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What to do in Yucatán in July

01 july 2024
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What to do in July in Yucatán? Events of the month in the state.

Uncover the captivating events that await you in the City! From cutting-edge technology conventions to sustainability summits and artisanal gatherings, Yucatán has something for everyone. Plus, don't miss out on exclusive promotions and special events throughout the month.


Enjoy a Different Side of the Beach


2406 Destacada San Felipe Playa Bonita por Andrea Mier y Teran slogo


Throughout July and well into August, Yucatán’s coastal villages transform from sleepy beach towns into lively, bustling hotspots. Town squares come alive with small fairs featuring children's attractions and an abundance of street snacks. Many Mérida-based businesses, from bakeries to nightclubs, set up temporary locations along the coast. Expect busy beaches near each village's pier, especially on weekends, and don't forget to support local businesses while you're in town.



July 27 to August 4: Visit the Largest Craft Fair in Yucatán


2407 Feria Tunich Dzitya Artesanias de Madera by H. AYUNTAMIENTO DE MERIDA slogo (1) (1)


If you're in Yucatán at the end of July and early August, you won't want to miss the region's largest craft fair: Feria Tunich. From July 27 to August 4, hundreds of local artisans will showcase their work in Dzityá, just north of Mérida. It's a fantastic opportunity to shop for souvenirs or home goods directly from the artisans' workshops.  Easily learn more about Dzityá’s talented craftsmen.



July 7: Safely Visit a Maya Archaeological Site




While any day is perfect for exploring the restored remains of Chichén Itzá, July 7 marks the 17th anniversary of this remarkable Maya city's inclusion in the New Seven Wonders of the World list, announced in 2007. If you plan to visit this or any other archaeological sites in the area, be sure to prepare for the intense heat, which typically ranges between 30 and 45º C (85 and 115º F) during visiting hours. 

Also, keep in mind that afternoon rainstorms are common in July and usually last between one and two hours.



July 9 to 11: Smart City Expo Latam Congress

Don’t miss the 9th edition of the Smart City Expo LATAM Congress from July 9 to 11 at Centro de Convenciones Siglo XXI in Mérida! This is the most important regional event that brings together leaders from the public and private sectors to exchange ideas and experiences for the future of our cities. Discover the latest trends in technology and urban transformation.


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July 10 to 11: Cumbre Biósphera

Join the Biosphere Summit on July 10 and 11 at Centro de Convenciones Siglo XX. This leading event focuses on the health of the planet and the well-being of everyone, featuring experts from the public and private sectors who will present solutions and alternatives to protect our ecosystems and ensure everyone's well-being.  In collaboration with the Environmental Expo Forum organized by CANACO.


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July 12 to 14: Smart Fest

Smart Fest is a must-attend event for the whole family and for citizens passionate about innovation and sustainability. Join us from July 12 to 14 at Centro de Convenciones Siglo XXI in Mérida! Join the community, discover new ideas and technologies, and be part of the change towards a more sustainable future. Admission is completely FREE!


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Flyer_YuckiteJuly 19 to 21: Kite Summer Fest

Get ready for the Sisal "Kite Summer Fest" at @yuckitesisal and the beach club El Palmar 🏝️🌊🌬️🏄🏻 from Friday, July 19 to Sunday, July 21, 2024.
On Saturday night, there will be an amazing party at the beach club 💃🕺🏼🪩
Get ready to fly!
Get to Kite Summer Fest to see more info.




Traditional Fairs in July

In Yucatán, traditional fiestas are a showcase of religious syncretism, blending elements from Catholicism with pre-Hispanic beliefs. These festivities usually begin with the "bajada" of the saint—that is, moving its image from its usual place in the church to make it accessible for the faithful to view. Days later, the fiesta officially kicks off with the Vaquería, a traditional celebration where people dance Jarana to the live music of an orchestra.



Dancers from all over the Peninsula attend the Vaquerías to show off their best steps, elegantly dressed in their traditional attire. On the days that follow the Vaquería, there are often popular dances. Throughout the celebration, you'll also find carnival rides for children, food stalls, and various attractions, along with processions, bullfighting activities, fireworks, and lots of noise.


  • July 15: Saint Bonaventure

    Homún. The festivities begin with the "bajada" of the saint each year on July 5.
    FB: Fiesta Tradicional Homún

  • July 16: Our Lady of Mount Carmel
    Motul. The celebrations start with the "bajada" of the Virgin on July 1. As a major fiesta, it features activities throughout much of the month.
    FB: Ayuntamiento de Motul
  • July 25: Saint James the Apostle
    Halachó y Río Lagartos
  • July 25: San Cristopher
  • August 8: Saint Dominic of Guzmán



Promotions in July...

Casa K’u, a tranquil retreat on the Yucatecan coast

2406 Hotel Casa Ku Club de playa Chicxulub San Bruno Jaccuzi frente by Hotel Casa KuCasa K’u, a tranquil retreat on the Yucatecan coast, offers discounted rates and special offers for local residents. Whether you’d like to stay overnight, spend the day with us, or just enjoy a nice meal at our restaurant, Nido (open to the public), Casa K’u is an outstanding option to enjoy the beach. 

Km 30 Carr. Progreso - Telchac Puerto
Tel. 999 360 0272
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No kids under 15 allowed.



Weekends at Casa de Piedra




Savor the flavors and cocktails at this charming restaurant, open until 1:00 a.m. from Thursday to Saturday. We look forward to seeing you!
Tel. 999 640 5243

Discover the relaxing sanctuary of Angsana Spa and enjoy a 15% discount on our signature Javanese and Dream massages throughout July. Begin your rejuvenation journey with Asian techniques right here in Mérida.


Book now: Tel. 999 452 3789  
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Flyer_MELExperience Mel's Luau Party

Enjoy the MEL LUAU PARTY on Friday, July 19, from 6 to 9 pm. We will be delighted with a Hawaiian-style buffet and drinks will be available in our cash bar. We will enjoy the Luau experience with a special performance during the event and many surprises to come!


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Continuously in Yucatán...

The perfect option for your skin

Feeling the heat? Sensitive skin? We have the perfect treatments to care for and rejuvenate your skin. Try our Purifresh Facial for a deep hydration boost or our nourishing milk, honey, and yogurt wrap. Plus, visit our showroom for top-quality skincare products for both face and body.

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