Cabo San Lucas is world-renowned for its stunning beaches, but there’s more to this destination than just beautiful scenery. The area has a deep-rooted history and a truly unique culture waiting to be explored. The best way to experience Cabo San Lucas? To attend one of the many family friendly events in Cabo San Lucas. Whether it’s listening to local music, tasting the delicious dining scene, or celebrating a national holiday, you’re sure to gain a better sense of Cabo San Lucas. Check out our guide below to family-friendly events that won’t break the bank: 

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Family Friendly Events in Cabo San Lucas

Beginning at 10 am on September 14th, you can experience Charro Day. Mexican cowboys, also known as Mexican Charros, will parade through the city in traditional charro outfits with decorated jackets, pants, and sombreros. But they aren’t the only ones wearing beautifully decorated outfits. Their horses too will be wearing their very best equipment. Visitors can follow the event into the evening at various charro rings in the city and witness bullfights and calf roping. One of the best parts of this special day is the food. Enjoy traditional Mexican food and celebrate the way the locals do with dancing and more. This exciting day is great for the family! Learn more about it at https://www.cabosanlucas.net/events. 

Mexican Independence Day 

On September 16th, people all across Mexico will celebrate the anniversary of the country’s independence from Spain. After 300 years of being under Spain’s colonial rule, Mexico gained independence and commemorates it with celebrations all across the country. Here in Cabo San Lucas, kick off the evening of September 15th and last into the following day. Guests across the city can find various celebrations, including at MUSE Terrace at Hard Rock Hotel. The evening will feature mariachi bands, a regional show, mechanic bull, Mexican games, and fireworks. The following day, September 16th, visitors and locals can enjoy parades, speeches, family picnics, and more. Learn more about this celebration on the website. 

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Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore

For more than 30 years, Bisbee’s Black & Blue Tournaments have been taking place in Los Cabos. In October, Cabo San Lucas hosts the Los Cabos Offshore Charity Tournament and Black & Blue Marlin Tournament. It’s not just big fish these professional anglers can catch, they can take home life-changing money. The Bisbee’s Black and Blue tournament produces some of the sport’s largest payout that goes into the millions. The three-day fishing tournament will receive live coverage, but you can also cheer on the anglers from shore. If you would rather be in the action and register to participate in the tournament, you can do so here 

Whale Migration

This isn’t a specific event, but instead a beautiful spectacle. Starting in October and lasting until mid-April, visitors and locals alike can see migrating whales off the peninsula. Whether you’re watching from the shore or on a whale-watching tour, you can see these beautiful creatures travel through the warm waters of Cabo San Lucas. Our water is the ideal climate, shallowness, and salinity for these migrating animals. Many visit our shores to breed and nurse their young. Some of the whales you may be able to see include the Gray Whale, Blue Whale, Sperm Whale, Humpback, and Fin Whale. Keep your eye out for whales jumping into the air (breaching), whales lifting their head to the surface to take a look around (skyhopping), and whales showing their tail fin as they dive into the water (sounding). 

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A trip to Cabo San Lucas is one you will never forget. Whether you find yourself exploring the warm water all day, tasting your way through the delicious food scene, attending countless events, or simply relaxing under the sun, you’ll never want to leave. Once it’s time to relax and prepare for the following day’s activities, we invite you to call one of our properties your home away from home. Our luxury properties will allow you to vacation like royalty, fully equipped with stunning furnishings, upgraded amenities, and a world-class staff that is there to take care of you during your entire trip. We offer our guests the option to request private chef services, yacht rentals, and jet rentals. Whether you’re visiting Cabo San Lucas on a romantic getaway or with friends and family, we have a property for you. Our portfolio of rentals ranges from three-bedroom villas to eleven-bedroom villas large enough to comfortably sleep up to 22 guests. Contact our team of reservation specialists to book your stay in one of our stunning properties and to learn more about all of the exciting events, attractions, and activities waiting for you. We welcome you to your very own slice of paradise!