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    Calendar of Holidays, Events and Festivals – 2011
    *Legal Holiday

    Jan 1 New Year’s Day *
    Jan 6 Three Kings Day
    Jan 17 St. Anthony’s Day: Blessing of Animals in front of Parroquia
    Jan 21 Birthday of General Allende: Hero of National Independence
    Jan 24 Departure of Pilgrims for San Juan de los Lagos

    Feb 2 Candelaria Day: Sale of seeds and plants in Parque Juarez
    Feb 5 Constitution Day *
    Feb 14 Valentine’s Day
    Feb 24 Flag Day
    Feb 25 Ash Wednesday: Start of Lent

    Mar 5 First Friday in March: Indian dances in front of Parroquia
    Mar 12 Two Sundays before Easter: Image of El Señor de la Columna
    Mar 15 El Día del Divino Preso (Day of the Divine Prisoner)
    Mar 17 St. Patrick’s Day
    Mar 18 Friday of Dolores: Day of Altars in the homes, Street fountains are decorated
    Mar 19 Feast of San José
    Mar 21 Birthday of Benito Juarez
    Mar 24 Jueves Santo (Holy Thursday or Maundy Thursday)
    Mar 25 Viernes Santo (Good Friday)
    Mar 26 Sábado de Gloria (Holy Saturday)
    Mar 27 Domingo de Pascua (Easter Sunday)

    Apr 4 Beginning of Daylight Saving Time
    Apr 30 Children’s Day

    May 1 Labor Day *
    May 3 Feast of Santa Cruz: Day of masons & builders
    May 5 Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla
    May 8 Mother’s Day (USA)
    May 10 Mother’s Day (Mexico)
    May 15 Day of San Isidro: Patron of Rain & Agriculture
    May 20 Ascension Day
    May 30 Fiesta at Valle del Maíz

    Jun 11 Corpus Christi Day: Procession of Blessed Sacrament
    Jun 13 Feast of San Antonio:
    Jun 12 Parade of Locos, Día de los Locos
    Jun 26 Anniversary of the Death of General Ignacio Allende

    Jul 11 Feast at Atotonilco
    Jul 16 Feast of the Virgin del Carmen
    Jul 30 Anniversary of the Death of Father Hidalgo

    Aug 1-15 Chamber Music Festival
    Aug 8 Feast of Santo Domingo
    Aug 17-21 Festival de Titeres 2011


    Sep 1 President’s State of the Union Address
    Sep 13 Commemoration of the Death of the Child Heroes
    Sep 15 Independence Grito, Fireworks and Celebration
    Sep 16 Independence Day Parade *
    Sep 29 Feast of San Miguel Archángel (Patron Saint of San Miguel)

    Oct 2 Arrival of Indians with Xuchiles, Conchero Dances, Bullfights & Castillos
    Oct 10 Feast of San Francisco
    Oct 12 Columbus Day
    Oct 31 End of Daylight Saving Time

    Nov 1 All Saints Day
    Nov 2 All Souls Day – Day of the Dead
    Nov 12 Mailman’s Day (post offices closed)
    Nov 20 Anniversary of the Revolution of 1910 *
    Nov 25 Thanksgiving Day in the U.S.
    Nov 25-27 International Jazz Festival

    Dec 12 Feast of Mexico’s Patroness: Virgin of Guadalupe
    Dec 16-24 Posadas
    Dec 24 Christmas Eve
    Dec 25 Christmas Day
    Dec 31 Traditional midnight suppers & religious services

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    3 Responses to “Annual Calendar”

    alex Says:

    to whom it may concern:

    I just want to know if this year san miguel de allende will have the san miguelada event?also, if is so… please let me know the date, thanks

    Soren Says:

    Do you have a calendar for 2010 somewhere?

    Betty Says:

    What is happening in San miguel from Sept 14-22

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