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Cancun Festivals You Should Know To Plan Your Yacht Rental Trip

Cancun Festivals You Should Know To Plan Your Yacht Rental Trip

Surrounded by deep-blue Caribbean Sea, beaches that intertwine with lush jungle, countless locations with ancient Mayan ruins, and amazing scuba diving and snorkeling destinations – this is the ideal tourist destination for both travelers and adventure seekers. Besides the unmatched natural beauty of Cancun, this Caribbean yacht rental destination is also a fabulous place to experience traditional Mexican culture via its amazing festivals that are celebrated with great fanfare year-round. Each festival is different, full of fun, dance, and a celebratory event not to be missed. Here's a rundown of some of the exciting festivals during which you can plan your vacation to celebrate the unique Mexican cultural events with the friendly locals.
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#1 Viva México en Cancun & Dia de la Independencia
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It is a celebration of arts and culture and boasts a number of popular events including exuberant dancing, vibrant music, street entertainment, exhibitions, film screenings and workshops. Expect to double up your enjoyment with the Dia de la Independencia (Independence Day) celebration, which also occurs in the month of September. Along with a nationally televised speech from the President on September 16th, the celebrations on this day also includes a plethora of food, and plenty of beer & tequila. Other activities include craft stalls, food vendors and musicians playing at different places throughout Cancun. If you are ready to have a great time celebrating both Viva México en Cancun and Dia de la Independencia, then schedule your vacation time around these two events.
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When: Dia de la Independencia on September 16th and Viva México en Cancun celebrated throughout September
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#2 Cancun Carnival (Carnaval)
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This festival takes place 46 days before Easter Sunday. The carnival marks the beginning of Lent for the Catholic religion which is predominant in Mexico and is a five-day celebration of parades, floats and dance performance in the streets. Caribbean style dancers dressed in multicolored costumes perform during the parade in decorated cars. Various concerts with Caribbean music and local artists are organized and other small festivities take places throughout the Cancun area during this celebration.
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When: During the month of February each year
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#3 Semana Santa
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Semana Santa consists of the last week of Lent (last week before Easter or Holy Week), so the event takes on special significance in the Catholic religion. Semana Santa is Cancun's second busiest time of the year after New Year's Eve. Easter festivities take place all around Cancun and display a strong religious theme. Semana Santa is a great time to be in Cancun and have fun with friendly local Mexicans.
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When: Celebrated early April
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#4 La Fiesta de Playa
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If you come to Cancun in mid-August you'll be able to enjoy La Fiesta de Playa festival. Cancun hosts La Fiesta De Playa, which means a beach party, that is a bit different from any other. You can participate in and attend various live concerts, competitions where the celebration never stops! After celebrating this beach party, make sure you head to Isla Mujeres for a celebration of its Founding Day on August 17. Attend some of the festivities which are especially dedicated to this special day.
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When: during the middle of August
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#5 Christmas & New Year's Eve
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Christmas is celebrated with great enthusiasm in all parts of the world, and Mexico is no exception. Christmas and New Year's Eve is the busiest time of the year for Cancun destinations. The city lights up with colorful lights and flowers. Christmas Eve in Mexico is called Nochebuena. The Tourism Department and the Visitors and Convention Bureau organize different activities all over Cancun and the Riviera Maya, such as the performance of the City Choir and several singers perform in concerts, and even various restaurants & clubs host liveliest festivities all night.
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When: mid December to early January
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There are so many festivals in Cancun; others include the Cancun International Film Festival (CIFF) in November, Dia de Nacimiento de Benito Juárez on March 21st, Annual Handline Barracuda Tournament in late January, and many more. This magnificent Mexican destination, located near Riviera Maya, offers everything you could possibly want from your yacht rental Cancun holiday, including great attractions, amazing weather, rich culture, and amazing festivals!

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