Carnival - (Feb-March). Several events are held during the carnival, including a parade, a night-time ship parade, costume contest, popular dances and extra activities.
Central Surf Longboard contest. Surf contest that attract surfers from around the world that come to compete in this contest
Coastal Dance Festival – This is a cultural festival that takes place right before November Festivities. This festival has local music and food.
November Festivities - Beauty pageant, to choose Miss Puerto Escondido. Once chosen, Miss Puerto Escondido will declare the festivities officially open. The events during this month include the annual Pipeline of Mexico, Zicatela Beach’s International Surfing Tournament, the International Sailfish Tournament and the Coastal Dance FestivalThese festivities continue with the celebration of a popular evening festival, held on the Perez Gasga tourist trail. Offering all types of shows, as culinary, sporting, cultural etc.
International Surfing Tournament – Surf contest that attract surfers from around the world that come to compete in this 3 day contest.
Deep sea fishing Tournament – This fishing tournament takes place in the Puerto Escondido Bays. There are cash prizes.
Las Posadas – Dec 16-24. Each night the faithful re-enact Joseph and Mary's search for posada (shelter) on their journey to Bethlehem.