Cabo San Lucas or “Cabo” as it is known by many, is an incredible resort area, where the desert meets the Sea of Cortes. The resort area offers visitors luxury hotels and resorts, stunning mountains, endless desert and idyllic baches. Cabo Luxury Lifestyle helps you plan your luxury lodging in a resort atmosphere or in privately owned homes and villas. Some of the upcoming events include:
8 – Dia de Nuestra Señora; This local Baja holiday celebrates Baja’s first mission
1 – 31 Baja Sea Turtle Rescue, to get exact date, please call Tel: (800)727-2252
15 – 16 Mexican Independence Celebration of Los Cabos, The day before the Mexican Independence Day will be celebrated with fireworks, folk dancing and mariachi bands. These festivities will be followed the next day with parades, speeches, family picnics and more.
1 – 6 Bethesda Fishing Fundraiser will be at East Cape. Please call to get exact dates: Tel: (800) 919-2252
11 – 15 Annual Los Cabos Billfish Tournament. Visit site for more information
12 – Todos Santos Fair and Festivals-the festival of Nuestra Señora del Pilar, the patron saint of Todos Santos. This date is celebrated as the founding of the town of Todos Santos. There are usually activities, including a fair, dancing, live music and lots to eat and drink in the plaza, most of the week of the 12th.
12 – Dia de la Raza
This day also celebrates Columbus’ arrival to the Americas, and the historical origins of the Mexican mestizo race which blended the Spanish and the indigenous.
17- 19 Baja Sur Tequila and Mariachi Festival-explore the rich history, culture and many varieties of tequila as you enjoy wonderful mariachi music.
18 – Fiesta de Cabo San Lucas-a festival which celebrates the patron saint of Cabo San Lucas. Every October 18th, streets are closed off downtown for a parade. The festival features dancing, music and food vendors.
19 – 24 For Pete’s Sake Fishing Tournament is a competition to honor Pete Lopiccola’s memory, for his love for Cabo, and to help fight the leukemia that claimed his vibrant life, an annual Marlin tournament and charity was named after him. It is now one of the largest and most successful charity Marlin Tournament on the West Coast.
21 – 23 Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore Tournament, where anglers compete for tuna, dorado and marlin. Friendly competition, cash prizes.
24 – 30 Monasterio Fly Fishing Safari East Cape, event shall be held at East Cape. For more information and exact dates please call: Tel: (800) 919-2252
25 – 29 Bisbee’s Black and Blue Marlin Tournament; a dramatic shotgun stars this exciting fishing tournament featuring big cash prizes. Anglers from all over the world converge on Los Cabos to compete for record marlin.
Oct 15 – April 15
Starting October until mid-April, all along the peninsula you will be able to see the migrating whales. Many whales enjoy the warm waters of Los Cabos, including the Gray Whale, Blue Whale, Sperm Whale, Humpback and Fin Whale. Some of the whale activity viewable from shore includes breaching (jumping into the air), sounding (showing the tail fin as they dive) and spyhopping (where the whale lifts its head to the surface and looks around).
Cabo San Lucas Fair and Festivals-Second half of October
1 – 2 Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is an important Mexican holiday merges pre-Columbian beliefs and modern Catholicism. Europe’s All Saint’s Day and the Aztec worship of the dead contribute to these two days honoring Mexico’s dead.
2 – 5 Western Outdoor News Tuna Jackpot Tournament
Annual Mercury/WON Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot
17 – 28-38th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000-The annual desert racing event down the length of the Baja Peninsula, through tough desert terrain.
20 – Revolution day-parades and rodeos commemorate the Mexican Revolution.
Whale Watching Season in Los Cabos
Visitors who come to Los Cabos during the months of late November through March shall be treated to a spectacular sight of whales just offshore. Of the eleven species of whales found worldwide, eight venture to the waters off of Los Cabos. The ideal climate, shallowness, salinity and abundant food resources of the bays and lagoons north of Los Cabos make this the perfect breeding and nursery grounds for the whales and their young. Breeding areas are primarily situated on the Pacific side, but some whales travel around the cape to the Sea of Cortez. Visitors on local whale watching trips are often rewarded with up-close encounters with these magnificent and gentle giants.
2, 3, 4 – Cabo Jazz Escape
Each December, Cabo San Lucas hosts a star-studded three-day jazz festival, held at various venues throughout town and on Sunset Beach. The festival starts on Thursday with free concerts at the Puerto Paraiso Entertainment Plaza located near the marina. The next two days are the main festival days, with Latin and mainstream jazz on spectacular Sunset Beach featuring several renowned international artists. Saturday night’s entertainment ends with a fireworks extravaganza. Tickets are available through the festival website and more information can be obtained through the Cabo Jazz Festival Foundation 1.888.500.1753.
12 – Feast of the Virgin of Guadalupe; This nationwide display of traditional culture is celebrated with street fairs, fireworks, processions, masses and more.
16 – 24 Christmas Posadas-candle lit processions from house to house for nine days prior to Christmas to enhance the excitement of Christmas in Mexico.
25 – With the rest of the Christian world, Mexico celebrates the day of Christmas.