Seven festivals in Mexico that you have to go to once in your life


Do you like to travel, meet new people and cultures? Then, you should give yourself the opportunity to attend some of the most important festivals in Mexico, which are so majestic that people from all over the world come together to enjoy them. Do you want to know what they are? Here we show you seven of the most important.

Balloon festival in Mexico
Balloon festival in Mexico

1. National Fair of San Marcos

One of the oldest and most important fairs in the country is San Marcos, which takes place every April 25 in the beautiful Aguascalientes. In this celebration, you can enjoy mechanical games, delicious cuisine, a long zip line and the largest exhibition of cattle in Latin America. Without a doubt, a place to have the most fun with the whole family.

2. International Film Festival in Morelia

Are you passionate about cinema? Then you can not stop attending the Morelia International Film Festival, which is a meeting point for new talent seeking to know and expose new proposals within this branch. If this is your thing, you can attend Morelia, Michoacán in October. You will also meet new people with talents and unique cultural activities.

3. International Balloon Festival

Imagine the spectacular photographs that you could take surrounded by huge balloons, and also live the experience of climbing them. All this is possible in the International Balloon Festival, which takes place year after year in the Metropolitan Park in the beautiful Leon, Guanajuato.

Something that will surely encourage you to attend is that when the night comes the balloons are lit creating a warm and unique atmosphere.

4. The Guelaguetza

If you are looking to attend a 100% traditional millenary celebration, you must do it to the famous Guelaguetaza, which takes place in Oaxaca in July, an ideal date since many people are inside their vacations and with it they will be able to Give the time to live this colourful experience, where folklore takes over your senses.

5. Festival of Life and Death Traditions in Playa del Carmen

Do you like the festivities of the day of the dead? Without a doubt, it is a Mexican tradition that we can not let die and that is that in Playa del Carmen, specifically in Xcaret, year after year there is a huge festival from October 30 to November 2 where the colour and cuisine by the Mayan communities they manifest with huge altars.

6. Tajín Summit

Do you like history and reconnect with Mexico's past? Then you cannot stop attending the archaeological site of the Sacred City of El Tajín, which has as a priority to preserve and spread the cultural wealth of the spectacular state of Veracruz, this in the company of dances, exhibitions and much more, dated 18 to March 21.

7. International Festival Cervantino de Guanajuato

One of the greatest artistic and cultural encounters in Latin America is the Cervantino International Festival (FIC), in which, year after year, artists from all over the world gather to exhibit their works and enjoy the beauties of the city of Guanajuato. An important fact is that since 2005 it is recognized by UNESCO as the Cervantina capital of America.

via: Debate