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August Events

August Events

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Enjoy the last few sweltering days of summer with new flavors and experiences...

Tuesday 1st

  • Meeting Merida Men's Club

    • Tue August 1st 2017
    • 8:00 am
    • Donation plus buffet is $130 pesos. Bring a friend!
    • Main Restaurant at the Hyatt Hotel, Calle 60 x Av. Colon MAP »

    Meetings Held: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays and 5th Tuesday if there is one. This is a multi-national English-speaking group whose members live in or near Merida, Yucatan. They meet for coffee, breakfast and more »

  • Market North Merida Mercado Consciente (Organic Market)

    • Tue August 1st 2017
    • 9:30 am
    • Free
    • TaBoO & Tea, Fracc. de Montejo MAP »

    We don't know what this is about... go and find out! more »

  • Market Beach: Whole Food Market

    • Tue August 1st 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • On the highway between Chelem and Churburna, beside Natural Thangs Garden Center on Graciella’s beautiful property. MAP »

    Available every week, food, as well as jewelry, blankets, trinkets, etc. Location: beside Natural Thangs Garden Center on Graciella’s beautiful property.Admission: Free but be prepared to shop and more »

  • Market Chelem: Tuesday Farmer’s Market

    • Tue August 1st 2017
    • 2:00 pm
    • Free but be prepared to shop and eat!
    • At the left of the 1st tope in Chelem MAP »

    Hosted by Artistas de la Playa and Masai Maya Bistro. Fruit, vegetables, baked goods, handicrafts, art, children’s activities, entertainment. more »

  • Meeting AA Steps Meeting in English

    • Tue August 1st 2017
    • 5:30 pm
    • Donation
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    AA Steps meeting at the library. more »

  • Meeting French Afternoons at Negrita Cantina

    • Tue August 1st 2017
    • 6:30 pm
    • 30 pesos, seating limited to 15
    • La Negrita Cantina MAP »

    French conversation for all levels, with support by the French Alliance of Merida. This is the place to come and enjoy either learning or practicing new French language skills or, for those for whom F more »

  • Worship Ministry Meeting

    • Tue August 1st 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses MAP »

    Christian Life and Ministry Meeting. Entire program is in English. more »

  • Dance Musical Memories

    • Tue August 1st 2017
    • 8:30 pm
    • Free
    • MAP »

    This weekly dance has been held every Tuesday night since Valentine’s Day, 1984. Come out and enjoy the Big Band sounds of the 1940′s, performed by members of the wonderful Jaranera Orchestra. Bes more »

Wednesday 2nd

Thursday 3rd

Friday 4th

Saturday 5th

  • Art Video Mapping projections at Cathedral, Casa Montejo

    • Sat August 5th 2017
    • 8:30 am
    • Free
    • Plaza Grande MAP »

    Two high-tech light-and-sound shows depict the regions’s history and culture in vivid projections that wrap around the architectural details of two of Mérida’s most treasured façades. The shows more »

  • Market Slow Foods Yucatan

    • Sat August 5th 2017
    • 9:00 am
    • Free
    • On Calle 72 by Avenida Colon MAP »

    Come to the Slow Food market for fresh organic vegetables, meats, breads and various other fabulous foods every week! more »

  • Theatre Storytime

    • Sat August 5th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    Come to the library on Saturday for Storytime! Kids of all ages welcome, we have stories and activities for the whole family.This event is free and open to the public. Donations welcome. more »

  • Market Slow Food Evening Market

    • Sat August 5th 2017
    • 6:00 pm
    • Free
    • Reforma at Avenida Colon MAP »

    Get your fresh organic fruits and veggies, breads, cheeses and other wonderful food while visiting with friends. more »

  • Theatre Muestra Estatal de Teatro 2017

    • Sat August 5th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Call for details
    • MAP »

    Live performance and workshops from the city's top theatre organizations and beyond... Bilingual thespians, check it out! Schedule available here more »

  • Fiesta En el Corazon de Merida (In the Heart of Merida)

    • Sat August 5th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Centro Merida MAP »

    Streets are decorated with a festival atmosphere in mind, and closed to vehicular traffic. Loads of cultural entertainment are available, and shops stay open with sales for everyone. Whether you are s more »

  • Theatre Night of Cultures

    • Sat August 5th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Casa de Montejo and Cathedral of Merida MAP »

    These performances highlight the roots of the different cultures that meld into the culture we find in Merida today. Look for both domestic and international performances here. Time and Location: Cas more »

  • Miscellaneous Noche Mexicana (Mexican Night)

    • Sat August 5th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • The Remate at the head of Paseo de Montejo MAP »

    You will find samples of food, music and folklore here from across Mexico. This venue is designed to showcase Mexico to Yucatan and international visitors to our state. more »

  • Tour Noches de Leyenda (Tunnel Tours)

    • Sat August 5th 2017
    • 8:30 pm
    • Adults $120 MXN, Teens $90, Children over 6, $60
    • Meet at Jose Peon Contreras Theatre MAP »

    Learn about the history of Merida while you explore the caves and tunnels hidden beneath the city. Pirates hid in these tunnels, and the tunnels were used as secret modes of communication between chur more »

Sunday 6th

  • Outdoors Merida BiciRuta

    • Sun August 6th 2017
    • 8:00 am
    • Free
    • Paseo de Montejo MAP »

    The quintessential family event in Merida. This bike ride down the city's famous thoroughfare is worth coming out to see. There is music, food, bicycles for rent and more. More information, including more »

  • Worship Beach: English Church Services

    • Sun August 6th 2017
    • 9:00 am
    • Free
    • Presbyterian Iglesia Jesus in Progreso MAP »

    All denominations welcome. The church, Presbyterian Iglesia Jesus, is located in Progreso on the corner of Calle 35 and Calle 80. Traveling from Merida to Progreso, cross over the Chixculub Telchac hi more »

  • Worship Jehovah's Witness Bible Study

    • Sun August 6th 2017
    • 9:30 am
    • Free
    • Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses MAP »

    Public Talk followed by a Bible study using the Watchtower. Entire program is in English. more »

  • Worship Sunday Services - Bilingual

    • Sun August 6th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • MAP »

    Celebrate Sunday service at this beautiful location with St. Luke's Anglican Church. Calle 76 #581B x esquina 55, Centro The Rev. Dr. José Vieira Arruda 999-247-1519 Website: stlukesmerida.org Th more »

  • Market MerCasal Fresh Market

    • Sun August 6th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • Casal Català de Yucatán MAP »

    A small weekly popup market with a variety of local vendors every Sunday in Col. García Ginerés. Organic products, artisanal food, and handmade crafts are emphasized. more »

  • Religion Worship in English at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

    • Sun August 6th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • MAP »

    The Episcopal Church welcomes you! St. Luke’s Episcopal Church offers a Christian worship service in English at 10 a.m. (A second service, in Spanish, is at 11:15 a.m.) Calle 76 #581B x esquina 55 more »

  • Market Merida en Domingo

    • Sun August 6th 2017
    • 11:00 am
    • Free
    • Historical Center of Merida MAP »

    The center of the city is closed to thru traffic while pedestrians enjoy entertainment, shopping and food. There are lots of workshops and exhibitions, where wonderful art and crafts are on sale. Ong more »

  • Theatre Muestra Estatal de Teatro 2017

    • Sun August 6th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Call for details
    • MAP »

    Live performance and workshops from the city's top theatre organizations and beyond... Bilingual thespians, check it out! Schedule available here more »

Monday 7th

  • Market Natural Thangs Garden Center Farmer's Market

    • Mon August 7th 2017
    • 8:00 am
    • Free but come to shop.
    • On the Highway between Chelem and Chuburna MAP »

    This market began in November 2015, and has grown continuously since then. We are continually striving to attract new vendors and after today, inviting about 20 vendors, we are hoping at least 7 or more »

  • Meeting Conversaciones con Amigos

    • Mon August 7th 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    Monday evenings from 7 to 9 pm at the Merida English Library are Conversaciones con Amigos nights, very popular community events. Friends of the library, both Mexican and expat, come together to pract more »

  • Meeting Conversaciones con Amigos (Conversations with Friends)

    • Mon August 7th 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • small donation
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    This event is held at Merida English Library. Practice Spanish or English with friends. Membership not necessary. The library really needs English-speaking participants, as word is getting out that t more »

  • Film Hennessy's Movie Night

    • Mon August 7th 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Hennessy's Restaurant MAP »

    Each week, a new movie. Watch outside with friends while you enjoy dinner or a drink or both. more »

  • Theatre Muestra Estatal de Teatro 2017

    • Mon August 7th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Call for details
    • MAP »

    Live performance and workshops from the city's top theatre organizations and beyond... Bilingual thespians, check it out! Schedule available here more »

  • Dance Vaqueria Night

    • Mon August 7th 2017
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • MAP »

    Performances by the Ballet Folklorico de Merida, accompanied by the Orchestra Jaranera. This celebration has its roots in the 18th century, when cattle ranching was the main source of wealth on the Yu more »

Tuesday 8th

  • Meeting Merida Men's Club

    • Tue August 8th 2017
    • 8:00 am
    • Donation plus buffet is $130 pesos. Bring a friend!
    • Main Restaurant at the Hyatt Hotel, Calle 60 x Av. Colon MAP »

    Meetings Held: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays and 5th Tuesday if there is one. This is a multi-national English-speaking group whose members live in or near Merida, Yucatan. They meet for coffee, breakfast and more »

  • Market North Merida Mercado Consciente (Organic Market)

    • Tue August 8th 2017
    • 9:30 am
    • Free
    • TaBoO & Tea, Fracc. de Montejo MAP »

    We don't know what this is about... go and find out! more »

  • Market Beach: Whole Food Market

    • Tue August 8th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • On the highway between Chelem and Churburna, beside Natural Thangs Garden Center on Graciella’s beautiful property. MAP »

    Available every week, food, as well as jewelry, blankets, trinkets, etc. Location: beside Natural Thangs Garden Center on Graciella’s beautiful property.Admission: Free but be prepared to shop and more »

  • Market Chelem: Tuesday Farmer’s Market

    • Tue August 8th 2017
    • 2:00 pm
    • Free but be prepared to shop and eat!
    • At the left of the 1st tope in Chelem MAP »

    Hosted by Artistas de la Playa and Masai Maya Bistro. Fruit, vegetables, baked goods, handicrafts, art, children’s activities, entertainment. more »

  • Meeting AA Steps Meeting in English

    • Tue August 8th 2017
    • 5:30 pm
    • Donation
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    AA Steps meeting at the library. more »

  • Meeting French Afternoons at Negrita Cantina

    • Tue August 8th 2017
    • 6:30 pm
    • 30 pesos, seating limited to 15
    • La Negrita Cantina MAP »

    French conversation for all levels, with support by the French Alliance of Merida. This is the place to come and enjoy either learning or practicing new French language skills or, for those for whom F more »

  • Worship Ministry Meeting

    • Tue August 8th 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses MAP »

    Christian Life and Ministry Meeting. Entire program is in English. more »

  • Theatre Muestra Estatal de Teatro 2017

    • Tue August 8th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Call for details
    • MAP »

    Live performance and workshops from the city's top theatre organizations and beyond... Bilingual thespians, check it out! Schedule available here more »

  • Dance Musical Memories

    • Tue August 8th 2017
    • 8:30 pm
    • Free
    • MAP »

    This weekly dance has been held every Tuesday night since Valentine’s Day, 1984. Come out and enjoy the Big Band sounds of the 1940′s, performed by members of the wonderful Jaranera Orchestra. Bes more »

Wednesday 9th

  • Miscellaneous Babytime - Storytime for Little Ones

    • Wed August 9th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    Books & Crafts for ages 0-5 but all ages are welcome! more »

  • Art Chelem: Art and Wine Wednesdays

    • Wed August 9th 2017
    • 5:00 pm
    • No Cover Charge
    • El Bull Pen Restaurant & Bar in Chelem MAP »

    Chelem's El Bull Pen Restaurant offers a venue for local and expat artists and artisans. From painting to sculpture and jewelry, the best artists and artisans in the area will eventually be here. Ever more »

  • Theatre Muestra Estatal de Teatro 2017

    • Wed August 9th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Call for details
    • MAP »

    Live performance and workshops from the city's top theatre organizations and beyond... Bilingual thespians, check it out! Schedule available here more »

  • Lecture Walking tour: Amazing tombs and mausoleums

    • Wed August 9th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • City General Cemetery/Cementerio General de la Ciudad MAP »

    Wilbert Sosa Gutierrez leads a 50-minute tour through the striking General Cemetery, passing tombs and mausoleums that are the final resting place of many famous or historically significant people. Le more »

  • Tour Tour of the General Cemetery of Merida

    • Wed August 9th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Merida's Cementerio General MAP »

    This is a tour through the General Cemetery of Merida, pointing out the history of the city and some of the more famous people who are buried there. more »

Thursday 10th

Friday 11th

Saturday 12th

  • Art Video Mapping projections at Cathedral, Casa Montejo

    • Sat August 12th 2017
    • 8:30 am
    • Free
    • Plaza Grande MAP »

    Two high-tech light-and-sound shows depict the regions’s history and culture in vivid projections that wrap around the architectural details of two of Mérida’s most treasured façades. The shows more »

  • Market Slow Foods Yucatan

    • Sat August 12th 2017
    • 9:00 am
    • Free
    • On Calle 72 by Avenida Colon MAP »

    Come to the Slow Food market for fresh organic vegetables, meats, breads and various other fabulous foods every week! more »

  • Theatre Storytime

    • Sat August 12th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    Come to the library on Saturday for Storytime! Kids of all ages welcome, we have stories and activities for the whole family.This event is free and open to the public. Donations welcome. more »

  • Market Slow Food Evening Market

    • Sat August 12th 2017
    • 6:00 pm
    • Free
    • Reforma at Avenida Colon MAP »

    Get your fresh organic fruits and veggies, breads, cheeses and other wonderful food while visiting with friends. more »

  • Fiesta En el Corazon de Merida (In the Heart of Merida)

    • Sat August 12th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Centro Merida MAP »

    Streets are decorated with a festival atmosphere in mind, and closed to vehicular traffic. Loads of cultural entertainment are available, and shops stay open with sales for everyone. Whether you are s more »

  • Theatre Night of Cultures

    • Sat August 12th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Casa de Montejo and Cathedral of Merida MAP »

    These performances highlight the roots of the different cultures that meld into the culture we find in Merida today. Look for both domestic and international performances here. Time and Location: Cas more »

  • Miscellaneous Noche Mexicana (Mexican Night)

    • Sat August 12th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • The Remate at the head of Paseo de Montejo MAP »

    You will find samples of food, music and folklore here from across Mexico. This venue is designed to showcase Mexico to Yucatan and international visitors to our state. more »

  • Tour Noches de Leyenda (Tunnel Tours)

    • Sat August 12th 2017
    • 8:30 pm
    • Adults $120 MXN, Teens $90, Children over 6, $60
    • Meet at Jose Peon Contreras Theatre MAP »

    Learn about the history of Merida while you explore the caves and tunnels hidden beneath the city. Pirates hid in these tunnels, and the tunnels were used as secret modes of communication between chur more »

Sunday 13th

  • Outdoors Merida BiciRuta

    • Sun August 13th 2017
    • 8:00 am
    • Free
    • Paseo de Montejo MAP »

    The quintessential family event in Merida. This bike ride down the city's famous thoroughfare is worth coming out to see. There is music, food, bicycles for rent and more. More information, including more »

  • Worship Beach: English Church Services

    • Sun August 13th 2017
    • 9:00 am
    • Free
    • Presbyterian Iglesia Jesus in Progreso MAP »

    All denominations welcome. The church, Presbyterian Iglesia Jesus, is located in Progreso on the corner of Calle 35 and Calle 80. Traveling from Merida to Progreso, cross over the Chixculub Telchac hi more »

  • Worship Jehovah's Witness Bible Study

    • Sun August 13th 2017
    • 9:30 am
    • Free
    • Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses MAP »

    Public Talk followed by a Bible study using the Watchtower. Entire program is in English. more »

  • Worship Sunday Services - Bilingual

    • Sun August 13th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • MAP »

    Celebrate Sunday service at this beautiful location with St. Luke's Anglican Church. Calle 76 #581B x esquina 55, Centro The Rev. Dr. José Vieira Arruda 999-247-1519 Website: stlukesmerida.org Th more »

  • Market MerCasal Fresh Market

    • Sun August 13th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • Casal Català de Yucatán MAP »

    A small weekly popup market with a variety of local vendors every Sunday in Col. García Ginerés. Organic products, artisanal food, and handmade crafts are emphasized. more »

  • Religion Worship in English at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

    • Sun August 13th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • MAP »

    The Episcopal Church welcomes you! St. Luke’s Episcopal Church offers a Christian worship service in English at 10 a.m. (A second service, in Spanish, is at 11:15 a.m.) Calle 76 #581B x esquina 55 more »

  • Outdoors Birdwatching - El Cuyo

    • Sun August 13th 2017
    • 11:00 am
    • 1,990
    • MAP »

    Located within the Ría Lagartos Biosphere Reserve is an exceptional destination for birdwatching in Yucatan. Join us to meet El Cuyo on August 12 and 13. Take advantage of discounts for prompt paymen more »

  • Market Merida en Domingo

    • Sun August 13th 2017
    • 11:00 am
    • Free
    • Historical Center of Merida MAP »

    The center of the city is closed to thru traffic while pedestrians enjoy entertainment, shopping and food. There are lots of workshops and exhibitions, where wonderful art and crafts are on sale. Ong more »

Monday 14th

  • Market Natural Thangs Garden Center Farmer's Market

    • Mon August 14th 2017
    • 8:00 am
    • Free but come to shop.
    • On the Highway between Chelem and Chuburna MAP »

    This market began in November 2015, and has grown continuously since then. We are continually striving to attract new vendors and after today, inviting about 20 vendors, we are hoping at least 7 or more »

  • Meeting Conversaciones con Amigos

    • Mon August 14th 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    Monday evenings from 7 to 9 pm at the Merida English Library are Conversaciones con Amigos nights, very popular community events. Friends of the library, both Mexican and expat, come together to pract more »

  • Meeting Conversaciones con Amigos (Conversations with Friends)

    • Mon August 14th 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • small donation
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    This event is held at Merida English Library. Practice Spanish or English with friends. Membership not necessary. The library really needs English-speaking participants, as word is getting out that t more »

  • Film Hennessy's Movie Night

    • Mon August 14th 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Hennessy's Restaurant MAP »

    Each week, a new movie. Watch outside with friends while you enjoy dinner or a drink or both. more »

  • Dance Vaqueria Night

    • Mon August 14th 2017
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • MAP »

    Performances by the Ballet Folklorico de Merida, accompanied by the Orchestra Jaranera. This celebration has its roots in the 18th century, when cattle ranching was the main source of wealth on the Yu more »

Tuesday 15th

  • Meeting Merida Men's Club

    • Tue August 15th 2017
    • 8:00 am
    • Donation plus buffet is $130 pesos. Bring a friend!
    • Main Restaurant at the Hyatt Hotel, Calle 60 x Av. Colon MAP »

    Meetings Held: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays and 5th Tuesday if there is one. This is a multi-national English-speaking group whose members live in or near Merida, Yucatan. They meet for coffee, breakfast and more »

  • Market North Merida Mercado Consciente (Organic Market)

    • Tue August 15th 2017
    • 9:30 am
    • Free
    • TaBoO & Tea, Fracc. de Montejo MAP »

    We don't know what this is about... go and find out! more »

  • Market Beach: Whole Food Market

    • Tue August 15th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • On the highway between Chelem and Churburna, beside Natural Thangs Garden Center on Graciella’s beautiful property. MAP »

    Available every week, food, as well as jewelry, blankets, trinkets, etc. Location: beside Natural Thangs Garden Center on Graciella’s beautiful property.Admission: Free but be prepared to shop and more »

  • Market Chelem: Tuesday Farmer’s Market

    • Tue August 15th 2017
    • 2:00 pm
    • Free but be prepared to shop and eat!
    • At the left of the 1st tope in Chelem MAP »

    Hosted by Artistas de la Playa and Masai Maya Bistro. Fruit, vegetables, baked goods, handicrafts, art, children’s activities, entertainment. more »

  • Meeting AA Steps Meeting in English

    • Tue August 15th 2017
    • 5:30 pm
    • Donation
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    AA Steps meeting at the library. more »

  • Meeting French Afternoons at Negrita Cantina

    • Tue August 15th 2017
    • 6:30 pm
    • 30 pesos, seating limited to 15
    • La Negrita Cantina MAP »

    French conversation for all levels, with support by the French Alliance of Merida. This is the place to come and enjoy either learning or practicing new French language skills or, for those for whom F more »

  • Worship Ministry Meeting

    • Tue August 15th 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses MAP »

    Christian Life and Ministry Meeting. Entire program is in English. more »

  • Dance Musical Memories

    • Tue August 15th 2017
    • 8:30 pm
    • Free
    • MAP »

    This weekly dance has been held every Tuesday night since Valentine’s Day, 1984. Come out and enjoy the Big Band sounds of the 1940′s, performed by members of the wonderful Jaranera Orchestra. Bes more »

Wednesday 16th

  • Miscellaneous Babytime - Storytime for Little Ones

    • Wed August 16th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    Books & Crafts for ages 0-5 but all ages are welcome! more »

  • Art Chelem: Art and Wine Wednesdays

    • Wed August 16th 2017
    • 5:00 pm
    • No Cover Charge
    • El Bull Pen Restaurant & Bar in Chelem MAP »

    Chelem's El Bull Pen Restaurant offers a venue for local and expat artists and artisans. From painting to sculpture and jewelry, the best artists and artisans in the area will eventually be here. Ever more »

  • Lecture Walking tour: Amazing tombs and mausoleums

    • Wed August 16th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • City General Cemetery/Cementerio General de la Ciudad MAP »

    Wilbert Sosa Gutierrez leads a 50-minute tour through the striking General Cemetery, passing tombs and mausoleums that are the final resting place of many famous or historically significant people. Le more »

  • Tour Tour of the General Cemetery of Merida

    • Wed August 16th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Merida's Cementerio General MAP »

    This is a tour through the General Cemetery of Merida, pointing out the history of the city and some of the more famous people who are buried there. more »

Thursday 17th

Friday 18th

Saturday 19th

  • Art Video Mapping projections at Cathedral, Casa Montejo

    • Sat August 19th 2017
    • 8:30 am
    • Free
    • Plaza Grande MAP »

    Two high-tech light-and-sound shows depict the regions’s history and culture in vivid projections that wrap around the architectural details of two of Mérida’s most treasured façades. The shows more »

  • Market Slow Foods Yucatan

    • Sat August 19th 2017
    • 9:00 am
    • Free
    • On Calle 72 by Avenida Colon MAP »

    Come to the Slow Food market for fresh organic vegetables, meats, breads and various other fabulous foods every week! more »

  • Theatre Storytime

    • Sat August 19th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    Come to the library on Saturday for Storytime! Kids of all ages welcome, we have stories and activities for the whole family.This event is free and open to the public. Donations welcome. more »

  • Market Slow Food Evening Market

    • Sat August 19th 2017
    • 6:00 pm
    • Free
    • Reforma at Avenida Colon MAP »

    Get your fresh organic fruits and veggies, breads, cheeses and other wonderful food while visiting with friends. more »

  • Fiesta En el Corazon de Merida (In the Heart of Merida)

    • Sat August 19th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Centro Merida MAP »

    Streets are decorated with a festival atmosphere in mind, and closed to vehicular traffic. Loads of cultural entertainment are available, and shops stay open with sales for everyone. Whether you are s more »

  • Theatre Night of Cultures

    • Sat August 19th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Casa de Montejo and Cathedral of Merida MAP »

    These performances highlight the roots of the different cultures that meld into the culture we find in Merida today. Look for both domestic and international performances here. Time and Location: Cas more »

  • Miscellaneous Noche Mexicana (Mexican Night)

    • Sat August 19th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • The Remate at the head of Paseo de Montejo MAP »

    You will find samples of food, music and folklore here from across Mexico. This venue is designed to showcase Mexico to Yucatan and international visitors to our state. more »

  • Tour Noches de Leyenda (Tunnel Tours)

    • Sat August 19th 2017
    • 8:30 pm
    • Adults $120 MXN, Teens $90, Children over 6, $60
    • Meet at Jose Peon Contreras Theatre MAP »

    Learn about the history of Merida while you explore the caves and tunnels hidden beneath the city. Pirates hid in these tunnels, and the tunnels were used as secret modes of communication between chur more »

Sunday 20th

  • Outdoors Merida BiciRuta

    • Sun August 20th 2017
    • 8:00 am
    • Free
    • Paseo de Montejo MAP »

    The quintessential family event in Merida. This bike ride down the city's famous thoroughfare is worth coming out to see. There is music, food, bicycles for rent and more. More information, including more »

  • Worship Beach: English Church Services

    • Sun August 20th 2017
    • 9:00 am
    • Free
    • Presbyterian Iglesia Jesus in Progreso MAP »

    All denominations welcome. The church, Presbyterian Iglesia Jesus, is located in Progreso on the corner of Calle 35 and Calle 80. Traveling from Merida to Progreso, cross over the Chixculub Telchac hi more »

  • Worship Jehovah's Witness Bible Study

    • Sun August 20th 2017
    • 9:30 am
    • Free
    • Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses MAP »

    Public Talk followed by a Bible study using the Watchtower. Entire program is in English. more »

  • Worship Sunday Services - Bilingual

    • Sun August 20th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • MAP »

    Celebrate Sunday service at this beautiful location with St. Luke's Anglican Church. Calle 76 #581B x esquina 55, Centro The Rev. Dr. José Vieira Arruda 999-247-1519 Website: stlukesmerida.org Th more »

  • Market MerCasal Fresh Market

    • Sun August 20th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • Casal Català de Yucatán MAP »

    A small weekly popup market with a variety of local vendors every Sunday in Col. García Ginerés. Organic products, artisanal food, and handmade crafts are emphasized. more »

  • Religion Worship in English at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

    • Sun August 20th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • MAP »

    The Episcopal Church welcomes you! St. Luke’s Episcopal Church offers a Christian worship service in English at 10 a.m. (A second service, in Spanish, is at 11:15 a.m.) Calle 76 #581B x esquina 55 more »

  • Market Merida en Domingo

    • Sun August 20th 2017
    • 11:00 am
    • Free
    • Historical Center of Merida MAP »

    The center of the city is closed to thru traffic while pedestrians enjoy entertainment, shopping and food. There are lots of workshops and exhibitions, where wonderful art and crafts are on sale. Ong more »

Monday 21st

  • Market Natural Thangs Garden Center Farmer's Market

    • Mon August 21st 2017
    • 8:00 am
    • Free but come to shop.
    • On the Highway between Chelem and Chuburna MAP »

    This market began in November 2015, and has grown continuously since then. We are continually striving to attract new vendors and after today, inviting about 20 vendors, we are hoping at least 7 or more »

  • Meeting Conversaciones con Amigos

    • Mon August 21st 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    Monday evenings from 7 to 9 pm at the Merida English Library are Conversaciones con Amigos nights, very popular community events. Friends of the library, both Mexican and expat, come together to pract more »

  • Meeting Conversaciones con Amigos (Conversations with Friends)

    • Mon August 21st 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • small donation
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    This event is held at Merida English Library. Practice Spanish or English with friends. Membership not necessary. The library really needs English-speaking participants, as word is getting out that t more »

  • Film Hennessy's Movie Night

    • Mon August 21st 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Hennessy's Restaurant MAP »

    Each week, a new movie. Watch outside with friends while you enjoy dinner or a drink or both. more »

  • Dance Vaqueria Night

    • Mon August 21st 2017
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • MAP »

    Performances by the Ballet Folklorico de Merida, accompanied by the Orchestra Jaranera. This celebration has its roots in the 18th century, when cattle ranching was the main source of wealth on the Yu more »

Tuesday 22nd

  • Meeting Merida Men's Club

    • Tue August 22nd 2017
    • 8:00 am
    • Donation plus buffet is $130 pesos. Bring a friend!
    • Main Restaurant at the Hyatt Hotel, Calle 60 x Av. Colon MAP »

    Meetings Held: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays and 5th Tuesday if there is one. This is a multi-national English-speaking group whose members live in or near Merida, Yucatan. They meet for coffee, breakfast and more »

  • Market North Merida Mercado Consciente (Organic Market)

    • Tue August 22nd 2017
    • 9:30 am
    • Free
    • TaBoO & Tea, Fracc. de Montejo MAP »

    We don't know what this is about... go and find out! more »

  • Market Beach: Whole Food Market

    • Tue August 22nd 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • On the highway between Chelem and Churburna, beside Natural Thangs Garden Center on Graciella’s beautiful property. MAP »

    Available every week, food, as well as jewelry, blankets, trinkets, etc. Location: beside Natural Thangs Garden Center on Graciella’s beautiful property.Admission: Free but be prepared to shop and more »

  • Market Chelem: Tuesday Farmer’s Market

    • Tue August 22nd 2017
    • 2:00 pm
    • Free but be prepared to shop and eat!
    • At the left of the 1st tope in Chelem MAP »

    Hosted by Artistas de la Playa and Masai Maya Bistro. Fruit, vegetables, baked goods, handicrafts, art, children’s activities, entertainment. more »

  • Meeting AA Steps Meeting in English

    • Tue August 22nd 2017
    • 5:30 pm
    • Donation
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    AA Steps meeting at the library. more »

  • Meeting French Afternoons at Negrita Cantina

    • Tue August 22nd 2017
    • 6:30 pm
    • 30 pesos, seating limited to 15
    • La Negrita Cantina MAP »

    French conversation for all levels, with support by the French Alliance of Merida. This is the place to come and enjoy either learning or practicing new French language skills or, for those for whom F more »

  • Worship Ministry Meeting

    • Tue August 22nd 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses MAP »

    Christian Life and Ministry Meeting. Entire program is in English. more »

  • Dance Musical Memories

    • Tue August 22nd 2017
    • 8:30 pm
    • Free
    • MAP »

    This weekly dance has been held every Tuesday night since Valentine’s Day, 1984. Come out and enjoy the Big Band sounds of the 1940′s, performed by members of the wonderful Jaranera Orchestra. Bes more »

Wednesday 23rd

  • Miscellaneous Babytime - Storytime for Little Ones

    • Wed August 23rd 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    Books & Crafts for ages 0-5 but all ages are welcome! more »

  • Art Chelem: Art and Wine Wednesdays

    • Wed August 23rd 2017
    • 5:00 pm
    • No Cover Charge
    • El Bull Pen Restaurant & Bar in Chelem MAP »

    Chelem's El Bull Pen Restaurant offers a venue for local and expat artists and artisans. From painting to sculpture and jewelry, the best artists and artisans in the area will eventually be here. Ever more »

  • Lecture Walking tour: Amazing tombs and mausoleums

    • Wed August 23rd 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • City General Cemetery/Cementerio General de la Ciudad MAP »

    Wilbert Sosa Gutierrez leads a 50-minute tour through the striking General Cemetery, passing tombs and mausoleums that are the final resting place of many famous or historically significant people. Le more »

  • Tour Tour of the General Cemetery of Merida

    • Wed August 23rd 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Merida's Cementerio General MAP »

    This is a tour through the General Cemetery of Merida, pointing out the history of the city and some of the more famous people who are buried there. more »

Thursday 24th

Friday 25th

Saturday 26th

  • Art Video Mapping projections at Cathedral, Casa Montejo

    • Sat August 26th 2017
    • 8:30 am
    • Free
    • Plaza Grande MAP »

    Two high-tech light-and-sound shows depict the regions’s history and culture in vivid projections that wrap around the architectural details of two of Mérida’s most treasured façades. The shows more »

  • Market Slow Foods Yucatan

    • Sat August 26th 2017
    • 9:00 am
    • Free
    • On Calle 72 by Avenida Colon MAP »

    Come to the Slow Food market for fresh organic vegetables, meats, breads and various other fabulous foods every week! more »

  • Kids Los Colores de las Aves - Pintura Infantil

    • Sat August 26th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • MAP »

    +52 (999) 988 44 36 ext. 113 infotoh@pronatura-ppy.org.mx The children's painting workshop is in the Regional Botanical Garden Roger Orellana. Come next August 26, learn to draw your favorite bird more »

  • Theatre Storytime

    • Sat August 26th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    Come to the library on Saturday for Storytime! Kids of all ages welcome, we have stories and activities for the whole family.This event is free and open to the public. Donations welcome. more »

  • Market Slow Food Evening Market

    • Sat August 26th 2017
    • 6:00 pm
    • Free
    • Reforma at Avenida Colon MAP »

    Get your fresh organic fruits and veggies, breads, cheeses and other wonderful food while visiting with friends. more »

  • Fiesta Manzanero concert and guayabera fashion show

    • Sat August 26th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Plaza Grande, Between Calle 60 and 62, 61 and 63, Centro  Merida, Yucatan Mexico MAP »

    The concert and fashion show, originally scheduled for Noche Blanca in June, returns to this weekend. Armando Manzanero, Juan Pablo Manzanero, and Aranza will perform. There will also be a guayabera more »

  • Fiesta En el Corazon de Merida (In the Heart of Merida)

    • Sat August 26th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Centro Merida MAP »

    Streets are decorated with a festival atmosphere in mind, and closed to vehicular traffic. Loads of cultural entertainment are available, and shops stay open with sales for everyone. Whether you are s more »

  • Theatre Night of Cultures

    • Sat August 26th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Casa de Montejo and Cathedral of Merida MAP »

    These performances highlight the roots of the different cultures that meld into the culture we find in Merida today. Look for both domestic and international performances here. Time and Location: Cas more »

  • Miscellaneous Noche Mexicana (Mexican Night)

    • Sat August 26th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • The Remate at the head of Paseo de Montejo MAP »

    You will find samples of food, music and folklore here from across Mexico. This venue is designed to showcase Mexico to Yucatan and international visitors to our state. more »

  • Tour Noches de Leyenda (Tunnel Tours)

    • Sat August 26th 2017
    • 8:30 pm
    • Adults $120 MXN, Teens $90, Children over 6, $60
    • Meet at Jose Peon Contreras Theatre MAP »

    Learn about the history of Merida while you explore the caves and tunnels hidden beneath the city. Pirates hid in these tunnels, and the tunnels were used as secret modes of communication between chur more »

Sunday 27th

  • Outdoors Merida BiciRuta

    • Sun August 27th 2017
    • 8:00 am
    • Free
    • Paseo de Montejo MAP »

    The quintessential family event in Merida. This bike ride down the city's famous thoroughfare is worth coming out to see. There is music, food, bicycles for rent and more. More information, including more »

  • Worship Beach: English Church Services

    • Sun August 27th 2017
    • 9:00 am
    • Free
    • Presbyterian Iglesia Jesus in Progreso MAP »

    All denominations welcome. The church, Presbyterian Iglesia Jesus, is located in Progreso on the corner of Calle 35 and Calle 80. Traveling from Merida to Progreso, cross over the Chixculub Telchac hi more »

  • Worship Jehovah's Witness Bible Study

    • Sun August 27th 2017
    • 9:30 am
    • Free
    • Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses MAP »

    Public Talk followed by a Bible study using the Watchtower. Entire program is in English. more »

  • Worship Sunday Services - Bilingual

    • Sun August 27th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • MAP »

    Celebrate Sunday service at this beautiful location with St. Luke's Anglican Church. Calle 76 #581B x esquina 55, Centro The Rev. Dr. José Vieira Arruda 999-247-1519 Website: stlukesmerida.org Th more »

  • Market MerCasal Fresh Market

    • Sun August 27th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • Casal Català de Yucatán MAP »

    A small weekly popup market with a variety of local vendors every Sunday in Col. García Ginerés. Organic products, artisanal food, and handmade crafts are emphasized. more »

  • Religion Worship in English at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

    • Sun August 27th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • MAP »

    The Episcopal Church welcomes you! St. Luke’s Episcopal Church offers a Christian worship service in English at 10 a.m. (A second service, in Spanish, is at 11:15 a.m.) Calle 76 #581B x esquina 55 more »

  • Market Merida en Domingo

    • Sun August 27th 2017
    • 11:00 am
    • Free
    • Historical Center of Merida MAP »

    The center of the city is closed to thru traffic while pedestrians enjoy entertainment, shopping and food. There are lots of workshops and exhibitions, where wonderful art and crafts are on sale. Ong more »

Monday 28th

  • Market Natural Thangs Garden Center Farmer's Market

    • Mon August 28th 2017
    • 8:00 am
    • Free but come to shop.
    • On the Highway between Chelem and Chuburna MAP »

    This market began in November 2015, and has grown continuously since then. We are continually striving to attract new vendors and after today, inviting about 20 vendors, we are hoping at least 7 or more »

  • Meeting Conversaciones con Amigos

    • Mon August 28th 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    Monday evenings from 7 to 9 pm at the Merida English Library are Conversaciones con Amigos nights, very popular community events. Friends of the library, both Mexican and expat, come together to pract more »

  • Meeting Conversaciones con Amigos (Conversations with Friends)

    • Mon August 28th 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • small donation
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    This event is held at Merida English Library. Practice Spanish or English with friends. Membership not necessary. The library really needs English-speaking participants, as word is getting out that t more »

  • Film Hennessy's Movie Night

    • Mon August 28th 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Hennessy's Restaurant MAP »

    Each week, a new movie. Watch outside with friends while you enjoy dinner or a drink or both. more »

  • Dance Vaqueria Night

    • Mon August 28th 2017
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • MAP »

    Performances by the Ballet Folklorico de Merida, accompanied by the Orchestra Jaranera. This celebration has its roots in the 18th century, when cattle ranching was the main source of wealth on the Yu more »

Tuesday 29th

  • Meeting Merida Men's Club

    • Tue August 29th 2017
    • 8:00 am
    • Donation plus buffet is $130 pesos. Bring a friend!
    • Main Restaurant at the Hyatt Hotel, Calle 60 x Av. Colon MAP »

    Meetings Held: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays and 5th Tuesday if there is one. This is a multi-national English-speaking group whose members live in or near Merida, Yucatan. They meet for coffee, breakfast and more »

  • Market North Merida Mercado Consciente (Organic Market)

    • Tue August 29th 2017
    • 9:30 am
    • Free
    • TaBoO & Tea, Fracc. de Montejo MAP »

    We don't know what this is about... go and find out! more »

  • Market Beach: Whole Food Market

    • Tue August 29th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • On the highway between Chelem and Churburna, beside Natural Thangs Garden Center on Graciella’s beautiful property. MAP »

    Available every week, food, as well as jewelry, blankets, trinkets, etc. Location: beside Natural Thangs Garden Center on Graciella’s beautiful property.Admission: Free but be prepared to shop and more »

  • Market Chelem: Tuesday Farmer’s Market

    • Tue August 29th 2017
    • 2:00 pm
    • Free but be prepared to shop and eat!
    • At the left of the 1st tope in Chelem MAP »

    Hosted by Artistas de la Playa and Masai Maya Bistro. Fruit, vegetables, baked goods, handicrafts, art, children’s activities, entertainment. more »

  • Meeting AA Steps Meeting in English

    • Tue August 29th 2017
    • 5:30 pm
    • Donation
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    AA Steps meeting at the library. more »

  • Meeting French Afternoons at Negrita Cantina

    • Tue August 29th 2017
    • 6:30 pm
    • 30 pesos, seating limited to 15
    • La Negrita Cantina MAP »

    French conversation for all levels, with support by the French Alliance of Merida. This is the place to come and enjoy either learning or practicing new French language skills or, for those for whom F more »

  • Worship Ministry Meeting

    • Tue August 29th 2017
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses MAP »

    Christian Life and Ministry Meeting. Entire program is in English. more »

  • Dance Musical Memories

    • Tue August 29th 2017
    • 8:30 pm
    • Free
    • MAP »

    This weekly dance has been held every Tuesday night since Valentine’s Day, 1984. Come out and enjoy the Big Band sounds of the 1940′s, performed by members of the wonderful Jaranera Orchestra. Bes more »

Wednesday 30th

  • Miscellaneous Babytime - Storytime for Little Ones

    • Wed August 30th 2017
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    Books & Crafts for ages 0-5 but all ages are welcome! more »

  • Art Chelem: Art and Wine Wednesdays

    • Wed August 30th 2017
    • 5:00 pm
    • No Cover Charge
    • El Bull Pen Restaurant & Bar in Chelem MAP »

    Chelem's El Bull Pen Restaurant offers a venue for local and expat artists and artisans. From painting to sculpture and jewelry, the best artists and artisans in the area will eventually be here. Ever more »

  • Lecture Walking tour: Amazing tombs and mausoleums

    • Wed August 30th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • City General Cemetery/Cementerio General de la Ciudad MAP »

    Wilbert Sosa Gutierrez leads a 50-minute tour through the striking General Cemetery, passing tombs and mausoleums that are the final resting place of many famous or historically significant people. Le more »

  • Tour Tour of the General Cemetery of Merida

    • Wed August 30th 2017
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Merida's Cementerio General MAP »

    This is a tour through the General Cemetery of Merida, pointing out the history of the city and some of the more famous people who are buried there. more »

 

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