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Patron Saint festivities in honor of the Virgen del Carmen

Patron Saint festivities in honor of the Virgen del Carmen

Celebrated between July 14 and 17, the festivities held in honor of the Patron of the municipality have as more emotional acts the descent and subsequent rise of the image of the Virgen del Carmen that take place on July 14 and 17, respectively.
These parties, in addition, also count on parade of floats, offering of flowers and popular games.

Bonfire of San Antón

Bonfire of San Antón

Considered in the past the most important winter festival, San Antonio is celebrated on January 17 with the blessing of animals, especially domestic animals, and the blessing of bread and distribution to people who bless animals. Historically, this festival symbolized for Canada the passage from winter to spring, the protection that San Antonio gave to animals and their work in the agriculture of the municipality. In addition, he celebrated the end of the feast of the Kings. In fact, the bonfire that was made in honor of the saint was as a tribute to those who had participated in the feast of the Kings.

Fiesta of San Cristóbal

Fiesta of San Cristóbal

The festivity in honor of the San Cristóbal patron is celebrated every July 10 with the awakening through the streets of the municipality in charge of the Union Musical Society of la Cañada and with a lunch among the neighbors. Later the Major Mass is celebrated, where the Queens and Children participate and the traditional blessing of vehicles is carried out. In the afternoon there is a procession through the streets and the launching of a fireworks display.

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