July 13, 2017
Tricycle in Playa del Carmen

Lets Celebrate the Iconic Tricycle!

feature photo by Michal Klebs As many of you know Playa del Carmen had a humble beginning as a small fishing village on the Mexican Caribbean […]
March 31, 2017

Did you Miss Carnival in the Riviera Maya This Year? Photos Attached

Carnival ran from February 14 to March 6 in various Riviera Maya cities. We happened to stumble upon the Playa del Carmen Carnival parade as it […]
February 7, 2017

Riviera Maya Carnival Parties and Parades 2017

Ready for Fat Tuesday and all the events that lead up to the celebration of this holiday? We are and it looks we will be parading […]
February 5, 2016
Local Arts Scene in Riviera Maya and Yucatan

Feeding the Senses – Local Arts Scene in Riviera Maya and Yucatan

Mexico is an artist’s community. For centuries all forms have art have shaped the country and its culture. Folk art, muralists, painters, singers, poets and actors […]
January 6, 2016

El Dia de los Tres Reyes – Mexican Gift Giving Day

Did you know that the local Mexican tradition of gift giving is not on Christmas? Local families have adopted some western Christmas traditions, like Santa Claus, […]
December 31, 2015

Feliz Año – What Color Are Your Undies

There are many Mexican traditions for New Years Eve, and many have been shared here on the Local Scoop. One favorite tradition is to eat twelve […]
December 8, 2015

Christmas market in Puerto Morelos

Begin your celebration in Puerto Morelos. Come along to see over 30 artists from all over Riviera Maya who will be showcasing their wares next Saturday […]
November 27, 2015

Opening Night at the #RMJazz in Playa del Carmen – Free Concert

After a beautiful mid -afternoon Thanksgiving feast (thanks Turtle Bakery) our group of thankful friends hopped into the car and headed to Playa del Carmen. The […]
July 10, 2015

Free Event in Mexico – Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2015

Riviera Maya is known for some pretty spectacular free events. The Riviera Maya Jazz Festival is one of those free events marking its 12th year in […]
June 11, 2015
reggae festival in playa del carmen

First Reggae Fest in Playa del Carmen

July 24, 25 and 26 mark the first reggae festival in Playa del Carmen.  Luciano Jah Messenger a popular Jamaican reggae artist from the 1990’s will […]
March 23, 2015

Laughter for a good cause

This completely not for profit comedy festival will feature over a dozen professional comedians from the United States performing eight shows across Tulum, Playa del Carmen, […]
March 21, 2015
pto morelos music festival

Don’t miss the Puerto Morelos International Music Festival

Dance your way through the weekend in Puerto Morelos! Starting Thursday March 26 at 5pm and through the weekend, ending late Saturday night, in the main […]
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