One of Mexico’s largest festivals, la Guelaguetza – which takes place on the two Mondays following July 16, is coming up quickly, so it’s time to start making preparations now!
La Guelaguetza, meaning “offering” and “mutual exchange of gifts and services” in the ancient Zapotec language, is a festival that gives thanks to the gods of corn and celebrates the acts of giving and sharing. The festival of La Guelaguetza, comprised of traditional music, dancing, and folklore, attracts thousands of visitors from around the world each year.
If you are a fan of cultural travel, traditional music, and traditional dance, the sights and sounds of la Guelaguetza are a can’t miss. The month of July is part of Mexico’s value season, so be sure to contact one of our expert planners for great rates and summer promotions in Oaxaca.