How do Venezuelans celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi? By dressing up in devil costumes and dancing through the streets, of course.
About This Festival
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You can tell how long a confradia, or group, has been participating in the festival by how big their masks are. The larger the mask, the higher the confradia’s ranking in the devil’s hierarchy.
Come early, stay late
The state of Miranda (where Diablos Danzantes del Yare takes place) celebrates several cultural-religious events in June, including St. John’s Drums and the St. Peter’s Feast. Stick around and experience all that this area has to offer.
Bring a camera
This is one photogenic festival that you’ll want to document!
Simón Bolívar Airport (CCS)
If you plan to attend the festivities in San Francisco de Yare, you’ll most likely fly into in Maiquetía, about 13 miles outside of Caracas. From there, San Francisco de Yare is about an hour and a half away by car.