26th Annual Mexica New Year Festival in San Jose (March 15-17)


March 15, 2024 - March 17, 2024    
9:00 am - 6:00 pm


Emma Prusch Farm Regional Park
647 S King Rd, San Jose, California, 95116

Event Type

Experience the vibrant tapestry of indigenous culture at the Mexica New Year Festival, a celebration hosted by Calpulli Tonalehqueh. As the largest Azteca Mexica New Year Ceremony & Celebration in the nation, it offers a profound immersion into ancient traditions.

Attendees can anticipate a weekend filled with mesmerizing performances by Native traditional dancers, including a sacred sunrise ceremony that marks the beginning of a new year. Delight in the vibrant hues and intricate craftsmanship of indigenous arts and crafts showcased at the market. And, of course, indulge in the flavors of authentic cuisine that pay homage to ancestral roots.

This annual event, now in its 26th year, invites all to join in the festivities and honor the rich cultural heritage of the Mexica people. It’s a testament to resilience, community, and the enduring spirit of tradition.

Mark your calendars for the 26th Annual Mexica New Year, taking place from March 15th to March 17th, 2024. Immerse yourself in a weekend brimming with cultural richness, featuring captivating performances by Native traditional dancers, a sacred sunrise ceremony, an arts & crafts market showcasing indigenous crafts, and tantalizing culinary delights.

Join in the celebration and embrace the spirit of tradition and heritage at this extraordinary event.

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