In meat-centric Yucatán, a vegetarian food fair cut against the grain with more than 50 local and national exhibitors.
From gourmet food trucks in Parque San Juan to Lila Downs at Plaza Grande, tomorrow is packed with free activities under the heading of “La Noche Blanca.”
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.
Mérida Fest 2015 kicked off with the traditional Alborada as troubadours took to the streets to signify the beginning of the citywide celebration.
Kots Kaal Pato, a notorious and gruesome annual Yucatecan animal sacrifice in which small animals were beaten to death or decapitated, has been permanently canceled, Humane Society International announced.
A first-ever neighborhood block party celebrating the decadent fried-pork treat called chicharra will begin noon Saturday, July 1.
The city’s first-ever Chicharra Festival trended nationally on Twitter, ranking among the top 10 most cited words on the platform.
The Chicharra Festival gets a do-over in October, and is slated to be a twice-a-year event in the future.
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.