SAN LUIS — The Town of San Luis invites you to the 170th year old tradition of celebrating the feast days of San Luis’ patron saints, Santiago and Santa Ana. The Fiesta de Santiago y Santa Ana is a gathering of local generations to enjoy church events, authentic food, traditional music and most importantly, fun and community fellowship, while honoring the cultural uniqueness and heritage of San Luis, the oldest town in Colorado, and its surrounding villages.
The 2021 Fiesta is set for July 23 through 25, and kicks off on Friday, July 23, with Cuarenta Y Cinco performing at the San Luis Community Park. Saturday’s band performances are Jerry Dean from 2 to 6 p.m. and Blue Ventures from 8 p.m. to midnight.
The Feast of Santiago begins in Chama and includes a procession on Saturday, July 24, at 4:30 p.m. with a Mass at 5 p.m. and potluck following Mass. On Sunday, July 25, the Sangre de Cristo Parish will host the Mariachi Mass at 11 a.m. with food and musical Entertainment after Mass.
The Fiesta Car Show will be held on Saturday, July 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sangre de Cristo Parish. The annual Stations of the Cross 10K run-walk begins at 7 a.m. on Sunday, July 25. Sign up at www.raceentry.com.
If you are interested in being a vendor during this family fun-filled event, would like to enter a float for the parade contest, have a classic car to enter into the Classic Car Show or enter to walk or run in the Stations of the Cross 10K contact the San Luis Town Hall at 719-672-3321 or visit www.townofsanluisco.org, for more information.