EVENTS & FESTIVALS
Sol a Sol International Regatta (late April):
This sailboat regatta is launched from St. Petersburg, Florida, and arriving in Isla Mujeres, sparking regional dances and a general air of festivity.
Cancun Jazz Festival (May 10-13):
An annual event since 1991, this festival has featured such top musicians as Wynton Marsalis and Gato Barbieri.
ITU Triathlon World Cup (Oct. 27-Nov. 4):
Two separate races to be held. The Aquathlon World Championships (2.5 km. run, 1 km swim, 2.5 km run) and the ITU Team time trial: Triathlon world championships (750 m swim, 20 km bike, 5km run). Over $50,000 in prizes, these races are sanctioned by official ITU regulations. For more information, please see www.maadsports.com.
Festival de "Música por la Tierra" (Nov 4-7):
The Festival of "Music of the Land" features top performing groups coming together in a multi-day concert to support protection of the natural environment (Playa Ballenas).
Fiesta of Isla Mujeres (Nov 29-Dec 8):
Honors the island's patron saint, as members of various guilds stage processions, dances, and bullfights.
Cancun Marathon (mid-Dec.):
Begins on Kukulkan Ave. For information, please call (5) 264-0290, fax (5) 574-1077 or email email@example.com