When planning the perfect vacation, it may be as simple as sand and sun, or you may be someone who loves to check-out the very best an area has to offer through their upcoming events.
There are a number of Cabo San Lucas events that take place throughout the year. While some are more exclusive than others, each has a special place in the hearts of those who call Cabo their home, even if it’s just for a week at a time.
Among the most exclusive upcoming events is the Cuisine of the Sun Food and Wine Festival taking place from February 15-17th. If the days of this superb culinary experience don’t work for your vacation, your taste buds will miss out, but there are many more Cabo San Lucas events happening all year long.
Super Bowl Sunday - If you’re a touch earlier in February, you can find several events for the Super Bowl on February 12th. At some of the best sports bars and resorts in town, you’ll find fans celebrating, feasts being served, and an ambiance fit for one of the most important sports games of the year!
Valentine’s Day - All lovers out there will be surrounded by food, sun, and romance for Valentine’s Day in Cabo. Restaurants and hotels around the city pull out all the stops for the most romantic day of Cabo’s calendar of events, meaning you’ll find a slew of romantic things to do.
Cuisine of the Sun 2023 - When it comes to Cabo San Lucas events, one of the very best is Cuisine of the Sun, a culinary experience that brings together some of the finest chefs in the world to create a gastronomic extravaganza. This culinary event will be held February 15th - 17th and is open to any guest staying at Villa del Palmar who desires unforgettable dining experiences, food lover’s conversations and classes around award-winning dishes.
La Paz Carnival - Stay a little longer, and you can enjoy the La Paz Carnival February 16th - 21st, another culinary experience you won’t want to miss. Returning this year after being canceled during COVID for the past two years, during this fun holiday event, you’ll find parades, costumes, music, and authentic Mexican cuisine will fill the nights!
Los Cabos Open of Surf - After a few cancellations due to COVID, it looks like the Los Cabos Open Of Surf will be returning this year. This is the most significant surfing championship in Mexico bringing professional surfers from around the world to compete and surf fans to view and enjoy the music festival that fills the nights.
San José Jazz Festival - Friday, August 11th through Sunday, August 13th is the tenth annual San Jose Jazz Festival! This event is free of charge and takes place at the Plaza del Pescador. Three days of incredible jazz from local and international musicians fills the air with food and celebrants making it an event for the whole family.
Los Cabos ATP Tennis Open - Beginning August 1st is the Los Cabos ATP Tennis Open which has been new to the tennis circuit since 2016. It will be held at the Cabo Sports Complex.
Los Cabo Billfish Tournament - For the fisherman in all of us, October 15th - 19th is the Los Cabos Billfish Tournament. Final registration for captains is on the 15th and the awards banquet will be held on the 19th. There will be many competition categories and prizes.
Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is one of the most treasured cultural events. This Mexican celebration is to honor those who have passed on and remember the ones we love. While death may be morbid to some, Mexico celebrates the lives that were lived through food, decorations, and tradition - On November 1st and 2nd, Los Cabos will be filled with color, music, dancing, flowers, and cultural expressions to celebrate life after death.
Christmas in paradise is a win-win, but of all the fun holidays in Los Cabos New Year’s Eve is probably the best. It is truly magical to celebrate the end of one year and ring in the next. The New Year’s Eve fireworks display over Médano Beach is renowned in the region as one of the most spectacular views of the year.
If you haven’t found quite what you were looking for or would like to check-out the Cabo calendar of events that happen on a weekly or even daily basis, head over to the Visit Los Cabos official website to find all the cultural events and fun holidays you can experience on your next vacation.