Events

Top Choice Dance in Oaxaca City

Guelaguetza

The Guelaguetza is a brilliant feast of Oaxacan folk dance staged on the first two Mondays after July 16 in the large, semi-open-air Auditorio Guelaguetza on Cerro del Fortín. Magnificently costumed dancers from the…
Traditional in Oaxaca City

Día de Muertos

Oaxaca's Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations are among Mexico's most vibrant, with concerts, exhibitions and other special goings-on starting days beforehand. Homes, cemeteries and some public buildings ar…
Film in Oaxaca City

Oaxaca FilmFest

Less than a decade old, but already being hailed as a cultural powerhouse, the Oaxaca FilmFest presents a great weeklong program of independent films from Mexico and around the world in the first half of October. Al…
Cultural in Oaxaca City

Noche de los Rábanos

One of Mexico's weirder festivals is the Night of the Radishes, when amazing figures are carved from specially grown giant radishes and displayed in the Zócalo on December 23. Don't assume this is a modern craze. Th…