Events

Whats happening in Playa del Carmen

Looking for fun in Playa del Carmen? Look no further, as Playa del Carmen offers fun for everyone! Check out the calendar below for an unforgettable time!

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17 May

Whale Shark Season

The season of the whale sharks in the Yucatan Peninsula begins from mid-May and ends close to the mid of September. However, the greatest concentration of whale sharks that you can find in Riviera Maya is between the months of July and August. It is during the summer season that people from all around the world come to enjoy their vacation in Riviera Maya. And you will be absolutely surprised to know that a huge number of whale sharks come to feed on plankton, in the northern Isla Mujeres and Holbox areas.

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15 Sep

Mexican Independence Day

Mexicans celebrate their country’s Independence Day with fireworks, parties (fiestas), food, dance and music on September 16. Flags, flowers and decorations in the colors of the Mexican flag – red, white and green – are seen in public areas in cities and towns in Mexico. Whistles and horns are blown and confetti is thrown to celebrate this festive occasion. "Viva Mexico" or "Viva la independencia” are shouted amidst the crowds on this day.

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25 Sep

Ironman 70.3 Cozumel

Held in September 25 & 26, The Ironman Cozumel is a bike, run and swim competition for endurance athletes held in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. 

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30 Oct

Festival of Life and Death Traditions

Located in the world renowned eco park Xcaret, The event takes the prehispanic Mexican tradition of celebrating the depated souls in a fun and unique way. Inmerse in a journey that will take you through the Mexican tradition on Day fo the Death showcasing traditional dances, music, theater, exposition, exibitions and worhops of local talented aritsts. Enjoy of other state's cutlure such as Zacatecas (this year's special guest) learning not only from the Yucatan Peninsual traditon. Participate in the opportunity to leanr the unqiue dishes that make of this celebration a world wide atraction & world cultrual heritage. Finish your night by listening to famous singers in the Gala Cocert. After this experiene you will be able to teach your friends & family much more about one of Mexico's most loved celebrations

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1 Nov

The World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba

The World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba made golf history in 2007 when it became the first PGA TOUR event to ever be contested outside of the United States and Canada. Today, the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba is regarded as one of the finest on the PGA TOUR by professionals and spectators, alike.

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21 Nov

IRONMAN COZUMEL

Amazing, white sanded beaches, unforgettable torquoise landscapes in Mexico’s first spot where the sun rises every day. There are 14 miles of reefs with a fantastic marine biodiversity make you feel in paradise. The large coral reefs and living underwater gardens are home to a rich marine fauna. Cozumel also has many other spectacular attractions: Chankanaab National Park and San Gervasio Archaeological Zone are just a couple of remarkable examples. There’s always a million reasons to return to Cozumel.
World-class triathlon center, Cozumel has hosted Ironman events since 2009, Race routes that go through unforgettable landscapes, a great local community and world class events, make the perfect match.

 

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25 Nov

Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2021

The Riviera Maya Jazz Festival is an annual jazz music festival typically held in late November in Playa del Carmen.

It has been produced by Fernando Tousaint since 2003 with the support of the municipal institute of culture and arts and is already established as one of the best jazz festivals in the world receiving more than 50 000 visitors.

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