La Villa de Antigua rental hosts one the best Christmas eve fireworks displays. Yes Fireworks are a tradition in Antigua Guatemala at Christmas, well almost any time of the year is time for fireworks in Guatemala.
For the vacation traveler this is an exciting time as the Christmas eve party starts early and at the stroke of Midnight the town of Antigua Guatemala erupts with a spectacular fireworks display.
Antigua is one of the oldest and most picture-perfect colonial cities in all of Central America, Antigua, Guatemala, is the site of impressive traditional Catholic Christmas processions and festivals every year.
Many streets of this cobblestone city are closed to vehicular traffic during the holiday season. Stages in front of churches host outdoor concerts featuring folkloric music and dances as well as elaborate pageantry plays. Make sure you wear shoes made for walking across the cobblestone streets of Antigua.
In the nearby Mayan market town of Chichicastenango, richly decorated costumed dancers perform for crowds of indigenous natives, acting out plays and musicals that blend modern Christianity with ancient Mayan beliefs.