Playa Del Carmen Real Estate | Mexican Independence Day Events 2017

Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1 11 September 2017 0

Mexican Independence Day Events 2017 in Playa del Carmen

On the night of September 15th, the entire country of Mexico will come together to celebrate their independence. Every year Mexicans gather at their local zocalos, bars and restaurants for “El Grito” (The Cry of Independence), yelling “Viva Mexico!” out of pride for this amazing country.

And in Playa del Carmen, we will be doing the same. Just like any other year, for September 15, 2017 many local bars, restaurants and even beach clubs are offering specials and fun Mexican events. Here’s the list of the ones we have found so far:


Independence Day Party at El Pueblito Mayakoba

When: Friday September 15, 9 pm – 1 am

Where: El Pueblito square at Mayakoba resort complex, entrance off the highway 5 minutes north of Playa del Carmen

Designed as a traditional Mexican town square, the charming El Pueblito is the perfect atmosphere to celebrate Mexican Independence Day! The fiesta is also the opening night cocktail event for Playa Fest 2017 and will feature incredible cuisine prepared by guest chefs and delicious drinks.

Admission is free and plates cost $50 pesos each.


Independence Day Party at Frida Kahlo

When: Friday September 15

Where: Frida Kahlo Restaurant, 5th Avenue and Calle 8

To celebrate Mexican Independence Day, Frida Kahlo restaurant will be hosting a tasting dinner with classic Mexican snacks, complemented by an evening of mariachi music and the traditional El Grito.

To reserve your spot call (984)803-2920 or email rp.rivieramaya@fridakahlorestaurant.com.


Independence Day Party at Thompson Playa del Carmen

When: Friday September 15

Where: Thompson Playa del Carmen, Calle 12 between 5th Ave. and 10th Ave.

The Thompson hotel is hosting an Independence Day party with Ladies Night. The event will feature musc by DJ Shemaya and DJ Flight. Table reservations and bottle service is available.

To reserve your spot call 984 206 48 57 or email mjtorres@thompsonhotels.com


Mexican Fiesta at Sabor a Mar

When: Friday September 15 and Saturday September 16

Where: Sabor a Mar restaurant, Calle 8 between 5th Ave. and 10th Ave.

Enjoy specials and traditional Mexican seafood dishes at this Mexican Independence Day event hosted by Sabor a Mar restaurant.

To make your reservation call 984 873 33 33


Noche Mexicana at Sundowner Yacht Club

When: Friday September 15

Where: Sundowner Yacht Club,

In collaboration with The Little Mexican Cooking School, Sundownder Yacht Club is hosting a special Mexican tasting menu in celebration of Mexican Independence Day. Enjoy delicious food and great cocktails in a gorgeous location. Tickets are $700 pesos.

To reserve your spot email concierge@sundowner.mx


Independence Day Dinner at ArtHumus

When: Friday September 15

Where: ArtHumus, Plaza Paseo Coba Playacar

ArtHumus and Carmen Beer Co. have paired up to host Independence Day dinner. There will be mezcal tastings with Toro Eduardo Sanchez and PapaDiablo, craft beer from Carmen Beer Co. and delicious Mexican tacos al pastor, along with music and dancing.

Get your tickets at ArtHumus.


"Dinner among friends" at Axiote

When: Friday September 15 and Saturday September 16

Where: Axiote restaurant, Calle 34 Norte

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day at the third anniversary of "Cena entre Amigos" (Dinner among friends) with chef Xavier Pérez and guest chefs Mikel Alonso and Bruno Oteiza from Biko restaurant. Presale tickets cost $1,450 per person.

For more info or to reserve your spot email xavier@axiote.rest or call 984 803 17 27


Dinner and Mexican Show at Platinum Yucatan Princess

When: Friday September 15

Where: Platinum Yucatan Princess Riviera Maya Resort

Experience a traditional Mexican Independence Day celebration! At the Platinum Yucatan Princess you'll be treated to delicious Mexican cusine prepared by Chef Agustin Puc and a variety of tequilas, mezcal, beer and wine. After dinner, enjoy a traditional Ballet Folklorico show and other exciting surprises. This event is kid-friendly. Packages are available with or without a hotel stay.

For more info or to reserve your spot call 984 134 29 13


Buffet Dinner at the Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen

When: Friday September 15

Where: Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen, Calle 26 and the beach

The Grand Hyatt is hosting a buffet dinner in celebration of Independence Day. The menu is designed by La Cocina restaurant and will feature a variety of traditional Mexican dishes and snacks. There will also be live music from Veracruz and a traditional Mariachi band. The cost per person is $650 pesos and the open bar with mezcal and tequia costs an additional $400 pesos per person. 20% discount for Playa del Carmen residents.

For more info or to reserve your spot call 984 875 12 34 ext 5077/5078


Independence Day Party at Sushi Club

When: Friday September 15th at 8pm

Where: Sushi Club Playa del Carmen, 10th Avenue and Calle 26

Bring your friends and celebrate Mexican Independence Day at SushiClub. You'll be treated to a welcome cocktail when you arrive. There will also be big screen TVs broadcasting live coverage of Mexico's Independence Day events and a DJ. No Cover.

For reservations call 984 873 06 10


Independence Day at Carmen Beer Co.

When: Friday September 15

Where: Carmen Beer Co., Xaman Ha Center Playa del Carmen

Carmen Beer Co. is hosting a variety of special events for Independence Day weekend, beginning with a festive dinner featuring a modern Mexican menu for El Grito. There will be music, karaoke, and specially brewed "Mexican Flag cerveza trio" of green mint, red Hibiscus and traditional Clara Carmen beers. The cost is $550 pesos per person.

To reserve your spot call 984 234 30 01


Kermesse Mexicana at The Fives Plaza

When: Friday September 15

Where: The Fives Plaza, Acceso Xcalacoco Playa del Carmen

Here's a Mexican Independence Day celebration that the whole family can enjoy! There will be delicious food, drinks, live music, activities for kids, and so much more. The price per person is $450 pesos including food and drinks. Children 7 and over $200 pesos.


Noche Mexicana at StrEAT Park

When: Friday September 15

Where: StrEAT Park, Av. Constituyentes between Calle 60 & 65

StrEAT Park is hosting a festive Independence Day party with food trucks, Mexican food, music, games and a great atmosphere. This is a fun event for all ages. The festivities get underway at 6pm and admission is free.


Multicultural Night at ChouxChoux Cafe

When: Friday September 15 and Saturday September 16

Where: ChouxChoux Cafe, 20th Ave and Calle 24 Norte

El Centro de Experimentación de las Artes (CEART) and ChouxChoux Café present an evening of dance, art, music, food and much more in celebration of Mexican Independence Day. This is a community event and everyone is welcome.


We'll be updating this post with new events as they are announced.

To find out about other upcoming events, check out our new Riviera Maya Events Calendar. Just click on the individual links to see all of the event details!

Laura Nazimiec laura-nazimiec-1

Laura Nazimiec moved to Cancun from Philadelphia. A two-week language and culture immersion program in Guatemala led to a year of backpacking in Latin America and ultimately the decision to live abroad. After moving to Mexico, Laura turned her passion for travel into her career as a blogger and social media manager for BuyPlaya Real Estate Advisors. In her free time, she enjoys running and yoga, and she also runs the website FitCancun.com. You can follow her on Twitter @FitCancun