Top Choice Live Music in Playa del Carmen


This beachside bar and grill stages live music, such as belly dancing or even fire-dancing shows. The schedule varies, but it's always later in the evening (around 11pm) and always fun. Earlier, it's just a pretty s…
Live Music in Isla Cozumel

Woody’s Bar & Grill

Though the cocktails here barely pass muster, there are some pretty decent live acts – not only covers, but some nice original stuff too. The beers are icy and this is a fun spot to people watch, chat with new frien…
Live Music in Laguna Bacalar

Galeón Pirata Espacio Cultural

This indie cultural center stages live music, art exhibits, movie screenings and plays. It doubles as a restaurant-bar. Hours can be erratic, but when it's happening, it's a fun time.
Light Show in Campeche

Puerta de Tierra

Incidents from Campeche’s pirate past are reenacted several nights a week at the Puerta de Tierra. It’s a Disneyesque extravaganza with lots of cannon blasts and flashing lights.
Live Music in Chetumal


Local and national banda (norteña music) groups take the stage around midnight at the open-air Coyote – in no time they'll have you howling at the moon.
Live Music in Isla Holbox

Tribu Bar

Drop by the palapa bar at Hostel Tribu for live music, the occasional salsa class and weekly pub quizzes.
Light Show in Chichén Itzá

Sound & Light Show

The 45-minute light-and-sound show begins each evening at 8pm in summer and 7pm in winter. You must preorder your tickets online.
Concert Venue in Mérida

Centro Cultural Olimpo

Always has something going on: films, concerts, art installations, you name it.
Theater in Cancun Centro

Teatro Xbalamqué

Stages musicals, comedies and monologues in Spanish.
Cinema in Zona Hotelera


Screens mostly Hollywood movies. Some are shown in English with Spanish subtitles, others are dubbed in Spanish.