Posadas y Pastorelas
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029
Train 6- 103 Street
Sunday, December 16 12-5pm
Get into the holiday spirit a la mexicana. Join Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders for its tenth annual presentation of Posadas y Pastorelas, a holiday celebration promoting the popular traditions of the Mexican community of New York, featuring music, and food for families. Highlights include Piñatamania, a workshop where visitors make piñatas; the Posada, a singing holiday procession with mariachi through the streets of El Barrio, and a Pastorela, the traditional shepherds play. The event culminates in a party with the breaking of candy-filled piñatas. All workshops and events are free with paid museum admission.
12:00 PM Open to the Public
12:00-2:00 PM Mega Workshop on Making Piñatas and Poinsettias
2:30 PM Neighborhood Posada Procession with Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino
3:00-3:30 PM Cultural Performance-students from Mexicanidad will be performing
3:30-4:00 PM Pastorela Shepherd's Play
4:00 PM Posada Party with Piñata
Schedule subject to change
All events are free with Museum admission. Bring the family!
Suggested Contribution: $ 20 Family; $ 10 Adults; $ 6 Children, Seniors & Students.
How to Get There:
Subway: #6 Lexington Avenue train to 103rd Street, walk three blocks west, or #2 or #3 train to Central Park North (110th Street), walk one block east to Fifth Avenue, then south to 103rd Street.
Bus: M1, M3, M4 or M106 to 104th Street, M2 to 101st Street.
Accessibility: The Museum of the City of New York welcomes all visitors and strives to accommodate visitors of all abilities. Specialized tours are available upon request.
Mexican Holiday Celebrations
Posadas y Pastorelas is presented in part with the support from the Museum of the City of New York. Additional funding is provided by Mex-Am Cultural Foundation; Union Square Awards, a project of the Tides Center; New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency; and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.
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