When it comes to taste, tradition, and culture, this is Measure from Hidalgo They are the places par excellence that combine music, dance, and food. One of the most popular events in the community takes place in September, in honor of San Nicolás de Tolentino, venerated as the protector of souls in purgatory and advocate for justice, motherhood, childhood, and health. Next, we leave you with all the details you should know about the Fair in Hidalgo.
The Nicholas Fair 2023 is an annual celebration in Ixmiquilpan, Hidalgo where parishioners and the general population share traditions, food, and devotion to the patron saint. This was in Hidalgo and will take place in this edition from September 8th to September 15th, when the activities will end with the popular Firmly call for independence.
What makes it special, Nicholas Fair?
Every holiday stands out for its food and its wide range of activities. In the San Nicolás Fair in Ixmiquilpan, the organization of the community is awarded for the grinding of cocoa and, days before, for the elaboration of the chocolate atole, which will be distributed to the population on September 10th at 7 a.m. This ritual is a symbol of gratitude and devotion to the patron saint for all wishes granted and the good harvest.
But atole isn’t the only food being shared. The Ixmiquilpan Fair is known for its famous charapé. Prepared in an artisanal way, this drink is a fermented drink made from pulque, panocha, honey, cloves, and cinnamon, with various flavors such as pine nuts, guava, walnuts, and rice, among others.
Like all holidays has is an artisan part in which Nicholas fair All artisans are recognized Hidalguenses Not only do they have the opportunity to own their diverse products, but they can also take part in the “Hilando Historias” competition. This is divided into parchment waistloom and hand embroidery, shirt or blouse categories.
The call for tenders is open to all artisans and craftsmen dedicated to the manufacture of these pieces in parchment, shirts, or louses using the traditional techniques of waist loom or embroidery. The winners will receive 5,000 to 2,000 pesos. The award ceremony and presentation of the products will take place on September 8th at noon on the esplanade of the delegation ixmiquilpan.
Every day you can enjoy a different music show, according to the taste of all participants. On the first day, activities begin with the Rondalla del Amor de Saltillo; on the 9th there will be a tribute to Sonora Santanera and a rodeo; Los Yaguaru appear on the 10th; on the 11th Ernesto Solano and his band Maguey; on the 12th a wrestling show in Torbellino and on the 15th the shout with Los Periquillos.
Where and when?
Do not miss the San Nicolás 2023 Fair in Ixmiquilpan Hidalgo, 1 hour and 30 minutes from the city of Pachuca and 3 hours from Mexico City if you come by private car. The activities take place from September 8th to September 15th.