Lakeside Guide to Lake Chapala, Ajijic, Mexico

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What to do at Lake Chapala, Mexico

Ajijic and the surrounding towns at Lake Chapala might be relatively small, but hardly a day goes by without something to do.

Music, theater, dance, dinners, volunteering, the many holidays and festivals... this area will never leave you without something fun to do. Use this guide to keep track of what's going on around Lake Chapala.

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Upcoming Events

Below you'll find some upcoming events which are taking place in the near future. You can also check out the complete calendar for more events.

More Things to Do at Lake Chapala

There are also a lot of things to do at Lake Chapala on an ongoing basis, such as horseback riding, visiting a goat farm or going to a traditional sweatlodge ceremony. Check out all these things to do further down the page.

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Upcoming Events at Lake Chapala

November 16, 6 pm

Feria de las Rosas

A ballet folklórico presentation by the group Ballet Folklórico Nuevo Jalisco. There will be two presentations on November...More

Chapala Pride Fest
November 16, 4 pm-9 am

Chapala Pride Fest

Artist exposition, human rights fair and sporting activities for the 4th annual Chapala Pride Fest. Located at the malecón...

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Big Cowboy Hoedown Fundraiser
November 17, 3-6 pm

Big Cowboy Hoedown Fundraiser

The Ranch, a no-kill dog shelter in Ajijic, needs your support. Come on out to a Big Country Hoedown on November 17 from 3:00...

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Stained-Glass Workshop
November 18

Stained-Glass Workshop

Kathie Karancz of Tribal Turtle Creations will be holding another stained-glass workshop. The theme this time will be...

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Revolution Day
November 20, 8:00 am-6:00 pm

Revolution Day

Mexico’s Revolution Day celebrates the 1920 victory over Mexico’s wealthy landowners and upper class. The parade...

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November 20, 4 pm

Cabaret Extravaganza

Fishnet Productions presents this cabaret show, “We Will Floor You,” with Kristine Moily, and benefiting the...More

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