Celebrate Thanksgiving in Mexico

Did you know that these days in Mexico, Thanksgiving is being celebrated, likely due to the fact that more than one million United States citizens have relocated to Mexico? It’s true. Many Mexican citizens along with Mexican citizens who lived in the USA for a while, then moved back to Mexico, have prompted Thanksgiving to become a more popular holiday celebrated in Mexico. Are you an ex-pat from the United States? Do you live at the Villa La Estancia in Cabo or Riviera Nayarit, and you would like to celebrate Thanksgiving on November 28th, 2019? You can either cook at your comfortable and spacious beachfront home, or you can choose to eat Thanksgiving dinner out at one of the numerous restaurants in the Banderas Bay region. Do you want to celebrate Thanksgiving in Mexico? Keep reading below to learn more information about how you can celebrate Thanksgiving in Mexico. 

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Mexico

Thanksgiving celebrations are very similar in Mexico when compared with the United States, with only a few differences. In both countries, Thanksgiving celebrations emphasize the concept of harvest with fall leaves, pumpkins, flowers and fruits, and autumn-inspired décor. Thanksgiving celebrations in Mexico is a time where everyone thanks God for their blessings as they enjoy a nice meal with their loved ones. Also, it’s very common for guests to say a prayer before everyone starts eating in Mexico. In many homes in the United States, Thanksgiving is also a religious time too, and nearly 85% of the population in Mexico is identified as Catholic. 

Mexican Thanksgiving Flavors

Usually, in the United States, the meal for Thanksgiving includes a cooked turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pies. In Mexico, Thanksgiving is a very special day, and there will be traditional Mexican dishes being prepared such as roasted pork. If there is a turkey cooked, it will probably be made with a unique green mole sauce or spicy chipotle peppers that will be added to accompany the dish. In some places in Mexico, there will even be turkey enchiladas, candied pumpkin desserts, and chorizo pumpkin on the menu. 

 

Thanksgiving in Mexico

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Villa La Estancia in Mexico

This year at Thanksgiving will you be at Villa La Estancia in Riviera Nayarit or Cabo, Mexico? Many of the homeowners at Villa La Estancia in Riviera Nayarit and in Cabo will be cooking at their vacation home where they will invite friends and family over to celebrate. The beachfront residences at Villa La Estancia are ideally suited for get-togethers and celebrations due to their spacious, cozy home and large patios. However, if you don’t want to deal with cooking for Thanksgiving, then you and your guests can enjoy a Thanksgiving feast at the La Casona Restaurant that is located just downstairs. 

Homeowners at Villa La Estancia can celebrate Thanksgiving in Mexico. It is a special time that people should be spending and celebrating with their loved ones. Everyone should be thankful for their blessings, no matter what country you are in.

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