Managua goes crazy for the start and finish of the great Santo Domingo festival, one of the largest parades the city sees all year! The truly faithful make their pilgrimage but expect to see all kinds of other characters that will be marching in the street.
While this day is celebrated in various towns, we will be going to the heart of cowboy country – Juigalpa, Chontales – to see a rodeo. If you have ever been to a rodeo you know how exciting it can be. Add to that the craziness of a local Nica fiesta and it will make this one a rodeo to remember!
Celebrating the emancipation of the slaves is the Corn Island is why they hold the famous Crab Soup festival every year on the 27th on this idyllic Caribbean paradise.
Fiestas patronales for the good Saint Nick and blessed bulls to be ridden before turned into hamburgers.
It’s the pre-San Jeronimo festival with the bajada de San Jeronimo in Masaya. Big parade and a few surprises thrown in.
You will ask yourself which part is more impressive, the big parade or the sawdust carpets they walk on top of?