September 16th is one of the most important dates in Mexico, as Independence Day is commemorated, the movement of which began in 1810.
In Mexico, the entire month of September is dressed in the colors of the Mexican flag. The most emblematic buildings of the country are illuminated in a special way with the colors: green, white and red and generally, this celebration is replicated in the squares of the different cities of the country; In addition, various traditional Mexican dishes and drinks are tasted.
Next, we share a little of the history of Mexico:
The exclamation of independence
The biggest celebration takes place in the Zócalo of Mexico City on the night of September 15 with flags and typical dresses, to enjoy concerts, food, and various events, while waiting for the famous Scream of Independence at midnight.
Around 11 at night the President of the Mexican Republic and his family go out to the presidential balcony of the National Palace, wave the national flag while they acclaim the heroes of the country and then sing the national anthem:
“Mexicans! Long live the heroes who gave us a homeland! Long live Hidalgo! Long live Morelos! Long live Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez! Long live Allende! Long live Aldama! Long live Mexico!”
Followed by a fireworks display and Mexican music.
As part of the celebration of September 16, a Military Parade is held, in which members of the Navy and the Mexican Armed Forces parade until they reach the Zócalo to commemorate the entrance of the Trigarante Army to Mexico City, commanded by Agustín de Iturbide, upon the triumph of Independence in 1821.
Of course we will also celebrate this important date in all our resorts in Mexico. Below we show you the details of each event, we hope you can join us, and of course, try the exquisite traditional Mexican food and of course, an amazing tequila tasting!
Grand Palladium Riviera Maya Resort & Spa
Exclusive event for members:
Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa