How epiphany is celebrated in Mexico Brandon Valenti 1/13/17

The Mexican version of epiphany is día de los Reyes, which translates to "King's day"

The event itself is bigger than Christmas. As Christmas was supposed to be a family celebration and this is a community one.

Instead of Santa Claus the three wise men give gifts to children.

One famous tradition of this holiday are the edible wreaths. Usually, a small figurine of Jesus is hidden in the cake, and whoever gets the slice with Jesus has to host a party on February 2nd.

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