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Top 10 Cancun and Yucatan by Nick Rider

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Festivals

1. Carnival

The biggest and brightest celebration of the year in the cities of the Yucatán. In Cancún and Cozumel the streets fill with music, dancing, food stands, and a little Río-style parading. The biggest Carnival in southern Mexico, though, is in Mérida.prac_infoAbout one week before Lent

2. Feast of Three Kings, Tizimin

The capital of Yucatán’s cattle country hosts one of the region’s biggest fiestas. It features a stock fair as well as bullfights, traditional music, dancing, colorful parades, and plenty of eating and drinking.

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