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Mérida Fest to go forward despite COVID-19 surge

The Ayuntamiento has confirmed that in-person events scheduled for Mérida Fest 2022 will continue as planned.

Mérida’s Christmas caravans a big hit with children of all ages

During its first night, the festive caravan was very well attended, but attendees are reported to have done a good job...

After kicking off the ‘Mayan ball game’ World Cup in Mérida,...

Mérida has kicked off an international Pok ta Pok tournament, also known as the "Mayan ball game" World Cup. 

Festivities celebrating the Virgin of Guadalupe to be scaled back once...

For the second year in a row, Yucatan's Catholic archdiocese is urging its faithful to not assist to large events commemorating the day of the Virgin of Guadalupe on Dec. 12. 

Mérida prepares to host its 2nd-ever free jazz festival

Promotional image for Yucatán's upcoming Resonancias Jazz festival. Photo: Courtesy Mérida is set to host the second edition...

New LGBTQ+ community market makes a splash in Mérida’s parks

Members of LGBTQ+ community are carving out spaces in local parks to host their own outdoor markets.

Giant alebrijes form a parade down Mérida’s Centro

Everywhere you went you could not but overhear the conversations of spectators, all making the same observation: that it was so great to see so much color and life on Mérida’s streets again. 

Giant alebrijes to parade through Mérida this weekend

Alebrijes are brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastical mythical creatures. Though originally made only of paper-mâché, wooden variations have also become popular since the 1940s. 

Otoño cultural returns to Yucatán with over 83 events

Of the total number of events, there are 24 musical events, 30 theater performances, eight dances, nine literature gatherings, and nine academic events, as well as three performing arts exhibits. 

Blocked from Chichén Itzá, new-age pilgrims congregate in Uxmal

Both Chichén Itzá and Dzibilchaltún were closed to the public during the fall equinox due to concerns over COVID-19 infections, as well as land disputes. 

Mérida prepares to host Mexico’s most important tourism trade show

The event known as the Tianguis Turístico Mexico will bring together representatives from the country’s 32 states, as well as buyers from 70 countries.

New details cast uncertainty over Guns N’ Roses concert

Reports that the concert has not yet been approved by city or state authorities have dampened the spirits of many rock fans who have been skeptical about the October event ever since it was first announced.

FILEY book fair to be held entirely online

The 2019 edition of the FILEY book fair attracted tens of thousands of readers to the event held in the Siglo...

After a year, Mérida’s Biciruta is coming back

The Biciruta is set to return for those under the age of 60, after over a year of it being suspended....

7 more Showcase showstoppers coming

The Showcase of Homes kicks off Mérida's high season once again as hundreds of people criss-cross the Centro to tour seven private abodes that represent the best in architecture and décor.

World Series brings top divers to Kukulcan

The newly expanded Kukulcan Sports Complex will host the sixth and final leg of the 2015 FINA Diving World Series from Friday to Sunday.

See and be seen: A Taste of Mérida

Photos from 2015's Taste of Merida benefit for Brazos Abiertos A.C.

Singing in the streets as 3-week festival begins

Mérida Fest 2015 kicked off with the traditional Alborada as troubadours took to the streets to signify the beginning of the citywide celebration.

24 days of Mérida Fest: Complete guide

An inaugural concert by Armando Manzanero and Francisco Céspedes will kick off Mérida Fest’s 165 free artistic, academic and entertainment events, says the director of Culture Department, Irving Berlin Villafaña.