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5 Things Not To Miss This Autumn In Los Cabos

CATEGORY: Los Cabos Guides | 04.20.2021
While the Autumn months may be a little quieter in Los Cabos, rest assured that there will be plenty of events and festivals to fill up your vacation calendar! Whether it’s street parties you’re after, or enjoying time in mother nature is more your thing, Los Cabos boasts some of the most interesting, unique and authentic Mexican experiences for all ages to enjoy! As Los Cabos experts, we’ve put together a few things that should be on your to-do list if you’re vacationing this Autumn.

1.Los Cabos Billfish Tournament, 14-18th October

Drawing big game anglers from all across the globe, this annual 5 day tournament includes 3 days of competitive deep sea fishing for blue, black and striped marlin, yellowfin tuna, wahoo (ocean baracuda) and dorado. Â Vessels leave from Cabo San Lucas Marina and the Puerto Los Cabos Marina in San Jose. For fishing enthusiasts, this is a must! And if you don’t really know your marlin from your tuna, there are plenty of parties and added extras to enjoy over the course of the event!

2.Fiesta de Cabo San Lucas, October 18th

An annual holiday on October 18th, this day celebrates Saint Luke, the patron saint of Cabo San Lucas. With most streets closed down, you can expect lively all-day parties with the best in authentic Mexican music, dance and food. If you’re visiting Los Cabos in October, be sure to check out this traditional day of celebration!

3.Day of the Dead, 1-2nd November

Maybe you’ve heard of the infamous “Dia de Los Muertos” before — it’s one of Mexico’s most renowned national celebrations! Literally translated as the “Day of the Dead” this annual festival is all about bringing together family and friends to remember those who have died, and to celebrate their spiritual journey. Traditions include preparing and eating authentic Mexican dishes, and even leaving some for departed ancestors. Complete with extravagant costumes with themes of the living and the dead, this spectacular celebration can’t be missed. Time to start planning your costume!

4.Los Cabos International Film Festival, 7-11th November

Any film buffs will love this 5 day event held annually in Los Cabos, bringing top filmmakers, directors and actors from all around the world! The festival aims to contribute to the growth of global film culture, with a particular emphasis on showcasing works from Mexico, the US and Canada. Â With a diverse range of films premiered at the festival each year, be sure to make time to catch one if you’re staying in Los Cabos!

5.Snorkeling and Diving Season

October and November are actually the best months of the year to snorkel or dive in the Los Cabos area. With the water warmest from July through to October, and visibility at its best during the Fall months, there’s no excuse not to grab your wetsuit and explore what’s hidden beneath the beautiful waters of Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean! You might even be lucky enough to catch sight of whales starting to migrate for the winter — this usually starts around November and last until April! If you’re jetting off to Los Cabos this Fall, you’ll take advantage of fewer crowds, good weather, diverse festivals and events, and much more. Browse our Los Cabos properties here!