Mexico Independence Day in Bryant Park NYC

Mexico Independence Day in Bryant Park NYC

Some of the photos I took during Mexican independence day in Bryant Park. During the celebrations I saw many people having fun and displaying Mexican flags. Many artists came by on stage including Thalia. Also, Mayor Eric Adams came to say hola.

Mexico independence day NYC
Mexico independence day NYC
Mexico independence day NYC
Mexico independence day NYC

Mexico Independence Day, celebrated on September 16th, is a vibrant and significant national holiday that marks the country’s struggle for freedom from Spanish colonial rule. This day is deeply rooted in history and is celebrated with immense pride and enthusiasm throughout Mexico.

The origins of Mexico’s fight for independence can be traced back to the early 19th century when Miguel Hidalgo, a Catholic priest, ignited the revolutionary spirit with his famous “Grito de Dolores” (Cry of Dolores). This passionate call to arms rallied the Mexican people in their quest for autonomy.

The celebrations commence on the evening of September 15th with the reenactment of the “Grito de Dolores” by the President of Mexico, followed by fireworks, music, and lively festivities that continue into the next day. Streets are adorned with the colors of the Mexican flag, and families come together to enjoy traditional foods and dances.

Mexico Independence Day is a time not only to commemorate the heroes of the past but also to celebrate the vibrant culture, resilience, and unity of the Mexican people. It’s a day filled with joy, patriotism, and a deep sense of national identity, making it one of Mexico’s most cherished holidays.

Mexico independence day NYC
Mexico independence day NYC
Mexico independence day NYC
Mexico independence day NYC
Mexico independence day NYC
Mexico independence day NYC
Mexico independence day Bryant Park NYC
Mexico independence day Bryant Park NYC
Mexico independence day Bryant Park NYC
Mexico independence day Bryant Park NYC
Mexico independence day Bryant Park NYC
Mexico independence day Bryant Park NYC
Mexico independence day Bryant Park NYC
Mexico independence day Bryant Park NYC