MacroPlaza Christmas Tree - Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Posted by: Metro2
N 32° 29.624 W 116° 55.987
11S E 506283 N 3595166
Quick Description: This huge tree is located at the western end of the MacroPlaza Mall in Tijuana, Mexico.
Location: Baja California, Mexico
Date Posted: 12/18/2011 10:05:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMDBAX
Not really a tree...but an artificially constructed tree that is about 40-50 feet tall. It displays large multi-colored ornaments and red and green bells and candy canes made of tinsel. By the tree are huge "presents" each with the name of a different store in this mall.
In Mexico, Christmas displays usually stay up until at least January 6..the Dia de Reyes (Day of Kings);
"Día de Reyes:
January 6th is Epiphany, celebrated in Mexico as Día de Reyes "King's Day." This is when children traditionally receive gifts, brought by the three wise men. Many children now receive gifts both on Christmas and on King's Day.
On this day it is also customary to share a Rosca de Reyes among friends and family. This is a special sweet bread in the shape of a wreath with a miniature baby Jesus figure inside. Whoever finds the baby Jesus (often there are several in each Rosca) is supposed to host the party on February 2nd, traditionally serving tamales." Source- (visit link