Details and activities of Xelafer 2022


After two years, Xelafer 2022 will be relived with great joy, one of the most anticipated fairs by Guatemalans.

September has meant one of the most anticipated activities for Quetzaltecos and this year it can be enjoyed from Saturday the 10th to Sunday the 17th of this month.

Details and activities of Xelafer 2022

The fair in Quetzaltenango will have different activities for the whole family, from cultural events, music, gastronomic snacks and mechanical games.

Activities will be held in three locations:

Intercultural Center, zone 3In the surroundings of the Municipal Electric Company of Quetzaltenango, zone 6Lands of the Trigueros Guild, on Las Américas avenue, zone 9

Description of the photo for visually impaired people: In the image people on stage. (Credit: Municipality of Quetzaltenango)

Xelafer’s agenda 2022

There will be eight days full of fun and joy for all Guatemalans who want to enjoy one of the most anticipated fairs.

Below we detail all the activities organized by the Municipality of Quetzaltenango:

Saturday September 10

9:30 a.m. Caravan of welcome to the queens Fraternidad Quetzalteca 11:00 a.m. Presentation of the queens Fraternidad Quetzalteca

Description of the photo for people with visual disabilities: In the image, the Historic Center of Xela. (Credit: Tony Barrios)

Monday September 12

8:00 a.m. Primary level parade 6:00 p.m. Evening of Hispanic American Floral Games and award ceremony

Tuesday, September 13

8:00 a.m. Commemoration of the Fallen Martyrs 10:00 a.m. Conservatory of Floral Games 12:00 p.m. Lighting of the torch 7:00 p.m. National Queen Election Evening Independence Festivities

Wednesday, September 14

4:30 p.m. Tedeum 6:00 p.m. Hoisting of the Pavilion 9:00 p.m. Oath of the new distinguished citizens

Description of the photo for people with visual disabilities: In the image people walking in a fair. (Credit: Xelafer 2019)

Thursday, September 15

12:00 p.m. Cry of Independence and message from the municipal Mayor 8:00 a.m. Mid-level parade 6:00 p.m. Raising of the flag

Friday September 16

9:00 a.m. Parade of floats

Saturday September 17

8:00 a.m. Farewell to the national queens

In addition, there will be concerts by groups such as: DJ, Arte Sonoro, Dilema and FM de Zacapa, so that attendees can enjoy the fair.

Remember that you must protect yourself and use the masks, as well as distancing as much as possible.