Whats happening in Los Cabos: Annual Events & Festivals
Buckle up! All the aspirants out there.
The dream of spending a perfect vacation at a holiday home around Los Cabos hasn’t been ruptured.
Yes, you heard it right!
Los Cabos has induced all-new plans after the Covid-19 pandemic phase while following several proactive approaches to ensure tremendous safety for the visitors and the locals.
So, let me precede you through the upcoming annual festivals and events at Los Cabos:
Los Cabos Billfish Tournament, October 11 – 15
An event for the participants for fun, money, and glory. The sight of many, sometimes hundreds of sport boats lined up for the start, amuses the environment and makes the three-day team tournament more lively.
Two ways to enter - base entry, and/or TWD (Tuna, Wahoo, and dorado) jackpot entry. The all-inclusive cost for entering the base entry along with the other 4 available jackpot entries is $25,000.
Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore Fishing Tournament – Oct. 15 – 18
The offshore tournament is as well among the Cabos Annual Events with the payouts crossing 1 million, however, is not that eminent as the Black & Blue event. The most preferred area for the participants is Gordo Banks, which is believed to be a hub for billfish.
Bisbee’s Black & Blue Fishing Tournament – Oct. 20 – 24
It is certainly undeniable; of all the fishing Cabo events on the West Coast, the Bisbee Black and Blue is the most premium. It commences every October in the mesmerizing and exotic resort city, Cabo San Luca.
Participants can have their hands over the big fish of any species in this area where the convergence of the two seas meets the desert. One of the whooping payouts; $2,183,000, had been claimed by Julio Fernandez and his team for besting a 534-pound black marlin.
Day of the Dead – Nov. 2
Día de Muertos aka The Day of the Dead is one of the multi-day holidays celebrated throughout Mexico, which usually is celebrated from November the 2nd onwards up till two days later on 4th November.
Like other Cabo festivals, the festivities encompasses live Mexican music along with a Calavera costume contest. Various resorts, restaurants, and clubs across the Los Cabos offer luxurious dinner events.
WON Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot – Nov. 4 – 7
The aspirants are set for another great event year in Cabos, for the 22nd Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot commencing from November 4 to November 7th. Last year, the event had allured 154 teams and paid out $1,016,700 to the best eight teams.
Los Cabos Film Festival – Nov. 11 – 15
The Los Cabos Film Festival, being celebrated for years, is meant to be a perfect place for professionals of the Mexican film industry to come in contact with the professional and artistic partners from both the United States and Canada.
It been considered an immensely enjoyable event and has even served to exponentially enhance the popularity of various Mexican-made films. If you are keen on cinematic endeavors of any kind, must address some of the forums being offered by the Los Cabos International Film Festival.
Gastrovino Baja Food and Wine Festival – Nov. 13 – 15
Gastrovino is the biggest Food & Wine Festival in Cabo. Usually, this festival is held each year’s April or May in the state. Among all culinary events Cabo Gastrovino is organized by the proprietor of local wine and olive oil shop named La Bodega de Todos Santos, with featuring a weekend chockablock.
Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the food festivals in Los Cabos have postponed. This year this festival will likely happen in autumn and will be held from November 13th to 15th, with enriched safety measures.
According to the festival organizers, “Of all the Los Cabos food festivals, the best part of this year festival, is that the guests can consider themselves among the first to taste the new vintage of Baja wine collections.
53rd Annual SCORE Baja 1000 – Nov. 16 – 21
Ensenada is also known as the ‘Desert Racing Capital of the World. This year the Baja Desert race will be featured in Ensenada, starting from the racing capital, Ensenada, and concluding in La Paz. This year’s Granddaddy of all Desert Races will be worth watching.
However, the race has been revised from a point-to-point to a single loop race. Just like every year, it will be the magnanimous season-finale for the SCORE World Desert Championship.
Los Cabos Big Game Charter Boat Classic tournament – Nov. 17 – 20
The Los Cabos Big Game Charter Boat Classic is the only free entry tournament for all participants who will be fishing on a Los Cabos charter boat from November 17- November 20, 2020.
This tournament offers $40,000 in cash purse along with trophies and prizes, that are guaranteed by the Los Cabos Tourism Board.
Revolution Day – Nov. 20
Revolution Day is considered as a legitimate Mexican government holiday, celebrated annually across Mexico on November 20 every year, This date commemorates the start of the Mexican Revolution.
On this day the visitors could reap the fun of the outdoor event such as festivals and parades that are a part of the Revolution Day celebrations, where shouts of “Viva la Revolución!” and “Viva Mexico!” can be heard and the festive traditional foods- to name some- enchiladas, tostadas, tacos, and fajitas, could be tried.
Feast Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe – Dec. 12
Every 12th December, the Mexican Catholic community celebrates the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
One night before the Feast Day, the members of the Mexican community and the keen visitors garners at St. Michael's for religious observance. Then, outside of the church, they form a circle and recite prayers and remember the story of the appearance of Mary to Juan Diego. After the prayers, they move into the church and sing songs with joy, in celebration of their Lady.
Las Posadas – Dec. 16 – 24
Las Posadas is a 9 day Mexican Christmas ancestral tradition based on the story of Mary, Joseph, when they were searching for a safe place to stay before Jesus’ birth.
The ones who observe the holiday, usually gather for all nine days and nights to decorate their houses and cook and serve traditional food for each other. Entire communities come together for this event and celebrate with songs and prayers to honor unborn Jesus.
Nochebuena (Christmas Eve) – Dec. 24
It is a festive celebration throughout Mexico, on 24th December. Its the day before Christmas.
Christians across Mexico celebrate Christmas Eve on December 24 every year. Be a part of the spectators of a few dramatic series of nine days portraying each month’s baby Jesus in the womb till birth.
Navidad (Christmas) – Dec. 25
Christmas Day is a remark of Jesus’s birth, as believed worldwide. Mexicans often spent it as a day to relax after festivities until Christmas eve i.e 24th December.
People render blessings and positivity to each other by wishing Merry Christmas. People commonly take rest, catch up with their kith and kins, and eat their leftovers from Christmas Eve’s dinner.
Nochevieja (New Year’s Eve) – Dec. 31
As suggested by the name, 31st December is regarded as the New year’s eve. Mexicans celebrate this day with joy so as to embrace the intact new year, in their own traditional ways.
Mexicans incorporate the fireworks, sparkling wine, hugs, and music to make the New Year's Eve celebration stand out. Before midnight, they love to have a huge dinner together with the whole family. The most traditional dish they prefer for the night includes Bacalao, a dried salted fish that’s specially cooked with tomatoes and olives.
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