Named Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1988, it is the birthplace of artists such as José Alfredo Jiménez, Pedro Vargas, Jorge Negrete and the muralist Diego Rivera.
Since 1972, the Cervantino International Festival has been held in the capital Guanajuato, which features music, dance, theater, literature and film shows from Mexico and other invited countries.
You must visit: The Historic Center of the City, with its temples and mansions, museums such as La Alhóndiga, Don Quixote or Casa Diego Rivera, the Juárez Theater and the Hidalgo Market.
FIA World Rally Championship
It is a speed and endurance car competition, which lasts 4 days.
You don't race on a circuit or racetrack, you compete on roads that surround the host city. Depending on the country, the roads can be paved, dirt, or even snow.
Mexico is the third round of the WRC World Rally Championship and is considered one of the best five of the 13 rounds that take place throughout the year. It takes place on dirt roads that surround the cities of León, Silao, Guanajuato and Irapuato.
It has its beginnings almost 40 years ago, thanks to the visionary participation of a group of businessmen who united their efforts with a common goal: To provide the city of León with an event and exhibition center worthy of exhibiting the two most representative events of the footwear industry, which today are the most important specialized exhibitions in its field in Latin America: SAPICA and ANPIC.
This venue has been an example of the drive of the visionary men who have promoted this important project, who generated a new economic activity in the city, from which three generations of Leonese have benefited, since it detonated the growth of the service industry in the city through investment in hotels, restaurants, transportation, shops and various companies that were created by attracting new events to León.
From the second week of January to the first of February. The León Fair originates in 1876 and is presented in an area of 24 hectares with the participation of more than 1,300 exhibitors, in its magnificent facilities you will find a number of attractions:
Handicraft, commercial and livestock exhibitions, presentations by contemporary artists, bullfighting festivals, rides and fireworks and music shows are some of the attractions that open their doors to the public for 26 days.
Every year the León Fair receives more than 6 million visitors, both from the country and foreigners and is classified as one of the three most important Fairs in Mexico.