Naranjito Festivals

Naranjito, Puerto Rico

Fricasée Festival: First Sunday of May at the Recreational Public Plaza

A giant chicken fricassee is prepared, and other fricassee varieties that restaurants present. Family entertainment, artistic presentations and crafts.

  • When: First Sunday of May
  • Where: Public Recreational Main Plaza
  • Contact: Municipio Naranjito, Tourism Office
  • 787-869-2200 ext. 0169 / 787-227-0169

Procession of San Antonio: First Sunday of June

The festivity begins with the celebration of the mass in the chapel of the Bo. Cedar Arriba at 6:00 a.m. Then you go out in procession on foot carrying an image of San Antonio decorated with ribbons, flowers and religious chants. Upon reaching the town, another mass is celebrated and blessed bread rolls are distributed. The parishioners make the walk so that their promises are fulfilled. Some dress in baggy clothes and barefoot.

  • When: First Sunday of June at 6:00am
  • Where: Chapel of the Bo. Cedar Arriba
  • Contact: Municipio Naranjito, Tourism Office
  • 787-869-2200 ext. 0169 / 787-227-0169

The Patron Festivities of Naranjito: Last weekend of September at the Recreational Public Square

The Patron Festivities of Naranjito are celebrated in honor of the Patron San Miguel Archangel on September 29 of each year. The Church makes the “Novena “consisting of nine days of celebration of mass and special events. Each day a community or neighborhood is in charge of the celebration. The last day of the “Novena” is the 29th and a procession is held for the closing.

  • When: Last weekend of September
  • Where: Recreational Public Square
  • Contact: Municipio Naranjito, Tourism Office
  • 787-869-2200 ext. 0169 / 787-227-0169

Festival of the Naranjito Foundation: First weekend of December at the Recreational Public Plaza

In this festival is celebrated the birthday of Naranjito, based on the date of its foundation on December 3, 1824. The most select talent of the town is presented in the playground, where children and young people also participate in their dance presentations, trova and the municipal band.

  • When: First weekend of December
  • Where: Recreational Public Square
  • Contact: Municipio Naranjito, Tourism Office
  • 787-869-2200 ext. 0169 / 787-227-0169
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