Granada on its month of August

Fiestas patronales de Granada, Nicaragua en honor a la virgen de la Asunción
Fiestas patronales de Granada, Nicaragua en honor a la virgen de la Asunción

The religious festivities of Granada are held in honor of the ‘Virgen de la Asunción‘, from August 14th to 20th. Religious processions, equestrian parades, games, crownings, traditional food and drinks, parties, among other activities are organized during these dates. The most important day is August 15th, which is when the patron saint tours the streets of the city and then returns to her original spot: the Xalteva neighborhood.