At Puebla city and its surroundings Carnival is celebrated with rich and historical tradition where Native and Spanish elements are combined in a interesting and unique mix of colors and symbols. This is a great opportunity to visit places that are not been explored during the week before Ash Wednesday.
The Municipality of Puebla, the municipality of Huejotzingo (30 minutes from Puebla) and different municipalities of the State of Tlaxcala (30 to 60 minutes from Puebla) might schedule their carnival celebrations according to the local needs. Therefore, it is highly suggested to confirm with Carlos Rivero before scheduling the tour. Ash Wednesday is celebrated in different dates every year. These are the following dates: March 1st, 2017 and February 14th, 2018.
Good Friday Procession is celebrated according to regular calender starting around 10 am in a very define circuit around Cathedral of Puebla and center blocks of the historic center. These are the following dates: April 14th, 2017 and March 30th, 2018.