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May holidays and festivities

While May 10, Día de las Madres, is not an official Mexican holiday it ranks of one of the country’s most widely celebrated occasions. The rest of this month is riddled with other special dates.


More city airport disruption on the way

Farmers have vowed to stage a march and an all-day protest near the Guadalajara International airport Friday, May 4 to draw attention to what they say is a land grab by the facility’s private operators, Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico (GAP).

Two-day vegan festival in Guadalajara this weekend offers culinary alternatives

How on earth do you make vegan Mexican food, you might ask? Well, the answer to that question may be found at the “Vegan Fest Mx. Festival de Sabores,” this Saturday and Sunday, April 28 and 29, ensconced in a stately mansion occupied by festival organizer Jardin Americana (Vallarta 1305, two blocks east of Chapultepec) in central Guadalajara.   

American Society enters busy period

A non-denominational observance of the National Day of Prayer in the United States will be held at Guadalajara’s American Society (Amsoc) on Thursday, May 3, from 11 to 11:30 p.m.

Viva la mota!

Friday, April 20, also know among pot smokers as “4:20,” a smoke-wreathed brigade of primarily 20-somethings paradedon bicycles down avenida Vallarta to avenida Chapultepec in a show of support for marijuana decriminalization.

Busy city center stretch closed for four weeks

With little to no warning from the city’s transportation authority, a stretch of busy 16 de Septiembre has been unceremoniously shut down for construction.