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Festivals and Popular Events in Guatemala City

Located in the heart of the best zone to stay when exploring Guatemala City, the Hotel Pan American offers effortless access to the most popular events in the region. From holiday celebrations and festivals to sporting events, parades, concerts and more, you can experience a wonderful array of things to do. 

View our event calendar to find out what's going on during your stay at our boutique hotel in Guatemala City’s Historic District.

VI FIA USAC International Art Festival

For sixth year this artistic festival will be held at the halls of the University Auditorium in the 2nd. Avenue and 12 Street Zone 1, from September 30 to October 16. Expressions of dance, theater, music, poetry and cinema will be the main attractions and the entrance to all activities is free. For schedules and presentations see the billboard on Facebook.

Hotel Pan American in Santo Domingo

The tradition of visiting the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary in October to greet the Virgin of the Rosary, would not be complete without tasting the delicious snacks that Hotel Pan American offers in its exclusive location in the Convento de Santo Domingo 10a. Avenida 10-09 zona 1, during this month. As in our Restaurant, but next to the Basilica.

Craft Workshop

Learn how to personalize a cup
The price of this workshop is Q 150.00 per person and includes all the materials you need to decorate it, according to your personality. In addition to a spare and of course, coffee will not be missing for this afternoon. If you want to do something different and let your creativity fly on Thursday October 3 from 4pm thru 5:30pm. To know more details or set aside your space, you can call 2317-5874. The silver cup, in the Historic Center, Edificio Engel 11 calle 6-11 zona 1.

  * Hotel Pan American is not responsible for changes or cancellation of this event. *

Night of Terror

Night of fright and appearing at the Convent of Santo Domingo

You can be part of a storyteller to learn the scariest legends of Guatemala. In addition, a mapping projection in which you will know the history of the Convent of Santo Domingo. But that is not all! You will have to be brave and overcome the challenge of a maze in which characters such as El Sombrerón, La Siguanaba, La Tatuana, El Chamán, and the souls of the convent will chase you.

To obtain your tickets you must call 4974-6886, as soon as possible since they are limited. This activity will be held on October 19, 26 and 30.

It is not suitable for children under 10, pregnant women, and people with heart problems.

  * Hotel Pan American is not responsible for changes or cancellation of this event. *

Cultural night for education

The National Ballet of Guatemala and the Modern and Folkloric Ballet come together in a cultural night to contribute to education in Guatemala. It will be a beautiful show where you will not only enjoy, but support a good work! The funds raised will go directly to the Association for Education "Padre José Halpin", which for 6 years provides scholarships to poor children.
It will take place on October 24 at the "Teatro de Cámara Hugo Carrillo", Miguel Angel Asturias Cultural Center, 24 calle 3-81 zona 1. To buy your ticket, contact the organizers through a private message on their Facebook page.
Donation: Q100 per person

  * Hotel Pan American is not responsible for changes or cancellation of this event. *

All Saints Day and Kite Festival

Each November first, residents of Santiago Sacatepéquez and Sumpango honor the dead by flying vibrantly colored religious or folkloric themed kites made of cloth, paper and bamboo. You can see these incredible creations high over local cemeteries.