Diría celebrates its patron saint, San Pedro Apóstol (Peter the Apostle). The festivities include the crowning of a festival queen and 'dicking' – when participants go around whacking each other with dried bulls' pe…
Forty days after Semana Santa, this is the biggest hipica (horse parade) in Nicaragua; festivities honour El Cristo Negro de La Santísima Trinidad and peak on May 23, but keep going for another month.
Ballet folklorico (folk dance), fireworks and parades make this one of the country’s biggest celebrations for this popular saint.
Coincidentally falling on the summer solstice, this lively festival features dances, ceremonial fights and music.
This religious festival features ballet folklorico (folk music) and a parade.
This New Year's parade is famous for its bouquets of flowers.
Wake up early – the fireworks will help – to see the Virgin off on her annual trip to nearby Los Jirones.