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.

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.

Santiago de los Caballeros

This official celebration is in honor of the Saint of La Antigua, Guatemala. Delight in local plates and enjoy a pleasant afternoon with the whole community in the streets.

All Saints Day 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 Sacatepéquez cemetery.