Special Event Update for Ixtapa Zihuatanejo for Mid-February – March 2015

Friday, February 20, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm, VEGAN BREAD BAKING CLASS: You are invited to participate in a cooking class to learn to prepare vegan bread. The class will be conducted by Diego Melendez. The workshop will be held at Casita Eco Vegana, Calle Mar Mediterraneo, No. 9 (behind Telmex) in Zihuatanejo. For more information, email: mailto:conctacto@ecovegana.com , or call (755) 554-6335.

Taller de Cocina

Saturday, February 21-22, 10:00 am, CROCS KIDS SURF TOURNAMENT at Playa Linda: What a fun time with the kids! The competition is in age categories of 4-10 years, and 11-14 years. For more information, go to: http://www.burrosurf.com.

Crocs Kids

Tuesday, February 24, NATIONAL FLAG DAY OF MEXICO: On this day, the country stops to honor its national flag. The design of the current national flag was first used 1821. The first flag celebration occurred on February 24, 1937. The current flag was officially adopted in 1968.  Its colors – red, white, and green – are the national liberation army’s colors. Flags will be hoisted in front of offices, government buildings, and homes.

Flag of Mexico

Tuesday, February 24 – Sunday, March 1, REGIONAL FAIR & SAILFISH TOURNAMENT IN TRONCONES BEACH: Troncones Beach is located about 20 minutes north of Ixtapa. It is known for its natural wildlife, surfing, and fishing. The community will host their first regional fair, a surfing day, and a sailfish tournament. For more information, registration requirements, etc., visit Facebook: Asoc  troncones saladita.

Troncones Fest  2015

Friday, March 6- Sunday, March 15, ZIHUATANEJO GUITAR FESTIVAL: A week of live music in a beautiful beach front setting. The internationally acclaimed musicians perform, from as far away as Pakistan, Argentina, Australia, Cuba, Spain, Switzerland, and as close as Mexico, the US and Canada. Performances include solos, duos and trios performing blues, classical, flamenco, rock, pop, jazz, and more. The ZIGF offers a week of beach concerts and gala shows in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo.

Guitar Fest 2015

Monday, March 16, BIRTHDAY OF BENITO JUAREZ: Benito Juarez was a famous Mexican president and national hero. His actual birthday in on March 21, but it is celebrated on the third Monday in March.

Friday, March 27 – April 12, EXPOFERIA IXTAPA ZIHUATANEJO 2015, in front of Ixtapa Palace Hotel in Ixtapa: Enjoy the first fair in Ixtapa! Activities include electronic games, casino, theatrical performances, crafts, a farmer’s exposition, fireworks, and more! Come out every day and enjoy this wonderful fair!

Expoferia 2015

Sunday, March 29 – Sunday, April 5, SEMANA SANTA: In Mexico, this is the time at the end of the 40-day Lent period, when people throughout the country take their vacations to enjoy the companionship of family and friends. Everything is closed! Enjoy this precious time with loved ones.

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