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The Hot Dog Stand at Ajijic Mexico Plaza 2021

The best Ajijic Night food, Hot Dogs!! Access Lake Chapala loves sharing the best places to enjoy of good food with excellent quality, especially those places that are harder to find by expats  but well known by locals. If you are looking to have a taste of the great local food, a great option is to try the hamburger and hot dog stand “Hot Dogs La Placita” located in the main central park of the...

Three Kings Day in Ajijic Lake Chapala Mexico 2021

January 06th,, a very important yearly celebration in the Mexican cultural and Catholic belief, the three wise man is celebrated each year a holiday that brings magic to the little ones and gather love ones together to cut the “ROSCA” (Big Donut) which is accompanied with hot coco. The Ajijic & Lake Chapala area are no exemption, kids enjoy celebrating this great tradition. The tradition is...

Ajijic Mexico Officially Named Magical Town (Pueblo Magico)

As of this Tuesday December 01st 2020 the municipality of Ajijic, located on the Chapala’s Lake side, has been pronounced the ninth Magic Town of Jalisco, delivered by the Federal government of tourism. The recognition as a Magical Town was delivered in a commemorative ceremony of the appointment of Magical Towns 2020 in which the federal Secretary of Tourism made the official announcement of the...

The Chapala Malecon Boardwalk 2020

Chapala a beautiful city with much to offer just 28 miles south-east of the city of Guadalajara were you can view a colonial architectural town, located in western Mexico, in the state of Jalisco with the largest lake in the country. The town of Chapala looks better than ever after the recent remodeling of its boardwalk, which presents a new tourist image to visitors....

Day of the Dead Altars Ajijic & Chapala 2020

Day of the dead otherwise known as “ Dia de los Muertos” a yearly holiday that is celebrated the 02nd of November, a celebration of life and death, one of the most important holidays in the Mexican culture that was passed on from generation to generation going back to the Mesoamerican culture. This tradition is a tribute that honors all the love ones that are no longer among us. (Altar done in 5...

Halloween in Ajijic Lake Chapala 2020

Every year on the 31st of October the streets are filled of joyful voices covering each corner of the streets of the Chapala Lakeside with kids trick or treating throughout the afternoon and enjoying of great decorations some of the expats do for them, making this an unforgettable celebration, thick treating starts around 3pm because of the early sunset, even though this is an American tradition the...

Lake Chapala Ajijic Ciclopista Bike Lane built in 2020

The bike path, was originally built by the Jalisco State Government in 1996, during the past decade it looked neglected, without paint and without adequate signs to protect cyclists from cars, as well as people who used it in the morning to walk or run. The San Antonio Ciclopista Bike Lane This August 2020 the first stage of the Bike path (Ciclopista) from Chapala to Jocotepec (covering Riberas del...

The Regata de Globos Ajijic Mexico 2020

Due to COVID19 pandemic this annual event was cancelled, however Access Lake Chapala had invested into making our balloons in February before the pandemic hit, not knowing if the event was going to be canceled the balloon continued to de made. Early September it was announced that indeed it would not take place. So Access organized launching from a safe zone on the official day it would have taken...

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The Ajijic Carnaval Mardi Gras Parade 2020

The Mardi Gras parade is always on Tuesday before Ash Wednesday and the forty days of Lent. It is sometimes called Fat Tuesday. Also called Shrove Tuesday. Mardi Gras comes from the Latin words carne and vale. Carne is meat and vale means farewell. So it is a celebration to fatten up, eat meat, party and let it all hang out before the forty days of Lent. Access Lake Chapala Float This is the...

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42nd Chili Cook-off in Ajijic Lake Chapala 2020

The 42nd annual Chili Cook-Off was once again held in Ajijic at Tobolandia water park, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, February 7th, 8th and 9th. The weather was sunny and beautiful all three days. Ballet Folkloric There were raffle drawings every hour and  entertainers were  performing continuously on the main stage for all three days. There were dancers, singers, and music groups. The dancers...

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