Feria in La Chorrera

Feria de La Chorrera

This annual fair, held over 10 days from late January into early February, includes parades, a rodeo, the odd cockfight and drum dances, which have their origin in African music brought to the New World by slaves.
Fiesta in Isla Taboga

Festival de la Virgen del Carmen

The island's patron, the Virgen del Carmen, is honored with a seafaring procession each year on July 16. Seemingly everyone then participates in games, fire-eating and/or dancing on the beach.
Fiesta in Isla Taboga

Día de San Pedro

This holiday marks the founding of the town of San Pedro in 1524.