Independence DayDía de la Independencia
On the night of September 15th, the Grito de Dolores takes place. This is the traditional commemoration of the start of the War of Independence. The president performs “el grito” (the shout) every year in Palacio Nacional, calling for a long life for the republic. Thousands of Mexicans watch from the Zócalo square. The spectacular celebration includes fireworks that light up the entire city.
When: September 15 and 16.
Zócalo, Plaza de la Constitución, Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México, Centro, Ciudad de México, CDMX, MéxicoSee map