Members of the Rochester Hispanic community gathered to celebrate Three Kings Day events in late December and early January. The Jan. 6 feast day commemorates the visit of the Wise Men to the baby Jesus.
The Three Kings arrive at Roc Holiday Village in Rochester Dec. 28. Children react as the Three Kings arrive during the Bilingual Education Councils Three Kings celebration. The Three Kings wave as they arrive at the David F. Gantt R-Center. The Three Kings give out gifts during the Bilingual Education Council’s celebration. Hector Arguinzoni explains the history Three Kings Day and how it is celebrated in Puerto Rico during a celebration of the feast day at Rochester City Hall Jan 6. (EMC photo by John Haeger) People eat and wait for gifts to be given out by the Three Kings Jan. 6 during the Rochester City School District Bilingual Education Councils Three King’s celebration at Rochesters David F. Gantt R-Center. Musicians perform during the Three Kings Day celebration at Roc Holiday Village Dec. 28. Officer Giovanni Maldonado, who portrayed one of the Three Kings, hands out candy during the celebration at Rochester City Hall. People take pictures during the Three Kings Day celebration at Rochester City Hall. 03 Children receive gifts from the Three Kings during the Bilingual Education Councils Three Kings celebration. Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren addresses those gathered for the Three Kings Day celebration at Rochester City Hall. Looking on are the Three Kings, portrayed by members of the Rochester Police Department. (EMC photo by John Haeger) At Roc Holiday Village Dec. 28, children color boxes to be left under their beds for the Three Kings to fill. People pose for pictures with The Three Kings at Roc Holiday Village. (EMC photo by John Haeger)
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