Melaque honors its patron saint with a blowout week of festivities, including all-day parties, rodeos, a carnival, music, dances and nightly fireworks, leading up to St Patrick’s Day (March 17).
Mazatlán has Mexico’s most flamboyant Carnaval celebrations. For the week leading up to Ash Wednesday, the town goes on a nonstop partying spree. Reserve hotels in advance.
A weeklong event in May celebrating the LGBT community with cultural events, concerts, parades and wild beach parties in the heart of Mexico's top gay beach destination.
Puerto Vallarta’s culinary community has hosted this mid-November festival since 1995.
Bird-watchers flock to San Blas in late January and/or early February for the week-long International Migratory Bird Festival. Highlights include tours with English-speaking ornithologists and nightly entertainment …
During this raucous festival, which celebrates the patron saint of fishing, statues of SS Peter and Paul are taken out into the lagoon in decorated lanchas (skiffs).
If you love the performing arts, witness captivating theatrical and musical performances in and around the Teatro Ángela Peralta.
These fiestas celebrate the founding of Manzanillo in 1873. Festivities involve sporting competitions and other events over two weeks from late April to early May.
Holy Week is celebrated in a big way here. On Good Friday a statue of Christ is put on a cross in the church, then taken down and carried through the streets.
The day of the Virgen de Guadalupe is celebrated at the cathedral. Children come dressed in colorful costumes.