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The famous ballet troupe known for the discipline provided by its founder Doña Amalia Hernández.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Calle Violeta 31, Mexico City 06300, Mexico
Cuauhtemoc District
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+52 55 5526 7805
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The shows are on Sundays and Wednesdays. We bought our tickets 2 days before at the booth in the Palacio de Bellas Artes. We bought the cheapest tickets so we were seated up high but we still enjoyed the show very much. I recommend bringing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lise R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Mexico City with our daughter and grandchildren (16 and 17) for a short visit. We had seen the ballet many years before and remembered it was quite a beautiful setting and production. IT WAS EVEN BETTER TODAY!! The Bellas Artes venue was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 369ROBERTB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

January, 2019--Wanted to see Ballet Folklorico. City tourist offices told us that it was not being performed at Palacio de Bellas Artes at this time, therefore, no way to see it. Searching the internet revealed performances at the Chapultepec Castle, on the other side of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must see performance. Stunning costumes, great voices, complex dancing and fun music - all honor the heritage of the people of Mexico.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank W8807FWjohne
Reviewed January 11, 2019

I would still like to see a show at the Palacio de Bellas Artes, but the Castle venue for the Christmas show was delightful. We purchased tickets a few days in advance. To avoid the long climb to the castle at night, vans shuttled guests...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Barnetjb123
Reviewed January 7, 2019

The Mexican folkloric ballet spectacle was just amazing. The music, costumes, it's a beautiful performance, definitely go and see it if you are in Mexico city for few days. We bought the cheapest tickets (around 15 euros) and we could see the stage well, you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank PetraAschen
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

The Christmas Ballet was at the Castle in Chapultepec Park. The performance was a combination of the traditional Ballet Folklorico and nativity story with the Three Kings. The performance featured a choir performing with the Mariachis and Ballet Dancers. Some of the choir performances were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Doctor78539
Reviewed January 4, 2019

What an amazing show! Great dancing, wonderful music, and outstanding costumes....all performed under the stars at the castle. This is an outstanding production and worth your time and money!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Diane T
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

I last went to this show in 1994 in Bellas Artes. It was nice but touristy. They do a Christmas show outdoors at Chapultepec Castle two weeks per year and I finally went tonight. Great. So holiday festive. A celebration of Mexico. Must do at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Happy_on_the_road
Reviewed December 23, 2018

We went to the Ballet Folklorico, at the Palacio de Bellas Artes, expecting a lot - and what we saw far exceeded our expectations. If you read no further, buy your tickets in advance if you can, to avoid the "day of" line, and if...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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rinnies
January 22, 2019|
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Response from evanp1960 | Reviewed this property |
I bought mine at the box office the day before and I got 3rd row.
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barnetjb
October 23, 2018|
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Response from jcduncan2001 | Reviewed this property |
Probably yearround. Check website.
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Ezra V
June 27, 2018|
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Response from A2864TNevas | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know if the season extends to August, however, when I was planning my Mexico City trip, I couldn’t confirm the schedule until a few weeks in advance ... so I recommend to keep checking in ...because it’s not... More
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peripateo
Elizabethton, Tennessee
Ballet Folklorico de Mexico - March 2018 dates? (4 Replies)
Anyone know when the Ballet will announce dates for 2018? The furthest out they have posted on the official website is just through the first week of January 2018. I'm looking to buy tickets perhaps during Holy Week if they do have such performances at that time.
December 28, 2017|
Response fromLondinense|
The February dates are already posted on the Bellas Artes website. However, there is no need to worry as the auditorium is rarely more than half full. If you really want to book in advance, you can usually do so at Ticketmaster.
Kabi9
Vancouver, Canada
Ballet Folklorico De Mexico (2 Replies)
Hello Everybody, Does anybody know what's the best way to get tickets for Ballet Folklorico De Mexico and what is the best show that they have. I remember reading somewhere that the best time to see it is their Sunday morning show when they bring down the glass curtain. Is this true? Thanks, Bita
January 10, 2006|
Response fromBill M|
Ticketmaster is a good way to get tickets in advance, although your hotel will help you get them also, as travel agents distribute them all over town (and they have packages whereby they pick you up in a van/bus and take you to/from). Sunday a.m. is when you can see the glass curtain, that information is still accurate as far as I know.
JayPortland
Hillsboro, Oregon
Ballet Folklorico De Mexico (2 Replies)
We will be in Mexico City from 12/24 to 1/1. Are they going to have any performance around that time? Ticketmaster only has their show listed till 12/5. Thanks ahead!
October 22, 2015|
Response fromLondinense|
The conpany's own website has no performances listed beyond this month, so you should check back nearer the time. No problem with tickets though, since it plays to half empty houses.