Clubs & Bars

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

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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Oktoberfest 2023: Celebrating German Culture in Merida

Thursday October 12 Oktoberfest, one of the world’s largest German folk festivals, has a long history dating back to 1810. In Mérida, this celebration has become a tradition that has persisted for approximately 20 years. The main goal of Oktoberfest Mérida is to promote German culture and create a space for cultural exchange in a …

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MID City Hot Spot: Kioyu Sky Lounge Rooftop at the Marriot 

Friday, September 1, 2023 Merida is finally getting high rise buildings and there are amazing places to enjoy a drink, dinner and sunset with a view and by far Kioyu Sky Lounge is our favorite rooftop for sunset dining! Kioyu Sky Lounge by award winning Chef Pedro Evia serves incredible cocktails and asian inspired cuisine …

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A Hot Spot in Merida: Hotel Sureño, La Mata Restaurant & El Fresco Rooftop bar 

Wednesday August 30, 2023 There is a relatively new hotel on Calle 62 x 33a y 33 in the heart of the Centro. Construction started over 4 years ago, but as many businesses experienced, when the pandemic hit, the project screeched to a halt. Now, they have opened and it is a new hot spot …

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Hot Cantinas To Visit in Merida

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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MID CityBeat Eye on Merida: Sanbravo y Noche Blanca

This week we talk good food at Sanbravo & Noche Blanca -Mérida’s biggest cultural night coming up May 28th at 7pm in Merida, Centro.  We caught up with Adele Aguirre from Soho Galleries and she told us some of her plans!  Mark your calendars. For upcoming events, art, culture & gastronomy check out MID CityBeat …

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Puerto Progreso: A Tourist Destination Worth Seeing

Just 30 minutes from Merida, the beach  town of Progreso will bring you a wide variety of experiences as you stroll through its picturesque streets and walk the “malecón” in a fun family atmosphere. Before leaving, we share today’s weather! PROGRESO WEATHER Before visiting Progreso for one or more days, we recommend you to bring: …

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Alternative Movie theater and Live Music and Good Food at Gabbo’s Bar & Grill 

Gabbo’s Bar and Grill  & 2001 Cinema Alternativo is a small movie theater that has brought life back to the neighborhood of Itzimna! Downstairs is Gabbo’s restaurant with quite an extensive menu of Mexican food. They have a bar and a large outdoor area where you can hear live music starting at 9pm Wed-Saturday. For this …

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MID City Local Craft Beer Favorite Taproom: Cuerno de Toro

I first tried Cuerno de Toro at a Club Sibarita beer tasting event in 2017. Their oatmeal stout was featured in the tasting and it was quite a hit among the guests. It is a full bodied stout with a touch of chocolate that reminded me of curling up by the Christmas tree during the …

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