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  • What You're Doing This Weekend in Mexico City

  • Torta Festival and Ramen Festival, happy eating!

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27 of July 2017 13:57:19

THURSDAYTo kick off your weekend, head over to Experiencia Mezcalera, where you'll be  able to learn everything about mezcal and visit some of the finest mezcalerías in the city. The experience starts in Parque Mexico, located at Avenida Mexico at 7:45 p.m. Prices and info here.FRIDAYIn Stand Up: XX Comedy, three women bring you comedy that revolves around their life experiences. Paty Bacelis, Gloria Rodríguez and Monica Escobedo have over 100 performances. The event will take place in Cine Tonalá, tickets are 250 pesos and the show starts at 9:30 p.m.SATURDAYOh the torta ... the Mexican version of a sandwich that provides just as many endless possibilities is an everyday staple of the Mexican diet and food lovers can chase their high during this year's Torta Festival in the Venustiano Carranza Delegación, where producers from Mexico and Latin America will showcase their products. It starts at 10 a.m. all weekend and entrance is free.Let go of your stress by screaming like an eight year old on a rollercoaster (it works) and head to Six Flags for Park & Beat, featuring DJs from all over the city. Enjoy music in the best amusement park in the country. The park is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and general admission is 489 pesos online, 619 pesos in the park.SUNDAYIf you've only enjoyed ramen in its instant version, you're missing out on a staple of Japanese cuisine with Chinese origins. So go to the Ramen Festival to enlighten your mind and stomach. The event will take place at Calle Fujiyama 144 in Las Águilas. Tickets are 150 pesos per day, both Saturday and Sunday.A great way to add a furry buddy to your family is to adopt, and Adopta Fest will bring together shelters from across the country, along with dog experts and activities for your best friend. The event will take place at the Benito Juárez Delegación located on Division del Norte. It starts at 9:30 a.m., entrance is free and dog food donations are accepted for shelters.OTHER ACTIVITIESWizarding Bang: Head to Naucalpan, State of Mexico on Sunday for the Harry Potter experience that is sure to delight the entire family with a recreation of the Hogwarts world, Quidditch matches and Butter Beer! It will take place at Parque Naucalli and entrance is 200 to 50 pesos, depending on age.Guanajuato International Film Festival: This is not just a film festival, but a groundbreaking one. It has done more for short films than any other festival in the country as well as provided platforms for women and minorities. The event will take place across different venues in Guanajuato, more info here.



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