3 musical festivals to travel through Mexico


Good music, cuisine and culture await you in these corners of the country.

The festival season began and there is no better way to experience it than combining these two factors: excellent music and great destinations. Therefore, if you are a music lover and you are looking for new musical proposals that are combined with good adventures, these are our recommendations. GNP ceremony.

  Toluca, State of Mexico

This festival, which began in 2013 and combines in his poster genres like hip-hop, techno, house, rock and synth-pop, has become a favorite to have in their lineup musicians from the likes of Bjork , Underworld , Snoop Dogg , The Horrors and Justice .

This year it reaches its seventh edition with artists such as Modeselektor , Aphex Twin and Massive Attack , and new proposals such as the Spanish singer Rosalía .  When: April 6  Where: Pegasus Dynamic Center What to do after?  Cosmovitral Garden.

Opened in 1980 and created by maestro Leopoldo Flores Valdés, this cosmovitral is considered the largest in the world with an area of ​​3,000 m2. In addition to admiring this work, you will be able to appreciate more than 367 species of plants from Ethiopia, South Africa and China.

Zacango Zoo

It has more than 1,031 species from different parts of the world and it is one of the largest reserves in Latin America. You can also rent a boat or skate in its tracks.

Pulse GNP Querétaro

A new festival that started last year promises to become one of the favorites for rock lovers. In its first edition, it presented artists such as MGMT , Zoé and Café Tacvba on its poster , for this second it brings headliners to Interpol and Caifanes.  When: May 18  Where: Old Queretaro Airport  What to do after?

Cervecería Hercules

Located just 7 kilometers from the Center of Queretaro this biergarten built in the old facilities of a textile factory, has the best craft beers made right there, which you can accompany with pizza, bbq ribs and burgers, as well as gourmet food . Our recommendation is the Pork Belly tacos and the suckling gorditas.

Route of Wine and Cheese

Although you need more than a day to go through it, you can take a tour of one of its 20 vineyards and cheese factories, where besides knowing the process of winemaking, you can enjoy a gourmet tasting.


Corona Capital is one of the festivals that have been most consolidated in the country and Guadalajara have in your lineup to Tame Impala , Yeah Yeah Yeahs and The Chemical Brothers . In addition, this festival offers entertainment options such as mechanical games, movie projection, VIP spaces, as well as foodtrucks and t-bars and gourmets .  When: May 11 and 12  Where: Akron Stadium Esplanade What to do after? 

José Cuervo Express 

You can not leave the land of Tequila without knowing the magical town that bears the same name. Do it through the only train with old style of Mexico. During the tour they offer you food and cocktails; It also includes a walk through the agave fields and the La Rojeña distillery, as well as a toast with premium tequilas.

Chapultepec Area

This avenue located 20 minutes from the historic center is ideal if you want to have fun, since it hosts the nightlife of this city with a wide variety of bars, pubs, restaurants and cafes. On weekends there are live bands playing in their cultural corridor. You can also visit the Government Palace, where renowned jalisciense muralist José Clemente Orozco captured four of his most important murals.

Here is a guide to enjoy the Perla Tapatía.

Top 3 Waterproof or jacket The weather can be deceiving and even if it does not look like it’s going to rain, in a moment everything can change. Stay hydrated  Drinking water is important to avoid dehydration and not have to leave the concert in half for some discomfort.   Neither sandals nor heels  It is much better to wear some tennis shoes or shoes that besides protecting your feet, will allow you to resist until the end.  

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