How Many of These 7 Puerto Rico Traditions Do You Know? Story

By Lauren Kendrick

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Introduction

How Many of These 7 Puerto Rico Traditions Do You Know? Story

Located just off the coast of the United States, Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory...

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Tradition 1

Traditional Christmas celebrations last around 45 days

Puerto Ricans take their Christmas celebrations incredibly seriously. The traditional Christmas season, known as La...

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Tradition 2

Girls will have an extravagant Quinceañera party when they turn 15 years old

Quinceañeras are a tradition in many Latin American countries, and Puerto Rico is no exception....

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Tradition 3

Calle San Sebastian Street Fair celebrates the end of the Christmas season

There are plenty of Puerto Rican traditions that take place during Christmas, but a giant...

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Tradition 4

The Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City is attended by thousands of people

New York has a Puerto Rican population of around 1 million, which is the second...

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Tradition 5

January 6th is Three Kings Day

Every year, Puerto Ricans celebrate el Día de Reyes, or Three Kings Day, which is...

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Tradition 6

Puerto Ricans love to clap when a plane lands

Although clapping when the plane lands has a hit or miss reputation throughout the rest...

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Tradition 7

Puerto Ricans celebrate Noche de San Juan (Saint John’s Eve)

Religion plays a huge role in many of the traditions in Puerto Rico, so the...

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Conclusion

In Summary

Puerto Rico is a joyous island with a fascinating history and vibrant culture. Many of...

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