Things to do in Queretaro

This area in North-Central Mexico is part of the Bajio region, and it’s known for its avant-garde architecture, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and high quality of life. The locals are friendly and the food is fresh and delicious – it’s no wonder that Queretaro is one of Vinnie Van GO's favorite spots in Mexico!



Queretaro Annual Events

International Fair

Every early December, Queretaro’s annual fair is one of the biggest in the country, with countless events and activities for visitors.

Fiestas Patronales San Antonio Padua – Feria de Boye

Since the San Antonio de Padua was built in 1840, the San Antonio Patron Saint Festivities have been taking place every second week of June. Processions are received into the city from neighboring towns, mass is celebrated, and music and dance performances take over the streets.

La Rompe Piernas

In the first weekend of February, join massive crowds along the cycling route in the Sierra Gorda of Queretaro to cheer on your favorite!


Estadio Corregidora

This outdoor Queretaro stadium is used mainly for soccer games.

Address:
Avenida Luis Vega Monroy 409-4
Querétaro, Mexico


El Acueducto De Queretaro

This massive aqueduct structure in the center of the city is the backbone of the local history, and a great spot for photos!

Iglesia de Santa Rosa de Viterbo

This church is one of Queretaro’s most beautiful examples of architecture.

Address:
Ezequiel Montes esq. Arteaga
Queretaro City, Mexico


If you’re going on a tour around Queretaro, you must go on the Leyendas y Mitos de Queretaro tour. Led by local actors, this classic tour takes you on a surprising and exciting tour providing a fascinating glimpse into the city’s history.

La Mariposa

A neighborhood institution since 1940, this cafe has some of the best Mexican food around. Try the mantecado, or egg-based ice cream – it’s Vinnie’s favorite!

Address:
Angela Peralta 7, Centro
76000 Santiago de Querétaro, Qro., Mexico

Tata

This colorful eatery specializes in mezcal and modern Mexican dishes made from local products is popular amongst locals and visitors alike.

Address:
Calle 5 de Mayo # 130
Queretaro City 76020, Mexico

Brewer Gastro Pub

Brewer’s sees a local artisanal brewery joining forces with a delicious eatery to create one of the most popular spots in town. This casual place uses only local and provenance known food to create a unique dining experience.

Address:
José María Arteaga 55, Centro
76000 Santiago de Querétaro, Qro., Mexico


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