Dates: January 14-23, 2016
In 2012, REM band member and Todos Santos resident, Peter Buck, launched what has quickly become one of the biggest events on the town's calendar. Two weeks of performances by a schedule of bands and individual artists, culminates in a town square concert. Performances through the week take place at the Hotel California. The intimate outdoor venue is the perfect setting to enjoy an evening of music, singing and dancing. All proceeds raised by the event benefit the Palapa Society of Todos Santos. A local charity focused on education for children and adults alike. The 2016 Schedule has just been posted! Visit the website or Facebook page for more info. Here is their latest announcement:
We're pleased to announce the lineup for the 2016 Todos Santos Music Festival! Some exciting new faces this year + all your old favorites. Two weeks of fun in the sun: Jan 14-23, 2016. Full details: http://bit.ly/1MbnZ45
Dates: January 24-30, 2016
A private event with advance registration and admission fees. Check it out here.
Dates: February 6-13, 2016
A week long celebration of Mexican art, handicrafts, and cultural performance. Craftspeople from all across the Baja and mainland Mexico display their creations in an outdoor craft market near the town square. The town theater hosts live dance performances and the town square transforms into a concert venue for nightly musical performance. Local food and drink stands complete the fun and festive atmosphere. See the complete program here. The Todos Santos Open Artist Studio Tour takes place at the conclusion of the Art Festival. Showcasing local artists and craftsman in their studios. February 6 & 7, 2016
Dates: March 16-22, 2016
Now in it's thirteenth year, the Todos Santos Festival De Cine has become a much anticipated annual event. Directors and filmmakers from across Mexico and Latin America screen their films in the towns historic Teatro Márquez de León. Most of the films are presented with english subtitles and often feature discussions with their creators following the screenings. If you're fan of Latin American cinema, don't miss this week long festival.
Dates: April 22-24, 2016
The Sixth Annual GastroVino Food and Wine Festival takes place in the Public Plaza in Todos Santos. This years event will showcases a dozen of Mexico's Best Wineries and nearly 20 local restaurants. With live music, silent auction and a truly gourmet experience, you don't want to miss this year's Festival. The silent auction will donate 100% of funds raised to the local internship for kids.
Todos Santos Hummingbird Festival
Date: May 11, 2014
Celebrating both the endemic and migratory birds of Baja California Sur! There will be workshops by non-profit environmental organizations and local artisans and craftsmen, as well as a photo contest, children’s art contest, lots of great food and plenty of good music. We will be presenting the results of our citizen scientist hummingbird study, and Dr. Esmé F. Hennessy M.Sc., Ph.D., F.L.S. a published botanist from University of Natal, South Africa,will be the keynote speaker at the festival. Other speakers will include local ornithologists from CIBNOR, UABCS, and CICESE.
Todos Santos Foundation Festival
Date: Second week of October
A weeklong celebration of the founding of the town of Todos Santos. Nightly celebrations, parties, music and more. An authentic Mexican small town experience.