Community residents gathered at Mercado La Paloma last Saturday to celebrate Dia de la Virgen de Guadalupe. It is the most important celebration among the catholic tradition, especially in Mexico.
December 12 is celebrated in honor of when Virgen de Guadalupe revealed to Juan Diego in mount Tepeyac in the year 1531. On this date, thousands of people make the most important pilgrimage and La Virgen de Guadalupe is honored with roses, music and Aztec dancers.
The celebration was organized by Juan Antonio owner of Oaxacalifornia, a vendor at Mercado La Paloma.