Schedule of Activities Commemorating the 173rd Anniversary of Isla Mujeres
FRIDAY, Aug 4
7:00 PM** - **Inauguration of the Foundation Fair 2023** on the Eastern Malecon.
8:00 PM** - **Night of the Election and Coronation** of the Ambassador(a)s of the Foundation Fiestas 2023 at the Municipal Esplanade (Town Square).
SATURDAY, Aug. 5
7:00 AM** - **Start of the Women's Fishing Tournament "La Dorada del Caribe"** on the Fiscal Wooden Pier.
6:00 PM - **Special Mass and Procession** with the Virgin's icon taken down from her niche in the church at the Municipal Esplanade, followed by a performance by the Jaranero group "Al Son del Corazon" dance troupe.
FRIDAY, Aug. 11
7:30 PM** - **Night of Dances and Traditions** featuring Danzarte (folkloric dance) at the Municipal Esplanade.
SATURDAY, Aug. 12
8:00 PM** - **Champion's Game** at the basketball court by the Town Square.
SUNDAY, Aug. 13
6:00 AM** - **Start of the 2nd Edition of the Foundation Race**, ending at the Municipal Esplanade.
TUESDAY, Aug. 15
7:00 PM** - **Special Mass and Procession** at the Municipal Esplanade, followed by the Traditional Vaqueria dance featuring performances by the Jaranera orchestra "La Meridana" and Comedian "Tia Chayo".
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 16
7:00 PM* - **Ceviche Festival and Isleña Cocktail/Drink Contest**, along with a performance by Grupo Cubano at the Municipal Esplanade.
**THURSDAY, Aug. 17 - 173rd ANNIVERSARY OF ISLA MUJERES**
- **10:00 AM** - **Floral Offering to the Cross in the Bay** from a boat.
- **8:00 PM** - **Special Public Session** by the City Council at the Municipal Esplanade, followed by a performance of the Orchestra of the Secretary of Citizen Security of Quintana Roo.
**FRIDAY, Aug. 18**
- **9:00 PM** - **Grand Dance** featuring Chico Che Chico as well as El Fresa & la Sentencia at the Municipal Esplanade.
**SATURDAY, Aug. 19**
- **8:00 PM** - **Carnaval Night** with a presentation of the Kings & Queens of Carnaval of Isla Mujeres and Special Guests at the Municipal Esplanade.
**SUNDAY, Aug 20**
- **1:00 PM** - **Playa Fest-DJ** with sports activities and the First Michelada Fair at Playa Centro.
*Details in Spanish*