Ajijic Events and Holidays
Ajijic Loves to Celebrate.
Events and holidays in Ajijic and the Lake Chapala area are numerous, especially after September 16th when there seems to be something going on every week well into the new year.
Remember this is Mexico and things do change without notice so please check the dates and times of the events you are interested in.
MEXICAN NATIONAL HOLIDAYS
Mexicans have many holidays they celebrate and are always up for a party. Frequently you will hear a band playing music, see a parade marching by or jump out of your skin to the sound of cohetes/fireworks.
New Year’s Day: January 1
Constitution Day: the first Monday of February
Benito Juárez Birthday: the third Monday in March
Maudi Thursday: the Thursday before Easter.
Good Friday: Friday before Easter Sunday.
Labour Day: May 1st.
Cinco de Mayo: May 5th, Puebla only.
Mother’s Day: Always on May 10th (not a public holiday).
Father’s Day: Third Sunday in June (not a public holiday).
Independence Day: September 16
Day of the Races: October 12th (not an official holiday).
Day of the Dead: November 2nd (not an official holiday).
Revolution Day: the third Monday in November
Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe: December 12th.
Christmas Day: December 25
“Come to Ajijic for the fun events and holiday celebrations.”
February 5th - Constitution Day
Benito Juárez Birthday - 3rd Monday in March
Labor Day - May 1
Independence Day - September 16
Mother's Day - May 10th
Day of the Dead - November 2
Revolution Day - the third Monday in
November 12th - Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe Christmas Day - December 25