Category: San Miguel de Allende Holidays and Traditions

Aug 04

February 2 – Día de la Candelaria (Candlemas Day). In San Miguel e Allende, Candlelaria is the unofficial beginning of spring and it’s become famous for the plant/flower sales held in originally in Juarez Park as of 2020 in Parque Zeferino Gutierrez. Dozens of vendors line the walkways of the park, selling everything imaginable for the […]

Aug 03
January (Enero)

January 1 – New Year’s Day (Legal Holiday). As midnight begins to chime, locals will eat 12 grapes for good luck in the coming year. Many also go to midnight mass in San Miguel de Allende January 3 – Birthday of two heroes of Mexican Independence—Juan Aldama González and Juan José de los Reyes Martínez Amaro, known […]

Apr 11
Holy Week in San Miguel de Allende

Semana Santa (Holy Week) is a very special time in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. For hundreds of years, this city has honoured tradition in the most beautiful and dedicated way. The streets are decorated with flowers, balloons, archways, and candles as a procession is made from Atotonilco, a town twelve kilometres away, to a […]

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