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.

January Events

New Year's Day Celebration

January 1
This national holiday features festivities, parades and fireworks throughout Mexico as well as agricultural fairs in rural areas.

Dia de los Reyes Magos (Three Kings Day)

January 6
Family celebrations and gift giving commemorates the gifts of the Magi. Rosca de los Reyes (King's Loaf) pastries are baked with a little plastic doll hidden inside.

Feast Day of San Antonio de Abad

January 17
This is a Mexican religious holiday during which the Catholic Church allows animals to enter the church for blessing.

Whale Watching Season

Jan - April
Spectacular views of whales just offshore abound. Of the world's 11 species of whales, eight come to Los Cabos to breed and nurse their young.

San Josť del Cabo Art Walk

Oct - Jun, Every Thursday Evening
Every Thursday evening, visitors and residents enjoy strolling the art district of San Jose del Cabo along Obregon Street behind the church, sipping wine and viewing fine art. Exact times of this event vary each year.

Farmer's Market at the Shoppes at Palmilla

Every Friday, November - April
The Shoppes at Palmilla hosts a weekly organic farmer's market every Friday during the months of November through April. In addition to local produce, you'll find artisanal pastries, eggs, fish, dairy products, flowers and more!