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Events in Monterrey that you simply can’t miss in 2019

January 18, 2019


Monterrey is without a doubt one of the most interesting cities in Mexico. With its wealth of  cultural and entertainment, it makes it one of the best places to visit in the country. Every year, festivals and events of all kinds take place here, putting Mexico’s name on the map. 

If you plan to visit this regal capital in 2019, here you can learn about a few of the best up and coming events in Monterrey this year. Maybe you’ll want to adjust your travel plans to be able to  attend the one most strikes your fancy!


International Film Festival in Monterrey

The International Film Festival in Monterrey has become one of the most important cultural events in northern Mexico. This international festival brings people together from all over the world to enjoy several of Mexico’s newest cinematic talents. It is an excellent place to meet new proposals, talents and directors. Being an international festival, it’s also the perfect opportunity to  learn more about other cultures, their traditions, problems and ways of life.

In this festival around 200 films are screened, granting a special space to the producers and filmmakers of Nuevo León. The International Film Festival in Monterrey typically takes place  during the last two weeks of August.


Santa Lucia International Festival 

The Santa Lucia International Festival originated in 2008 to celebrate the history and culture of Monterrey through artistic expressions that are presented in different parts of the city over the course of 15 days. Dance, music, theatrical and circus presentations are performed in the streets, with the participation of more than two thousand local, national and international artists.

The Santa Lucia International Festival takes place during the end of October and the beginning of November.


Pa’l Norte

The Pa'l Norte Festival has been running for a few years now and it gets the whole city up  dancing, singing and enjoying the best that music has to offer. The 2019 Pa’l Norte line up includes, The Arctic Monkeys, Kings of Leon, Carlos Santana, Café Tacvba, Caligaris, Snow Patrol, La Sonora Dinamita and Ximena Sariñana among many other national and international talents. Besides music, inside the festival you can also enjoy delicious local cuisine, in addition to finding several clubs and bars to continue the party.

The 2019 Pa'l Norte festival takes place on 22nd and 23rd of March.  



Luztopía is the largest Christmas Lights Festival in Mexico! This is an event where everyone can immerse themselves in a world of lights, magic and winter atmosphere, with huge illuminated figures, interactive installations, a Christmas village and many other attractions.

The Luztopía Festival of Lights runs from the end of November to the beginning of January.

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Photo: Zona Turística