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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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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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MID City Hot Spots: Fun Cantinas to Hit Merida, Yucatan

One of the great things about Merida, Yucatan is the festive atmosphere that combines traditions and culture. From cantinas to trendy bars and lively social hubs, our city has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a cold beer, a classic cocktail, or a unique craft beer, you’re sure to find it here. So join …

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Meet & Support the Local Farmers Feb 24th Agroecological Fair 

Circulo 47 is an initiative by the city of Merida to help stimulate the growth of the small farms around the city. There are a variety of micro farmers in the surrounding villages of Merida and this program encourages the local restaurants, stores and consumers to buy local and support the local farmers in the …

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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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Elena Mikhailova “Most Prestigious Violinists in the World” at the Merida Fest Jan 20 & 21st

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQIuQnezLAU Night of Cultures: Elena Mikhailova + Ricardo Ribeiro (Portugal) Saturday Jan 20th 21:00 Location: Plaza Grande  Address: Plaza de la calle 60 por 61, 63 y 62, Centro Histórico Previous Next  Enjoy the talent of these international artists: *Elena Mikhailova. Considered one of the great violinists worldwide, of Russian origin residing in Madrid, Elena …

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Celebrating 50 Years of Yucatecan Singer Songwriter Jorge Buenfil

Jorge Buenfil Concert Tonight 8pm at Paseo 60 on Calle 60 x 35 Previous Next Jorge Buenfil Ávila is a Yucatecan singer and songwriter known for his contributions to the trova genre, particularly in the Yucatán Peninsula. Buenfil is recognized for his musical career and his efforts to preserve and promote Yucatecan trova. He has been …

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Urban Treasures & Antiques in the “Magical Neighborhoods” of San Sebastian and La Ermita

The “barrios magicos” of San Sebastian and La Ermita are some of Merida’s oldest neighborhoods and you feel the history in the air as you walk down the brick laden streets. The stories of love, passion, betrayal and the mundane in and outs of life permeate every wall and street corner that have seen generations …

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