Christmas in Xetulul: the date, times and all the details of the special celebration that the amusement park will offer

The theme park of xetulul, in Retalhuleu, will welcome Christmas 2022 this Saturday, November 26 with an agenda of activities for the holiday.

shows, light shows, parades and more they will be part of the special events to commemorate one of the festivities that marks the final part of the year, announced the Workers’ Recreation Institute (Irtra).

Precisely, for this November 26 it was announced that More than 300,000 lights will light up in the Xetulul parkwhich promises to give an atmosphere typical of the time.

The administration also announced that it will make its tour on the traditional parade of floats and there will be the official premiere of the Christmas show at the Teatro Francia.

As part of the evening, there will be musical presentations and the closing will be celebrated with a pyrotechnic light show.

Due to the activities for that date, it is contemplated that the closing time of the park is extended until 10 at night.

“We are grateful because once again we will have our Christmas opening, with the novelty that we will have the park open until 10 at night with all the games enabled so that families can enjoy the beauty of the illuminated park”, expressed Angelo Medina, artistic director of the park.

He added that “We will have a dancing light show at the Gran Jaguar, in the Plaza Maya; In addition, each square will offer shows and the premiere of the Christmas show at the Teatro Francia”.

The workers of the theme park have prepared the facilities with altarpieces and decorations alluding to the Christmas season.

In addition, he said that “it will be a night to enjoy with family and friends, We hope that all the visitors will be amazed at the talent that we Guatemalans have”.

“Last year we opened the season with all the biosecurity restrictions imposed at that time and we closed the park at 7 at night, On this occasion we hope that everyone enjoys the park”, Medina concluded.

The Xetulul theme park is made up of nine squares with attractions and games. (Free Press Photo: Irtra)

They expect more than 10 thousand visitors

The Xetulul theme park, located at kilometer 181.5 of the route to the southwest, in San Martín Zapotitlán, Retalhuleu, is one of the most attractive destinations for Guatemalans during the festivities.

Two years after the suspension of activities due to the pandemic, the Irtra expects to receive some 10,000 visitors for the current Christmas season.


  • The opening of the Christmas season in Xetulul will be on November 26 and it will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • The hours until December 11 will be from Wednesday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • From December 14 to January 1, the theme parks will be open uninterruptedly from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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