Art & Culture

MID City Favorite Cantinas for a Cold Beer on a Hot Day

Cantinas, bars and drinks that may seem a bit strange or let’s say unique to this country are a big part of Merida and Mexico’s nightlife. Cantinas A cantina in Mexico traditionally is a kind of bar frequented by males for drinking alcohol and eating free botanas (appetizers), and sometimes singing the blues and passing …

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The Powerful Performer Chula the Clown & Costume Designer Valentina Muñoz in Merida

Art, music, fashion, and theater all intertwine within the upcoming exhibitions and performances. In collaboration with the La Cúpula Cultural Center, the Palace of Music Patronage is proud to present the following upcoming events: Exhibition “Birds in the Head” on March 13 at the La Cúpula Cultural Center. Masterclass on costume design scheduled for March …

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Páayt’aan festival in Izamal is Back Feb 29-March 3

Music, dance, gastronomy, workshops,talks and more! Páayt’aan festival is in its third edition and will offer more than 40 cultural and gastronomic activities. It will take place in Izamal, Yucatán, from February 29 to March 3.  This festival aims to promote the exchange of voices and knowledge among the identities that coexist in the Yucatán …

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Consorcio Mejorada: Merida’s 2nd International Market for Peninsular Design

Dive into the vibrant world of the 2nd International Market for Peninsular Design. Head to Salon Gallos on Saturday, February 24th, and Sunday, February 25th, 2024 to experience the best in design from artists based in Yucatan. It will showcase a treasure trove of local fashion, furniture, jewelry, and more. There will be live music, …

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Paseo de Montejo Mansions: Tour Full of Culture and History

Set aside a full day to tour the most important avenue in the city of Mérida, where concerts, carnivals and family events have been held and are part of the state’s traditions, such as the bike route every Sunday morning and the night bike route, the first Saturday of the month. Throughout Paseo de Montejo …

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Second Year in a Row: Feb 10th Merida’s Foreigners Community Dances in Carnival Parade! 

Jennifer Johnson “JJ Dancer” owner of Bangin Body, trainer and choreographer to the Hollywood stars prepared a rocking troup to take to the carnival streets for the second year in a row! The foreign community has been practicing for over two months in the Banging Body Online studio to dance and participate on a float …

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Merida’s Carnival 2024 Calendar of Events

WED, FEBRUARY 7 8pm Palacio Municipal Calle 62 x 61 y 63 Celebrate the traditional “BURNING OF THE BAD MOOD”, a the presentation of the Rey Momo Award to Morita, and then everyone dances to the rhythm of MERENGLASS. Wednesday, February 7, 8 pm, at the Municipal Palace squareEvent completely free with no need for …

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Feb 9-13 The Re-Evolution Carnival of Mérida 2024: from Fantasy to Innovation

It’s that time of year again and the festivities are here! Pre-carnival activities have been happening since late January and the parades start on February 9th.  For Calendar of Events Carnival in Latin America has a rich and diverse history that reflects the cultural amalgamation of indigenous, European, and African traditions. While each country and …

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