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Merida Events: Oktoberfest

Merida Events: Oktoberfest

27 September 2015 Events 0

If you love music, this is the week for you! You can listen to the sweet music of the Yucatan Symphony Orchestra or rock out to the Yucatones. There are also trova concerts and the beginning of Oktoberfest next weekend!

Enjoy your week!

Sunday 27th

  • Tour BIrdwatching at Uxmal

    • Sun September 27th 2015
    • 5:00 am
    • $350 pesos
    • Chedraui on Itzaes MAP »

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

  • Worship Beach: English Church Services

    • Sun September 27th 2015
    • 8:30 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 »

  • Sports Bici-Ruta: Prolongacion Paseo Montejo – La Ermita, and Parque Zoologico Animaya

    • Sun September 27th 2015
    • 9:00 am
    • Free
    • (1) Prolongacion Paseo Montejo to La Ermita through Centro and (2) Parque Zoologico Animaya MAP »

    This is a family event with an amazing array of activities (music, sports, art, etc). Please visit the website for this week's schedule. On Sundays, there are two routes: (1) Prolongacion Paseo Monte more »

  • Market Merida en Domingo

    • Sun September 27th 2015
    • 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 »

  • Music Yucatan Symphony Orchestra: Program 2

    • Sun September 27th 2015
    • 12:00 pm
    • Tickets available at the box office and online through their website.
    • Teatro Jose Peon Contreras MAP »

    This performance will be under the baton of Guest Director Andres Salado, and will feature Laura Villafranca on the piano. Music will includeRachmaninov’s Concierto para piano No. 2, Op. 18, and Men more »

  • Film In the Company of Wolves (Documentary)

    • Sun September 27th 2015
    • 12:00 pm
    • Free
    • Museum of Natural History MAP »

    This documentary tells the touching true story of a pack of wolves and the humans who raised them since they were puppies. The myth of the ferocious carnivorous beast dissipates before striking facts more »

  • Dance Super Moon African Dance

    • Sun September 27th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • $80 pesos
    • Flow Holistic Center MAP »

    Starts with a small meditation, then some great free-style dancing to celebrate the full moon. Each month on the full moon. For more info, contact more »

  • Music The Blues Ladies

    • Sun September 27th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Jose Peon Contreras MAP »

    It really doesn't get much better than this! End the weekend with Maria Teresa Gomez, Malena Duran and Gina Osorno in concert. There's just something about the blues that speaks to everyone. This conc more »

  • Dance XVI Festival Internacional AVANT GARDE MEXICO 2015

    • Sun September 27th 2015
    • 8:30 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Armando Manzanero MAP »

    Featuring Cristobal Ocana, Umbral Danza Contemporanea more »

Monday 28th

  • Miscellaneous Total Lunar Eclipse

    • Mon September 28th 2015
    • 12:00 am
    • Free
    • In the sky! MAP »

    There is no word yet on the time of this eclipse. While it is not a major event, it still will have a number of informal celebrations attached to it. more »

  • Meeting Conversaciones con Amigos (Conversations with Friends)

    • Mon September 28th 2015
    • 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 September 28th 2015
    • 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 »

  • Miscellaneous Super Moon

    • Mon September 28th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • In the sky... MAP »

    This date is governed by the cycles of the Sun and/or Moon and is usually associated with major holidays and celebrations in Yucatan. more »

  • Dance Vaqueria Night

    • Mon September 28th 2015
    • 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 September 29th 2015
    • 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 September 29th 2015
    • 9:30 am
    • Free
    • TaBoO & Tea, Fracc. de Montejo MAP »

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

  • Market Chelem: Tuesday Farmer’s Market

    • Tue September 29th 2015
    • 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 September 29th 2015
    • 5:30 pm
    • Donation
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    AA Steps meeting at the library. more »

  • Meeting French Afternoons at Negrita Cantina

    • Tue September 29th 2015
    • 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 »

  • Music Gala Concert: Los Juglares

    • Tue September 29th 2015
    • 8:30 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Armando Manzanero MAP »

    Los Juglares is one of the most successful trova trios in the world. Everyone loves them! more »

  • Dance Musical Memories

    • Tue September 29th 2015
    • 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 »

  • Music Emiliano Buenfil and La Chan Cil Tropical

    • Tue September 29th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • TEatro Fantasio MAP »

    This concert has it all - from traditional trova to current Latin rhythms. Everyone always has a great time at performances by this group. more »

Wednesday 30th

  • Film La Letra Escarlata (The Scarlet Letter)

    • Wed September 30th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 pesos students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    1973 Wim Wenders film about Hester Prynne who must wear a scarlet A after her adulterous affair. Starring Senta Berger. more »

  • Tour Tour of the General Cemetery of Merida

    • Wed September 30th 2015
    • 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 »

  • Music XXV Years of Trova and Dreams

    • Wed September 30th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Fantasio MAP »

    This performance is going to be a huge tribute that will include Trio Ensueno and plenty of invited guest performers. Do come and celebrate with them. more »

  • Film La Sal de la Tierra

    • Wed September 30th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 pesos students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our r more »

Thursday 1st

  • Dance To Remember is to Live

    • Thu October 1st 2015
    • 4:00 pm
    • Free
    • Centennario Zoo MAP »

    This is a dance that begins early and ends at a reasonable hour. Music is provided by the Jaranera Orchestra, with their signature Big Band sound. It was originally intended as an entertainment venue more »

  • Film Plot for Peace

    • Thu October 1st 2015
    • 5:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    A documentary that reveals the untold story of apartheid's fall, and the mysterious French businessman who was instrumental in Nelson Mandela's release from jail. In English with Spanish subtitles. more »

  • Meeting Al-Anon Meeting in English

    • Thu October 1st 2015
    • 5:30 pm
    • Donation
    • Merida English Library MAP »

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

  • Music Guitar Cocerts

    • Thu October 1st 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • Free
    • Preparatoria UMSA MAP »

    All of these performances feature the very talented Ivan Adriano. More information: jhonny.carrillo@merida.gob.mx more »

  • Film Spirits of the Dead

    • Thu October 1st 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Videosala of the Olimpo MAP »

    (United States – France 1968). Directors: Federico Fellini, Louis Malle, Roger Vadim. Starring: Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot, and Alain Delon. Three directors each adapt a Poe short story to the scre more »

  • Meeting AA Discussion Meetings in English

    • Thu October 1st 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Donation
    • Merida English Library MAP »

    AA Discussion meeting. more »

  • Music Concert: Grandes Voces de Yucatan

    • Thu October 1st 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Jose Peon Contreras MAP »

    This is a performance by the wonderful Orquesta Tipica Yukalpeten, under the direction of Pedro Carlos Herrera. The invited guest voices are the grandest in all of Yucatan. more »

  • Music Ruz de Gala (Popular Music)

    • Thu October 1st 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Daniel Ayala MAP »

    This popular music gala features Los Hermanos Ruz (the Ruz Brothers). It is a wonderful journey through the era when wind instruments reigned. more »

  • Music Songs of the World for Soprano and Guitar

    • Thu October 1st 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Libertad Mérida, Yucatán.

    This is a performance by Manuel Rubio and Mia Monforte. The performance will include works ranging from German Baroque, Austrian Romanticism and French Impressionism to the sounds of Yucatan and Latin more »

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

    • Thu October 1st 2015
    • 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 »

  • Music A Tribute to Bolero

    • Thu October 1st 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Fantasio MAP »

    This show features Alina Vila. If you love music and romance, this is the event for you tonight. more »

  • Film Invasion

    • Thu October 1st 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    INVASION is a documentary about the collective memory of a country. The invasion of Panama by the U.S in 1989 serves as an excuse to explore how a people remember, transform, and often forget their pa more »

  • Music Serenade in Santa Lucia Park

    • Thu October 1st 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Santa Lucia Park MAP »

    Serenata Yucateca (Yucatecan Serenade) This is the defining serenade of Merida and has been performed every Thursday night for over 40 years. Parque Santa Lucia, home to the Altar to Trova is the cent more »

Friday 2nd

Saturday 3rd

  • Market Arts & Crafts Mini-Fest

    • Sat October 3rd 2015
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • Bistro Cultural Restaurant MAP »

    Fine arts & local crafts, live music, French & Yucatecan food. For more info call 999-923-2013. more »

  • Music Arcadia, the Golden City

    • Sat October 3rd 2015
    • 12:00 pm
    • TBD
    • Hacienda ChiChi Suarez MAP »

    Dance all night to various bands and DJ's outdoors at this great hacienda. more »

  • Theatre Peppa Pig in Merida

    • Sat October 3rd 2015
    • 1:30 pm
    • from $220 to 420 pesos
    • Teatro Armando Manzanero MAP »

    Children's theatre featuring a beloved pig. Tickets on sale here: Venta de boletos: Teatro Armando Manzanero Ópticas Espadas Montejo Ópticas Espadas Plaza Altabrisa Ópticas Espadas Plaza Las more »

  • Sports Bici-Ruta: Fraccionamiento Las Americas

    • Sat October 3rd 2015
    • 4:00 pm
    • Free
    • Fraccionamiento Las Americas MAP »

    This is a community event, with a focus on the entire family. Food, music, games, and art are all available throughout. more »

  • Music Concert: The Colors of Music

    • Sat October 3rd 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • General: $50 pesos, Students and INAPAM: $25 pesos
    • Auditorium of the Olimpo MAP »

    This performance is by Marieli Sosa and el Quintento La Trucha. more »

  • Film Four Flies on Grey Velvet

    • Sat October 3rd 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Videosala of the Olimpo MAP »

    (Italy 1971). Director / Writer: Dario Argento. Starring: Michael Brandon, Mimsy Farmer, Jean-Pierre Marielle. A musician is stalked by an unknown killer who’s blackmailing him for the accidental ki more »

  • Music Gala Concert: Maria Medina

    • Sat October 3rd 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Tickets available at the box office
    • Teatro Jose Peon Contreras MAP »

    This lady has been winning awards for decades and representing Yucatan both at home and around the world. Her performances are always gala events, so be sure to make it to this one if you can. Proceed more »

  • Music Tribute to Joan Manuel Serrat: Mediterranean in America

    • Sat October 3rd 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Libertad Mérida, Yucatán.

    Felissa Estrada sings a selection of songs, all written by Serrat, that span the entire career of the artist. more »

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

    • Sat October 3rd 2015
    • 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 October 3rd 2015
    • 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 October 3rd 2015
    • 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 »

  • Dance Saturday Night Contra Dance

    • Sat October 3rd 2015
    • 8:30 pm
    • Free
    • Centro Cultural Carlos Acereto MAP »

    Dancers should bring their own bottle of water. Dress comfortably and wear shoes with clean soles and low heels. Beginning with the October 31 dance, newcomers should come at 8:00pm for an introductor more »

  • Music Concert: The Guitar Through the Centuries

    • Sat October 3rd 2015
    • 8:30 pm
    • General: $50 pesos, Students and INAPAM: $25 pesos
    • Centro Cultural Jose Marti MAP »

    This performance features Eduardo Cervera and invited guest artists. more »

  • Music Julio Iglesias Concert

    • Sat October 3rd 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $540 to $2675 pesos
    • Coliseo Yucatán MAP »

    Julio Iglesias is a Grammy Award-winning Spanish singer and songwriter who has sold 120–300 million records worldwide in 14 languages and released more than 80 albums, and more than 2,600 gold and p more »

  • Fiesta Centro Oktoberfest

    • Sat October 3rd 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Centro MAP »

    Oktoberfest sponsored by Bierhaus and celebrated in downtown Merida. For reservations call 928-0333 more »

Sunday 4th

  • Worship Beach: English Church Services

    • Sun October 4th 2015
    • 8:30 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 »

  • Sports Bici-Ruta: Prolongacion Paseo Montejo – La Ermita, and Parque Zoologico Animaya

    • Sun October 4th 2015
    • 9:00 am
    • Free
    • (1) Prolongacion Paseo Montejo to La Ermita through Centro and (2) Parque Zoologico Animaya MAP »

    This is a family event with an amazing array of activities (music, sports, art, etc). Please visit the website for this week's schedule. On Sundays, there are two routes: (1) Prolongacion Paseo Monte more »

  • Market Merida en Domingo

    • Sun October 4th 2015
    • 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 »

  • Music Yucatan Symphony Orchestra: Program 3

    • Sun October 4th 2015
    • 12:00 pm
    • Tickets at the box office
    • Jose Peon Contreras Theater MAP »

    This program stars Juan Jose Pastor on the French horn. more »

  • Music The Fabulous Yucatones

    • Sun October 4th 2015
    • 3:00 pm
    • No Cover
    • Lizard Joe's MAP »

    This crowd loves this group, and the group loves the right back - which makes for a wonderful afternoon of music and fun. more »

  • Music Concert: The Colors of Music

    • Sun October 4th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • General: $50 pesos, Students and INAPAM: $25 pesos
    • Auditorium of the Olimpo MAP »

    This performance is by Marieli Sosa and el Quintento La Trucha. more »

  • Music Music and Puppets: Tribute to Don Wilbert Herrera

    • Sun October 4th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Jose Peon Contreras MAP »

    Only the energy of the Orquesta Tipica Yukalpeten could keep up with the Titeradas (Puppets) in this tribute to Don Wilbert Herrera. During his lifetime, he spent more than 30 years bringing the cultu more »

  • Music Jazzin' Disney!

    • Sun October 4th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Armando Manzanero MAP »

    James Meador and Grupo Taboo Jazz bring us a show that underscores Yucatan's deep and abiding love of Jazz. James is a Texas boy (also claimed by Louisiana) who came to Merida as a member of the Symph more »

  • Music Concert: A Caress to Memories

    • Sun October 4th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Libertad MAP »

    Enrique Alonzo sings songs designed to transport us to memories of precious moments in our lives. more »

 

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