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The Mexico Tourism Board and Arrival Agency are pleased to present Market Mexico: an outdoor market experience in the heart of downtown Vancouver on Saturday, September 15. This free event will take place in the lower level of Robson Square from 11:30am until 8:00pm, with a licensed cantina operating until late.

To paraphrase Pablo Neruda: “Mexico lives in its markets...”. That is what attendees can expect—an immersive Mexican cultural experience with food, drinks, music, arts, crafts, and shopping.

Enjoy market staples such as tacos, tortas, and elotes (Mexican corn); indulge in sweet treats like horchata, pastries, and churros; and sip on aguas frescas, agave spirits, and micheladas in the cantina.

In addition to food items, Mexican-inspired clothing, jewelry, and artisanal items will be available in our vendor village.

Market Mexico also features music, dancing, and a Grito de Independencia (Mexico's call for independance ceremony). 

208th Anniversary of the Independence of Mexico – The Cry of Dolores, “El Grito” Ceremony
Program

6:00 pm Opening Remarks
6:10 pm Canadian & Mexican National Anthems
6:15 pm Introduction of the Cry of Dolores
6:20 pm Berenice Diaz Ceballos, Consul General of Mexico Recreates “The Cry of Dolores”    
6:30 pm Performance by Mariachi Las Estrellas de Vancouver

Market Mexico takes place in the lower level of Robson Square on Saturday, September 15 from 11:30am until 8:00pm. The is a free event but capacity is limited so we encourage everyone to arrive early. 

 
 
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