Virgin of Candelaria

Virgin of Candelaria

The festivities are held in honor of the Holy Spirit. (50 days after the resurrection of Jesus).

Traditional festivals are held on February 2 in honor of the Virgin of Candelaria. It starts in the third week of January and ends in the third week of February. The celebration of the Eucharist, the procession of the Virgin accompanied by the parishioners and her devotees stand out; gastronomic fairs and products of the field. On July 20, festivities are held in honor of the Divine Child.

Other traditions of the municipality are:

The pilgrimage to Ciudad Antigua in honor of the Lord of Miracles, On the last Friday of February, a celebration that takes place in the Los Limones community, 4 kilometers from the urban area of ​​El Jícaro, is attended by local pilgrims and from other communities in the municipality.

Procession and mass in honor of the Apostle Santiago, on July 25; a week before the image of the Saint is taken to the community of Sabana Grande, and the next day he is taken to the churches of the city in procession with chichero music.

Gastronomic, agro-industrial, livestock and Cup of Excellence fairs.

Susucayán patron saint festivities, on September 30 in honor of San Jerónimo.

Procession of the Indians, on December 12, in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe.


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