Experience the Unique Pilgrimage Tradition of Los Labradores Honouring the Virgin of the Rosary
On the Sunday following the December 13 feast of Saint Lucia, the much-anticipated Pilgrimage of Los Labradores unfolds, honouring the cherished Virgin of the Rosary. During this festive event, the pilgrims adorn themselves in their most exquisite traditional attire, transforming the town’s streets into a vibrant showcase of heritage and tradition.
Local carts dot the streets, presenting visitors with the opportunity to sample typical products reflecting the robust local flavours. Emphasising the rich cultural blend, the revered tradition of sharing the traditional mejunje, a native concoction composed of rum, honey, and herbs, is a high point of this Saint Lucia pilgrimage. This uniquely aromatic beverage adds to the appeal of this remarkable celebration, creating a memorable experience for both locals and tourists alike.