Patron Festivities of Santa Brígida 2023
Patron Festivities of Santa Brígida between 29 July – 6 August 2023.
The well-to-do, old colonial town of Santa Brígida are celebrating their Patron Saint’s festivities between 29 July – 6 August 2023. The main and oldest fiesta in the municipality is the Fiesta in honour of Santa Brígida, the Patron Saint of the Municipality. There is a Romería pilgrimage-offering organised for the first Saturday of August, and that tradition goes back to at least 1957. All the towns in the municipality take part with floats decorated with typical motifs and pilgrims, people in traditional country dress and plenty of street parties.
It is the oldest festival in the municipality. In the second third of the 16th century, the founder of the town, Isabel Guerra, left written in her will the celebration of a festival in honor of the Saint, after building the first hermitage. The pilgrimage dates from 1957. It is celebrated on the first Saturday of August, with a pilgrimage – offering, in which all the neighborhoods participate with floats decorated with typical motifs and with pilgrims, magicians and partying. (first Sunday of August).)