Special Events and Activities in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico for April 2014

Ixtapa Zihuatanejo is the place for wonderful Special Events and activities. Mark your calendars and get ready for more sun and fun in paradise!

If you would like your community event posted, send information to: mailto:info@imagine-mexico.com

Every Saturday Morning, 9 am – 1 pm, ECO-TIANGUIS FARMER’S MARKET on the main beach in Zihuatanejo:  Come out and mingle with the local community every Saturday morning.  Local vendors have organic foods, crafts, music, art and more!

Eco 6

Every Saturday Night, 9:30 pm – 1 am, SALSA NIGHTS AT COCONUTS RESTAURANT in Zihuatanejo:  Come out and dance the night away! Coconuts, one of our finest restaurants in Zihuatanejo, offers Free Salsa Classes every Saturday night along with the music of local favorite, Juanito Zihua. Let’s dance!

Coconuts Salsa

Sunday, April 6, TIME CHANGE – SPRING FORWARD The time changes in the Ixtapa Zihuatanejo area.  Set your clocks one hour forward.

Monday, April 14 through Sunday, April 27, PETATLÁN FAIR: Live music, regional food, rodeo, Flying Men from Papantla, crafts, comedians, singers, dancing, flea market, cockfights, rides, and many fun activities!

Petalan Fair

Saturday, April 19, 7 am, RUN ON THE BEACH FOR THE TURTLES! At Playa Blanca near the Airport: Sponsored by the Ayotlcalli Sea Turtle Rescue & Conservation Center in Zihuatanejo, this event raises funds for the conservation of local endangered native species of turtles and their inhabitants.  Entry Fee: 60 pesos.

Divisions and Prizes:

INFANTIL (8 to 12 years) 1KM: 1st place ~ $500 pesos; 2nd place ~ 300 pesos; 3rd place ~ 200 pesos

JUVENIL (13 to 18 years) 2KM: 1st place ~ 800 pesos; 2nd place ~ 500 pesos; 3rd place ~ 300 pesos

ADULT (18+ years) 3KM: 1st place ~ 1000 pesos; 2nd place ~ 700 pesos; 3rd place ~ 500 pesos

The Turtle Camp hopes you will let your friends and workers know, so they can participate. They will also gladly accept donations to help with the prize money. For more information, contact: 755-121-1021 or by email at campamentoayotlcalli@gmail.com.  Posted on behalf of Marlet A. Luna Nicanor, coordinator.Turtle

Wednesday, April 30, DIA DE NIÑOS (INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE CHILD) IN MEXICO:  The United Nations established “Children’s Day” in 1954 to protect children working long hours in dangerous circumstances and to allow all children access to an education. “Children’s Day” is recognized on various days in many countries around to world to honor children. In Mexico, Children’s Day is celebrated on April 30. It is also known as “El Día Del Niño”. On this day teachers in schools organize the day for their children. Lessons are suspended for the day. Children participate in games, listen to music, and bring in their favorite foods to share with others. Many families also have a day out with their children. In Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, there are special activities for the children in the restaurants and hotels. Children also receive presents from their families. This is the day when children are really honored in Mexico. So, spend some time with the children in your life!

Children are our future

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