The 2014 edition of the Fiestas de Noviembre in Puerto Escondido begins October 25 and finishes up on November 29, with events ranging from a mezcal festival to a marathon.
The annual Fiestas de Noviembre actually run from November 1-29, but two competitions linked to the annual celebration are in October: on the 25th, the contest for Miss Puerto Escondido 2014, starting at 8:00pm, and on the 26th the contest for Miss Chiquitita 2014, which begins at 6:00pm. Both events take place at the Agencia Municipal.
Following is the complete schedule for the November festivities.
November 1: Official inauguration at 8:00pm. Agencia Municipal.
November 2: Gastronomic display at 1:00pm at Playa Manzanillo. Altars competition on the Adoquín at 5:00pm.
November 4-9: International surf tournament at Playa Zicatela.
November 7: Children’s guelaguetza at 8:00pm at the Agencia Municipal.
November 7-9: Mezcal Festival, 6:00pm on the Rinconada.
November 8: Gym Team school at 6:00pm, Agencia Municipal.
November 9: Miss Bikini contest, Playa Zicatela at noon.
November 12: Break dance and tae kwan do exhibitions at Playa Zicatela at 5:00pm.
November 14: Harpoon fishing tournament, 8:00 am at Bahía Principal.
November 14-16: Festival of the Dance, 7:00pm at the Agencia Municipal.
November 15: First international half marathon, 5:00pm on the Adoquín. “Petin Ollin” at Playa Zicatela at 7:00pm.
November 16: National motocross race at Pista Cierro de la Vieja at 9:00am. Gastronomic display at Playa Zicatela at 5:00pm.
November 17-23: Artisan fair and expo at 4:00pm, Agencia Municipal.
November 20: Parade of the Mexican revolution on city streets at 7:00am.
November 21-23: International sportsfishing tournament, Bahía Principal at 7:00am.
November 21: Boxing match at Playa Zicatela at 5:00pm.
November 22: Auto-tunning exhibition at Pista Playa Puerto Angelito at 5:00pm. Free-style motocross at the Unidad Deportiva at 7:00pm..
November 23: Auto-tunning exhibition at Pista Playa Puerto Angelito at 9:00am.
November 25: Gastronomic festival at the market at 2:00pm.
November 27 and 28: McCarty’s Green Tide Music Festival at 7:00pm, Playa Bacocho and Bahía Principal.
November 27: Artisans’ exhibition at Playa Zicatela at 5:00pm.
November 28: Zumba exhibition at 5:00pm and Papalotes contest at 6:00pm, both at Playa Zicatela.
November 29: Closing ceremony at Playa Zicatela at 5:00pm.