Since 2004, Mexico’s second-largest city has celebrated the Vía Recreativa, when its arterial streets are closed to cars and given over instead to bikes, skateboards, strollers, wheelchairs and any other form of non…
In late August and early September mariachis come to Guadalajara from everywhere in Mexico to jam, battle and enjoy. A Campeonato Nacional Charro (National Cowboy Championship) takes place at the same time.
This nine-day book fair is one of the biggest book events in Latin America. It's held during the last week of November and first week of December, headlined by major authors from around the Spanish-speaking world.
Mexico’s most important film festival has been drawing top actors and directors to Guadalajara for a week each March for more than three decades, with screenings and parties taking place across the city.