Best Events to Attend in Morelia, Michoacán

August 30, 2016
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacán and one of Mexico’s most colonial cities. The city is full with stylish Spanish Colonial architecture, since it kept a strict building regulations to ensure the look and feeling. Some events remain very important to the traditions of this place, here we have enlisted the best holidays to attend: The International Organ Festival It presents the organ at the beautiful city’s cathedral which has more than 4,600 pipes. It is organized the first two weeks of May. International Music Festival It presents international artists of different music genres, it is held the final week of July and the first of August. Independence Day Celebrations This is one of the main holidays in the city, since María Morelos (one of Mexico’s Heroes during the War of Independence) was from this town. Celebrations and parties are thrown September 15th and 16th. Jose María Morelos’ Birthday It is celebrated with parties, fireworks and parades on September 30th. Morelia’s Annual Fair It presents Mexican crafts and agriculture from the whole state, one can dance to traditional music, try local dishes and ceremonies. It lasts for a month (from April to May). International Guitar Festival It features international and national artists, as well as visitors from all over the world. It is organized during spring -we suggest to check with local tourist for exact dates. If you visit Morelia, stay at the hotel Best Western Plus Gran Hotel Morelia, where you will find the best prices and best service. For more information, call 01 800 904 7500. Photo Credit: