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Festival del Dia de Nuestra Señora del Pilar, Todos Santos

October 12, 2013

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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 12 of October, repeating indefinitely

October 12 – Festival del Dia de Nuestra Señora del Pilar
Todos Santos Founding Festival and Fair

Festival of Nuestra Señora del Pilar, the patron saint of Todos Santos. This date is celebrated as the founding of the town of Todos Santos. There are usually 5 days of activities, including a fair and live music in the plaza, most of the week of the 12th. There is dancing to live music in the evenings on the zocalo. And lots of food and drink. There is typically a parade of horsemen and a wonderful horse show October 13 and 14. Great time for the whole family.

Our Lady of the Pillar (Spanish: Nuestra Señora del Pilar) is the name given to the Blessed Virgin Mary for her miraculous appearance in Zaragoza, Spain at the time of the emergence of Christianity. Source: wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_Lady_of_the_Pillar

Venida de la Virgen del Pilar
Date: 1655 | Author:    Francisco Ximénez de la Maza
Source: http://www.enciclopedia-aragonesa.com/voz.asp?voz_id=13070&tipo_busqueda=1&nombre=Ximenez%20Maza&categoria_id=&subcategoria_id=&conImagenes=

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