A World Rally Championship Corona 2010
Leon's annual auto rally attracts racing aficionados from all over the world.
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Read more about Leon in our Leon Destination Guide.


Founded in 1576, today's Leon is one of Mexico's top five most populated and important cities. It abounds with tourist attractions, from archeological sites to cathedrals, museums to city parks, theaters to modern restaurants. Since the early 20th century, Leon has experienced extraordinary industrial growth in leather production, agriculture, and livestock. The more than 4,000 guest rooms are distributed among 42 hotels are a testament to the growing interest in this energetic and innovative colonial city. The Guanajuato International Airport is a 22-mile drive from downtown Leon, with direct flights to 7 international cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago, and Houston.


Notable Events that have taken place in Leon include:

World Youth Conference 2010

World Rally Championships (Annual)

International Hot Air Baloon Festival (Festival International del Globo, Annual)

International Congress of Evangelical Businessmen 2010



"Leon: An Emerging International Destination". Leon was featured in PCMA Convene Magazine, August 2011. Click here to read the article. 


Leon has been named Best Convention Bureau by ConvencioneS Magazine. Click here to see the press release. 


Leon CVB Resource Library
Leon Mexico Convention Bureau 2011 Bid Book - download leon_mexico_bidding_book_2011.pdf
Leon "5-Star Fam Promotion" Summer 2011 - download 5-star_fam_leon_4july2011.pdf
In 2011, Leon has registered a greater increase in congresses, conventions and meetings tourism than any other Mexican destination.
Leon Takes the Lead in Meetings Tourism With the “Meet In Leon” Program
Leon presents its meetings tourism offer to planners from around the world in Meet In Mexico, Puerto Vallarta.
Spring-Summer by ANPIC
The fair has been officially named ANPIC and it used to be an annual event in two different cities: Guadalajara that belongs to the State of Jalisco and Leon that belongs to the State of Guanajuato. But now the two annual editions of ANPIC are going to take home the city of Leon.
XI International Meeting of Universal Brotherhood
A very popular proverb says: Diversity makes Richness in all Aspects; this is the reason San Miguel de Allende surprise us once again bringing to citizenry and visitors a peculiar event called International Meeting of Universal Brotherhood which will be showed for the 11º time from May 20th to the 28th.
Contemporary Art Festival
Leon is will host the 3rd edition of its Contemprary Art Festival, taking place from May 21st to the 29th.
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