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  • Dates: December 16, 2023
  • Location: Fort Leaton State Historic Site
  • Time: Dec. 16
Experience the holiday traditions of the borderlands at the annual Posada at Fort Leaton. “Posada” means “inn” or “shelter” in Spanish. This traditional Mexican Christmas tradition tells the story of Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem through skits and songs. Over 1,000 luminarias light the way for you to walk and sing with Mary and Joseph as they search for shelter. Following the procession, enjoy traditional holiday drinks, snacks, piñatas, and mariachi bands. You can wander the halls of the candle-lit fort on your own or take a guided tour.