What is the San Joaquin Fiesta / Fiesta De San Joaquin?
La Fiesta de San Joaquin is an annual celebration held in August in San Joaquin Village, Corozal District. San Joaquin, The village’s patron saint, is honoured with novenas and a massat the San Joaquin Catholic Church. The fiesta culminates with a feria at the San Joaquin ark. Prior to the celebration being held in the village, and because of their historical connection, many persons from San Joaquin traveled to Bacalar, Mexico for the fiesta. Under the stewardship of Mrs. Maria Angelita Magana and community members, the village held its first fiesta in August 1967.