National Coquito Festival

National Coquito Festival 2021

A festive fusion of Coquito tastings made with rum. What better way to kick off the Holiday Season than by sipping on Puerto Rico’s favorite holiday drink while in good company, enjoying parranda live music and sampling good eats! National Coquito Festival December 3, 2022 6PM – 9Pm The National Coquito Festival is an annual holiday fundraiser for PRAA. Location Puerto Rican Arts Alliance 3000 N. Elbridge Chicago, IL 60618 Coquito (small coconut) is a rich, creamy coconut-based holiday drink with Puerto Rican origins. It is generally made with coconut milk, coconut cream, sweet…

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Three Kings Festival in Puerto Rico

By Daniel BeDell Puerto Ricans are a friendly, outgoing, and always looking for a reason to have fun. Visit Puerto Rico from Thanksgiving Day until mid January and you’ll find the island in full party mode. Of course they enjoy Christmas and New Years but in Puerto Rico, the really big celebration is reserved for the Three Kings Festival on January 6. The festival, celebrated since 1884, honors the Three Kings who brought gifts of incense, gold and myrrh to the Baby Jesus. While the holiday is celebrated throughout Puerto…

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