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January
JAN 1st
NEW YEARS DAY
This national holiday features festivities, parades and fireworks throughout the country and agricultural fairs in rural areas. In traditional indigenous communities, new tribal leaders are inaugurated with colorful ceremonies rooted in Mexico's pre-Historic past.
JAN 15 THRU 31
PUERTO SAN CARLOS GRAY WHALE FESTIVAL
Give a warm welcome to our oldest native in Baja, our beloved gray whale which arrives annually to give birth to the new members of the Baja family, come and enjoy the show.

February
FEB 15 THRU 28
TODOS SANTOS ART FESTIVAL
Todo Santos is well known as the Baja's capital of Art and this is the best time of the year to see it. At this festival you'll find the best artists in the area showing their latest projects and you can enjoy of one of the many parties around town.
FEB 15 THRU 20
LA PAZ CARNIVAL
Who said you had to go all the way to Brasil to enjoy the carnival, get down here and have a great time on our very own carnival, come and have the time of your life.\
FEB 1 THRU 15
CIUDAD CONSTITUCION FOUNDATION FESTIVITIES
You have to come and meet this wonderful city with a unique personality and a warm atmosphere. This is beautiful farm country in the middle of the desert.
FEB 1 THRU 15
LOPEZ MATEOS GRAY WHALE FESTIVAL
Well the Wales are closing in and you canÍt miss them, remember that this is not a whole year thing and it is one of the best natural shows on the planet.
FEB 1 THRU 15
GUERRERO NEGRO GRAY WHALE FESTIVAL
Its like a natural Sea World Show but the feeling of watching the whales act in there own environment is priceless.
" PACIFICO 300" OFF ROAD RACE
Get the feeling of off road racing like you never felt it before. The desert makes it much more interesting and exciting.

March
SAN JOSE 500 RACE CAR
What more reason do you need to come to Cabo, if you're not in to fishing or golfing I'm sure you are in to off road racing, so don't think any more and get down here.
SAN JOSE DEL CABO FESTIVITIES
Get the felling of the real Mexican Fiesta and have a trip back in time to the old Mexico. The best party of the year all the streets and shops are crowded with people, live music and fun, fun, fun all night long.

April
" DOS MARES" OFF ROAD RACE
This is a one of a kind race go from ocean to sea across the peninsula while driving on the roughest roads in the desert. It is adrenaline in its purest form. Come and enjoy this unforgettable show.

May
MAY 3
LA PAZ FOUNDATION FESTIVITIES
Like if you need any other reason to come to La Paz now, add this to your list of wonderful festivities, th concerts and many other activities that this beautiful place has to offer you.
"DOS MARES" OFF ROAD RACE
Well we're off again on the road. Don't miss this great race.

MAY 5TH
CINCO DE MAYO
National holiday commemorating Mexico's defeat
of the French in the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Its Party time, come and live the Mexican fiesta at its best.

June
JUNE 15 THRU 30
SAN ANTONIO FESTIVITIES
In Mexico even the smallest town deserves a Party and this is it for San Antonio half way from La Paz and San Jose del Cabo you’ll find this lovely town and the party will make the trip worthwhile.

JUNE 1 THRU 15
BUENAVISTA FESTIVITIES
Come and try the wind surf and all the amenities this lovely town has for you and YES as we told you before this small town also deserves its party. So come and celebrate with all the rest.

LORETO'S DORADO INTERNATIONAL FISHING TOURNAMENT
Well fishing is one of the best activities all around Baja and Loreto is the first to act on it. So come and compete on the first tournament of the year.

" COYOTE 300" OFF ROAD RACE
Well if you get lost just follow the dust because that pretty much what you'll see but the thrill of being present makes it all worth wile.


IV LA PAZ DORADO FISHING TOURNAMENT
And the fish keep on coming and now its time for La Paz to show you what its got. Don't miss this big tournament and take time to meet the town.

July
SANTA ROSALIA'S FOUNDATION FESTIVITIES
You might say that Mexico its all about Party Fiesta and Party well I'm sorry to say this But IT'S TRUE, so take advantage of it and enjoy the celebration in this lovely town north of La Paz.
SANTIAGO FESTIVITIES
Well after Santa Rosalia, drive here and continue the party, make sure you have a designated driver because the party keeps on going.
SAN IGNACION FESTIVITIES
Well its not over I’m sure you can go all the way to Tijuana form party to party and its not a bad idea but don't miss this one either.
EXPO COMONDU FAIR CIUDAD CONSTITUCION
Well as you can see the party in Baja never ends and for Constitution City this is the day, come and enjoy all the festivities around town.
SAN JUANICO'S SCORPION BAY SURF TOURNAMENT AND CAR RACE
Well now its time to grab your board and hit the waves, because surfing is one of the mayor activities here in town and this is one of the best spots to do it in.

August
EL TRUNFO 'PITAHAYA FESTIVITIES"
Come down and feel just like a part of the old west, on this beautiful western town that is as old as time, but don't worry the party its down here too.
SAN BARTOLO FESTIVITIES THIRD & FOURTH WEEKS
This is a place that you won't want to miss it is a beautiful small town on the mountains and while you're there at the party don forget to try the burritos and empanadas that they are famous for.
Aug. 2 THRU 6
BISBEE EAST CAPE INTERNATIONAL FISHING TOURNAMENT BUENAVISTA
Well if you're in to fishing we're sure you know about this international tournament and for now it takes place in this lovely beach town perfect for the big fishermen that you are.

September
SEPT. 4TH
SANTA ROSALIA FOUNDATION FESTIVIES
This incredible European town it's the next place you can't miss - come and celebrate with us their foundation festivities
SEPT. 15TH AND 16TH
INDEPENDENCE DAY FESTIVIES ELSEWHERE
Well this is Mexico's great independence day and its party everywhere so come down and get the feeling of it - The whole country it’s a big party and the streets are full of people and the sky full of fireworks so come down and celebrate.
LORETO 400 CAR RACE
Well as you can see Races never end here in Baja and Loreto offers one of the best desert settings in Baja so while your in La Paz you can take a pick there.
LA PAZ BISBEE INTERNATIONAL FISHING TOURNAMENT
Well if you're in town you have to compete in this great international tournament and even better it takes place in the lovely town of La Paz.
SEPT. 8TH
OUR LADY OF LORETO FESTIVITIES EN LORETO
Come and meet the mission and celebrate the founding of this great temple

October
OCT. 25TH
LORETO FOUNDATION FESTIVITIES LORETO
OCT.12TH
TODOS SANTOS FESTIVITIES
This is only 45 minutes away form La Paz and it’s a place you have to see and what better time than their annual festival, come on down here and get the feeling of this old town and meet the well known Hotel California.
CABO SAN LUCAS FESTIVITIES
Well, as if Cabo doesn’t have any more reasons for you to visit. Now its has its big town festival - and you have to be there.
OCT. 21 THRU 23
LOS CABOS OFF-SHORE BISBEE TOURNAMENT
Come and get that big Marlin for your wall and try to get the big price because now its time for Los Cabos to do the big tournament.
OCT.21 THRU 23
LOPICCOLA FISHING TOURNAMENT
Fishing it’s at its best this time of the year that's why the big tournament take place this season so come down and get your prize.
OCT. 25 THRU 29
25TH BISBEE INTERNATIONAL BLACK & BLUE FISHING TOURNAMENT
Come down and take the last chance to get your fishing prize and this it a good place to try it on.

November
LA PAZ CONSTRUCTION FAIR 1 THRU 15
This is a great show and an opportunity to come and see the best construction made in the area and see the upcoming developments in Baja.

" VALLE 300" CAR RACE
This same day of the constitution its having there big off road race and everyone is invited.

MEXICAN REVOLUTION FESTIVITIES
And don't forget the big Mexican revolution festivities all around the country, come and celebrate with us this great day.

LOS BARRILES FESTIVITIES 15 THRU 31
And the town party continues in Los Barriles don't miss it, come and celebrate with us while you enjoy the fishing in town.

December
DEC. 4
SANTA BARBARA-SANTA ROSALIA FESTIVITIES
More and more party and celebration all around the Baja.
DEC. 8
LA PURISIMA DATE FESTIVAL
The last festival of the year but not the least - so come and celebrate.