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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.

Exhibition of Mayan archeological pieces

More than 100 pre-Hispanic pieces, prints, maps, photographs and document facsimiles will be presented. All this illustrates the encounter between the European and indigenous worldview in the 16th century. In addition, in the middle of the exhibition you can see the Auto de Fe of the Provisorato de Indios, which was directed by Bishop Francisco Marroquín.
At Centro de Cooperacion Española, 6th Avenue between 4th and 5th Street, Antigua Guatemala. Free admission from 9am to 4pm

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.

Paint Workshop in Clay Dishes

By Coloreando Almas, at Artista de Café, 4a. calle oriente #5. Q150 per person including materials and a beverage; activity begins at 5pm. Adults and children are welcome

Guatemala Jazz Festival

Free concerts at Compañia de Jesus, on March 10th and 16th, beginning at 7pm. On Sunday 15th, the concert begins at 4pm