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What a drag: Facebook takes down Hennessy’s page after receiving complaints

Facebook took down the Hennessy's Irish Pub page after receiving complaints about its upcoming drag trivia night, the restaurant's owner said. Sean Hennessy said that...

Festival de las Animas: Everything you need to know

With Dia de Los Muertos — or Hanal Pixán, as it is known in Yucatán — just a couple of weeks away. Mérida’s City Hall...

Yucatán’s Xmatkuil state fair to make its comeback in November

Yucatán’s state fair will return to Xmatkuil on Nov. 4 after a three-year absence.

Mexican Navy to allow visitors in Progreso to board the Cuauhtémoc

The Mexican Navy will soon be docking the ARM Cuauhtémoc in Progreso and opening its decks to visitors.  The Cuauhtémoc is a sailing training vessel...

Celebrate Canada Day with poutine at the Mérida English Library

To celebrate Canada Day, the Mérida English Library will be serving up hot poutine on Friday morning from 10 to 12.  Poutine is a dish...

The history of the noble bicycle in Yucatán celebrated with new...

A new temporary exhibit delving into the history and cultural significance of bicycles in Yucatán has recently opened to the public.

Lucha Libre expo promises to not pull any punches

This Saturday a Lucha Libre expo will kick off in Plaza Patio, east of Centro, at 4 p.m.

Merida’s LGBTQ+ community prepares for ‘greatest Pride event ever’

Mérida's 2022 Pride march is scheduled to kick off Saturday, June 18 at 3 p.m. 

The Varna Ballet company is set to wow Yucatán

The Varna Ballet company, based in Bulgaria, is touring Mexico for the first time. 

5 microbrews to help you beat the heat in Yucatán

After a surprisingly positive experience tasting several microbrews on the market in Yucatán, I decided to give it yet another go and taste even more local beers. 

Business in Yucatán back to normal after 2 years of restrictions

As of today — Monday — all businesses in Yucatán can operate at 100% and normalize their opening hours.

Filey book fair returns with both in-person and online events

For the first time in two years, Yucatán will be celebrating its annual book fair with in-person events. 

Fried crickets on the menu at Oaxaca’s famous Gueleguetza in Mérida

Mérida's Parque de la Paz, across from the Centenario Zoo, is hosting a traditional Oaxacan Gueleguetza festival complete with entertainment and plenty of food.

Environmental group to call for meaningful action at upcoming forum in...

The environmental collective Va por la Tierra is planning a series of events to raise awareness among Yucatán's population on issues regarding water quality and climate change. 

After 4-month pause, Valladolid’s video mapping show is back

Four months ago, a strong gust of wind and power surge damaged Valladolid’s video mapping show projectors.

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

To help contain the spread of COVID-19, Mérida has opted to limit the number of Christmas events it is hosting this year for the...

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

Mérida is set to host the second edition of its Resonancias Yucatán Jazz festival. The event will take place Nov. 26-29 at several Centro venues...

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. 
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