The first Feria de las Flores took place on May 1, 1957 and the following year the festival was moved to August, the month of Antioquia's independence.
While I don't plan to go back - I found the women in Peru to be pretty good girls that just like to have fun. Back in the day, I found it insanely difficult to find a lick of decent online dating advice for men online.
In 2013, over 500 silletas were carried along the parade route.
Cabalgata (horse parade) - the world's largest horse parade according to the Guiness Book of World Records.
In 2006, 8,233 horses and their riders participated in the event.
Desfile de Autos (car parade) - an antique car parade that showcases cars dating back to the 1920s.