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  • Festival Cervantino, a major international art fiesta on the streets and theaters each October. After Miguel de Cervantes, author of "Don Quixote," whose plays are performed by college students on a small and picturesque plaza. Tickets for off-street events are available via the TicketMaster system. Their Guanajuato office is at Juarez Theater, street level, left side.

  • Hot Air Baloon Festival, runs each november.

  • Alfenique Fair, Last days of October, November 1st and 2nd, at San Fernando Square. Many vendors of almond candies in variated shapes, and traditional skulls labeled on foreheads with proper names. Prizes given to best works.

  • The Festival de la Presa marks the start of the rainy season, and it officially begins on June 24th. 


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