Centro, Taxco, Mexico
Taxco, the silver capital of Mexico, holds an annual international fair, which attracts silversmiths and silver shoppers and includes the National Silverware Competition. A literary festival and performances by national and international artists take place at the same time. Taxco is 250 kilometers (155 miles) from Acapulco or about a 4-hour drive, 5-hour bus ride. The festival takes place in late November or early December each year.