Special Attractions, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, local non-profit Patronato Pro-Ninos offers historic city walking tours departing from the Jardin at 9:15 a.m. San Miguel de Allende's local flavor comes out weekly at the Tuesday Market, selling everything from fresh vegetables to puppies.
Mexican families from Mexico City and surrounding villages arrive in San Miguel de Allende for the processions, festivals and fiestas. You may have to make travel arrangements in advance if you plan to visit then, but the events are well worth the crowds. About the Author, jennn Fusion has been working as a professional writer for more than eight years. Her work has appeared online at m, m, m, m, m, m, m and m. Optimal year-round climate, historic architecture and affordable amenities are some of San Miguel de Allende's treasures. February and March are two of the best months to visit, but the 11,000 American expatriates who have made this quaint Mexican locale their home would say the best time to visit is now. Every Friday, the 300-year-old Casa Luna mansion features Mexican cooking classes. If you'd like to see working ranchos, take the three-hour Saturday Hacienda Tour sponsored by Centro de Crecimiento. The Sunday House and Garden Tour departing from Biblioteca Publico is another popular offering.
You can expect to find the best travel deals during the summer. "Kiplinger Magazine" found a five-day package deal for two to San Miguel de Allende in mid-August 2010, including round-trip airfare from San Francisco, four nights at the 3-star Villa Mirasol Hotel, continental breakfasts and an economy car rental for 1,368. Easter week processions are some of the world's best. Nearly 80,000 film buffs attend the Expresin en Corto film fest each year. Other fun activities include mid-June's Los Locos Mardi Gras and November's All Soul's Day.