Shopping

Shopping Center in Dolores Hidalgo

Parador Turístico José Alfredo Jiménez

One of a series of mini-malls across Guanajuato, each with a theme, this one is named after a local boy and national singing star. Maiolica pottery and other handicrafts are on sale, as are sweet treats like nieves …
Jewelry in Zacatecas

Centro Platero

The Zacatecas silversmith industry lives on in workshops at the Centro Platero, a few kilometers east of town on the road to Guadalupe at the converted 18th-century Ex-Hacienda de Bernardez. Here, young artisans pro…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Querétaro

Manos Queretanas

This community-run initiative, a project of the Centro de Desarrollo Artesanal Indígena, was established to provide a place for street sellers from around Queretaro (such as the Hnahñu, Mazahua, Purépecha, Nahua, Tr…
Market in Tequisquiapan

Mercado de Artesanías

This crafts market is one of three markets, including Mercado Artesenal (household items) and the Guadalupana (for food), all found together on Carrizal, a block north of Tequisquiapan's main plaza. The main wholesa…
Arts & Crafts in San Miguel de Allende

Fábrica La Aurora

The largest concentration of contemporary art galleries and design studios (mainly expatriates’ work) is housed in the trendy Fábrica La Aurora, a remodeled raw-cotton factory on the north end of town. Many gallerie…
Food in Guanajuato

Xocola-T

This chocoholic's nirvana sells delectable handmade chocolates of pure cocoa with natural flavors and not a trans fat in sight. Quirkier fillings include chapulines (grasshoppers), gusanos (caterpillars) and nopal (…
Art in Zacatecas

Centro Platero Gallery

The Zacatecas silversmith industry lives on in workshops at the Centro Platero, a few kilometers east of town on the road to Guadalupe at the converted 18th-century Ex-Hacienda de Bernardez.You can shop in its galle…
Arts & Crafts in Bernal

La Aurora

This interesting artesanías shop sells an array of rugs made on the premises; request permission to see the weavers (many of them are males) at work at their looms in the workshop behind the shop.
Arts & Crafts in Zacatecas

Fonart

The national initiative to promote and benefit Mexican artisans from around the country. Sells a lovely range of local products, from textiles to carvings to pottery.
Arts & Crafts in San Luis Potosí

La Casa del Artesano

For local products, try this shop full of potosino pottery, masks, woodwork and canework.