Museo de Arte Religioso Colonial de la Iglesia de Santo
(Museum of Religious Colonial Art of the Santo Domingo
Founded in 1976. Located on First Street, City of Parita,
in the Church of Santo Domingo. Open Monday through
Museo de Herrera
Founded in 1984. Located on Manuel María Correa St. and
Julio Arjona Ave., City of Chitré. Ceramic, historical
and folkloric items.
Festivals and Festivities
Religious Festivity. Holy Week. Dramatization of the
Week of Easter. City of Pese.
Festival del Manito.
Mid-August, City of Ocú. Folklore festival established
to maintain the traditional culture of the region. One of
the most important events is a traditional campesino (peasant)
wedding. The couple is married in the church, then
paraded on horseback by friends and family.
Campesino Wedding during
the Festival del Manito
Feria de San Sebastián de Ocú
Industrial, Agricultural and Cultural Fair. Exhibitions,
dances, and other attractions. City of Ocú, January.