THE Perfect Event
El Rincon celebrates "Flamenco Music in the Courtyard" featuring master guitarist, Gaetano and friends. Flamenco music performances are inspired from Spain and Mexico. Gaetano will play the Spanish Guitar in the courtyard in front of El Rincon Restaurante Mexicano in Tlaquepaque. Enjoy tapas and your favorite beverage from El Rincon's Patio Bar. Gaetano plays 5:30 to 7:30 pm, every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday for the summer months, weather permitting.
Cinco de mayo
Celebrate spring at Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village, the Art and Soul of Sedona, as it kicks off the festival season with Cinco de Mayo. Admission is free and everyone is invited! Enjoy the pulsating sounds, savory flavors, and colorful dances of Mexico in a fun-filled South of the Border bash. Translated as the 5th of May, Cinco de Mayo honors an event in Mexican history that led to its independence.
Dia de los
Dia de los Muertos has become one of Tlaquepaque’s most exciting events. It celebrates the timeless Mexican tradition that honors friends and family who have passed on. The Dia de Los Muertos celebration culminates with a full day of music, food, fire dancing, and more.
Everyone is encouraged to place personal objects, photos, and candles celebrating the lives of loved ones on beautiful altars made ready for offerings, or ofrenda. Candles will be available for purchase to use on ofrendas. There will be fun activities for the kids and fantastic face painting artists working in Day –of-the- Dead motifs. Costumes are strongly encouraged!
festival of lights
A full schedule of lively musical entertainment, a visit from Santa, and free cider awaits, making it the perfect outing for families and friends. The River of Life Tabernacle Choir performs.
At the tolling of the bell tower at 5:00 p.m., the lighting of 6,000 luminarias gets underway in Tlaquepaque's courtyards and walkways.