Por Expedia Team, el July 25, 2015

México a través de sus fiestas: agosto

August is one of the best months when it comes to events. The reason is simple: it has excellent weather and it is vacation time. Here we leave you the main events of the month throughout the country so you can organize your agenda and enjoy the ones you like the most.

Chili Festival in Nogada – Puebla

August 1 – September 30

One of the most representative dishes in Mexico is the colorful and delicious chiles en nogada. What better than to eat them in their hometown? Every Sunday you can try this dish in all areas of the city of Puebla . You can also get to know more about the city of Puebla, buy some local handicrafts, learn at the exhibitions and art events available.
Since you are in the city, don’t forget to stroll down Calle de los Dulces and try some of the typical sweets in the area. As for hotels, you will find all kinds. I recommend hotels near the Cathedral of Puebla .

Chihuahua International Festival

August 2 – August 23

Chihuahua is one of the most impressive states in the country although little known to foreigners. During this festival, cultural events are held that will allow you to get to know the ancient cultures that lived in the area.
This year the 11th edition of the Festival will be held with renowned national and international artists. In total there will be about 600 artists presenting their shows simultaneously during the days of the event.
Events include options for all ages. Children will have a great time with professional representation of children’s stories while adults listen to music from different genres.
In Chihuahua there are excellent hotels with all the services that will give you just what you need to have the greatest comfort.

Harvest Festival – Guanajuato

August 2 – August 29

With August comes one of the most important times in the wine industry: the grape harvest. The Harvest Festival will allow you to taste different wines and learn about it. The atmosphere gets quite interesting when it’s time to step on the grapes with live music playing in the background.
While you are at the event, take the opportunity to see the flight of cantoya balloons, go to art auctions, workshops and exhibitions. If you like sports, take advantage to enjoy the local polo tournaments.
Find a nice hotel in the heart of San Miguel Allende and enjoy the whole event.

Harvest Festivals – Ensenada

August 7 – August 23

Continuing with the harvests we find the Festival that takes place on the Wine Route in Ensenada. As in Guanajuato, in Ensenada you can learn and experience the process of creating wine in first person.
The events that you can see and enjoy here are grape treading, wine tasting, cheese tasting, horseback riding through the vineyards and outdoor activities.
Ensenada has good hotels from where it will be easy to get to the different vineyards in the area.

Great Apple Fair – Puebla

August 8 – August 16

The Great Apple Fair will be held like every year for more than seven decades in the municipality of Zacatlán, Puebla. Here the Mexican producers of this fruit meet, so the event is recognized as one of its main gathering centers.
In the event you can see and learn about the different types of apples that are produced and marketed in our country. There are also exhibitions, gastronomic samples, mechanical games and events of different kinds.
Zacatlán has hotels with excellent prices and is close to other tourist destinations in the state that are worth visiting.

Dates to spend with the family

These are the main parties that you can find during the month of August. They all have something attractive and we are sure that you will find one that suits the tastes of your family and yours. Take the opportunity to discover new places, give yourself a break and spend quality time with the family.