Calendar of Holidays and Events


Where available, click on a link to learn more about that holiday or event.

January

1 New Year's Day

6 Reyes Magos Day.
Commemorates the day the three wise men went to visit baby Jesus and present their gifts. It is traditionally celebrated with a Rosca de Reyes (bread shaped in a wreath), served with hot chocolate. 

17 St. Anthony's Day. Blessing of the Animals.

Golf Tournament. (Rescate President's Cup, Jan 27-29, 2017)
Contact Jim Fiala at 226-1141.

 

February

2 Candlemas / Día de la Candelaria.
Purification of the Virgin and the presentation of Christ child at the Temple.

5 Constitution Day. Celebrated first Monday.
Federal public holiday. Banks, schools, government offices are closed.

14 Valentine's Day.
An occasion to celebrate romantic love and friendship.

Carnival. Carnaval de Guaymas. (main events).
 
Starts the Thursday before Ash Wednesday.

24 Flag Day.

 

Ash Wednesday

2017

2018

2019

2020

March 1

February 14

March 6

February 26

 

Carnival. Carnaval de Guaymas

2017

2018

2019

2020

Feb 23-28

Feb 8-13

Feb 28 - March 5

Feb 20-25

 

March

Daylight Saving Starts. (Clock Forward).
Doesn't apply to Arizona or Sonora.

17 St Patrick's Day's.
"The San Patricios," a notable arm of the Mexican Army during the Mexican-American War of 1846-1848. (info).

18 Nationalization of Petroleum Industry Anniv.

20 Spring Equinox.

Benito Juarez birthday. Celebrated third Monday.
Bank Holiday.

Daylight Saving Time

2017

2018

2019

2020

Mar 12

Mar 11

Mar 10

Mar 8

Nov 5

Nov 4

Nov 3

Nov 1

 

April

1 April Fool's Day.

Semana Santa. (April 10-16).
9 Palm Sunday, 14 Holy Friday.

30 Children's Day.
Festivities begin well before the date and continue even after the festival is over.

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Semana Santa

Year

Palm Sunday

Holy Monday

Passion

Easter

2017

April 9

April 10

April 13-14

April 16

2018

March 25

March 26

March 29-30

April 1

2019

April 14

April 15

April 18-19

April 21

2020

April 5

April 6

April 9-10

April 12

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May

1 Dia del Trabajo.
Holiday that is equivalent to the US Labor Day.

5 Battle of Puebla (Cinco de Mayo).  (info).
National holiday celebrating the defeat of the French at Puebla in 1862.

10 Mother's Day in Mexico. (info).

Fishing Tournament (LIFT). (info).
Ladies fishing tournament.

Cup Regatta. Tucson Sailing Club.
The  biggest racing events of the year are the twice annual regattas in SC.

Memorial Day. Last Monday.

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Ladies Fishing Tournament & Cup Regatta

2017

2018

2019

2020

May 26-28

May 25-27

May 24-26

May 22-24

Rescate/SC Yacht Club Fishing Tournament

June 2-4

June 1-3

May 31 - June 2

June 5-7

Dorado Derby Fishing Tournament

June 9-10

June 8-9

June 7-8

June 12-13

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June

1 Dia de la Marina.

Mexican Navy Day celebration.
Torch parade the night before along Serdan in Guaymas.

Hurricane season starts. Weather website, click here

Fishing Tournament. (Rescate/Yacht Club).

Fishing Tournament. (Marina Terra Dorado Derby).

13 St Anthony of Padua.

Father's Day. Third Sunday.

20 Summer Solstice.

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Father's Day

2017

2018

2019

2020

June 18

June 17

June 16

June 21

July

4 Independence Day (US).

13 Defensa de Guaymas Day (The Battle of Guaymas).

Fishing Tournament. (2017 Billfish, June 30-July 2).
Zaragoza foundation.

August

September

1 State of the union address(M).

Labor Day. First Monday.

16 Independence Day (M). (info).

22 Fall Equinox.

 

Labor Day

2017

2018

2019

2020

Septr 4

Sept 3

Sept 2

Sept 7

 

October

Fishing Tournament. (Hammer Down).

12 Dia de la Raza (M) (Columbus' Day).

Cup Regatta. Tucson Sailing Club.
The fall regatta.

31 Halloween.
The eve of All Saints' Day, commonly celebrated by children who dress in costume and solicit candy or other treats door-to-door.

 

Hammer Down Fishing Tournament

2017

2018

2019

2020

Oct 6-8

Oct 5-7

Oct 4-6

Oct 2-4

 

November

1 Dia de los Angelitos. All Saints Day. (info).
Remembrance of deceased infants and children.  

2 Dia de los Muertos. All Souls Day. (info).
Day of the Dead

Daylight Saving Time Ends. (Clock Backward).

12 Dia del Cartero (Mailman's Day).

16 Revolution Day (M). (info).
Celebration of the anniversary of the 1910 Civil War.

22 Santa Cecilia Day (M) (Musicians' Patroness).

Thanksgiving Day. Fourth Thursday.

 

Thanksgiving

2017

2018

2019

2020

Nov 23

Nov 22

Nov 28

Nov 26

 

December

Christmas Parade. First Friday.
The official opening of the Christmas season.
Parade along Serdan, starting at 10th st in GYM. 

Christmas Boutique. First Saturday.
Crafts, gifts, ornaments, edible goodies, etc. On the MarinaTerra boardwalk. 

12 Virgen de Guadalupe Day (M). (info).
National holiday, the vigil is the night before.  

16-24 Las Posadas.

Pre-Christmas festivities.

21 Winter Solstice. The start of winter.
No other night is longer and no day shorter than the winter solstice.

24 Boat Parade.
Residents decorate their boats with lights and travel out the harbor.
They leave just after dark and the trip lasts about two hours.

25 Christmas Day.

28 Holy Innocents Day.
Commemorate the massacre of the children by King Herod in his attempt to kill the infant Jesus (Matthew 2:16–18).

31 New Years Eve.

 

2017 Full Moon Calendar

January 12

May 10

September 6

 

February 10

June 9

October 5

March 12

July 8

November 3

April 10

August 7

December 3

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