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OCT 1-31 National Mole Fair - Mexico City, Mexico. Each year the town of San Pedro Actopan on the southern outskirts of Mexico City hosts the National Mole Fair. Attracting a crowd of locals and food aficionados, the event is dedicated to a sauce 'mole' which is a staple of many Mexican meals. The spicy sauce is made from unsweetened chocolate, peppers and spices and is commonly served with meat or poultry. A culinary experience not to be missed.
OCT 4-22 International Cervantine Festival (Festival Cervantino Internacional) - Guanajuato, Guanajauato. One of the most important cultural events in Mexico, this annual festival fills the streets of this colonial town with performers and visitors from all over the world. This year hosting United Kindom. www.festivalcervantino.gob.mx
OCT 13-30. Revueltas Festival - Durango, Durango. Very complete cultural festival, considered as the most important spectacle of the year. Revueltas festival offers an extensive range of events for cultural lovers, dance presentations, music, expositions, literary events, poetry, story tellers, popular art, and an endless number of artistic expressions. Cultural Institute of Durango (01 618) 128-60-08 y 128-60-11 web page, www.iced.gob.mx
3rd Sunday of October: Tradicional Fair - Nochistlan, Zacatecas. One of its main events of October is its traditional fair. They'll have bullfights, cultural and sports events, expositions, etc. Among the main places of interest that can be visited are: the temples of San Francisco, San SebastiÃ¡n, San JosÃ©, the Market, the Arches (aqueduct of the 18th century) and more.
OCT 17-26. Tradicional Palenque. All State of Jalisco. Traditional festivals, cockfighting and artist, commercial handcrafts exhibition where you can meet the great culture of Guadalajara www.jalisco.gob.mx.
OCT 31-NOV 2: Day of the Dead. All over Mexico. For one of Mexicoâs most colorful and magical displays of Day of the Dead, visit Oaxaca City in Oaxaca. Local markets burst with preparatory activities, and playful skeleton imagery adorns storefronts and home windows. The festival formally begins on October 31st, where families pay honor to their ancestors or deceased loved ones with the careful and sometimes elaborate construction of an in-house altar. Over the years, the altars have evolved into objects of art, making this celebration a true exhibition. Typically, homes are open to those interested in paying homage to their dead.
From last Saturday of October until the second Sunday of November: All Saints Fair. Colima, Colima. Must important fair of the state and of the bordering zones of Jalisco and MichoacÃ¡n. It dates from the year of 1826 and in 1934 was instituted like Agricultural, Regional Fair, cattle Raiser, Commercial, Craft and Industrial. At present functions in own installations, you enclose to the Park of NiÃ±os Heroes better known as "The Detour" -, in the Kilometer 4 of the highway Colima-La Estancia, with open spaces for restaurants, rooms of varieties, theater al air free and stockade. Recreational and cultural events are organized daily.