Tag Archives: San Mateo

San Mateo/ Saint Mathew procession

Saint Mathew the patron saint of Santa Elena Coming to the end of two weeks celebration, being the last Sunday it is the tradition to take down the statue of Saint Mathew led by a procession of very pretty girls … Continue reading

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Santa Elena,s Annual tradition

Santa Elena,s annual tradition continues its two weeks of festivals for San Mateo the patron saint of Santa Elena . Yesterday was held another of the well-known traditions dating from who knows actually when… but I am in the process of … Continue reading

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Santa Elena Feria

Like in Mérida and other pueblos around the Yucatán fairs are held on a regular basis.For one week now the Feria de Santa Elena begin its yearly festival of San Mateo (Saint Mathew) the patron saint of Santa Elena .It will continue for … Continue reading

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Another corrida comes to town!

Another corrida (bullfight) starts May 13th in St Elena. If you have never seen one its quite an experience and another excuse for partying .The corridas are usually connected to a religious festival and all around the Yucatan you will … Continue reading

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