Los Cabos Arts & Culture
CULTURE MEETS THE SEA
Los Cabos continues to embrace its endemic traditions and international influences to grow as a music, art, and culture hub. Los Cabos celebrates the eclectic, authentic and innovative with zeal, so it’s easy to see why so many artists are inspired to call it home. Though the beaches certainly have their appeal, Los Cabos also offers vacationers a thriving arts and culture scene.
During March, Gala de Danza, an international event, presents different artists from around the world: dancers, musicians, and singers from 20 other countries share their talent in Los Cabos; a few of these are Sammy Hagar, Jorge Viladoms, David Lomelí, Josie Walsh and many more. Every October, the Los Cabos Comedy Festival lines up stand-up comedians from across the globe for five days of hysterical entertainment. Though the beaches certainly have their appeal, Los Cabos also offers visitors a thriving arts and culture scene. Every October, the Los Cabos Comedy Festival lines up stand-up comedians from across the globe for five days of hysterical entertainment.
In November, the Los Cabos International Film Festival takes over the town bringing the Canadian, American, and Mexican film industries together and upping the glamour factor of the region even further. Each Thursday evening between November and June, the San Jose del Cabo Art District hosts an Art Walk to allow locals and visitors alike to experience the works of the outstanding fine artists and artisans who live in the region. The San Jose del Cabo Jazz Weekend Concert Series takes place in February, offering two days of exceptional Latin jazz performances in the heart of this vibrant town.
The brainchild of Peter Buck of the band REM, the Todos Santos Music Festival brings a long list of impressive performances to this magical little town every January for intimate, you-have-to see-it-to-believe-it concerts and jam sessions that raise much-needed funds for the local community.
Much like Los Cabos itself, all of these festivals are growing with every passing year and gaining recognition on an international level.
Many of Los Cabos’ resorts and hotels will treat you to an evening of live jazz while you enjoy a few drinks at one of their establishments. These same properties often host an impressive roster of cultural activities. Besides its natural beauty and top-tier resorts, Los Cabos offers a wide array of cultural offerings that can please any kind of visitor. There are night-spots for dancing the night away and bars with cocktails of every flavor — often mixed with Mexican libations like tequila and mezcal.
While the indigenous Pericues Indians have called Los Cabos their home for centuries, maybe even a millennium, the relatively new history of the area has only been around for a few hundred years. A visit to local museums will enlighten visitors to the local culture through myriad... Learn More