Planning a fun vacation in February 2019? Then head to Mexico City where you can enjoy some super events including carnival celebrations, art fair, and more. We've rounded up some of the top events in and near Mexico City in February 2019.
Día de la Candelaria in Mexico
Date: February 2, 2019. Día de la Candelaria (Candlemas) represents a fusion of pre-Hispanic traditions and Catholic beliefs. It would be celebrated on February 2nd, and falls forty days after Christmas. The ceremony is celebrated by Catholics as the 'Feast of Purification'. And guests can look forward to processions, music, dances, food, and more.
Día de la Constitución (Constitution Day)
Date: February 5, 2019. The national holiday is celebrated in honour of the current Mexican constitution, which was signed in 1917. You can look forward to small parades in the city.
Tentative Dates: February 6-10 2019. Art-aficionados will love to be a part of the Zona Maco art fair, which is one of the most important fairs in Latin America featuring international contemporary and modern art. You can look forward to admiring some wonderful collection of artworks of over 1,000 artists.
Carnival of Bahidorá
Tentative Dates: February 15-17 2019. How about being a part of a music experience where you can get in touch with nature that will awaken all your senses? You’d love the Carnival of Bahidorá, which will be held on the river banks of Las Estacas, Morelos (2-hours drive from Mexico City). One of the hippest music festivals in Mexico, the music carnival will bring indie artists together from all-over-the-world.
Tentative Dates: February 25-March 5. Carnaval (Carnival) takes place three days preceding Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. And, the carnival celebrations are exuberant and filled with fun opportunities to eat, drink, and party until dawn.
Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) 2019
Dates: February 23-24 2019. You will love this electronic music festival, where you can enjoy some marvellous performances, best DJs, dancers, and acrobats. The spectacular setting with pyrotechnics is a celebration you can’t miss out on.
Mexican Tennis Open
Dates: February 25-March 2. Tennis-and-sports lovers would love to be a part of the tennis tournament and enjoy watching some of the best tennis champions score points.