Tlacotalpan, Veracruz
In the main streets of Downtown
End of January to beginning of February

About Fiesta de la Candelaria

Festival with more than 200 years of tradition, where during the Paseo de la Virgen the streets of Tlacotalpan, the Papaloapan river and the port are blessed, accompanied by boats and the inhabitants dressed in red as homage to the Virgen de la Candelaria.

At the same time, activities such as: mornings, revelers meeting, horse race, mojigangas, Papantla flyers; as well as concerts, typical dances and fireworks.

This is undoubtedly one of the Mexican Fiestas that you have to attend at least once to learn more about the traditions, customs and gastronomy of the region and the country.