Things to do this month in Monterrey
August Public Holidays & Celebrations!
School holidays come to an end in August. The official back to school day will be August 22nd.
Expats in Monterrey Meetup!
Don´t miss our summer Blast party!
Concerts in Monterrey
August 10 Laura Pausini -The Italian Solist is back in Monterrey presenting her "Similares" International tour. The 2 hour concert will cover the entire journey of Pausini´s career. Event starts at 21:00 and the prices are from 480 to 3240 MXN. Tickets for sale through super boletos.
August 16 Andy Black - The founder and lead singer of the band Black Veil Brides. In May 2014 he began his solo project under the name ANDY BLACK. According to the singer himself, the project is inspired by his love for the 80 * s with a slight fusion of gothic music. He will be live in Escena to interpret their hits from their album "The Shadow Side" which was launched on May 6, 2016. Tickets price from 531 to 835 MXN. Tickets for sale through Super Boletos.
August 27 Cabuland - The alternative Festival is preparing to boost the senses of all the atendees in its very first edition.
The event will take place in the "Parque Ferrocarilero" starting at 17:00. Tickets price range from 180 to 660 MXN available at Super Boletos.
August 30-31 Maná - The worldwide famous Mexican rock band will be in charge of the grand opening of the "Auditorio Pabellon M". Maná has prepared a special show for the grand opening and will be playing their top hits together with their newest album "cama incendiada". Event starts at 21:00 in Auditorio Pabellon M and the prices are from 1130 to 3955 MXN. Tickets for sale through Ticket Master.
Culture & Arts
August 6 - Cuernos Chuecos 2016
Adrenaline is back in Monterrey with the bullriding event of the year. The show is well recognized throughout Latin America. Join the international cowboys of Brazil, Mexico and USA on this extreme sport. Tickets available through Super Boletos.
Until August 14 - Solary International- The group consists of 25 artists from 12 nationalities (acrobats, acrobats, contortionists, trapeze artists, gymnasts, dancers) recruited at international circus festivals in Monte Carlo, Paris, Budapest, China and Moscow, recognized as the best in the world .The show, featuring 15 acts and two hours, combines the charm of the circus tradition with modern technology surprise. They are also impressive displays of acrobatics, contortion, balance, humor and dance. Tickets price from 143 to 578 mxn.Tickets for sale through Super Boletos.
Otto Dix - First major retrospective in Mexico Otto Dix (1891-1969), one of the most important German artists of the twentieth century, representative of critical realism and new objectivity.
Organized by MARCO, MUNAL and the Goethe-Institut Mexiko as part of the celebrations of Mexico-Germany Dual Year 2016-2017, the exhibition highlights the artistic development of Dix throughout his prolific career. Starts on June 17th, 2016.
Tomas Saraceno - First major exhibition of Argentine artist Tomas Saraceno (Argentina, 1973) in Latin America. His work is characterized by dissolving the boundary between scientific thinking and various creative processes, achieving remarkable pieces of technical refinement and sensitivity. Magical Saraceno generated environments with the help of specialists from different disciplines ranging from the construction of impossible spaces, the reference to the nature of the cosmos, molecular biology and the laws of physics. From July 1st 2016.
Museo de Historia Mexicana
Starting in March until June, this venue will be featuring the "Mexicas Exhibition" considered the last great civilization in Mesoamerica this collectionhas pieces of a legacy that prevails even now in Mexican culture. Open from 10:00 to 20:00 Tue &Sun and it is free entrance, Wed. to Sat. 10:00 to 18:00 entrance fee of 40 pesos. Kids under 12 enter free. Students and Teachers have a 50% discount showing their acreditation card.
Ballenas (Whales) on the Imax dome.
August 7 Senor de la expiracion 17th edition 5 and 10 K. Registration at the Church "Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe or at the Monterrey city hall (Palacio Municipal). Registration fee 200 MXN. Register online.
August 14 Finsa 1k, 5k and 10k. The starting point will be at The factory Finsa in Guadalupe. Registration fee is 200 MXN. Register online.
August 21 Heroes Ocultos run 5K and 10k race in San Pedro Garza Garcia. Registration fee 300 and 600 MXN you can register in any Innova Sport shop.
August 28 Carrera Contry 15 k start point at Deportivo Contry. Registration fee is 300 MXN. Register online.