Ixtlahuacán De Los Membrillos

"Ixtlahuacan of the Quince Fruit" In 1522, the Spanish Olid Expedition reached the eastern shores of what is today called Lake Chapala. When it arrived, its leader, Captain Avalos, met with little resistance. A royal grant from the king of Spain gave joint ownership of the area to Avalos, who was a cousin of Hernan Cortez. Franciscan fathers then proceded with conversion of the natives. Old Indian...

Enjoy your retirement in Lake Chapala!

15 Activities to Enjoy in Lake Chapala Those who can call La Ribera de Chapala (Lakeside) home, definitely don’t lack of activities to make them happy and keep them busy. The natural scenery and the environment offer a wonderful opportunity to participate in physical activities, whether it’s group sports or individual activities. There are also numerous gatherings amongst locals that...

New Year’s parade in Ajijic-2020!

For the people of Ajijic, the New Year's parade (January 1) in the Guadalupe neighborhood has already become a tradition that is carried out by groups of people from “las 6 esquinas” and “La Villa”. Ajijic is joyful by nature and this parade is a great representation of that...

Day of the Dead Parade

02 de Noviembre, día para celebrar la memoria y la presencia de los muertos familiares que regresan a casa para estar con sus parientes y nutrirse de las ofrendas que se les han dedicado. Nov. 2nd, this is the day that we remember the souls of lost loved ones, and it is believed that they travel here to visit the living...

Centro Cultural Ajijic

The CCA (Centro Cultural Ajijic) has been opening its doors to the Ajijic community for 14 years, always offering many art activities varying from youth classical music concerts to puppet presentations, to numerous plays, as well as rotating visual art exhibitions. This center always has something to offer the community.Besides their ongoing special events which are always different to keep it diverse,...

San Antonio Tlayacapan

Beautiful San Antonio Tlayacapan!Enjoy this video!This peaceful town is located between Chapala and Ajijic, it keeps the culture and traditions of the town. You can find it as the ideal place to live and...

Feria del Globo, Ribera Chapala 2019

On May 10, 11 and 12 was held the first edition of Feria del Globo, Ribera Chapala 2019 (Hot air balloon event). The event took place in the Parque de La Cristianía in Chapala next to Lake Chapala. Enjoy this wonderful...

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