Best dates to visit Oaxaca, Mexico, a calendar of events in Oaxaca
January



Events: NEW YEAR / TERM OF HOLIDAY PERIOD.

Climate: Cold with minimum temperatures of 18 to 1 degrees

What you can do: Come and celebrate the end of the year in one of the best colonial cities in Mexico.
February



Events: CARNIVAL OF PUERTO ESCONDIDO

Climate: Temperate 24 to 16 degrees.

What you can do: Good time to visit Oaxaca, the temperature is perfect.
March



Events: Usually during this month most of the Lenten Fridays are celebrated and from the first to the sixth they take place in the Parque Juarez, or Llano, the floral walks, which consist of men giving flowers to the women within the musical framework of a rondalla, trio or estudiantina (these floral Fridays are organized by the UABJO). And on the fourth Friday of Lent we carry out the traditional Samaritana (it consists of giving water of different fruits to the people).

Climate: Temperate / hot - 28 to 16 degrees

What you can do: Good time to visit Oaxaca, the temperature is perfect.
April



Events: Holy Week

Climate: Hot 32 to 18 degrees

What you can do: Vacation period of schools and universities, Oaxaca is the meeting point. Visit the capital a few days before departing for Huatulco or Puerto Escondido with its beautiful paradisiacal beaches.
May



Events: * BRIDGE MAY 5,

Climate: Hot - 32 to 18 degrees

What you can do:
June



Events: No events

Climate: Hot - 32 to 18 degrees

What you can do:Enjoy the climate of the State of Oaxaca.
July



Events: SUMMER HOLIDAY PERIOD / GUELAGUETZA, MEZCAL DEL TEJATE FAIR, DONAJI

Climate: Hot / Rainy 34 to 16 degrees

What you can do: Fiestas del Lunes del Cerro, or better known as Guelaguetza. Get to know Oaxacan folklore, try at its festivals its exquisite moles, tejate and the great variety of mezcal that the state offers.
August



Events: SUMMER HOLIDAY PERIOD

Climate: Hot / rainy - 34 to 16 degrees.

What you can do: Enjoy historical and archaeological monuments such as Monte Albán or Mitla.
September



Events: INDEPENDENCE OF MEXICO * SURF TOURNAMENT "CENTRAL LONGBOARD" IN PTO. ESCONDIDO

Climate: Temperate with rainy rainfall 30 to 16 degrees

What you can do: Passes the Independence Bridge in Oaxaca
October



Events: EDUARDO MATA FESTIVAL * INTERNATIONAL DANCE SHOW AND THE DEATH DAY FESTIVITIES BEGIN

Climate: Temperate - 27 to 15 degrees.

What you can do: Eduardo Mata Festival, classical music concerts are presented. The International dance show is also presented, this art is promoted in the state with local, national and international groups.
November



Events: BRIDGE OF THE REVOLUTION, THE GOOD END, CULTURAL FESTIVALS OF OAXACA (INSTRUMENT, FAIR OF THE BOOK) * NOVEMBER HOLIDAYS IN PTO. HIDDEN (DANCE FESTIVAL COSTEÑA, INTERNATIONAL SURF TOURNAMENT, PEZ VELA TOURNAMENT).

Climate: Temperate to cold - 24 - 5 degrees.

What you can do: Meet the most colorful and ancient traditions in Oaxaca: the Day of the Dead Saints. Taste the traditional bread of the dead and come to admire the various contests of altars and parades of this traditional festival in this state.
December



Events: CELEBRATION OF THE VIRGIN OF GUADALUPE * WINTER HOLIDAY PERIOD, NIGHT OF RABANS AND CHRISTMAS (POSADAS, CALENDAS) * CELEBRATION OF THE VIRGIN OF THE SOLEDAD IN PTO. ESCONDIDO AND OAXACA.

Climate: Cold with minimum temperatures - 18 to 1 degrees.

What you can do: Night of Radishes, a purely Oaxacan party in which artisans create with radishes different shapes that fall in love with both countrymen and tourists. Celebrate Christmas with us with a variety of options to make that date unforgettable. Meet the traditional calends and inns that have made the festivities famous in Oaxaca.