Lakeside Guide to Lake Chapala, Ajijic, Mexico

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The Lakeside Guide to Ajijic, Lake Chapala, Mexico

The Lakeside Guide is an online travel guide to Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico. Its aim is to be the missing link that connects the foreign community to the culture, people and businesses in Ajijic, a popular retirement destination for foreigners on the north shore of Lake Chapala.

Explore the 3,600+ photos in this directory to more than 150 restaurants, shops and artisans, artists, hotels, health-related businesses, holidays and festivals, and things to do at Lake Chapala.

The Lakeside Guide coordinates directly with the town of Ajijic and the organizers of its events and holidays, such as the Day of the Dead and Easter week, to bring you the most up-to-date and accurate information about Ajijic's cultural activities. The website is an official sponsor of the town's 2019 fiestas patrias. Follow The Lakeside Guide on Facebook or subscribe to the newsletter to get the latest sent directly to you about upcoming festivities.

The businesses on this site are hand-picked; no one has paid to appear here. Read more about The Lakeside Guide.

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Upcoming Events at Lake Chapala

Virgin of Guadalupe Day
December 12, 8:00 am-6:00 pm

Virgin of Guadalupe Day

December 12 in Mexico is for Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico’s most important religious icon. Learn more about this...

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Fiesta Purépecha
December 12

Fiesta Purépecha

The Fiesta Purépecha will return to the Ajijic plaza this December 12-15. Artisans who are part of the indigenous Purépecha...

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Café Tacvba
December 12, 9 pm-12 am

Café Tacvba

One of Mexico’s biggest rock bands (pronounced Café Tacuba) is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Get tickets here and...

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December 13, 7:30 pm

Trio Rezzonante Jazz Concert

A jazz concert with Eleazar Soto on saxophone, Gilberto Ríos on bass and Miguel Soto on drums. Ticket includes cost of your...More

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