by Wright Team Mexico 20. September 2010 12:37- Updated for this site: May 20, 2014
LAKESIDE – LIFE , FUN AND FAMILY- VIDEOS
1-MARIACHI PARADE – GUADALAJARA- Celebrations abound in the month of Mexico’s Independence but in Jalisco even begin in late August with Guadalajara’s impressive Mariachi Parade. Bands come from South America, Canada, the USA, even Europe and many from Mexico.
Colourful floats, talented musicians and songsters, spirited folkloric dancers along with beautiful horses with their Charros are all part of this well orchestrated event. Check – to enjoy a taste of the Parade:
2- LARGEST BALLET FOLKLORICO in MEXICO- Jocotepec at the west end of Lake Chapala, out did itself with Mexico’s largest Ballet Folklorico. Using their new Malecon as a venue, about 1300 dancers from towns around the Lake participated in this joyous event as you can see by clicking on—
3- CHAPALA’S NEW MALECON- Weekends always bring great numbers of locals, Tapatios (Guadalajarans), and others to Chapala’s new, family fun Malecon as you can see at –
4- AJIJIC’S GLOBO (BALLOON) REGATTA- Another family fun annual event with the hand crafted, hot air paper balloons that offer challenges and excitement and occasional disappointment.
5- EL GRITO- On September 15th., the eve of Mexico’s Independence Day. Another major reason for celebration, especially on their 200th anniversary. Chapala hosted one of many events throughout Mexico. Have a glimpse :
6- FERIA – MAESTRO DEL ARTE- 2011
From: Don & Linda Wright
Professional Realtors in the Ajijic-Chapala, area
Web site: http://www.wrightteammexico.com and www.retirementinajijic-chapala.com