St. Michael’s Feast is SMA’s Home Grown Festival

Sharing Margo’s take on Sept. 23 prompt –

that little voice

I’m a bit late with my word prompt entry sponsored by Eugenia’s Brew n’ Spew Cafe, but this week’s celebrations in San Miguel seemed to fit the topic: Festive. See more entries for the prompt at https://amanpan.com/2019/09/25/brewnspewcafe-september-23-2019-2/#comments

Mexicans do know how to party, and they are eager to take to the streets, parks, and neighborhoods to share their enthusiasm for any and every historical occurrence.

Last week San Miguel residents pulled out all the holiday stops for the annual St. Michael’s Feast, celebrating the city’s own archangel.

And what a party it was!

For eight days the city enjoyed fireworks, parades, displays, conchero dancers, the larger-than-life

puppets known as mojigangas,

Brew n' Spew Cafe, festive, St. Michael's Feast, fireworks, mojigangas, parades, dances, music, food, drinks, crowds, Parroquia, Jardin, San Miguel de Allende, fireworks the Xúchiles—huge floral arrangements made of cactus fronds and marigolds mounted on bamboo frames, and of course food and drinks to aid the legacy of St. Michael to live on.

I would like to say there were highlights…

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  4 comments for “St. Michael’s Feast is SMA’s Home Grown Festival

  1. 10/01/2019 at 10:24 am

    Thanks Eugenia for the reblog.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. 15andmeowing
    10/01/2019 at 12:17 pm

    That sounds like a fun festival.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. 10/01/2019 at 12:30 pm

    angels are here
    and not
    even needing
    to drink beer
    trinken sie niche bier!

    Liked by 1 person

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