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Navidad Latina

This holiday season Veronica Robles Cultural Center (VROCC) has put together a series of events under the title “Navidad Latina”, starting on December 1st and ending on January 6th, 2024 with El Dia De los 3 Reyes Magos (Three Kings Day).

About the event

VROCC will work with Ica Watershed, the City Of Boston, East Boston Chamber Of Commerce and East Boston Main Streets to celebrate Christmas in the community offering a series of events that will include tree lightings, christmas bazaars, and latino cultural events

These events provide local artisans and entrepreneurs places to sell where visitors can buy unique Christmas gifts, soak up the holiday spirit, eat and celebrate the diverse cultures of the neighborhood.

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Events Calendar

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Eastie Holiday Bazaar

When: Saturday, Dec 9th from 1 to 6 P.M.

Where: ICA Watershed, 256 Marginal St, Boston, MA

Highlights: This is a great opportunity to meet and greet while supporting local entrepreneurs. Take a photo with Santa Clause!!

🚗 Parking Information:

There is no public parking at ICA Watershed. Street parking is limited. The Watershed is easily accessible by the MBTA Blue Line/Maverick Station stop.

VROCC will provide shuttle service to ICA Watershed from Blue Line Maverick Sq. at scheduled times.

Shuttle Schedule: 12:45, 1:45, 2:45 3:45, 4:45

Latino Theme Christmas Bazaars

When: Fridays from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. at VROCC 282 Meridian St. East Boston, MA.

  • 12/1 Perú & Ecuador
  • 12/ 8 Central America
  • 12/15 Posada
  • 12/22 Venezuela

Highlights: Celebrate Latino Christmas traditions while supporting local entrepreneurs. Get a taste and experience the Fun of La Navidad Latina.

Christmas Tree Lightings

📍 Maverick Sq.

🗓️ Sunday, 12/3

⏰ 6:30 – 8:30 P.M.

📍 Central Sq. Park

🗓️ Friday, 12/8

⏰ 6:30 – 8:30 P.M.

Experience the magic of the season at our Christmas Tree Lightings

Día de las Velitas (Little Candles Day)

When: Thursday, December 7th from 5:30 to 8:30 PM

Where: VROCC 282 Meridian St. East Boston, MA.

Highlights: In Colombia Christmas begins on December 7th. with a celebration known as la celebración de las velitas (the little candles celebration).

On December 8th, in Medellin, el Festival de las Luces (Light festival) takes place, and the most important pedestrian pathway in the city is covered in millions of Christmas lights.

Admission to all of these activities is free, but you can contribute to help us continue offering these cultural experiences in our communities! 💚 Support our cause!

You can also contribute to VROCC’s first annual fundraising campaign to help in the strategy to expand our operational capacity in 2024

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