Events Calendar Guatemala

Nov 24 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
4:00 pm
40th Anniversary Alianza Francesa This year the Alianza Francesa celebrates 40 years in La Antigua Guatemala. After a week of activities, the grand finale: storytelling and face painting for children. Free French introductions, presentation of[...]
La Antigua, Real Palacio
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 11:00 pm
2:00 pm
Traditional Festivities in Honor to the Saint Patron, Virgin of the Inmaculate Conception FRI – DEC 7, 2pm Traditional “Convite de Concepción”, an allegorical float parade, and dances along the way, leaves Ciudad Vieja and[...]
Ciudad Vieja, Streets
2:00 pm
CONVITE Honoring and celebrating the Virgen de Concepción A parade of floats leaves the cathedral and winds its way through the streets of Ciudad Vieja. WHEN: FRI-DEC 7, 2pm WHERE: Ciudad Vieja Sacatepéquez 5kms South-West[...]
Ciudad Vieja, Streets
6:00 pm
QUEMA DEL DIABLO (Burn the Devil) A ceremony that banishes evils spirits and cleanses the way for for Christmas celebrations. Live music. WHEN: FRI-DEC 7, 6pm WHERE: Barrio de la Concepción, 4a calle oriente, La[...]
La Antigua & countrywide
5:00 am
CULTURAL & RELIGIOUS EVENT honoring the Virgen de Concepción Ciudad Vieja,  celebrates its patron saint day with observance of  Virgen de la Concepción. In Guatemala, Christmas season begins on December 8 with this festivity. It is[...]
Ciudad Vieja, Sacatepéquez
3:00 pm
DÍA DE LA VIRGEN DE GUADALUPE Children dress in típica clothing in homage to the Virgen de Guadalupe.  WHEN: WED-DEC 12, Procession begins at 3pm WHERE: La Merced church, La Antigua & countrywide More Information:[...]
La Antigua & countrywide
Dec 25 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
8:00 am
Traditionally a Quiet Day Christmas day in Antigua is quiet, with the exception of firecrackers and bombas booming midday. On the afternoon, there’s the procession of “Virgin de la O,” through the streets of Antigua. Fireworks[...]