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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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Merida Celebrates 482 Years with the Merida Fest January 5-24th 

It’s Merida’s 482nd anniversary and it will be a month filled with arts, culture, music, theater, dance and incredible vibes! FOR FULL SCHEDULE CLICK HERE FOR THE MERIDA FEST WEBSITE With the participation of around 550 artists from different countries, among whom Fey, Juan Pablo Manzanero, Gondwana, and Ricardo Ribeiro stand out, from the 5th …

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Panucho Fair on November 24th in La Ermita, Music, Fun & Lots of Panuchos!

Yucatan’s favorite antojito or “snack” is the panucho and this Noche Blanca, Friday November 24th you can go try as many as you can eat at the The Panucho Fair in Merida’s newest Barrio Magico La Ermita!   Event Details: Date and Time: Friday, November 24, from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Location: Magical Neighborhood of …

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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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Festival del Mucbipollo in Mérida, Yucatán: A Gastronomic Tradition

Wednesday, October 18, 2023 As the Day of the Dead approaches in Yucatan, so does the delicious tradition of the mucibpollo or “pib”. This regional dish is iconic of the Hanal Pixán festivities, since it is only made and consumed in the Yucatan Peninsula. The pib has its origin in the Maya culture and the …

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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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