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The third Friday of each month brings a chance to meet other expats at the Merida English Library’s private courtyard.
Two high-tech light-and-sound shows depict the regions's history and culture in vivid projections that wrap around the architectural details of two of Mérida's most treasured façades.
Writerday! is a new, free online group for kids ages 5–14 throughout the world who like to write. It is being organized by Lyla Spath, a Merida Writers Group member and children's writer, to encourage kids to write on a regular basis and interact with other young writers in a safe, supportive forum. Each Saturday, Spath will announce a topic for kids to write about (maximum number of words ranging from 100–500, based on age group). Parents/guardians will send their…
On a stage erected at the foot (remate) of the Paseo de Montejo, colorful costumed singers and dancers perform traditional entertainment that celebrate's the nation's heritage. Among the food and crafts kiosks, look for Sabrina's Tacos.
Watch reenactments of this ancient tradition with costumed players at the Cathedral every Saturday.
Every Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., selected Mérida streets are closed to cars and trucks, giving way to bicycles.
Local producers of various goods are featured in the Mercadito Santiago. Go to the top floor to see the Mercadito Santiago, hosted by the Ayurdowntown yoga studio.
Every Sunday, Mérida en Domingo transforms the heart of the Centro Histórico, between the Plaza Grande and Parque Santa Lucia, into an urban carnival.
Artists set up shop every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the east side of the Paseo de Montejo.
St. Luke's offers a Christian worship service in English at 10 a.m. A second service, in Spanish, is at 11:15 a.m.
Produce, fruits, eggs, breads, honey, lots of tasty sweets every Monday at the Natural Thangs garden center.
NOTE: Costs are in pesos. Events are occasionally postponed or canceled, or a listing could contain an error, so confirm with the organizer when possible.