Antigua Guatemala is once again the host of the Festival of Flowers. It's been six years since this festival for all lovers of nature, local culture and the natural color of Guatemalan flowers. A festival that every year shows growth and interest, not only by local citizens, but also by tourists, merchants and artists alike.

The colonial city will be filled with color, flavor and pleasant aromas, residents and local businesses will once again decorate the facades with the most beautiful flowers in the country. The municipality of Guatemala has officially declared that the month of November of each year is known in Antigua Guatemala as "Flower Month". Guatemala is a producer of traditional and exotic flowers, export volumes are up to 1 million 900 thousand kilos of flowers that are sent to the United States, several European countries, Canada and Central American countries.

The third weekend of November of each year will be celebrated the "Festival of Flowers" in Antigua Guatemala. Although the activities around the flowers will take place throughout the month. All these activities will have the municipal support and members of civil society.

For this year 2022, more than 70 workshops and 17 exhibitions will be held, with the elaboration of flowers made by two thousand artists, showing their talent with sculptures and assemblies, this represents cultural growth compared to last year.

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The Flower Festival has created an artistic festival for which multiple artists turn this Colonial City into a work of art. Its main goal is to show the world the talent that exists in Guatemala through floral art. There will be a series of events around town, including outdoor exhibits as well as indoors taking place at various facilities throughout the city. Some of the events are : "Neighborhood with the best Floral attitude", "Entrepreneurial women that flourish", "Las Flores trail run" of 5K and 10K, "Cooking with flowers", "Chocolate workshop among flowers", "The best facades " and the "Best Attitude Bike Contest."

The main event will take place on the weekend of November 19 and 20, "with an attitude of eternal spring".

List of Activities

These are some of the activities, however, there will be many more.

November 6

Location: Finca Carmona

  • “Ruta de las Flores Race” / Runguate Family race of 5 and 10 km

November 13

Cooking with Flowers

  • This will take place at Finca Santa Isabel on the way to San Bartolo.
  • It will be open to the public and the contestants will have the opportunity to sell their products and publicize these new culinary innovations.
  • Classic car show and family event.

November 17

Botanical “Flower Gala”

  • Gala de Flores merging flowers and haute couture.
  • Jewelry where both branches will meet in one place. Designers and florists in one place.

November 18

  • Exhibition "Eternal Spring" Shipyard Artists"
  • Iconic Exhibition “Perpetua Rosa”

November 19 and 20

Festival Peak Date : Free entrance
Festival of Flowers VI Edition

  • Flower Market (Central Park)
  • Decoration of Monuments
  • Facades Contest
  • Neighborhoods Contest
  • Bicycle Contest
  • Old Beer Forest Workshops / Posada de Don Rodrigo
  • Visits to the Flowers of the Forest
  • Live Music Forest Antigua Beer
  • Live music Central Park

You are welcome to visit Antigua Guatemala and enjoy this beautiful natural exhibit.