Mixology, Wine & Craft Beer

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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Sabores de Yucatan Nov 16-20: Get Ready for Merida’s Biggest Gastronomic Festival!

Friday, November 10, 2023 We present to you the official program of the Sabores de Yucatán Gastronomic Festival. From November 16 to 20, Yucatán will become the gastronomic epicenter of the world. We will have the presence of many of the best chefs in the world, who will represent various culinary cultures.  What is open …

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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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Mérida Restaurant Week 2023 is Back

Thursday, September 21, 2023 The Most Delicious Week of the Year is Back! With the participation of over 300 restaurants, the sixth edition of Mérida Restaurant Week is set to take place, marking one of the most significant culinary events in the capital of Yucatán. The event will run from September 25th to October 1st. …

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Savor the Flavors of Mérida at the First-Ever “Festival Grill & Brews”

Monday, September 18, 2023 Mérida is set to host its inaugural gastronomic and cultural extravaganza, the “Festival Grill & Brews.” This event will offer flavor, entertainment, and fun for the whole family. Taking place on Saturday, September 23, 2023, starting at 6:00 PM, the Festival will unfold at the Ba’axal Academy, located on the Mérida-Progreso …

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Chile en Nogada & Pozole Time! Where to Eat Mexican Independence Day Dishes

Wednesday, September 6, 2023 UNESCO named Mexico cuisine a world cultural heritage treasure in 2017 which is a title that is shared only with France. The amount of dishes, ingredients and flavors you find in this country is astounding and during the month of September for the Mexican Independence Day celebrations it is a perfect …

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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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