The Camino de Flores, a flower trail that overtakes an entire city street in Mejorada, is back with a seasonal theme.
Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is one of the most iconic celebrations in Mexico, but it’s done differently in Yucatán.
Organizers of this year’s Paseo de las Ánimas estimate about 57,000 people took to the streets, in a highlight of the city’s Day of the Dead festivities.
Tens of thousands of people take to the streets in a procession, many of them in costumes and face paint invoking Day of the Dead traditions. Read about last year’s celebration.
Actors, students and altars come together Saturday at the Plaza Grande.
Flights for the upcoming weekends from Mexico City to the Yucatecan capital are packed.
Hanal Pixán, the local variant on Mexico’s Day of the Dead celebrations, will be celebrated with a series of events beginning Monday, Oct. 23 with Vaquería dance performance at the Municipal Palace.
Hanal Pixán ceremony and presentation of altars, revealing Yucatán’s answer to the Day of the Dead celebrated across Mexico. Read more about this tradition and all the events surrounding it.
Police estimate just over 50,000 people turned out for the city’s Paseo de las Ánimas, many of them in costumes and face paint invoking Day of the Dead traditions.
This weekend’s Hanal Pixán activities have stimulated air travel from the nation’s capital. So much so that flights to Mérida from Mexico City have sold out through Sunday.