Zacatecas, Zac. México.

The Calderón Theater will be the main venue for the PCST 2024 Symposium and the IX National Colloquium on Recreational Science. In this same place, the RedPop Congress was held in 2013, which brought together 490 experts in scientific dissemination from all over Latin America.

The main hall of the Theater has a capacity for 500 people and also has a secondary room, the Foyer, with a capacity of up to 150. Finally, there are three other nearby venues, which will facilitate the development of parallel sessions in the event: the Science Museum, the Citadel of Art and Preparatoria 1 of the Autonomous University of Zacatecas.

Conectivity and attractions

Zacatecas is located in the central region of Mexico, close to several of the most important cities in our country:

CityDistanceGround trip
Mexico City600 km (375 mi)7 hours
Torreon390 km (242 mi)4 hours
Monterrey460 km (285 mi)5 hours

Cities with non-stop flights to Zacatecas:

CityFlight time
Mexico City(1 hour)
Los Angeles(3.5hrs)

The nearby airport in Aguascalientes (120 km, 75 miles) offers direct flights to Cancun, Dallas, Houston and Monterrey.

The city’s infrastructure includes more than 15 hotels within walking distance of the Calderón Theater, the main venue of the PCST 2024 Symposium. These facilities range from various 5-star accommodations to a variety of affordable options.

The main attractions of Zacatecas are the beauty of its central streets, which granted it the title of World Heritage Site by UNESCO, as well as a dozen museums, ranging from universal art to history and science. But there are many more interesting things to do:

Visit to ́La Mina ́. Zacatecas was founded in 1546 as a mining city, dedicated mainly to the production of silver and gold. ‘La Mina’ offers the opportunity to live the unique experience of visiting the site of a real mine and delving into the bowels of the earth.

Cable car ́La Bufa ́. Visitors can see our city from an impressive perspective while climbing to the top of Cerro ́La Bufa ́, one of the main symbols of the city.

Quinta Real Zacatecas is the only hotel in the world that was built on what used to be a bullring. This place has several restaurants, bars and cafes that allow visitors to have a unique experience.