Aguascalientes State

Where to Go & What to Do

Aguascalientes, located in the heart of the Mexican Republic, is known as the state of clear skies and friendly people, which developed around its 4 traditional neighborhoods.

Rich in history, it has a deep-rooted railroad tradition, and is famous for offering beautiful sunsets that shelter the Cerro del Muerto, hot springs and artists such as Guadalupe Posada, creator of the Garbancera Skull known as La Catrina.

In April, it dresses up for its National Fair of San Marcos and in October, the traditions of the Day of the Dead come to life with the Calaveras Cultural Festival.

It has four Magical Towns, gastronomy with its own flavors, handicrafts made of woven fabric, vineyards, dams, mines, tunnels and more.

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Major cities in Aguascalientes

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Aguascalientes City

Experience the festival of the San Marcos Fair, discover its downtown with its beautiful neoclassical Tuscan cathedral, its parks and much more.

Discover the Aguascalientes Wine Route

Ruta del Vino en Aguascalientes

Wineries and Vineyards

Aguascalientes has the ideal climatic conditions and altitude for grape growing.

That is why since its foundation it already had plantations that grew in number and extension until reaching the second place in vine production in the country, being brandy the most produced beverage in the State.

Aguascalientes has 205 hectares of wine grapes. There are 18 wineries and vineyards open to the public for tourist experiences.

Ecotourism in Aguascalientes

Ecotourism in Aguascalientes is experienced in semi-desert landscapes, dams and trails surrounded by nature and cave paintings.

For your safety, always carry out these activities in the company of authorized tour operators and/or trained personnel.

Fairs and Festivities in Aguascalientes City

Feria de San Marcos en Aguascalientes

San Marcos National Fair

The Fair of Mexico, as it is also known, is a showcase of the best of art and popular culture that offers fun activities for the whole family.

Concerts by internationally renowned artists, the most notable bullfighting and cattle exhibition in Latin America and an exciting casino are some of the attractions that, year after year, captivate millions of visitors.

In this extraordinary fair you can enjoy a variety of exhibitions, cultural, artistic and sporting events, horse races, cock fights and of course fireworks.

Cultural Festival of Calaveras

The Day of the Dead is one of the most vivid and endearing celebrations of our culture.

The Calaveras Festival is one of the most important attractions in Aguascalientes. Year after year, at the end of October and beginning of November, the city turns into a picturesque celebration of the dead.

This colorful Festival was created with the objective of rescuing and preserving the traditions of the Day of the Dead and to pay homage to one of the world's most renowned artists: José Guadalupe Posada, an illustrious engraver and cartoonist born in Aguascalientes.

Posada is the creator of the "Calavera Garbancera" - later named "La Catrina" by Diego Rivera - a figure that adorns this festival and is a symbol of the festive tradition of death in Mexico.

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Handicrafts from Aguascalientes

For years the traditional craftsmanship of Aguascalientes revolved around the clothing industry; through the various works of embroidery (Deshilados).

Nowadays, the variety of handicrafts such as majolica, products made of "geode" stones, or artistic blacksmithing is well known.

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Pottery and Mayolica Ceramics

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Deshilados (Embroidery)

Artesanias Herreria Artistica Aguascalientes

Artistic Blacksmithing

Upcoming Events in Aguascalientes

Where the State of Aguascalientes is Located

Flights to or from Aguascalientes

Type of Flights
Domestic Flights
CD de México, Cancún, Puerto Vallarta, Oaxaca, Merida, Huatulco, Puerto Escondido, Tijuana, Monterrey, San José del Cabo, La Paz, Veracruz, Ciudad Juarez, Mexicali, Hermosillo, Chihuahua, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Culiacán, Reynosa y Ciudad de Puebla, Villahermosa, Tulum,
United States
Los Angeles, Chicago, Las Vegas, Seattle, New York, Denver, Atlanta, Portland, Orlando, Houston, Dallas, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Francisco, Miami, Salt Lake City & Detroit
Centro y Sudamerica
Panama City & Bogotá

Buses to or from Aguascalientes

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Autobuses Anahuac
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Autobuses Chihuahuenses
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Estrella Blanca
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Omnibus de México
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Primera Plus
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ETN Turistar
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Official Tourism Site

Aguascalientes is a destination with an interesting combination of charming natural surroundings, tradition and industrial development. 

Outstanding for its manufacturing industry, especially textile, electronics and automotive, the state capital has become one of the tourist destinations with the best range of services in the Mexican Bajio.