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The Feast of the Niño Pepe

Majordomo Ana Musto in front of some of the items important for the feast of the Niño Pepe. The turtle shells are played as drums by boys who lead the procession. The measuring stick allows her to line people up by height.
Friday, December 8, 2017 to Saturday, January 13, 2018

The Cofradía del Niño Pepe, located in the Barrio Santa Cruz, in Izalco, sponsors this feast over five weeks. The Niño is carried in procession around the barrio. Festivities include mariachi music, dancing, drinking, fireworks, tamales, and chocolate bread buns.