In Mexico, February 14th “El Dia Amor y la Amistad” has been embraced with much love and celebration. Mainly it’s because so many have called Spanish a love language, or because Spanish speakers are known for their willingness to display affection. Or perhaps, it’s because it represents a great love story and another opportunity to have a good time and celebrate with family, fun, food, and tradition. No matter the reason, Valentine’s Day has grown dramatically in popularity throughout the years, and is now a staple of the Mexican calendar.
February 14th is celebrated in Mexico as El Dia del Amor y la Amistad, or “The Day of Love and Friendship”. The holiday has been embraced by Mexicans and enriched with their unique traditions and expressions of love. In Mexico, Valentine’s Day is not just a holiday for couples to celebrate their love, but also a day to show your love and appreciation for friends and important people in your life. Valentine’s Day is a holiday that can be celebrated by everyone in Mexico, not just couples. There are some beautiful traditions that happen on this day in Mexico that everyone should considered embracing.