We are currently conducting a network back-up. Please be patient as the site may be slower than normal during the process. Thank you.

Celebrate Unique Holiday Culture in Nicaragua

Although most any time is a suitable time to visit the country of Nicaragua, for an extra-special touch, try to be there during one of the many holidays in the country. The cultural take on these events by the locals is different than you've experienced elsewhere, and can be a lot of fun if you relax and really appreciate your time there. Even traditional U.S. holidays like New Year's and Easter take on a unique flair in Nicaragua. Here are some of the events you may want to experience.

As already mentioned, New Year's festivities and the religious ceremonies around the Easter season are delightful. In either case, participating in the activities can give you a real feel for how others celebrate these events, and it can be both eye-opening and pleasurable. Since most U.S. businesses observe these holidays as well, finding the time to fly down and participate shouldn't be a consideration.

Summer is when the festivities unique to the country begin, with July being an extra-active month. On the 19th, Nicaraguans celebrate Liberation Day, with all the fervor and joy you would expect from any other similar festivity. On the 25th, Fiesta de Santiago begins. This festival is only held in three cities - Managua, Boaco, and Somoto. However, the next day is the Fiesta de Santa Ana, and four different cities participate in this festival. Between the two events, it should be a simple matter to join in on at least one of the festivals.

September brings the Battle of San Jacinto celebration. It is a national holiday. The next day, the 15th, is Independence Day, and is an immense celebration for the citizens of this country. If you are in Granada in October, the entire month is devoted to the celebration of Mes del Rosario. And in Masaya in October, the Festividades de San Jeronimo is celebrated on each Sunday during the month.

(Back to Articles)   viewed: 3046


Adventure Expeditions LLC

costa rica travel, costa rica adventures, costa rica vacation, costa rica lodges, belize travel, belize adventure travel, belize vacation, belize lodges, panama travel, panama adventure travel, panama vacation, panama lodges, honduras travel, honduras adventures, honduras vacation, honduras lodges, nicaragua travel, nicaragua adventure, nicaragua vacation, peru travel, machu picchu, inca trail, peru adventures, peru lodges, peru vacation, ecuador vacation, ecuador lodges, ecuador adventure, ecuador vacation. galapagos, galapagos adventure, galapagos cruises, galapagos yachts, amazon, amazon river travel, amazon lodges, amazon adventure, amazon vacation, venezuela adventure, venezuela lodges, angel falls, bahamas travel, bahamas adventure, bahama villas, out island bahamas, island travel, island vacation, island adventures, fiji travel, fiji cruises, adventure honeymoon, family vacations, family adventures, africa adventure, africa travel, south africa travel, south africa safari, africa safari, safaris, kenya travel, kenya safari, kenya lodges, tanzania lodges, tanzania adventure, tanzania safari, wildlife safari, game lodges, tented safaris, africa adventure, eco travel, eco adventures, eco vacation, eco safaris, active vacation, adventure vacation, adventure expeditions, expeditions, adventure tours, tours, africa tours, central america tours, south america tours, eco tours

Quantum Internet Systems, Inc.
Creator of Quantum Web Engine Site Powered by Quantum Web Engine Web Articles