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Local Events

No matter what time of year you visit Antigua, there are always great events and activities to enjoy. From religious holidays and seasonal festivals to vibrant annual functions, Pensativo House Hotel offers unmatched access to the most popular happenings. View our calendar to learn more about what to do during your stay in Antigua, Guatemala.

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.

Devil's Burning

Devil's Burning at Barrio de la Concepción

Fire up the joy in the streets of this neighborhood in La Antigua. It’s a mythical-religious ceremony that banishes evil spirits and cleanses the way for Christmas celebrations.