January

12–15

Flores, the final day is the most dramatic

March

10–19

San José, a small fiesta with parades, fireworks and dances

April

April 27–May 1

Poptún

May

1–9

San Benito, sure to be wild and very drunken

15–22

Melchor de Mencos, main day 22nd

23–31

Dolores, main day 28th

June

16

Sayaxché, held in honour of San Antonio de Padua

August

16–25

San Luis, main day 25th

October

1–4

San Francisco

31

San José, a fascinating pagan fiesta

November

21–30

San Andrés, main day 30th

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