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What is Christmas Like in Mexico?

One of the most beautiful holidays to experience in Mexico is the Christmas season. It’s not just celebrated on the 24th and 25th of December. In fact, it’s celebrated in different phases throughout the month and into January—certain parts of the Christmas celebration sometimes continue on into February. Discover how magnificent this holiday is to the people of Mexico and how you can celebrate it with us here at Blue Iguana.

Why Do We Celebrate Mexican Independence Day?

In the United States, it’s very common for people to mistake Cinco de Mayo for Mexican Independence Day. However, they are two completely different holidays. Mexican Independence Day is actually on September 16th. Read on to discover why we celebrate Mexico’s independence on this day.

Mexican Independence 2018

Blue Iguana Celebrates Mexican Independence Ever heard of Cinco De Mayo? If you’ve ever been told that Cinco De Mayo is Mexican Independence Day you would be incorrect! The real Mexican Independence from Spanish rule was on September 16th, 1810. The reason people celebrate Cinco De Mayo is because “It celebrates the defeat of the French […]

Paella Now On The Menu

WHAT IS PAELLA? Paella is a rice dish made with saffron, vegetables, and proteins combined to slow cook in a shallow iron pan. The juices from the proteins and vegetables mix with the saffron during the cooking process which is then absorbed by the rice giving the overall dish a wonderful exotic flavor.

Birthday Parties At Blue Iguana

20+ FACTS ABOUT BLUE IGUANA THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO THROW YOUR NEXT BIRTHDAY PARTY HERE! Not many folks realize both Blue Iguana locations are perfect venues to host parties, especially birthday parties. Aside from our award-winning cuisine, here are 20 facts about Blue Iguana that will make you want to throw your next […]

Cinco de Mayo All Month Long

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR WHERE ALL WE CAN THINK ABOUT IS CINCO DE MAYO! Do you love Cinco de Mayo as much as we do? Do you wish Cinco de Mayo could last more than just one day? Well this year you’re in luck!