Without a doubt Morelia is one of the richest cultural destinations in Mexico. The capital city of Michoacan offers many things to do from art exhibitions, theatrical presentations and film festivals, to dance, music, and of course gastronomy. You’re sure to find an event for every taste in this charming city.
There are so many things to do in Morelia that we’ve compiled a list of must-do’s if you're planning on visiting Michoacan in 2019.
The International Film Festival in Morelia
The International film festival is one of the biggest events in Morelia. As the name indicates, this film festival brings people together from all over the world to enjoy several of Mexico’s newest cinematic talents. Though the dates for the 2019 Film Festival in Morelia have not yet been released, the event is slated for the last two weeks of October.
The Mezcalmania Festival pays tribute one of Mexico’s most famous drinks: Mezcal. During the festival you can taste as many as 30 different Mezcal brands - all of which are produced in Michoacan. The festival plays host to many cultural events, including concerts, traditional dances and regional food. Mezcalmania 2019 takes place in mid-September and is great for the entire family.
Fiesta Michoacan Expo
The Fiesta Michoacan Expo is one of the biggest events of 2019 in Morelia. The expo is the largest cultural, artisan, livestock and commercial showcase in Michoacan. The Fiesta Michoacan Expo starts at the end of April and runs straight through until the end of May. It's a great opportunity to learn more about the culture, traditions and economic activities in Michoacan.
Morelia en Boca
Morelia en Boca is an international food and wine festival. Aside from being able to taste the delicious creations, you can also participate in workshops and lectures presented by some of the world's top-culinary geniuses. And of course there’s time to enjoy some traditional Michoacan cuisine as well!
The Morelia en Boca festival only takes place once a year in May so don’t miss out!
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Photo: La Voz de Michoacán