For us Mexicans, September is Patriotic Month. Take the opportunity to try the Chiles en Nogada (classics of this season) and don’t miss the big celebration at Mérida’s Plaza Grande this September 15. ¡Viva México!
You shouldn’t miss the Yucatán classic car rally from September 24 to 22. The caravan will make stops at Tixkokob, Valladolid, and Maní, among others. Get ready to take a thousand photos! FB: Scuderia FullGas
Speaking of Tixkokob…have breakfast at the famous Celestial Cocina Jardín restaurant, a charming place full of colors and delicious dishes. Tixkokob is also famous for Hamacas! Bring a little extra and get one in your favorite colors.
If cenotes are your thing, a hidden treasure is the Parador Turístico Cenote Kikil, between Tizimín and Río Lagartos. It has a restaurant, rest areas, and nice cabins to stay in. Give it a go! FB: Cenote Kikil
Get ready! Here’s another new experience: the Restaurant Ya’axche in Halachó. It recently opened its doors to offer legendary Yucatecan cuisine in a spot where you’ll feel unbelievable peace in harmony with nature. FB: Yaaxche
During your trip to Halachó, stop to get a hand fan, bag, or another souvenir with artisan Doña Juanita. Her pieces are a true wonder, all made with palmetto tree leaves. You’ll be amazed! Cel. 997 105 7564
Save September 29 to have a blast at the Traditional Fair in honor of Saint Michael the Archangel in Maxcanú. Arrive before 11 am to see the traditional Kuh Pool dance (a variant of the “Pig’s Head” and marvel at the color and music. FB: H. Ayuntamiento De Maxcanú 2021-2024
Visit the new Museo del Meteorito in Progreso and its eight exhibition rooms with augmented reality. Mon. – Sun. 11 am – 7 pm. Tickets: $150 pesos (locals), $200 pesos (Mexicans), $350 pesos (foreign visitors), $100 pesos (kids and seniors with INAPAM).
The Toh Bird Festival is almost over but the month of October is full of amazing activities for all ages. A children’s painting workshop and an ecotourism trip to Tekit await you. FB: Festival de las Aves TOH
From October 12 to 15, Mérida will host the First International Carnival Meeting. On the 14, enjoy the parade from the Arco de San Juan to the San Sebastián park. FB: Carnaval de Mérida
More Top 10 inspiration:
- Yucatán Top Ten: August 2022
- Yucatán Top Ten: July 2022
- Yucatán Top Ten: June 2022
- Yucatán Top Ten: May 2022
- Yucatán Top Ten: April 2022
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