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The Best Destination of the Month: Zacatecas

Our state has a privileged geographic location: it is the bridge between the north and the center of our country, making us an ideal tourist destination because of its proximity and travel time through modern 4 lane free highways connecting the major cities of Mexico or through with our functional International Airport.

Since 1993 the City of Zacatecas was named by UNESCO "World Cultural Heritage", a real architectural jewel with 468 years of beautiful urban presence.
The city is considered the second largest number of museums per number of inhabitants in the country. He also is the city with more free cultural events. Zacatecas has 5 Magical Towns: Jerez, Sombrerete, Teúl, Pinos and Nochistlán.
It is located at an altitude of 2'492 m above sea level, the average temperature is 64 °f, and the climate is extremely favorable to not exceed 86 ° f and stays warm the rest of the year.

While the city of Zacatecas is world renowned for its rich baroque architecture Novohispanic, our organization is the result of a huge melting pot of cultures from around the world to join in this land, they reached the creation of a new culture that is proudly promoted by its inhabitants and at the same time, because the rich variety of thoughts that formed it, is permanently receiving new ideas that enrich visitors with every step.

Zacatecas has very important facilities and hotel supply to provide conference organizers, because it has 74 hotels with more than three thousand rooms; 2,214 of them in hotels 4 and 5 stars, of which 685 are 5 stars.

For meetings, the destination offers 102,842.06 m2 (337,408.33 square feet) for conferences and conventions, trade shows and expos. Four historic event venues: Mint, Ex Church of San Agustin, Museum Manuel Felguérez and Fernando Calderon Theater; turn to farms with a capacity from 10 to 2,000 people.
Air connection:

  • Mexico City
  • Tijuana


  • The Angels
  • Chicago
  • Dallas


  • Aeromexico
  • Volaris
  • Interjet
  • American Airlines

Accommodation Capacity:
7,185 (room/ night)
3,173 (room/ night)

Capacity for Meetings and Conventions:
102,842.06 m2, 337,408.33 square feet

Palace of Conventions (Convention Center)

The Great Hall, the main venue of the Palace, (Convention Center) has an area of 6'188 m2 (20,301 square feet). It can be divided into five rooms of 970 m2 (3,182 square feet each) each and a lobby of 1,355 m2 (4,446 square feet). The four side rooms can be divided into 3 meeting each of 330 m2 (1,083 sq). On the second floor there are 28 carpeted multipurpose rooms, with heating, lighting and insulation to 80% of outside noise which can be used for seminars in an event or as a central organization of any congress. In the central part of the building, there is a media room. It also has industrial kitchen; 4'100 m2 (13,451 sf) in railyard, business center with high-tech 340 sqm, ecological systems and switching yard with 10 platforms.



Keep in contact with:

CONTACT: Mr. Rolando Alfredo Villarreal Horkay. (Director General of Zacatecas Convention Palace) -  rvillarreal@convencioneszacatecas.com
WEB: www.convencioneszacatecas.com
ADDRESS: Convention Center, Col. City Government, CP 98160 Zacatecas, Zacatecas.
TELEPHONE: (492) 491 4575 80

Main events:

Jerezada, Cultural Festival, Spring Fair Jerez, Book Fair, Revolutionary Ride Tourism, International Folklore Festival, International Jazz and Blues Festival, Street Theatre Festival.


LAET Yuri Soto de la Torre
Secretary of Tourism
01 (492) 922-9931

Lic. José Luis Ortiz Gaytán Director of Tourism Meeting
01 (492) 922-9931