Much of the attractions here are geared towards academic scholars and artists because they offer many workshops and lectures here. If you would like a schedule of all the workshops and art classes here you can go to the Centro Cultural Villahermosa where they post a weekly agenda of events. The Cultural Center is located on Zaragoza and Madero on the other side of the street from the Juarez Park. Some of the offerings are plays, and musicals. The cultural center is open every day from 10am-8pm. If you would like to hear some great live music bands you should head over to the cafe that is located behind the Galeria el Jaguar Despertado which is located on Saenz right by the Zona Luz. Some of the styles of music you can hear there are classical, jazz, and local favorites. This establishment also posts a listing of the different music bands that will be playing each week. The shows usually begin around 8 pm. If you walk upstairs you can look at art displayed from local artists that is also available for sale. The Galeria is open Mon-Fri from 9am-9pm , Saturdays from 9am-8pm and on Sunday 10am-3pm.
If you head across the street from the galeria you will come across the Colegio de Arte Tabasco which is also located right of Saenz Street. This place has a lot of art in the contemporary styling. You can also purchase pieces if you find something you cannot live without. The Art College is open Mon-Fri 9am-9pm.
If you are looking for some hot spots to party at in the evenings you may want to check out the discos around Tabasco 2000. This is the area to be in if you want to get dressed to the nines and be seen. The music in the clubs is more of a techno version and some salsa. If you would like to get to and from the bars safely it is recommended that you go via taxi.
One of these lounges is called Bfore and it is located on Paseo Tabasco right before you reach Obrero. This club is very hip and people of all legal drinking age flock here to hang out on the cozy and chic couches. The walls are decorated buy very modern looking black and white photos. There is a DJ spinning the beats. The beers here cost 65 pesos and the mixed cocktails are 45 pesos. If you like they even have karaoke offered here which is a fun activity once you have had a couple drinks. To get in the bar you must pay a cover charge of 35 pesos and they are open Thurs-Sun from 8pm-3am. They accept all major credit cards as payment.
If you are looking for a more peaceful and relaxing scene in the evening you would be much happier at La Bohemia de Manrique which is located on Calle Via 2. The food here is delicious and the atmosphere soothing and inviting. Here you will pay 20 pesos for beers, and 40 pesos for mixed cocktails. If you would like to have some delicious appetizers they will charge around 50 pesos per item. You can get delicious gourmet entrees for around 100 pesos. The entertainment here is provided by trova musicians. You will need to pay a cover charge to get in which will run 42 pesos per person. On the weekend the cover charge increases to 62 pesos. This establishment is open Tues-Fri 8pm-4am.