Customs and Traditions

Christmas in El Salvador

Exploring Christmas in El Salvador, the Heartwarming Spirit of Navidad in El Salvador

Christmas in El Salvador is celebrated on December 24th and 25th. It is a holiday rich with festive customs and traditions that Salvadoran families enjoy. Christmas rituals vary from family to family but include family gatherings, holiday foods, fireworks, a Christmas tree, and a nativity scene display. Salvadorans celebrate Christmas … Read more

The San Miguel Carnival in El Salvador

The San Miguel Carnival in El Salvador: Discover the Vibrant Traditions of this Colorful Fiesta!

The San Miguel Carnival in El Salvador is on November 25, 2023, the last Saturday in November; it begins at 10 p.m. and runs until the following morning. During the carnival, the main streets of San Miguel are packed with visitors enjoying the different types of musical events and other … Read more

National Pupusa Day El Salvador

National Pupusa Day: Exploring the Heart of El Salvador’s Culinary Heritage

National Pupusa Day 2023 is a Salvadoran national holiday celebrated on November 12, 2023, the second Sunday in November. The National Day of Pupusas pays tribute to one of the country’s most beloved culinary treasures: the pupusa. This festive day brings together communities to indulge in these delicious stuffed corn … Read more

All Souls Day in El Salvador

All Souls Day in El Salvador: Commemorating and Paying Respect to Departed Souls

All Souls Day in El Salvador occurs on November 2; it is a Roman Catholic observance used to remember dead loved ones and pray for the souls of the departed. All Saints Day is a tradition that Salvadorans use to stay connected with family members or friends who have passed … Read more

Holy week in El Salvador

Holy Week in El Salvador: A Vibrant Celebration of Faith and Tradition

Holy Week in El Salvador is one of the most celebrated cultural traditions of the country; it is a time that Salvadorans use for prayer, reflection, and gratitude. These festivities are also a time to get together with family and friends to enjoy the celebrations. Easter week in El Salvador … Read more