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2022 September Fiesta

In Ajijic, the Fiestas Patrias or Independence Day Celebrations include fun-packed days of several events held over two weekends, including the traditional parade and Grito enacted all over Mexico. 

Saturday, Sept. 10

Globo Regatta out of…flammable paper! 3pm 

Sunday, Sept 11 Plaza Ajijic

6pm Plaza Ajijic Rebozo Fashion Show

8pm Orchestra Tipica de Chapala de Javier Raygoza

September 15

Bicycle Race beginning at 8am Ajijic


5pm 10k Run Ajijic

6pm Traditional Games and Food

8pm Ballet Folklorico

8pm Torch Run 

9pm Mariachi

9pm Arrival of the Torch

10:45pm Grito de Independence Ceremony the major event of this day, the Grito or Cry to the War of Independence, which is re-enacted in plazas and zocalos all over Mexico. The Grito is the quintessential event of the Fiestas Patrias. (mural by Antonio Lopez Vega and can be seen at the Delegación de Ajijic on the plaza)

11:10 Popular Dance at Plaza Ajijic

Sept. 16 is Dia de la Independencia, or Independence Day. 

6am the Raising of the Flag at the Delegacion

10AM is the Independence Day Parade

Parade begins at Calle Revolucion and Constitucion continuing to Seis Esquinas, returning on Calle Hidalgo to the Plaza. Teams, Floats, Charros, Soccer Teams and Banda.

2pm Futbol Catedraticos vs Seleccion Ajijic at the Futbol field west Ajijic

6pm is the Combate de Flores at the Ajijic Plaza, Boy and Girls could get flowers tossed at them or the confetti eggs. The youth get flowers tossed at them or the confetti eggs by potential "More than Friends"


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