Tour Hospicio Cabañas, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with world-renowned frescoes by painter José Clemente Orozco.
Experience the tradition of Mexico’s Mariachi music with the International Mariachi Festival which is held each year in Guadalajara.
Catch a live performance at Teatro Degollado which opened in 1866 and is located in the central plaza of Guadalajara.
Held in September each year in Guadalajara, the International Mariachi Festival is a 10-day event where over 500 Mariachi bands perform.
Tonalá, located right outside Guadalajara, is well known for its outdoor marketplace where you can see glass blowing demonstrations and purchase hand-made glass.
Watch men and women compete in The Mexican National Charro Championship which is held each September as part of the Internationbal Mariachi and Charreria Festival.
On Sundays, head to one of Guadalajara’s charreria competitions and watch men and women compete in horse riding and roping skills.
Held each September is the 10-day International Mariachi Festival. Listen to the best mariachi bands in the world, peruse mariachi-inspired art, and check out the numerous parades with hundreds of floats.
Stroll down the Plaza de los Mariachis which was originally the meeting place of mariachi bands and where you can still see bands perform.
The historic Plaza de los Mariachis in Guadalajara was once the center for mariachi bands, and you can still see appearances of bands today.
Check out Teatro Degollado’s schedule and purchase tickets to see a mariachi concert while staying in Guadalajara.