Puebla and its surroundings (Huejotzingo and Tlaxcala) have some of the most traditional and oldest Carnival celebrations of Mexico. Carnival is celebrated with elaborated dances and customs where historical tradition combine Native and Spanish sources 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.
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: February 14th, 2018 and March 2nd, 2019.
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: March 30th, 2018 and April 19th, 2019.