There are a number of events taking place this week and weekend in honor of Three Kings Day. Here are a few of the celebrations going on around the country that have caught my eye. Be sure to check with your local newspaper or community center to see if there are any events taking place near you!
This Thursday, January 6th, the PlazAmericas will be celebrating Three Kings Day from 5:30 to 8 pm in the Food Court. Free king's cake and Mexican hot chocolate will be available, and a grand prize drawing for a $100 gift certificate will take place. For more information, click here.
Also this Thursday, the Mexican Cultural Center in Philadelphia will be hosting a "3 Kings Day" Piñata Workshop at Casa Monarca. This is a free event where kids between 5 and 11 years old will learn how to make piñatas and decorate them. Snacks and prizes will be provided. For more information, or to register your child, click here.
In addition, Taller Puertorriqueño will also be hosting a Three Kings Celebration at the Julia de Burgos Books & Crafts store. Music, presents for children, a theatrical presentation and a parade with the Three Wise Men. Pre-registration required. 3 pm. For more information, click here.
WILLIAMSBURG (NEW YORK)
Thursday, January 6th, New York's only Latino children's theater, Teatro SEA, is having a Día de los Tres Reyes Magos celebration from 3 pm to 5pm. For more information, click here.
And this Sunday, January 9th, is the 14th annual Three Kings Day Parade in Williamsburg. Children may participate in the parade and dress up as shepherds, monks, kings, angels, animals and more. The Three Kings will distribute gifts to children under 12 years of age who have participated in the parade. To purchase your tickets, or for more information, visit www.tresreyesmagos.org
Con mucho cariño...