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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.

Cerrito Del Carmen Fair

Do not miss the Feria del Cerrito del Carmen! This is one of the most traditional and ancient of Guatemala City and takes place in July on Avenida Juan Chapín from the first to the fourth street of Zone 1. It is dedicated to Our Lady of the Virgen del Carmen. There will be more than 70 stalls of typical foods such as garnachas, crazy corn, caramelized apples, churros, donuts, muffins, steaks, atol and religious articles. In addition, enjoy rides as well as many family and cultural activities.

Day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

On this day, the city celebrates the day of Patroness of Guatemala with parades and processions in the streets at the Historic Center.

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.