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Enjoy the Best Festivals in Antigua

Nestled in the heart of La Antigua, Guatemala, Casa Encantada offers unmatched access to the most popular events in the city, from holiday celebrations and festivals to concerts and more. 

View our calendar to find out what's going on during your stay at our boutique hotel in La 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.

Cooking workshop - Île flottante

L'île flottante, also called oeufs à la neige (eggs about to snow) are a famous French dessert consisting of egg whites whipped to stiff snow and poached in water, accompanied by an English cream with caramel. It is a light and delicate dessert, an inescapable classic.
Friday, November 8, 7PM
At Alianza Francesa de La Antigua, 2nd Av. Sur, # 25, La Antigua Guatemala
Donation Q.45 (includes all the material) / Q.30 AFA students
Limited space, indispensable registration - 7832-0804, [email protected] 

Oswaldo Sac concert

In "Tribute to workers and ex-workers of the National Council for the Protection of La Antigua Guatemala" the Guatemalan guitarist Oswaldo Sac will play at Templo de Capuchinas, also celebrating the 50th anniversary of the CNPAG.
Thursday, November 14, 7PM
At Templo de Capuchinas, 2nd North Avenue and 2nd East Corner Street. La Antigua Guatemala
Free admission

Flower Festival

Walk the streets admiring the decorations, the creativity of the participants, but above all the beauty of Guatemalan flowers. The organizers of the Flower Festival confirmed that the 2019 edition will be inspired by the famous book The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

Flower Festival | The world of the Little Prince in Origamis

With delicacy and a touch of precision, give life to the characters of the Little Prince with colorful sheets of paper without scissors or glue. With your hands and a little patience, you will not draw a lamb, but you will create stars, flowers, maybe even a fox or the Little Prince himself! Activity from 10 years
Sunday, November 17, 10 AM-11AM
In French Alliance of La Antigua, 2nd Av. Sur, # 25, La Antigua Guatemala
Free admission. Limited capacity, mandatory reservation at [email protected] | 7832-0804

Flower Festival | The Little Prince in Kaqchikel

The Little Prince has been translated into more than 300 languages, and among them, in kaqchikel. With an introduction to kaqchikel, a conference on The Little Prince and La Antigua and a kaqchikel concert by the famous singer Sara Curruchich, discover the asteroid B612 in another language.
Sunday, November 17, 1:30 PM–4PM
Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, 5th Poniente Street, Central Park, La Antigua
Free admission until the capacity is filled

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.