Customs and Traditions


flowers and Palms festival in Panchimalco

The Flowers and Palms Festival in Panchimalco. What You Need to now!


The flowers and Palms festival in Panchimalco is a celebration that takes place every year, on the first weekend of May; it coincides with the arrival of El Salvador’s rainy season. This celebration is a mixture of Catholic Christian celebration and pre-Columbian customs. During this colorful weekend, the town of Panchimalco becomes even brighter with … Read more

El Salvador holidays and celebrations

El Salvador Celebrations. El Salvador Holidays and Traditions


El Salvador Celebrations include significant events such as Holy Week, the day of the cross, the July festivities, the August festival, the Nejapa balls of fire, independence day, all souls day, the national pupusa day, the San Miguel carnival, and Christmas. The El Salvador holidays and traditions combine religious events with unique indigenous and colonial … Read more