¡Viva Mexico! Festival

Past Event: 4 May 2014

Viva mexico festival

A celebration of Mexican culture.

Sample authentic and unusual foods from some of Melbourne’s best Mexican restaurants, including Los Hermanos Taqueria, Los Amates, La Tortilleria.  La Paleta will be serving home-made iced popsicles, you can try traditional Mexican café de olla and atole hot chocolate, and buy a feast of Mexican snacks and candies from local importers, Guacamall-e.

Enjoy lively music and dance, learn more about Mexican culture with talks by community members, brush up on your Spanish with an all day Spanish meet-up, make colourful crafts and whack a piñata.  Visit our beautiful Day of the Dead altar, see displays of Mexican handicrafts, and be amazed by the fearless lucha libre Mexican wrestlers!

Three special workshops will run on festival day.  These require an additional ticket and places are limited, so book in early!

Piñata making - for families

Tortillas and Tamales Cooking demonstration - For adults and children over 15 years

Tequila tasting – strictly for adults only!

Download the full VIVA MEXICO FESTIVAL program (PDF, 65KB)

Download the program of short talks on Mexican culture (PDF, 25KB)