Guadalajara Region entertainment

Top Choice Mexican Wrestling in Guadalajara

Arena Coliseo

Watching masked luchadores (wrestlers) with names like El Terrible and Blue Panther gut-punching each other makes for a memorable night out. Expect scantily clad women, insult-hurling crowds and screaming doughnut v…
Rodeo in Guadalajara

Campo Charro Jalisco

Charreadas (or charrerías), similar to rodeos, are held at noon most Sundays in this ring just behind Parque Agua Azul south of the city center. Charros (cowboys) come from all over Jalisco and the rest of Mexico; e…
Theater in Guadalajara

Ex Convento del Carmen

This erstwhile 17th-century church and monastery (which mostly now dates from the 1860s) is a downtown cultural center with five halls hosting a range of drama, dance and music performances as well as art exhibition…
Live Music in Guadalajara

El Parián

A garden complex in Tlaquepaque made up of dozens of small cantinas that all share one plaza occupied by droves of mariachi. On the weekends the bands battle and jockey for your ears, applause and cash.
Theater in Guadalajara

Teatro Diana

The hippest venue in town hosting a wide range of range of drama, dance and music performances. It stages traveling Broadway shows, concerts with local and international artists and art installations.
Live Music in Guadalajara

1er Piso Jazz Club

This sophisticated jazz club on the 1er Piso (1st floor) of a city block has sets most nights from 9pm and excellent cocktails.
Theater in Guadalajara

Teatro Degollado

This historic theater is a downtown cultural center that hosts a range of drama, dance and music performances.
Spectator Sport in Guadalajara

Estadio Omnilife

You’ll have to trek out to Zapopan if you want to see the beloved ‘Chivas’ (ie Guadalajara’s fútbol team) juggle footballs and – hopefully – make their opponent’s goal net ripple. The deluxe 49,850-capacity Estadio …