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Sat, Jul 09


Pinto Lake County Park

July 9: 40th Annual Xilonen (Watsonville)

This is a coming of Age Ceremony for young Women. Xilonen means "the young tender corn."

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July 9: 40th Annual Xilonen (Watsonville)
July 9: 40th Annual Xilonen (Watsonville)

Time & Location

Jul 09, 2022, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM PDT

Pinto Lake County Park, 757 Green Valley Road, Watsonville, CA


About the event


10:00 AM : Arrive and get dresses

10:30  AM: Final set up of drums and sahumadoras

11:00 AM: : Ceremonial danza

4:00 PM: Palabra and Lunch

5:00 PM: Clean up & Exit


Please bring you Ixcuimecatl (paliacate/bandana), Ayacaxtli (sonaja/rattle), Maztla (faja/belt) and Ayoyotes

Ladies please bring your ceremonial skirt

Please wear a facemask before and after danza. It is NOT required during practice.

If you are sick or have been exposed to someone who is sick, please stay home.

Practice 6ft social distance with others outside of your household.

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