Carnival in La Paz


The annual carnival here is considered to be one of the country's best, with parades, concerts and plenty of partying in the streets.
Wine in Ruta del Vino & Valle de Guadalupe

Fiesta de la Vendimia

Mid-summer wine harvest with galas, special tastings, elite parties around Valle de Guadalupe. Reserve far in advance with wineries for events. Cheers!
Racing in Ensenada

Baja 1000

Baja’s biggest off-road race. See ‘truggies’ (truck-buggies) tear up the desert to the cheers of just about everyone. The Baja 500 is in June.
Beer in Tijuana

Tijuana Craft Beer Expo

This boozy festival serves some of the best beers, both new and old. Mix with Clamato for the true Mexican experience.
Art in Tijuana

Expo Artesanal

A superb arts and crafts festival held at the Cultural Center with handicrafts for sale from all over Mexico.
Carnival in Ensenada


A Mardi Gras–type celebration 40 days before Ash Wednesday when the streets flood with floats and dancers.
Tequila in Tijuana

Expo Tequila

Your chance to become a tequila pro with a vast variety available for tasting and purchase.
Fishing in Cabo San Lucas

Fishing Tournaments

Cabo San Lucas is a popular staging ground for fishing tournaments in the autumn. The main events are the Gold Cup, Bisbee’s Black & Blue Marlin Jackpot and the Cabo Tuna Jackpot.
Dance in Cabo San Lucas

Sammy Hagar’s Birthday Party

This is a major Cabo event with lots of drinking and dancing. Invitations (free) are required – try concierges at the larger hotels or look out for giveaways.
Religious in Cabo San Lucas

Día de San Lucas

A local celebration honoring the town’s patron saint, with fireworks, food stalls and a fiesta spirit.