Cabo San Lucas Events

Los Cabos is so brimming with activities, festivals, events and recreational pursuits that it will be a challenge to just decide how you're going to choose among amusements from day to day. Below you can see calendars of holidays, fishing tournaments, unique monthly celebrations and special occasions.

Both Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo will also have small-scale events that don't make the calendars, but which you might stumble upon in your wanderings. Also check out our Activities page for a large listing of fun in the Cabo sun.

Fishing Tournaments

PELAGIC Triple Crown of Fishing Summer Slam

Jun 2-5
The PELAGIC Summer Slam Tournament offers anglers prizes totaling over $50,000 as they compete in releasing the most billfish (marlin, swordfish or sailfish) and/or catching the heaviest gamefish (tuna, dorado, wahoo).

Annual Stars & Stripes Fishing and Golf Tournament

June 22-26
This exciting event features fishing and golf tournaments, live music performances and more to be benefit childrens’ charities.

East Cape Dorado Shootout

July 16
Taking place in the East Cape, teams compete for a large purse. For reservations for the Dorado Shootout, please visit

Bisbee’s East Cape Offshore Tournament

August 2-6
Anglers compete for black or blue marlin, dorado and tuna. This fishing bout is designed for serious anglers who love competition in a casual and convivial environment.

Annual Los Cabos Billfish Tournament

October 16-20
This competition is fast becoming international in scope with competitors from around the world, including Finland, Papau New Guinea, Italy and Austria. Record purse of $850,000 in cash and prizes! Event is held in Cabo San Lucas. Prizes for biggest blue, black and striped marlin plus awards for most billfish released.

Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore Tournament

October 20-23
This tournament pits anglers in a competition to top the previous year’s record. Cash prizes awarded to the top three teams as well as the teams that catch the largest fish in three eligible billfish species. Winners receive an invitation to represent the tournament at the next IGFA Offshore World Championship.

Bisbee’s Black and Blue Marlin Tournament

October 25-29
A dramatic shotgun kicks off this fishing tournament featuring big cash prizes. Deemed the “world’s richest billfish tournament” with over $4 million in prize money. anglers from all over the world converge in Los Cabos to compete for record marlin.

Western Outdoor News Tuna Jackpot Tournament

Dates TBA
Annual Mercury/WON Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot Tournament. Event held in Cabo San Lucas.