Monday, May 14, 2012 12:16 PM
May 19, 2012 - Tianguis at Parque la Ceiba
This Saturday May 19th, from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, Parque la Ceiba will hold its
monthly "tianguis" (pronounced tee-an-geese). Tianguis is a Nahuatl word
from the Aztecs which refers to an open-air market. The Mexican
tianguis, traditionally, will be set up on a certain day in certain
neighborhood. Markets can be specialized to one particular product or
varied, taking on the feel of a flea market.
The tianguis at Parque la Ceiba attracts craftspeople and artisans to
gather and offer their wares and services. Local families and small
farmers will offer fresh produce, regional cuisine will be offered and
the park's nursery will be selling indigenous plants and consultations
with traditional Maya healers will be available.
The park is open
to the public free of charge and is a wonderful gathering place for
local families. Be sure to stop in and find some unique gifts for your
friends and family!