Right at the start of the New Year, in the month of January and February, Bullfighting Festival of La Macarena is held in Medellin.
International Poetry Festival is celebrated during the mid-time of every year, during which the International poets come together in large numbers and recite their poems live and answer their questions.
During the month of October, several countries participate in the horse racing competition of Feria Internacional del Caballo conducted in Medellin.
The city of Medellin celebrates the festival of Christmas in a huge manner by lighting the entire city with Christmas lights and organizing massive light shows. Christmas Lighting in Medellin is also rated as one of the best Christmas festivals celebrated during the season.