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Holy Week Begins In San Miguel

Religious celebrations in Mexico are a blend of liturgical practice and local custom. Liturgical practices are the public rites of the church throughout the world. Local celebrations are unique to the culture of place. In San Miguel, Holy Week begins the Friday before Palm Sunday. Viernes de Dolores (Friday of Sorrows) Friday morning, El Colegio, […] (Read more)


Primavera (Spring) in San Miguel de Allende is welcomed with a children’s parade. Kindergartners and pre-schoolers dressed as insects, flowers, fruit, circus animals, and cartoon characters make their way through the streets of central San Miguel to the Jardin. Costumes designed and made by parents show eye-catching creativity. The children, shepherded by teachers over the mile-long parade route, […] (Read more)