The Quito Festivities start with a proclamation, in Plaza San Francisco, on Friday November 26, 2021. Learn about road closures and alternate routes.
The Quito festivals they start with a proclamation that will leave from the Municipality (Plaza Grande) at 18:00 and will arrive at the San Francisco Square.
The Metropolitan Transit Agency announced the mobility operations for that day. Road closures will start at 5:00 p.m. and the streets where it will not be possible to travel with vehicles will be:
- Rocafuerte and Venezuela
- Simon Bolivar and Benalcázar
- Imbabura and Mejía
- Cuenca and Mejía
- Olmedo and Benalcázar
- Olmedo and García Moreno
- Olmedo and Flores
- Guayaquil and Caldas
In the rest of the city (south-north) there will be no closures
- Mariscal Sucre Avenue
- Pichincha Avenue (La Marín sector)
- Rocafuerte Street
# VivaQuito2021 | Are you ready to celebrate the Carita de Dios?
These are the closings that will be held for the celebration of the founding of Quito. Drive with caution and if you drink don’t drive. #QuitoParaShare pic.twitter.com/7eVAJGkweQ
– AMTQuito (@AMT_Quito) November 24, 2021
National artists at the proclamation
A concert will be held at 7:00 p.m., at the foot of the church of San Francisco. The artists who will animate the event They are: Yavirac Group, Municipal Band, the Cumbancheros, Pancho Terán, Karla Kanora, the National Folkloric Ballet and Juanita Burbano. There will also be a theater performance by Las Marujas.
The capacity for the concert is 2,500 people. There are no tickets, people will be able to enter until completing the capacity. The use of a mask is mandatory. (AVV)
– The Ecuador Hour (@lahoraecuador) November 19, 2021