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2021 Events - Fiesta de Santiago y Santa Ana - July 23rd-25th, 2021

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, 2021 and kicks off on Friday, July 23rd with Cuarenta Y Cinco performing at the San Luis Community Park. Saturday’s band performances are Jerry Dean from 2 pm to 6 pm and Blue Ventures from 8 pm to 12 am.

The Feast of Santiago begins in Chama and includes a procession on Saturday, July 24th at 4:30 pm with a Mass at 5:00 pm and Potluck following Mass. On Sunday, July 25th, the Sangre de Cristo Parish will host the Mariachi Mass at 11:00 am with Food & Musical Entertainment after Mass.

The Fiesta Car Show will be held on Saturday, July 24th, 2021 from 9:00 am to 3 pm at the Sangre de Cristo Parish. The annual Stations of the Cross 10k run/walk begins at 7:00 am on Sunday, July 25th. 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.

Friday, July 23
“Cuarenta Y Cinco” performs • San Luis Community Park • 8:00 pm -12:00 am

Saturday, July 24
Car Show • Sangré de Cristo Parish Parking Lot - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fiesta de Santiago y Santa Ana Parade • Main Street • 10:00 am
Book signing and talk • Pleas and Petitions: Hispano Culture and Legislative
Conflict in Territorial Colorado, by Virginia Sánchez • San Luis Town Hall - 11:00 am
Semillas de la tierra, Folkloricao Dancing • San Luis Community Park • 12:00 pm
“Jerry Dean” performs • San Luis Community Park • 2:00 - 6:00 pm
Santiago Feast Day Mass • Immaculate Conception Catholic Church • Chama
Procession 4:30 pm • Mass 5:00 pm • Potluck following Mass
“Blue Ventures” performs • San Luis Community Park • 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Sunday, July 25
Stations of the Cross 10K Run • San Luis Town Hall • 7:00 am
Fiesta de Santiago y Santa Ana Parade • Main Street • 10:00 am
Mariachi Mass • El Convento • 11:00 am
Food & Musical Entertainment after Mass • 12:00 - 4:00 pm

The 2021 Stations of the Cross Run will be held Sunday, July 25th, 2021


Town Hall Meetings

Town Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 408 Main Street, San Luis. The public is invited and welcome to attend Town Hall meetings. If you have a subject matter to address with the town council please visit the San Luis Town Hall at 508 Main Street to be placed on the next meeting's agenda or call 672-3321.

The mission for the Town of San Luis is to promote the public health, safety, and welfare of the residents of the Town of San Luis and to protect, to enhance and to perpetuate building states/areas of the Town reminiscent of past eras, events, and to continue to provide examples of architectural styles of the past and facilitate the availability of incentives for property owners.


The Rich Hispano Culture in Colorado's Costilla County

San Luis and Costilla County were featured in a Denver, 9News segment, highlighting the rich culture and history of the first town in Colorado. CLICK HERE to view the video.


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