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Address: Paseo de Montejo at Calle 47, Merida, Mexico

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Every Saturday night the end of Paseo de Montejo is transformed with a stage and viewing area with folding chairs. From what I'm told it is the luck of the draw as to what type... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 July 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Every Saturday night the end of Paseo de Montejo is transformed with a stage and viewing area with folding chairs. From what I'm told it is the luck of the draw as to what type of entertainment will be performed but I lucked out and it was a dance show by the students of the Municipal Dance School for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Anna Sabrina serves up Tacos off her famous flat grill here for Noche Mexicana...authentic! a must have... don't miss her here or at Santa Anna on Sunday

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Merida is a vibrant town and offers many attractions for tourists, every day there is some sort of event getting you closer to the culture of Yucatan. Noche Mexicana is one of them. Every Saturday great food, dancing and souvenirs; all for free! You don't lose anything even if it turns out not to be your thing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

The singers and dancers are very professional and a delight to experience. The end of Paseo de Montejo was packed and all the chairs taken by soon after 8 p.m. You will enjoy it, depending on the evening you might want to dress warmly.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Noche Mexicana takes place on the South end of the Paseo Montejo. It is a nice attraction to visit for the tourists and you can take a horseback ride or walk up the rest of the Paseo which is beautiful at night. There is a stage and a variety of vendors that setup for Noche Mexicana it is a worthwhile... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Stopped here to eat and watch a show. It was only one girl singing, who thought she was a comedian.. theres wasnt a huge variety of crafts. The food options werent the greatest, they were normal street food, which we were told the options there were great but maybe we went on an off night. If you have nothing else... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

One of the most typical Mexican events you can attend. It's a stage where mariachis from different parts of the country come and sing and traditional dance groups show off their folkloric state dance to a public sitting around the stage. Free entrance! State dances differ every Saturday -when the event is organized. Make sure you get a little before... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

Went to noche mexicano and enjoyed it. You can get all types of food and Drinks while enjoying the singers and dancers. The experience is better of you Happen to speak/ understand spanish But even if you dont you can get a Nice cultural Impression. The entrance is free!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2014

Fairly incomprehensible if you don't understand Spanish (duh) but the performances and vendors are great. Get dessert (churros, marquesitos) or an elote snack (corn on the cob). So fun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014

Definitely check this out. Merida has so many music and dance performance nights and each has its own feel and flavor. In this you see a truly wonderful display of a variety of Mexican dance. You'll be able to enjoy local food vendors and a small selection of local craftspeople. A pleasurable evening for sure.

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