Lakeside Guide to Lake Chapala, Ajijic, Mexico

Mexican Revolution Day

At a Glance

Every November 20 on Revolution Day, the streets in Mexico fill with parades & children dressed as heroes of the Mexican Revolution.

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Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Children dance in the middle of the cobblestone street during Revolution day 2014 in Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico. The holiday, which commemorates the 1910 revolution that democratized Mexico in 1920, is celebrated in towns throughout Mexico with parades, and kids dressing as famous revolutionary heroes.

Revolution Day in Mexico

Girls march through the streets of Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico, during the 2014 Revolution Day parade. Carrying baby dolls on their backs the old-fashioned way with rebozos, they represent the famous soldaderas, women of the Revolution. Thousands of women performed as soldaderas during the course of the war, and about 200 saw combat.

Cowgirl.

Cowgirl.

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico

Revolution Day in Mexico