Parque de la Marimba, Tuxtla Gutierrez

Join the locals at Parque de la Marimba and immerse yourself in the music of the marimba, the symbolic instrument of Chiapas. Each night the park becomes the soul of the city as music creates excitement that spreads through the crowd. Throughout the gardens, you'll see young to the elderly gathering to dance and listen to music. Many shops and kiosks around the park serve traditional snacks, candy, and coffee. Make Parque de la Marimba a part of your Tuxtla Gutierrez vacation plans using our Tuxtla Gutierrez attractions app .
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  • It’s exactly what you’d expect - marimba orquesta playing, lots of people dancing, even more just listening, tons of food carts around. A great way to spend an evening!  more »
  • Very quiet place, there are all kinds of shops in the vicinity, there are restaurants of all kinds, to have a nice time
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  • That amount of new knowledge. I did not know I where came this instrument. The number of varieties of marimba and because it is so important. Lots of history and great characters of music that led to the marimba to everyone. Very interesting. An educational experience. So worth it!
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  • The marimba museum directly next to the park was amazing, 3 of us were treated to a 15 minute private performance at the end of a guided tour for the price of 10 pesos/person (we also bought a CD).
  • Had a great time here it was fantastic to meet some of the locals, which were extremely friendly and always willing to take me out to dance. One of the individuals I met was an elderly man, who gave me the scoop on half of the town that was there dancing lol I laughed the entire night and enjoyed the atmosphere tremendously. Even met The Queen of El Parque de la Marimba she introduced her self as such, but the elderly man told me that she was actually not the queen haha but considered herself the I-Ternal queen in the park! Highly recommend this little spot!
  • Excellent place to see people dance and have a good time. Buy a Pozol next to the "kiosko", seat on a bench to hear the music and see the dancers.
  • They have marimba after 6pm. It was the only fun when we visited Tuxtla. The park is a little dirty. They should have announced that there would be no marimba on a long weekend. We as tourists dont have the chance to enjoy it everyday. The only thing I could advise was the ice cream shop named Maya. I came to buy here 3 times in one day :)
  • Very cozy park to hang out, enjoy the free marimba music (every day after 6pm), watch local people dancing, enjoy local food and the souvenirs.
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