This festival brings 3 days of music plus workshops and art exibitions to Mazunte.
The most important musical event on the Oaxacan coast is the Mazunte International Jazz Festival that is usually held in the second week of November.
For 14 years, Mazunte has dressed up in colors and flavors to host this totally free jazz festival, which has become a fashion event for hundreds of tourists, both national and foreign, who enjoy the perfect combination of jazz music, beach and an environment full of nature.
Perfect harmony between music and nature
The event is held within the framework of the National Conservation Week, so in addition to three days full of jazz music, the festival will feature activities such as gastronomic shows, handicraft exhibitions, art shows, as well as dance and yoga exhibitions.
In its last editions, the jazz festival hosted artists such as Billy Martin, Cuarteto, Magos Herrera, Cienfuegos and Los amigos invisibles, who filled the audience with their jazz rhythms fused with trova, reggae, blues and rock. Like every year, the arrival of great national and foreign artists is expected, so you can not miss it.
In addition to music, enjoy the activities offered by Mazunte
Mazunte, Oaxaca is one of the most beautiful beaches in Mexico, as well as being an ecological and sustainable destination. So we leave you four activities to take advantage of your visit and enjoy the different attractions that this magical place has to offer.
See a magical sunset at Punta Cometa
Punta Cometa is located on a half moon shaped cliff and is one of the places where the best sunsets are contemplated. So if you go to the jazz festival, Punta Cometa is a “must stop”. And by the way, you can swim in its beach “Mermejita”; perfect for walking and breathing tranquility; You will be amazed by the beautiful landscape.
Be part of the turtles releasing
Mazunte is a place dedicated to the conservation of the turtle, every year, hundreds of turtles come to spawn. So if you want to be part of this magical experience, visit the Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga, which has various activities to help the release of turtles. In addition, it has a turtle shelter that houses 3 of the 8 species of sea turtles, 9 freshwater turtles and 2 tortoises.
Walk on the beaches of Oaxaca
Oaxaca is one of the states that has the most beautiful beaches in Mexico, so if you still have time, you can take the opportunity to visit Zipolite beach and take off your swimsuit, since it is a 100% nudist beach. Or, if you prefer, you can surf or take a walk on the beach in Bahías de Huatulco or Puerto Escondido.
Whatever your plan is, there is always something to do in Mazunte, Oaxaca.
So get ready to attend the best jazz festival in Mazunte and enjoy a few days of sun, beach and jazz concerts.
Do not miss the Mazunte International Jazz Festival … and everything else!