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What You're Doing This Weekend in Mexico City

Live, love, laugh ... and eat
By The News · 24 of August 2017 14:01:30
Leng Noey Yi Temple, Thailand, Leng Noey Yi Temple, Thailand, photo: Flickr

THURSDAY

Laughter is the best medicine, and in this case it might be the cure to a stressful work week, so head over to Barrio Alameda for Stand Up Comedy Night . There will be an open mic for those brave enough to tackle the audience. The event will take place at Dr. Mora 9 in Alameda Central. It starts at 8 p.m. and entrance is free.

Don’t leave all the comedy up to comedians, head over to Caradura in Nuevo Leon 73 for TNTL (Try Not to Laugh), a dynamic where team members take turns telling jokes to opponents in an attempt to make them laugh. There will also be music and other activities. The event is free and starts at 8 p.m.

FRIDAY

Located at República de Guatemala 4, Hostel Mundo Joven will host Terraza Catedral 1st Anniversary. Its rooftop has hosted a number of activities for a year and on Friday and Saturday they will host parties to celebrate, so dance your night away with one of the bets views in the city. The event starts at 6 p.m. and cover is 100 pesos.

SATURDAY

An ancient culture sometimes overshadowed by other Asian cultures, Thailand has a lot to offer and Thailand Fest is here to bring our two cultures together and allow people to experience food, art and history. The event will take place in Plaza Ángel Salas in Centro Cultural del Bosque. It starts at 2p.m. and entrance is free.

The Centro de Cultura Digital brings us the Robots and Technology Expo, which will feature specialists in robotics from all across the continent as well as conferences and robot battles! On the corner of Reforma and Lieja Juárez, it starts at 10 a.m. and entrance is free.

Comic book fans rejoice because your Saturday has been booked. The Comic’s Rock Show will feature everything form merchandise, to music and the people that do the voices from your favorite characters like Loki in Avengers. It will take place at Centro Cultural Miguel Basilio Badillo 4, Centro from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Entrance is 5 pesos.

SUNDAY

Expo Japan MX brought us the Ramen Festival, and if you didn’t have enough, this weekend you can rejoice in the Matsuri Festival, which will offer not only food, but also products, dances and conferences. At Fujiyama 144 in Las Águilas, it starts at 11 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday, and entrance is 150 pesos.

In 2017, the bicycle turns 200 years old and to celebrate this, the Palacio de Minería hosts the Ruta Tolsá, a bicycle route through the Historic Center and named after architect Manuel Tolsá y Sarrión, whose works you will admire after the route finishes. The route starts at Tacuba 5 at 11 a.m. and the cost is 60 pesos. Reserve your spot by calling 5623 2997.

OTHER ACTIVITIES 

Mariachi y Charrería Every year, Guadalajara hosts the biggest mariachi festival in the world with shows, music, charrería (rodeo) and everything that relates to the world of mariachis. The event will take place from September 3 to 25 in La Plaza de la Liberación in Guadalajara.