Believe it or not, there seems to be always a feria, town fair, in and around Antigua Guatemala. Of course, besides the mechanical games, fair food is omnipresent and I believe one of the biggest draws to go to the town fair. Since July are the festivies of Santiago Apóstol, the patron saint of Antigua Guatemala, there is a town fair behind the mercado municipal.
Through the years I have had the opportunity to cover this Guatemalan institution very thoroughly; follow the white rabbit to the Guatemalan Fair to read and look at the pictures of the ferias. Think of these entries as your starting point to learn about ferias.
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