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  • Location:Mexico City, Mexico
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Folkloric Ballet in Mexico City

The nightlife in Mexico City is second to none and provides an array of entertainment, but this show — the 'Best Dance Show of the World in Mexico' — is not to be missed. Watch a performance of the renowned Mexico City Folkloric Ballet (Ballet Folklorico). For three hours, you’ll be mesmerized by dance choreography from Mexico’s past and today, and you'll find the onstage energy and dancers in their vibrant costumes infectious. Hotel transport included.


  • 3-hour Ballet Folklorico show in Mexico City
  • Watch talented musicians and dancers perform on stage
  • Enjoy captivating costumes in a swirl of color
  • Learn about the history and culture of Mexico through its songs and dances
  • Round-trip transport from most downtown Mexico City, Reforma and Polanco hotels

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What You Can Expect

Folkloric Ballet in Mexico City

Folkloric Ballet in Mexico City

After pickup from your hotel in the downtown Mexico City, Reforma or Polanco area, travel by air-conditioned coach with your guide to one of Ballet Folklorico of Mexico’s four rotating venues.

Settle into your seat and discover for yourself what makes this performance the 'Best Dance Show of the World in Mexico.’ Witness the Mexico of yesterday and today during three hours of entertainment with stirring folk songs and dances, including mariachi music. Founded by Amalia Hernandez, the Ballet Folklorico of Mexico has performed more than 15,000 shows to 22 million people worldwide. The folk dance company is dedicated to preserving Mexico’s traditional arts by filming dances, recording music and photographing costumes from regions throughout Mexico, and presents these forms on stage.

Listen to the music and watch each choreographed dance to learn about the folk traditions from various populations in Mexico, ranging from the Yucatan Peninsula’s Maya empire to the cowboy cultures of Spanish-colonized Jalisco. Multi-colored shawls, embroidered shirts, sombreros, fans and ribbons are all part of the cultural spectacle.

After the final bows from the cast, board your coach for transport back to your hotel. 

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was so beautiful to watch. The seats were excellent and the Palacio de las Bellas Artes is beautiful. It was a great reason to dress up and have a nice dinner

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

beautiful and entertaining

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Beautiful theater and wonderful music and dancing.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Ballet was great. The price of the tickets were grossly overcharged. You would be better off buying tickets direct and taking a cab. There are plenty of seats available since this show has been running for decades

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

My driver was prompt, courteous, and helpful. Ballet Folklorico excellent!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2011

The Ballet was wonderful, thankyou to Victor for finding us at the airport as well as taking us to the ballet and looking after us. We were sad the ballet had been had been moved to the Museum but it was still a fantastic night.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2010

Excellent event. The ballet very professional. We were the only 2 passengers and were treated very cordially by the driver of the van to the event and after.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2009

Just stunning. It blew us away. A great way to appreciate the dance and music of Mexico. The driver was dead on time to pick us up and take us back to hotel.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2009

The costumes, music and dancing were fantastic. My daughter and I were enraptured from the first minute to the last. I would highly recommend this as an addition to any trip to Mexico City!

Neil N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2008

Loved the event, but were not pleased that the tour company asked for money at the end of the evening.
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