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Celebrating New Year in Puerto Vallarta

December 18, 2013 ⋅ 3:34 a.m. Jorge Ch

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Most Mexicans celebrate New Year having dinner at night with their families. Those who want to party generally go out after living with those closest. If you are in Puerto Vallarta, you can enjoy the festivities in the street or in a nightclub.

Hotel Mercurio shares with you the way how is carried out celebrating New Year's in Puerto Vallarta.

Usually there will be lots of fireworks and flares lights. At midnight, there is a lot of noise and everyone starts screaming "Happy New Year". People hug each other and fireworks continue.

Hotel Mercurio share you some New Year customs in Mexico:

• Eat 12 grapes when the clock is stroking midnight 31. With each grape you eat, make a wish for the new year.

• Want to have good luck in love for the next year? Wear red underwear for New Year's Eve. For good luck in finances dressed yellow lingerie.

• raring to travel in the next year? Leave home with a suitcase and take it to flip at least one block.

However, some of the rituals that are still preserved in Mexico date back to pre-Hispanic times. The various cultures that inhabited what is now the Mexican territory also celebrated the end of one cycle and the beginning of another. And although each had their own calendars and rituals in general share some fundamental concepts and elements.

Happy new year!