Scuba conditions are ideal for diving in the Sea of Cortez
September 15/16 - Independence Eve & Mexican Independence Day (Fiestas Patrias)
It’s a wonderful time to visit Cabo because people celebrate all month long! If you’re here for the famous Independence Eve celebrations on the 15th you’ll hear cries of “Viva Mexico,” listen to amazing music and gaze in awe at amazing firework displays. The revelry continues on the 16th, with parades, more fireworks, dancing and lots of fun!
Bird nesting season at the San Jose del Cabo Estuary
October 1 - The Cabo Comedy Festival
Enjoy hours of laughter at this annual multi-day charitable event featuring comedians of all stripes! A portion of the proceeds benefits DIF Los Cabos, a children’s charity that supports families in need.
October 15 - The Los Cabos Billfish Tournament
Big game anglers bring their boats to Cabo for this world-renowned fishing tournament. For fishing enthusiasts, there’s a lot to see!
October 19 - Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore Tournament
For two days, skilled anglers compete to catch record-breaking fish - and for big cash prizes - in an exciting two-day exhibition that combines skill and luck.
October 24 - Bisbee’s International Black & Blue Tournament
This fishing competition in Cabo is sometimes called the “world’s richest billfish tournament” for the size of the fish and the size of its pot: $4 million. Big fish abound here but the competition is notably fierce.
October 26 - The Fiestas Tradicionales Cabo San Lucas
An annual two-week long festival held in honor of patron saint San Lucas, this fiestas tradicionales features music, delicious food, a carnival and the crowning of the year’s beauty queen.
October 29 - Los Cabos Gran Fondo
Are you a bike enthusiast? Then you won’t want to miss this mass riding event that attracts cyclists of all levels from around the world.
October 29 - Baja Ha-Ha Cruisers Rally
Love sailing? Cruise down the coast in this two-week cruisers rally from San Diego to Cabo and see amazing wildlife and lush scenery along the way.
Surf season on the Pacific side of Los Cabos begins
Wind sports begin picking up
The whale shark migration season begins
The Los Cabos Organic Market kicks off, promoting organic agriculture, arts and crafts, music, and more
November 1 - The San Jose del Cabo Art Walks
Every Thursday evening until June, the art galleries in San Jose del Cabo throw open their doors and invite people to sip a glass of wine and browse the art. Many neighborhood restaurants and bars also offer specials.
November 2 - Day of the Dead (Día de Los Muertos)
Movies and TV have brought this important Mexican holiday into homes across the globe. In Cabo San Lucas, the bright altars for departed ancestors that are the hallmark of this celebration are displayed in the town’s main square of Plaza Amelia Wilkes.
November 4-12 - Ironman
Athletes in their prime come to Cabos San Lucas each year to plunge into the Sea of Cortez for a 2.4-mile swim before climbing onto a bike to traverse a 112-mile course and then completing a 26.2-mile run that travels along a 20-mile corridor between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo.
November 7 - Los Cabos International Film Festival
One of the most outstanding cultural events in Mexico, this film festival now attracts internationally known directors, actors, and producers. It is certain to become one of the major international film festivals within the next few years.
Whale migrations can be seen from Los Cabos
December 1 - The Sabor a Cabo Festival Canirac
Foodies take note! The Flavors of Cabo is an international gourmet event organized by the restaurant association Canirac showcasing the skills of the food and wine entrepreneurs and chefs of the area.
31 December - New Year’s Eve Fireworks
The sky explodes over Médano Beach to welcome in the new year with a brilliant firework display that can be seen from all the nearby clubs, restaurants, resorts and of course, the beach itself.