On Friday, March 18, 2016, an altar will be created at the Santa Escuela de Cristo, the small church with the clock tower to the left of the Parroquia. This year, March 18th is the last Friday of Lent, which also marks the start of Holy Week/Semana Santa. It is known as Viernes de Dolores […]
March 15, 2016
October 7, 2011
In October, San Miguel bursts with fireworks and crowds. Parades fill the streets. Music resounds off the brightly colored walls. And during all the commotion, the International Cervantino Festival takes place (October 14-30) in nearby Guanajuato with several events coming to San Miguel as well. The festival started in the city of Guanajuato more than […]
April 9, 2011
Numerous religious processions and other Easter traditions begin two weeks prior to Easter Sunday in San Miguel de Allende. During 2011, the first prelude to Easter is on Sunday, April 10, as the Procession of Our Lord of the Column takes place overnight from the Sanctuary of Atotonilco when devout parishioners transport a statue of Jesus on foot into the church of San Juan de Dios in San Miguel, about 12 miles away.
November 5, 2010
The San Miguel Jazz & Blues Festival 2010 is coming! San Miguel will welcome, once again, some of the greatest musicians from the international Jazz and Blues scene. This year the program (which runs from Nov 10 – 14, with a special extra performance on Dec 3) will include the extraordinary Mexican singer Magos Herrera, […]
September 18, 2010
Enjoy classical favorites in 15 concerts over the course of 6 months, all presented by ProMusica Concert Series in San Miguel de Allende.
August 21, 2010
Travel “Mexico’s Freedom Trail” along Ruta 2010, as the country celebrates its bicentennial of the War of Independence against Spain. A sound-and-light show across the facade of San Miguel’s Parroquia church on weekend evenings is just one of the festivities planned during the celebration month of September 2010.
August 10, 2010
Seats are still available for the International Chamber Music Festival of San Miguel, now in its 32nd summer season. Check out the schedule at: http://www.festivalsanmiguel.com/
February 26, 2010
Four-hundred years of music and culture in “New Spain” will be celebrated in the fourth annual International Baroque Music Festival, to be held in San Miguel de Allende from March 1-6, 2010.
January 17, 2010
A wide variety of classical concerts will be performed on Fridays and Saturdays this winter in San Miguel de Allende’s St. Paul Church, all part of the Pro-Musica International Concert Series.
January 16, 2010
Celebrations marking the birthday of Gen. Allende, city son and hero of the Mexican War of Independence, take place in San Miguel de Allende on Jan 23rd this year, including parades and a special bullfight.