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What are the Puerto Rican Christmas traditions for the New Year?
This is such a fun Puerto Rican Christmas tradition for the New Years is one that is fun and when the clock strikes midnight eat a grape on each chime for good luck and good health. Each grape represents the 12 months of the year, so each grape is good luck and good health for each month.
What is the traditional Christmas dessert in Puerto Rico?
The traditional Christmas dessert is tembleque, a coconut-based pudding topped with cinnamon, and, instead of eggnog, they have coquito, a coconut-based thick drink usually served in shot glasses. On January 6th, Puerto Rico celebrates el Da de Reyes or Epiphany, a commemoration of the visit the Three Wise Men made after Jesus was born.
Where to celebrate Christmas in Puerto Rico in 2019?
On January 6, Puerto Rico explodes with joyous Christmas cheer, but it is not just this one day: January 6 is the day of celebration for Gaspar, January 7 is for Melchor, and on January 8, Baltazar is celebrated. If you want to experience Christmas in Puerto Rico, but prefer to stay in just one place, book a stay in Old San Juan.
What to wear in Puerto Rico?
It is common to find people sporting pavas during a parranda, which is a Puerto Rican version of Christmas caroling. These hats are commonly found at souvenir shops throughout the island or you can come to Puerto Rico already decked out appropriately.