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Fall Playa Preview 2014: Things To Do In Playa Del Carmen This Fall Season

Fall Playa Preview 2014: Things To Do This Fall In Playa Del Carmen

Fall and Winter in Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya are considered the ‘High Season’ for good reason. It’s the time when we welcome the highest-profile events of the year along with the big spending tourists. Wealthy travelers escape their cold weather cities to come play in our piece of paradise where the weather remains warm and cozy year-round!

As we kick off the first part of the High Season, Fall (October through mid December), we have compiled a preview list of all that is happening in Playa during these exciting months!


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Fall Playa Preview - Joya by Cirque Du Soleil
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JOYA BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
NOVEMBER 7 PREMIERE. PERMANENT RESIDENCY.

World Class Entertainment comes to Playa Del Carmen and the Riviera Maya! The famous Canadian based pioneers, Cirque Du Soleil, premier their brand new creation right here this November. Joya, is a dining and spectacle experience unlike any they have created before. It will reside inside a state-of-the-art theater built specifically for this permanent show! What a great new option for cultured entertainment!

Tickets: Pices range between US$75 for regular seats, all the way up to US$250 for dinner and VIP tables.
More Info: Joya Friendly Feature
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Fall Playa Preview - Paradiso Gay Festival
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PARADIDSO GAY FESTIVAL
NOVEMBER 26-30

Paradiso, the Mega Gay Circuit Weekend Festival returns to Playa Del Carmen for its second edition during Thanksgiving! This year promises lots of surprises in the 5 days and 12 parties scheduled. Great DJ Lineup, 2 Live Performances, a rumored visit by Rupaul’s Drag Race Queens and hot shirtless boys from around the world!

Tickets: US$180 for Advanced All Access Wristbands. Individual Tickets at the door if available.
More Info: paradiso.mx
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Fall Playa Preview - Halloween In Playa Del Carmen
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HALLOWEEN
OCTOBER 31

One Night to become anyone you want! Sorry sluts, maybe this night you can pretend to be something else!? Get creative! Playa is a fun place to spend Halloween! Walk all over 5th Ave to see and be seen (Mexican’s can get highly creative with their outfits!).

BEST SOPTS: All over 5th Avenue. 12th Street btw 5th & 1st Ave. Good luck trying to walk but being among the throngs of revelers is quite fun!
PARTIES: The Gay Boys will gather at the Boys & Boys Halloween Bash!  icon-circle Deseo Hotel + Lounge will host their own Deseo’s Date With The Night Party.  icon-circle Pre-Drinks and People watching at Diablito Cha Cha Cha.  icon-circle Then late night La Santanera for the costume contest and the pretty people!
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Fall Playa Preview - Riviera Maya Jazz Festival
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RIVIERA MAYA JAZZ FESTIVAL
NOVEMBER 27-29

Jazz right on the beach! The Riviera Maya Jazz Festival sets up a huge stage right on the beach at Mamitas Beach and brings world renowned performers for free concerts on three nights! Perfect weather and setting on the sand, under the moon and with great music. Last year Earth, Wind & Fire performed to a huge audience so let’s see what this year brings! Drink and food vendors abound for a fun night!

Location: Mamitas Beach
Tickets: Free!
More Info:: Official Website
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Fall Playa Preview - Festival Of Life And Death Xcaret
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FESTIVAL OF LIFE & DEATH: TRADITIONS
OCTOBER 30 – NOVEMBER 2

A long tradition in Mexico and many other parts of Latin America, The Day Of The Dead is quite unique in Mexico in particular. This day is full of traditional rituals that are all in display at XCaret in a fantastic display of artifacts, decorations and an amazing show that will teach you what this celebration is all about.

Location: XCaret
Tickets: Starting at US$70. Includes Entrance to Park + Show.
More Info: Festival De Tradiciones de Vida Y Muerte

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Fall Playa Preview - OHL Classic PGA Golf at Mayakoba
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OHL PGA GOLF CLASSIC
NOVEMBER 10-16

The only Golf PGA Tournament in Mexico is right here in the Riviera Maya at the gorgeous golf course of the Mayakoba Resort where celebrities vacation year-round. But golf you ask? Yes, though not as popular here, this sport is no longer just for the old and retired. Come experience this classic tournament, feel fabulous sipping on champagne as you walk around the greens and taste some amazing cuisine from top local restaurants in food booths around the grounds!

Location: Mayakoba Resort
Tickets: US$10 for General Admission to US$180 for Heineken® El Camino Club Area.
More Info: OHL Classic
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Fall Playa Preview - Riviera Maya Marathon + XPlor Bravest Race
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RACES. FITNESS & FUN!
[1] XPLOR BRAVEST RACE. OCTOBER 19
[2] RIVIERA MAYA MARATHON. OCTOBER 26

How about challenging yourself to something physical! Two great events this October are quite popular for the fitness inclined. Even if you don’t feel you are in top shape, there are different levels for anybody to participate! Xplor Race is all about getting dirty and going through the obstacles. The long-running Riviera Maya Marathon is the larger of the two and offers 3 categories for every level. 5km, 10km and the half marathon, 21km. Don’t be intimidated and test yourself!

Tickets & Info: Xplor Bravest Race (US$70), Riviera Maya Marathon (US$20-40)
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Fall Playa Preview - Gay Parties Playa Del Carmen
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BE GAYER THIS FALL!
MORE GAY PARTIES IN PLAYA THAN EVERY BEFORE!

Playa has always been a very Gay Friendly place, however, we have been lacking in the specifically gay parties and venues. But that is slowly changing and this fall we have more options for gay gatherings, cruising, dancing and prancing!

THURSDAYS its Boys & Boys at Tabu Nightclub
FRIDAYS its Cocktail Specials at Blue Room
SUNDAYS its Pool Party at Deseo Hotel + Lounge
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