All Saint´s Day

All Saint´s Day.

It is celebrated on November 1st and 2nd, consists on decorating the cementery, with natural flowers and with paper ornaments. These days are very special because of their traditional gastronomy: white or red cold meat cuts, sweet chamomiles, squash in honey and jocotes. Each town has its traditional dish which is shared as a family this special date.

Giant Kites: They are designed to ward off evil spirits from cemeteries. This tradition attracts a lot of national and international tourism to the towns of Sumpango and Santiago Sacatepéquez.

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