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…
Mariachis in Guadalajara

Casa Bariachi

This bright barnlike restaurant-bar has romantic lighting and leather chairs, along with piñatas and colorful papel picado (cutout paper) hanging from the ceiling. This place may fail the hipster test, but the marga…
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.
Live Performance in Guadalajara

Plaza de Toros Nuevo Progreso

There are two bullfighting seasons, running in October and November, and February and March. Fights are held on Sundays starting at 4:30pm. A couple of fights usually take place during the October fiestas; the rest …
Theater in Guadalajara

Teatro Diana

The hippest venue to host a range of drama, dance and music performances is Teatro Diana. It stages traveling Broadway shows, concerts with local and international artists and art installations.
Stadium in Guadalajara

Estadio Jalisco

Just off Calzada Independencia as you head northeast out of Central Guadalajara, this is the main fútbol venue (seating around 60,000) in Guadalajara, and it hosted World Cup matches in 1970 and 1986. Check out the …
Live Music in Morelia

Casa de la Cultura

After the music conservatory, this is the second pillar of Morelia’s cultural life. Encased in an old Carmelite monastery dating from the 17th century, it’s a blissful place to hang out and soak up the musical spiri…
Cinema in Morelia


Cinépolis screens blockbusters in English with subtitles or dubbed Spanish.
Theater in Morelia

Teatro Morelos

For theater experience visit the Teatro Morelos, part of the Centro de Convenciones complex, 1.5km south of the city center.
Theater in Morelia

Teatro Ocampo

Numerous renovations since its inception in 1828 haven't dampened the refinement of Morelia's centrally located Teatro Ocampo.