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.
Candelmas heralds the arrival of spring with candlelight processions, music, food and dance. The traditional blessing of seeds and candles co-mingles pre-Hispanic and European traditions.
Official speeches and ceremonies are conducted nationwide.
Día de Amistad and Día de los Enamorados
"Friendship Day". Love and friendship are celebrated. This holiday is similar to Valentine's Day.
February 24th - March 1st
Carnaval is an indulgent celebration before the fasting period of Catholic Lent. This week before Lent is filled with feasting, drinking, parades and dancing in the streets that culminates on "Fat Tuesday." In La Paz, Baja Sur’s biggest celebration takes place, with participants competing for the honor of being named King and Queen of the Royal Court. In Cabo San Lucas, parades and a festival will mark the season.
This Mexican national holiday honors the Mexican flag.
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.
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!
San José del Cabo Art Walk
Jan - 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 from year to year.