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Salbut festival in Seye celebrates food of Yucatan

Seye is holding its first-ever Salbut Festival. Photo: Courtesy Seye, Yucatan — Delicious salbutes with breaded shrimp, queso...

Chicharra Festival at Xcalachén

The Festival of Chicharra de Xcalachén will be noon-5 p.m. (or until the chicharra runs out)

Artists angry that fall cultural festival is called off

Much to the chagrin of several artists, the state Ministry of Culture and the Arts decided not to host a 2018 edition of the Fall Cultural Arts Festival, as it is known in English.

Birthplace of famous ‘Huevos Motuleños’ gets ready for fair

The 2018 Gastronomic Festival of the Huevo Motuleño will take place July 14-15 in the city's civic plaza. 

Craving chicharra? Get to the Xcalachén festival early

The third Chicharra Festival 2018 is expected to attract more than 10,000 visitors and sell two tons of crispy fried pork bits.

Hanal Pixán events for 2017: Here’s the lineup

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.

Chicharra Festival will return — twice a year

The Chicharra Festival gets a do-over in October, and is slated to be a twice-a-year event in the future.

Chicharra Festival trends nationally on Twitter

The city's first-ever Chicharra Festival trended nationally on Twitter, ranking among the top 10 most cited words on the platform.

Chicharra Festival seeks to revive a tradition in Xcalachén

A first-ever neighborhood block party celebrating the decadent fried-pork treat called chicharra will begin noon Saturday, July 1.

Animals to be spared cruel annual tradition

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.

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.

Noche Blanca explodes in Mérida

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."

A vegetarian fest in land of meat-eaters

In meat-centric Yucatán, a vegetarian food fair cut against the grain with more than 50 local and national exhibitors.