El Parque de las Palapas, Cancun

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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 caught the park one afternoon. There wasn't much going on but several of the food vendors were open so we had tacos from two of the vendors. The food was great, the prices very inexpensive...  more »
  • The area is very good! The food is super yummy and cheap. I went around 5 pm, but would recommend going a bit later. I took a taxi from my hotel, about 30 mins ride. Worth it!  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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