Easter arrives earlier than usual in 2015 so March events in the Riviera Maya seem more than past years. Annual local events intertwine with carnival parades and carnival closing ceremonies on Fat Tuesday March 4.
March 1 – Mayatholon Triathalon in the Riviera Maya.
March 12- 15 – Cancun Food and Wine Festival – International Food Festival that will have a focus on Female Mexican Chefs in 2015 ‘ Divas of Mexican Cuisine’. The featured dinner is on March 14th at Secrets on the Vine with the Gourmet Tent located at Moon Palace throughout the Festival dates.
March 21 – Birthday of Benito Juarez – Big, big local celebrations. This is not a national holiday but the day is an important date for the local culture.
March 21 – Spring Equinox – Celebrations can be found at local ruin sites, particularly Chichen Itza.
Regular events, organic markets and themed evenings at local bars and restaurants will maintain their regular schedule during the month of March. Check out all or some of the events while in the Riviera Maya.