Do you really love food, drink, music, dancing, beauty, and laughter all at one place? Then we advise you to celebrate this Christmas in Puerto Rico. The Merry Christmas in Puerto Rico, is celebrated on 25th December but the people start the celebration in early December and the celebration last in Mid January. Puerto Rico is a Caribbean Island that has mountains, waterfalls and the El Yunque tropical rain-forest. So you can imagine that how beautiful this place can be to Celebrate Christmas. Now if you want to celebrate your Christmas on a island then you must go to Puerto Rico. But before that, don’t forget to collect imperative knowledge of Christmas Traditions in the Puerto Rico.
Merry Christmas in Puerto Rico
Songs and signing is the main part of Christmas Celebration in the Puerto Rico. People like to go carol singing, known as “Parrandas”. The popular forms of Christmas music in Puerto Rico are Villancicos and Aguinaldos. If you visit Puerto Rico, you will definitely listen this music in shopping malls and public places at the time of Christmas. Another old Christmas Traditions in Puerto Rico is to honor and pray to the Three Wise Men (saints in the Catholic faith). These three wise men also known as “Reyes” give out the gifts and chocolates to the children who collect the freshly cut grass in a shoe box for their Camels. During the Christmas Night, Reyes come and give that grass to their camels to eat and fill the shoe box with Chocolates, Gifts and sweets for the children.
Christmas Traditions & Celebration in Puerto Rico
Christmas in Puerto Rico is known for the verities of activities such as Singing. The music of Christmas Celebration in Puerto Rico is always Jubilant. Besides from the music the Food of Christmas Parties in Puerto Rico is Fabulous. The main dish of the Christmas Food in Puerto Rico is crispy Plaintain fritters with stewed shrimp. Roast pork shoulder with a spicy sweet sauce is also a dish of Christmas. Coquito is a popular drink of Christmas Celebration in Puerto Rico. Coquito is made by the rich creamy coconut, condensed milk, rum Cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and vanilla extract.
On Christmas Eve, Puerto Ricans visit the church for the “Misa del Gallo”, or the “Rooster’s Mass”. The Pava hats are the oftenly wear by the natives of Puerto Rico on Christmas. The Pava hats are use to protect yourself from the strong Caribbean sun. You can easily find the “Pava hats” into most Puerto Rican homes. People wear these Pavas during the Parranda (Christmas Carols in Puerto Rico). If you are in Puerto Rico on Christmas then must shop the hand-carved wooden saints, beautiful jewellery for your special one. A rum bottle can also be a good option to gift your loved ones on this Christmas in Puerto Rico.
We hope you’d enjoy the information we shared about the Christmas Celebration in Puerto Rico. You can write to us in the comment section for any query or suggestions regarding this article. We are always there to help you in every manner. Have a Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year!!!