During Carnaval, groups of minstrels stroll the roads in tall, pointed hats with long, colored tassels, strumming guitars and chanting. Much pox, an alcoholic drink made from sugarcane, is drunk. Festivities also ma…
Held for a week in mid-January, this is one of Mexico’s liveliest and most extraordinary festivals, including nightly dances involving cross-dressing young men, known as Las Chuntá. Women don the highly colorful, be…
Up to 20,000 people gather to dance and drink.
This free weeklong cultural program keeps things hopping with world-class music, dance and theater.
Easter Sunday is the start of this weeklong town fair, with parades, musical events and bullfights.
The Crucifixion is acted out on Good Friday in the Barrio de Mexicanos, northwest of town.
A fair with art, music, dance and theater.
Celebrating the patron saint of the town, hundreds of traditionally dressed indigenous people throng the streets while one or two people dressed as jaguars have fake squirrels thrown at them!
One of the most important celebrations, this one celebrates the Virgin of Candelaria and is another good excuse for everyone to get dressed up in their finest traditional clothing.
The annual rotation of the honored (but expensive) community leadership positions known as cargos.