Jan 6 Fiesta de los Reyes and Encuentro del Canajagua, Macaracas.
Jan 19–22 Fiesta de San Sebastián, Ocú.
Feb (date varies) Carnaval in Las Tablas (and everywhere else in the country).
March/April (date varies) Semana Santa, celebrated most colourfully in La Villa de Los Santos, Pesé and Guararé.
Late April Feria International del Azuero, La Villa de Los Santos.
May/June (date varies) Corpus Christi, La Villa de Los Santos.
June 24 Patronales de San Juan, Chitré.
July 20–22 Patronales de La Santa Librada and Festival de la Pollera, Las Tablas.
Aug (second week) Festival del Manito in Ocú.
Late Sept Festival de la Mejorana, Guararé.
Nov 10 The “First Cry of Independence”, La Villa de Los Santos.

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