El Parque de las Palapas, Cancun

4.2
#69 of 458 in Things to do in Cancun
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
See how locals and tourists alike gather at El Parque de las Palapas for music, food, leisure, and entertainment. The park serves as a hub of outdoor activity in the downtown area, where artisans sell their handicrafts, food vendors offer a variety of well-priced snacks and local dishes, while trees and cool drinks keep the heat at bay. When you reach the large stage in the middle of the park, check the schedule of shows for both children and adults. Sundays in particular are very crowded and lively. Plan to see El Parque de las Palapas and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cancun trip maker app.
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  • We visited here in early March, before the COVID-19 pandemic. Meh. It’s not a place I’d go out of my way to visit, or even recommend you go out of your way to visit. Having said that, if you’re in.....  more »
  • We loved it, it was full of families, people on dates, great food and entertainment! We had mexican corn, churros and homemade ice cream, yum!  more »
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  • Just go there and find some cheap food, you like to eat or taste. Food is very cheap, so don't have to high expectations. In general, the people working there are very friendly and try their best to help you
  • Safely enjoyed local lifestyle family food and fun. Visited twice, daytime and night. Get your massage here! Food, street corn, sweets, and trinkets. Loved gelato. Colorful fresh market. Yummy!

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