Que Pasa in Cabo?

November 11, 2019 Edition
BY: DAVID FLORES

They’re baaack!

The San Jose organic market is open again, every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. selling veggies, fruits, homemade beauty products, spices, clothes and more. It is located in the orchards next to the Centenario avenue. For location and more information visit www.sanjomo.com

 

Bring your pet to the Pets’ Run!

The 1st Pet Run will take place Sunday, November 24 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., in San Jose del Cabo. Distances are 1, 2 and 5 kms. Only one pet per owner/runner. For information and to sign up go to www.all4run.org/

 

Run for a good cause.

This coming Sunday, December 15, the Holiday Fun Run 2019 will take place to benefit the Los Cabos Children’s Foundation. The 3K, 5K and 8K run will start departing from Plaza Bonita in downtown Cabos San Lucas. Santa hats and/or festive red and green outfits are encouraged, but not required. In lieu of an entry fee, participants are requested to bring an unwrapped toy (not requiring batteries) or cash donations on the day of the race for Los Cabos Children's Foundation. Refreshments will be served. The first 100 participants will receive a special prize. Unable to attend but still wish to donate? Donations will be welcome the Destino Los Cabos Office at Plaza Providencia (just past Costco) on the 2nd floor, local #6. Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. up until the day of the event at. To sign up go to eventbright.com/destino-los-cabos

 

The Limeys are here!

Last Thursday, November 7, the first flight from London arrived with nearly 300 passengers. The flight is operated by the German-British TUI company. Another new flight arrived from Edmonton, Canada, and soon a direct flight from Winnipeg will start landing in Los Cabos.

 

More cruise ships arrive in our state.

A total of 57 cruise ships are scheduled to visit La Paz, Loreto and Santa Rosalia, up from 13 ships that made these a port of call last year. Over 30,000 tourists are expected to disembark, leaving behind an estimated $3 million in revenue.

 

The Night festival is back.

The 6th Cabo Night festival will take place this November 15 and 16, with 32 bars and night clubs participating with different promotions and themes. There will also be a parade along Cabo’s main drag, so don’t forget to party!

 

Cabo’s largest food festival this month.

On Saturday, November 30, the Sabor a Cabo (Flavor of Cabo) festival will take place at the Club Campestre in San Jose del Cabo, featuring food from 40 different restaurants, Mexican wines from over 30 wineries and competition among six famous chefs. Each restaurant will present a wine pairing dish, and the attendees will vote several winners in the categories of best food stand, best service, three favorite dishes, favorite wine pairing and the best wine.

The party will start at 6 p.m. with live music and the live performance of Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz, 17 times winner of the Latin Grammy Awards and three Grammy Awards.

Proceeds from the fest will benefit the Cabo San Lucas fire department, the Red Cross and the Los Cabos Children foundation. At press time a few tickets were still available, so hurry and look up saboracabo.com

 

Aquatlon in Cabo announced.

A small “ironman” competition will take place on Sunday, January 5, on Medano beach. It is open to the entire family, with children from 6 years old and up. There will be a 650 yards swim race, and a 5.5 km pedestrian race. Information and tickets will be available at Mint Jungle Cabo and via email: bajasharks1@gmail.com and in Facebook/bajasharks

 

La Paz is growing.

Out state’s capital city has 8 new hotels under construction, as a result of the growth in the arrival of tourism, which is a whopping 220-percent in the past three years.

Contrary to Los Cabos, 85 percent of tourism in La Paz is Mexican, but the number of foreign visitors is increasing rapidly.

 

Titan Desert competition comes to La Paz.

The Garmin Titan Desert bike race that has been held in Morocco since 2006 is coming to our state capital city next year, from November 12 to 16. The original Titan race is a six-day multiple-stage mountain and desert race and 2020 will be the first time that a 3-day leg of the competition will take place outside of Morocco.

It is estimated that 400 international participants will come from South America, Europe and Mexico. Stay tuned.