Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Feria de San Marcos brings international stars to Aguascalientes

The headliners for the 2023 Feria de San Marcos (San Marcos Fair) include stars such as Ricky Martin, Rod Stewart, Maluma and Bizarrap, who will take the stage at the annual festival.

Held in the state capital of Aguascalientes starting April 15, the fair will also host Tigres del Norte, Pepe Aguilar, Black Eyed Peas, Christian Nodal, among other well-known performers.

Feria de San Marcos lineup 2023
The 2023 lineup is as star-studded as ever. (@FNSM_Oficial/Twitter)

The fair is one of the oldest and most important popular events in modern Mexico, and was first held as far back as 1828. It features a range of traditional activities, including charrería (Mexican rodeo) bullfighting, cockfighting and horse racing. 

The fair also presents cultural and international exhibitions, displaying a variety of different Latin American cultures and fashions. The 2023 edition features Spain and Guanajuato, with pavilions displaying the best that these regions have to offer.

The event will take place across 90 hectares and boasts both Latin America’s largest mechanical clock – with a 27-meter face – and the historic mid-17th century Temple of San Marcos.

Entry to the festival is free of charge, although some major events may have an additional cost.

The festival will run from April 15 to May 7 and is expected to attract nearly 8 million visitors across three weeks. 

Previous editions have also seen performances from artists such as AC/DC, Guns ‘n’ Roses, Rammstein and Marc Anthony.

With reports from Latinus

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