Aguascalientes “Feria de San Marcos” canceled


“The event will be postponed until we have a clear certainty that we have enough vaccines in this country”, said the governor of Aguascalientes, Martín Orozco Sandoval.

The governor of Aguascalientes, Martín Orozco Sandoval announced that there will be no National Fair of San Marcos in the month of April.

The governor of Aguascalientes, Martín Orozco Sandoval announced that there will be no National Fair of San Marcos in the month of April

At a press conference, he indicated that given the relaxation of sanitary measures and the increase in infections, deaths and hospitalizations Due to covid-19, a new decree is being analyzed to take measures.

The governor pointed out that he knows that some places of entertainment are not complying with the allowed capacity.

“The Sanitary Guard does its job but cannot do everything alone. The Sanitary Guard is not enough, there are hundreds of inspectors in regulations, hundreds of inspectors in markets, in tianguis and the commitment is of all, there are agreements to be able to re-control those capacities”, governor Martín Orozco Sandoval concluded.


The Feria Nacional de San Marcos (San Marcos Fair) is a national fair held in the Mexican state of Aguascalientes every year for three (or sometimes four) weeks. Most of the events related to the fair, however, occur in the city of Aguascalientes, the state capital. The exact date of the fair varies every year but is set around April 25, the Feast Day of San Marcos.

 Bullfighting at Feria de San Marcos 2010

Initially, the fair was tied to the vendimia (harvesting of grapes) since wine production used to be an important activity in Aguascalientes. Nowadays, it is an important tourist attraction that is heavily associated with bullfighting and cockfighting. It is estimated that seven million people visit the fair every year.

Source: Excelsior

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