1 Visit the galleries showing local art in colonias Santiago and Santa Ana to get a feel for the talent of this region. The number of artists is growing.
2 Come see what the Slow Food Market has available for you. This Saturday morning market promotes the production of local organic, handcrafted food.
3 Every Sunday at 5 pm you can enjoy a re-enactment of the mestizo wedding just outside the doors of the Palacio Municipal.
4 Sunday through Thursday from 9 pm – 2 am you can enjoy “Corazón de Mérida”, with streets in Centro closed to traffic. There is live music, street entertainment, outdoor dining, as well as the exhibit and sale of all kinds of handcrafts.
5 Every Saturday night at 8 pm you have a date to see Noche Mexicana, at the foot of Paseo de Montejo, with music, folkloric dancing, handcrafts, and food stands.
6 The Museo de la Canción Yucateca is a must to learn about the history of our local music, especially trova, considered cultural heritage of Yucatán.
7 Another cultural gem you shouldn’t miss is the contemporary art museum Museo Fernando García Ponce – Macay, inside the Ateneo Peninsular building, itself a cultural icon.
8 If you are an art lover, you must drop in to the Centro Cultural La Cúpula. This grand space specializes in art in all its forms and presents a great variety of weekly exhibits.
9 Bazar García Rejón is for fans of costume jewelry and attire. This small market/bazaar offers handcrafts, costume jewelry, guayaberas, and hammocks at excellent prices.
10 Try an ice cream at Sorbetería Colón, a perfect way to cool off. You can find them on Paseo de Montejo and in the Plaza Grande.
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