Religious in Chetumal

Carnaval

Carnaval is particularly lively in Chetumal. Colorful nightly parades bring locals into the streets to watch floats and plumed dancers pass by.
Cultural in Mahahual

Jats'a-Já Festival

This festival is a prayer offering of sorts to the hurricane gods. Activities include pre-Hispanic dancing, art shows and culinary events. It's usually held during the third week of August.
Cultural in Mahahual

Cruzando Fronteras

See this cultural organization's Facebook page for upcoming events such as concerts, food festivals and art exhibits.
Fiesta in Felipe Carrillo Puerto

Fiesta de Santa Cruz

Felipe Carrillo Puerto celebrates its patron saint Santa Cruz with fervor on May 3 to commemorate the town's important Maya shrine and its legendary talking cross. Music, dance and religious festivities begin in lat…