Starts 10 a.m. at the Plaza Grande with an opening ceremony and presentation of 97 traditional altars. At 6:30 p.m., a mock funeral procession leads from the Plaza Grande to Parque Santa Ana, where shows and folk dancing will follow. Here's news coverage of last year's Hanal Pixan on the Plaza Grande.Find out more »
An adopt-a-tree program happens today, sponsored by Merida’s Department of Environmental Preservation and Conservation, to promote the greening of the city. In the Plaza Grande, 500 trees will be offered for free to residents. More will be distributed at Parque Santa Lucia and Parque de la Madre. Just sign up, and you'll receive a delivery if approved. The trees are being supplied from local nurseries. Varieties were chosen for their deep roots, as to not disturb sidewalks or pavers.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
The International Festival of Lights (FILUX) is held annually in Mexico City, and now is visiting Mérida.Find out more »
The fashion show and concert canceled during June's Noche Blanca return for their rain date.Find out more »
Each Sept. 16 is Mexico's Independence Day, but it kicks off the night before.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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