Fiestas de San Miguel de Arcángel

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Fiestas de San Miguel de Arcángel

September 21 - September 29

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One of Cozumel’s most important religious festivals honoring San Miguel Arcángel, Saint Michael, Patron Saint of the island. The celebration begins on September 21, featuring colorful processions that start from the church of San Miguel and go throughout downtown, along with lively food and craft fairs. During this time, local residents attend mass and take part in daily processions wearing traditional Mayan outfits called “hipiles”. Cozumel has honored San Miguel Arcángel as its Patron Saint since 1848 when Father Rejón, a priest from Chemax, Yucatan, arrived to Cozumel with new inhabitants and an image of Saint Michae

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Start:
September 21
End:
September 29
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