The capital of Ecuador celebrates 488 years of foundation. It also commemorates the 200 years of the Battle of Pichincha. This year, as December 6 falls on a Tuesday, the day off for those who live in the capital will be monday 5 December 2022. A mandatory rest day (only in Quito) that meets the weekend.
The Fiestas de Quito will begin on November 24 with the election of the queen of san francisco. Event to be held at the Bolívar Theater, Historical Center of the capital. Additionally, activities will be carried out on the occasion of the celebration in the capital.
The agenda proposed by the Municipality of Quito gives importance to the traditions, music, dancetypical dishes and representative colors of the Quito celebration. Quiteños will be able to enjoy various activities from November 25 to Tuesday December 6.
Among the events most anticipated by the people of Quito are the parades of ‘The Fellowship’, where students, cane dancers, peace bands, musicians, dancers and cultural managers celebrate Quito. This activity will take place on Saturday, November 26 at 10:00 a.m. on Av. Los Shyris; and on Sunday the 27th, from 10:00 a.m., at Av. Teniente Hugo Ortiz.
The presentations of national and international artists are the highlight of the Fiestas de Quito 2022. For this reason, on Monday, December 5, from 4:00 p.m. in the Civic Plaza of Quitumbe, the ‘Quito Kumbia’ with the presentation of local and international orchestras. In the Bicentennial Park, on Monday, December 5, the Puerto Rican Anuel AA and on Tuesday, December 6, the Colombian Fanny Lú. Both events will start at 7:00 p.m. (AND)