Special Event Update for Ixtapa Zihuatanejo – March/ April 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

Guitar Fest Calendar

Saturday, March 7, ECOLOGY COURSE FOR CHILDREN (AND ADULTS TOO!) AT ECO-TIANGUS: During the month of March, our local Eco-Tianguis group will host courses on the preservation of the environment. Join this group every Saturday morning, in front of the museum in Zihuatanejo. There are many handmade crafts, vegan foods, and other natural treats for you to enjoy and purchase.



Monday, Wednesday and Friday, March 9, 11, &13: SKYMED™ MEDICAL EVACUATION SERVICE PRESENTATIONS: Local representatives of SkyMed™ Medical Evacuation Service will make presentations about this program. For more information, see: Medical Evacuation Services Available to Travelers and Residents of ixtapa Zihuatanejo

  • Monday, March 9, 10:00 am at the LOOT in Playa La Ropa, with a light breakfast.
  • Wednesday, March 11, 1:00 p.m. at Coconut’s in Zihuatanejo, with a light lunch.
  • Note change: Friday, March 13, 11:30 a.m. at Emporio Hotel in Ixtapa

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Friday, March 13, 10 am – 2 pm, BARRA DE POTOSI STREET FAIR: The village of Barra de Potosi will host its second annual Spring Street Fair on Friday, March 13, 2015 from 10am to 2 pm. The fair takes place in an authentic fishing nestled by the edge of the sea and the largest lagoon in the Ixtapa Zihuatanejo area. If you have not visited before, this is the day to come out. If you are a regular, you already know the beauty and the biodiversity of the area. See: Barra de Potosi Hosts Second Annual Spring Street Fair -Friday, March 13, 2015.

Friday, March 13, ART SHOW BY META MARICARMEN HERNANDEZ IN SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE: From Troncones Beach to Paris to San Miguel de Allende, Mexican artist MariCarmen Hernandez is known internationally for her inspiring works. Her show, “Sesos y Esos” will open at Casa Diana gallery on March 13 and continue until April 26. For more information about this artist, see: From Troncones, Mexico to Paris, France – The Art of MariCarmen Hernandez. Also see: Enjoy a Combo Beach and City Vacation Ixtapa Zihuatanejo and San Miguel de Allende .

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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.

Saturday, April 4, TIME CHANGE IN MEXICO: The time changes in Mexico on this date – Spring forward 1 hour!


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