• Schuster
    Mexico paid holiday. Mexico Independence Day.

    The Mexican War of Independence (Spanish: Guerra de Independencia de México) was an armed conflict, and the culmination of a political and social process which ended the rule of Spain in 1821 in the territory of New Spain. The war had its antecedent in Napoleon's French invasion of Spain in 1808; it extended from the Cry of Dolores by Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla on September 16, 1810, to the entrance of the Army of the Three Guarantees led by Agustín de Iturbide to Mexico City on September 27, 1821. September 16 is celebrated as Mexican Independence Day.Wikipedia
  • gstuartw1
    I understand the El Grito celebration as we know it will not happen on the 15th. Does anyone have details on just what if anything will happen that night?
  • Glenn Wilson

    In the week of September 10 to 17, the capacity in outdoor spaces will be of a maximum of 200 people; in closed spaces it will be 120 people. Subsequently, it will return to maximums of 150 and 90 people, respectively.

    In that week, the closing time for establishments that operate as a restaurant bar and for events will be until 00:30 hours; at 1 in the morning there should be no more guests.

    From the early morning of September 15, the accesses to the main garden will remain closed; They will open again on the 16th at noon. The security forces will allow entry only to guests and diners of establishments located in the first square, proving that they have a reservation.

    The Cry of Independence ceremony will be held behind closed doors at 10:00 pm at the Casa de Allende Historical Museum; there will be a special program that will be broadcast on radio, television, and digital platforms. There will also be 10 minutes of fireworks that San Miguel residents can enjoy from their homes.

  • gstuartw1
    Thank you Glenn

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