Events in Yucatán

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The city of Mérida and the entire state of Yucatán are rich in culture of every kind. There are dozens of free events as well as those with modest entry fees.

Whether you are interested in art or photography exhibits, cinema, courses, workshops, dance, fairs, expos, markets, fashion, events for your kids, lectures, conferences, literature, music, festivals, sports, theater, tours, or can find it all right here in Yucatán!

Dec. 21-June 20. Prices per class, per week, per month, or 3 months. Centro Cultural La Cúpula,, FACEBOOK: lacupulamerida

Invitation to the course Introduction to clasic guitar CEPHCIS-UNAM
The Centro Peninsular en Humanidades y en Ciencias Sociales of the UNAM invites to the course “Introduction to the clasic guitar”. Imparted by Andrea Lucía de Jesús Carrillo Herrera estudiante de lastudent of the bachelor in musical arts of the ESAY. Feb. 9 - March 15 Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 - 8 pm, recinto Santa Lucía (Calle 60 # 469 por 53 y 55, Col. Centro). The admission profile is: More than 15 years, have basic knowledge in guitar and knows how to execute chords with arpeggio. Limited availability. 

An English language “Circuit Assembly” will be held on Sunday, March 20th at the Merida Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses located at Esquina 8, Calle 25, Chichi Suarez, Merida.  Parking is available in a large, well maintained lot adjacent to the assembly hall. A variety of subjects will be considered, including information on forgiveness, impartiality and family responsibility.  The 30 minute public discourse, “How Does God Feel About Religion?” will be presented at 1:30 PM. Spokesman Larry Zedwick emphasized that all sessions are open to everyone and that there is no attendance fee.  “These events are held 2 times per year in countries all over the world in over 700 languages.” said Zedwick. “Many who are not of our faith attend, including some atheists.” Zedwick can be contacted at 999 116-6365 or
El Cardenal CantinaSunday March 20First anniversary party 
March 20, 7 pm. Live music with Copypaste. Calle 63 #527 x 70 y 72, Centro

With two daily yoga practices, discover the method of Vanda Scaravelli that inspired Carole Bessette to enrich her personal practice. Teaching is complemented with the practice of Chinese energy. Carole is a “Shiatsu" therapist since 1989. Xixim houses this enhancing  retreat that will leave you a beautiful experience in your life. From March 26th to 01st April, 2016. Information & reservations Tel. (988) 916 2100.  

Villa Isabel, Save the date
April 6th, an outstanding selection of wines. Delicious amuse bouche pairings provided by 4 signature restaurants. An auction with special items from our sponsors. Tables for six: $4,000 pesos, individual tickets $700 pesos. Seating is limited, call for reservation. John Bradshaw (999) 970 3690, (999) 292 84 36
Weekly events
New classes in tumàka't since Jan. 11 
Chikung Mondays 9:00 - 10 am, imparts Alfredo Fernández.
Contemporary dance Mondays - Thursdays 7:30 - 9:00 pm 
Corporal expression Niñ@s de 3 a 8 años years old, plastic arts and theatre Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:30 pm.
Dance Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30 - 5:30 pm for girls of 9 - 13 years old, imparts Natalia Castaneira.
C. 51#475 A x 54 y 52 Centro 
Classes Mondays and Wednesdays at 7 pm, always hour and a half. Paying the full month forward it will costs $90 pesos per class. In case of wanting to pay one class at a time, the cost is $130 pesos (the cost raise cause of the general expenses).
Jazzercise is the fusion of dance with strength and flexibility training, for all ages and physical conditions. The Jazzercise and Yoga classes are all 55 minutes. JAZZERCISE: Monday to Friday: 8.10 am and 9.10 am. Monday to Thursday: 6.30 pm and 7.30 pm. YOGA: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 7.10 am. Saturday: 8.30 am. Nutrition consultations and (using Chakras). Variety of courses and workshops. We are in Solare Plaza one block from El Pocito, Calle 49 #230 ground floor x 28 y 28ª, San Antonio Cucul. 

Conversaciones Con Amigos Merida English Library
Informal setting at the MEL garden Every Monday night; 7- 9 pm. For practicing your English or Spanish. This is a great opportunity way to meet new people and have lots of fun. It is totally free, with donations welcome. Calle 53 No. 524 x 66 y 68, Centro.

Every Monday at 9 pm in the Palacio Municipal. Enjoy the typical dance of the region and stories that are told with music.
Calle 62 x 61 y 63 Centro.

Tribal Belly Dance
Every Monday, 8 pm
Where? Flow Holistic Center (Calle 79 no. 191-A x 36 y 38, Montes de Amé)
Cost: $75 pesos p/p
More info: 9991.27.04.03 with Katia Pérez

Salsa for Gringos: Slow and easy! with Raúl Ramos
Monday and Wednesday from 7 pm to 8 pm
Where? Studio liberdanza (Calle 24 #95-A x 13 y 15, Col. Chuburná)
For more info call: 923.37.36 / 9991.25.04.66 /

Jehovah’s Witness Life and Ministry Meeting in English
Location: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Calle 50 #231 x 19 y 21, Colonia Roma (near Plaza Las Americas)
Time: 7:00 PM, every Monday
Admission: Free

Musical Remembrances
Enjoy the retro dancing from the 40´s time every tuesday. It´s ideal for all ages.
Parque de Santiago. Calle 59 con 72 Centro.

Merida English Library House and Garden Tours
Registration begins at 9 am on Tuesdays in the Merida English Library courtyard with complimentary coffe and pastries. Tickets are $150 for Merida English Library members.

Asterisco Cinematográfico
Every Tuesday at 9 pm
Where? Cairo Cinema Café (Calle 20 #98-A x 15 y 17, Col. Itzimná)

Contemporary Dance for kids
Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Tumàka´t (Calle 51 · 475-A x 52 y 54, Centro)

Yoga Classes Centro Cultural Tapanco
Tuesdays and thursdays
Prenatal 6:15 - 7:15 pm
Regular 7:30 - 8:30 pm
Centro Cultural Tapanco

Capoeira Angola Dance Classes
Every Tuesday and Friday, from 6 - 8 pm
Imparted by Inst. Cavalheiro Angola
Where? Teatro Tapanco (Calle 47 x 68, Centro)
More info 999 289 4272, 5534 10 40 26

Body Expression Classes for kids
Tuesdays & Thursdays, from 4:30 to 6:30 pm
Where? Tumàka't (Calle 51 #475-A x 52 y 54, Centro)

Yoga Classes
Tuesdays & Thursdays, from 8 to 9 am
Where? Tumàka't (Calle 51 #475-A x 52 y 54, Centro)

ColdShots Blues at La Bierhaus
Every Wednesday at 10:30 pm
Where? La Bierhaus, Calle 62 x 57 y 59, Centro
More info here!

General Cemetery Tours
Every Wednesday at 8 pm
Entry: Free
More info here.

Cairo Cinema Café
Thursdays through Sundays at 9 pm
To see the schedule for this week click here.

Serenata en Santa Lucía
Thursdays at 9 pm. Troubadours playing serenades at el Parque de Santa Lucía.
Calle 55 con 60 Centro.

Night Tour Noche de Leyendas
Friday and Saturday
Where? Centro Histórico
Read more about it here!

Q Cinema
Every Friday, 10 pm
Where? Flow Holistic Center (Calle 79 no. 191-A x 36 y 38, Montes de Amé)

La Casa de Ágata
Every Friday & Saturday from 7:30 pm to 2 am
Where? Bar, Teatro Tapanco (Calle 47 x 68, Centro)

Merida English Library Storytime
Every Saturday at 9:30 am at the MEL garden. For all ages kids and their friends. Calle 53 No. 524 x 66 y 68, Centro.

Workshops Bistro Cultural
Every saturday from 11 am - 2 pm, Workshops of painting and sculpture, teacher Patricia Escobedo for kids of 4 - 6 años.
from 10 am to 12:30 pm workshops "Crearte conciencia", painting and recycling
Bistro Cultural (Calle 66 #377 x 41 y 43, Centro).

Mexican Night
Saturdays 8 pm. Remate Paseo de Montejo, the corner with the 47 centro.

Night of the cultures
Saturdays, Casa Montejo 8:30 pm;Centro Histórico of the city. Calle 63 x 60 y 62, Centro.

Every Sunday. Centro Historico of the city. 8 am a 12: 30 pm.

International Art Corridor
Every Sunday starting at 9 am
Entry: Free
Paseo de Montejo x Av. Colón y Calle 37

English mass
Every Sunday at 9:30 am
Where? Iglesia Monjas (Calle 64 x 63, Centro)

Jehovah's Witnesses Public Talk followed by a Bible Study using the Watchtower magazine
Every Sunday at 9:00 am
Location: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Calle 50 #231 x 19 y 21, Col. Roma (near Plaza Las Americas)
Admission: Free

Merida English Library House & Garden Tour
Tour starts at MEL courtyard at 9:30 am every Tuesday through March; tickets $150 for Mel members and $200 for non- members. Calle 53 No. 524 x 66 y 68, Centro.

Museo de la Cancion Yucateca
Trova the second and last Wednesdays of the month at 8pm, and Cafe Behemia with trova every Friday at 8pm.

Other Events

Centro Cultural Tapanco
 February 5 - June 25
Construction of musical instruments with recycled articles workshop Fridays 5 pm - 6: 30 pm, saturdays 4:30 - 6  pm. 47 x 68 #528 Centro.

Centro Cultural Tapanco, Amado Mío
Diverse theatre. Direction by Roberto Franco. Feb. 12, 16, 19, 26. Cost: $80 general. Entre el olvido y el Entretener Cost: $80 y $50 Students. Feb 12, 13, 14, 16. Calle 47 x 68 Centro. Info. 289 4272.

Amores Perros por Peek Park
Amores Perros Day. San Valentín's day with open air movie (includes pop corn and soda). At the park Paseo Verde Paseo verde - Módulo 5 - Mérida Yucatán
Calle 28 x 7 y 9 Col. Juan Pablo II. 13 de febrero 5 pm. Info. (999) 182 2800

Invitation to the course Cómo escuchar música "clásica". CEPHCIS - UNAM
El Centro Peninsular en Humanidades y en Ciencias Sociales de la UNAM Invites you to the course, "Cómo escuchar música "clásica", imparted by Jorge Arturo Juárez Tejas, student of the bachelor's in Musical Arts of the ESAY. From Feb.9 - Mar.17  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 - 8 pm at the Recinto Santa Lucía (Calle 60 # 469 x 53 y 55, Col. Centro). Info: 924 97 80. Email: limited availability.



Christmas and Holiday Services at Monjas Church

Monjas Welcomes All for Holiday Sevices. Corner of Calle 64 and Calle 63, Centro. Christmas Eve, Dec 24th at 7PM. New Year's Eve Dec. 31, 1 PM (with potluck lunch). Epiphany, Jan 3, 9.30 AM. All other Sundays, 9.30 AM. For more information, contact Father Jose Arruda, 999 247 1519. Come join us!

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