More than 2.2 million visitors expected at Yucatan State Fair
If you are looking for some interesting diversion in Merida, you may wish to consider attending the Yucatan State Fair, which starts Friday Nov. 13 and runs through Sunday Dec. 6.
You will be in good company, as more than 2.2 million visitors are expected to sample Yucatecan food, crafts, culture, and entertainment at the fair, which will be held at the fairgrounds in Xmatcuil, about 5 miles south of downtown Merida.
Admission costs $20 pesos, while parking costs $30 pesos per vehicle. The fair grounds will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. The fair will include more than 2,280 events and 1,150 exhibitors with livestock, agricultural products, crafts and other things to show.
Followers of music groups of international stature such as Julion Alvarez, The Giant of America and Arrolladora Banda Limón will enjoy concerts in the new Montejo Entertainment Center at Xmatkuil Yucatan Fair, which has been renovated to offer families the best facilities.
The center, which measures 10,000 square meters, steps forward to provide more comfortable, functional, upscale visitors facilities.
Yucatan Gov. Rolando Zapato Bello recently inspected the land on which the new headquarters is built, and where a new massive tent will rise to host the Las Vegas Magic Show.
These two sites for shows, located next to each other, stand out by giving people to come to the Feria Yucatán 2015 Xmatkuil modern and functional spaces so they can enjoy various activities.
Among the main attractions is a Tribute to Cinema, the aforementioned Las Vegas Magic Show, Dinosauria, ForeverCircus and Circus Adventure.
Other musicians who will stage concerts at the new Montejo Entertainment Center are La Trakalosa de Monterrey, Banda Tierra Sagrada, and Wet Liberation Groups, among others.
At the Teatro del Pueblo you may see artists like Paty Cantu, Sonora Santanera, Super Lamas, Banda Playa Grande, Rikita Banana, Cellula, Living Victoria, Junior Klan, Carlos Rivera and matches of the World Council of Free Fighting (lucha libre — CMLL).
The Union of Associations of Charros of Yucatan and the Equestrian Club del Sureste will make presentations.
On livestock activities of this year, the fair will present cattle exhibitions, different samples of various breeds of cattle, sheep and horses, among others.