Our Lady of Guadalupe undoubtedly plays an important role in Quinceaneras as well as Feast Day celebrations. Throughout Spanish-speaking cultures, she has come to represent an array of things including womanhood, faith, peace, patriotism and understanding. Therefore, many families like to include Our Lady’s image and symbolism into celebrations at the Crystal Ballroom in Casselberry.

The Crystal Ballroom in Casselberry has Spanish-speaking party planners on staff and offers all-inclusive, personalized packages. Dates for Quinceaneras and Our Lady of Guadalupe celebrations are available on the weekdays as well as the weekends. And with that stated, decorations that honor Our Lady of Guadalupe could be arranged.

Which decorations would be appropriate for Our Lady of Guadalupe and Quinceaneras celebrations? For many Mexican-Americans, four-petalled flowers symbolizing the seasons must be factored into at least one aspect of the Crystal Ballroom in Casselberry’s décor. Individuals unfamiliar with four-petalled flowers should look at specimens from a handful of families. Among them are the following:

Gentian
Evening Primrose
Caper
Mustard
Buttercup
They come in assorted colors that could be used to further identify the seasons. Examples include using white flowers for winter, orange for fall, yellow for summer and green for spring. Or, the flowers’ colors could hint at her connection to the lunar and solar systems as well as the Aztec empire. Depending on the version, other colors commonly associated with her image are jade, turquoise, crimson, gold and blue.

If Our Lady of Guadalupe is being represented during Quinceaneras at the Crystal Ballroom in Casselberry, other symbolic items could be used in the decorations as well. Many times, the list includes kneeling pillows, tiaras, dolls, religious medals, capias and rosaries. To speak with someone familiar with planning both Our Lady of Guadalupe and Quinceaneras celebrations, please contact the Crystal Ballroom in Casselberry today.