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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.

The Mysteries of Christmas

This exhibition will remain open from December 3 to 14 and from January 6 to February 4, 2020, celebrating the 20 years of Casa Mima. The sample compiles a series of handicrafts from Peru. Among them there will be a collection of textiles, hand-painted ceramics and an interesting collection of births.
Prices Q 20.00 Adults - Q 15.00 children under 12 years, adults over 65 years and students with card
Casa MIMA: 8 avenue 14-12 Zone 1, at 7pm

Christmas festival at La Sexta

Enjoy the following activities for free:

  • Ice rink
  • Diant slide
  • Christmas parade
  • Bazaars
  • Train travel
  • Mapping projected on the Cathedral
  • Concerts
  • Naviesfera
  • Indoor snow street with freezing temperatures.
  • Gyroscope

It will be open to the public from November 22 to December 23 at the Plaza de la Constitución

Lent and Holy Week

The centennial traditions of the Christian faith of the churches of Guatemala stir with the scent of incense and the majestic carpets of flowers or sawdust. They fill the atmosphere with a call to the devotion.

Parade of San Carlos University

This satirical parade is designed to express political disagreement with current governmental practices. Make sure to stop by to witness the creative expressions at an event derived from a Guatemala City tradition that dates back almost 100 years.