco de Mayo is the commemoration of an historical event (“Battle of Puebla Day”), it is not observed as a national holiday in Mexico. It’s mainly celebrated in the city of Puebla due to its local meaning.

For 200 Years, Chiles En Nogada Has Been An Iconic, And Patriotic, Mexican Meal

Shortly after signing the August 1821 treaty that formally established Mexico's independence from Spain, Agustín de Iturbide paid a visit to the city of Puebla. Legend has it that the nuns of a local convent prepared the leader of the Mexican Army — and soon to be the country's first emperor — a pepper dish that reflected the three colors of the Mexican flag.

ASU hosts special event for Mexican Independence Day

Thursday is Mexican Independence Day, and on Wednesday night the ASU Art Museum is holding a special event to celebrate the occasion. Director of the museum Miki Garcia speaks with Horizonte’s José Cárdenas about the event. Mexican Independence Day is celebrated on September 16th, but the art museum is celebrating...