General information

Hay Festival Querétaro 2019 runs 5-8 September 2019. Tickets are now on sale.

Hay Festival is a cultural event accessible for everyone that celebrates the art and science throughout inclusive events with international artists. Literature, visual arts, cinema, music, geopolitics, journalism, the environment... all go together with dialogue and celebration.

The online sale to buy tickets for Hay Festival Querétaro 2019 is now open. You can buy your tickets here.

Tickets will also be available to be purchased at the box-office at Teatro de la Ciudad and Cineteca Rosalío Solano.


  • Monday 2 - Wednesday 4 September from 10:00 to 18:00 h 
  • Thursday 5 - Sunday 8 September from 10:00 to 19:00 h

The cost of tickets is MXN 30.

20% of the tickets for each event will be free for university students and people over 65. To do this, you must enter the box office here.

In addition, university students will have the Hay Joven, a series of exclusive events at universities, intended exclusively for students.

Once again, the Hay Festivalito, will be the delight of the youngest audience. The events of the Hay Festivalito are free, prior registration here.

The Hay Delegaciones and Reading Clubs events are free until seating capacity is reached.


Access the location of the venues with Google Maps

Auditorio de la delegación de Santa Rosa Jáuregui

Casa de la Mujer, delegación Julián Adame

Centro Cultural Comunitario Felipe Carrillo Puerto

Cervecería Hércules

Cineteca Rosalío Solano

Explanada de la delegación Félix Ozores


Jardín Guerrero

Librería El Sótano (Corregidora)

Mercado del Tepetate

Museo de la Ciudad

Patio de la delegación del Centro Historico

Teatro de la Ciudad

Teatro de la República

Tec Milenio

UNAM Juriquilla

Universidad Anáhuac

Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro


2019 exhibitions

Photo exhibition by Antonio Turok 

Inauguration, September 5, at Museo Regional

Photo exhibition by the author of the book La fiesta y la rebelión. (Mexico City, 1955) Antonio Turok was the first photographer to give an account of the Zapatista uprising. He photographed the APPO movement in Oaxaca. He has taken photos of Mexicans in the United States and of the industrial crisis in the Midwest. He recently documented the protest demonstrations at Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day. In 2018 he was awarded the Medal of Photographic Merit by the INAH Photo Library. His work is included in several anthologies, as well as in the collections of various museums and private collections. He is considered one of the most important documentary photographers of our time.

Padres Padrísimos

Inauguration, September 4, at Museo de la Ciudad

The entire project of Padres Padrísimos is composed of the exhibition Swedish Dads with photos by Johan Bävman, as well as the images of Mexican photographers received through the Padres Padrisimos contest. 

With the support of the Swedish Embassy.

Principal Sponsors

Municipio de Querétaro
Alcalde en tu calle Querétaro
Querétaro Municipio
Querétaro Ciudad

Partner for Latin America