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Cozumel Cedral Festival 2014 Information & Events
Entrance to El Cedral - Welcome to the Cedral Festival

April 26 - May 4, 2014

Cozumelinsider.com is the Original website for Cozumel Festival de Cedral Information!! For more than a decade, visitors have used Insider to stay up-to-date on Cedral Festival events and activities. Long before other websites and social media existed ~ we have been here! We ARE islanders so we are always right in the middle of all the festivities and happenings! Keep checking back regularly to see updates to the schedule as changes do happen from time to time!

The Festival de Cedral Is open daily in the afternoon and is much like a County or State fair featuring rides and activities for the kids, a food court, arts and crafts and then several feature attraction events throughout the week for adults and families.

This is the page to bookmark for Cozumel Cedral Festival 2014 Activities !!

If you can't make it to Cozumel this year, begin planning now & looking ahead to Cozumel Cedral Festival 2015 because it will be here before you know it!!!

Let's start by explaining a little bit about Cozumel's Festival de Cedral. The Mayan site of “El Cedral” where this Festival takes place is just off the main road of the island, 10 miles south of downtown. It’s known as the location discovered by Spanish explorers on May 3, 1518 and site of the celebration of the Santa Cruz (holy cross) each year. For the rest of the story, simply visit the History of Cedral Festival page on INSIDER and read about the long history and many traditions behind this annual Cozumel event.

Cozumel Festival de Cedral 2014 Official Program of Events in Spanish

Colorful Official Program of Festival de Cedral Events for 2014 (Spanish)


Cozumel Festival de Cedral 2014 Calendar of Events in English

April 26 - Saturday

Inauguration of Festival de Cedral 2014
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

2:00 pm - Welcome Message from Government Officials and Organizers
2:30 pm - Official inauguration of Festival de Cedral & ribbon cutting
2:45 pm - Coronation of the Queen of Cedral & Godmother of Flower Buds & Blossoms

3:30 pm - Beginning of the Festival & walk through the grounds by officials
3:45 pm - Expositions in Main Palapa begin
Cozumel Festival de Cedral ~ Fun for All! 8:00 pm - Catholic Novena in the Santa Cruz de Cedral Church

10:30pm - Tropical Dance with local bands
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

10:30pm - Tropical Dance with the unforgettable Sonora Dinamita
Plaza de Toros Bull Ring
FREE - Open to the Public



April 27 - Sunday

Festival de Cedral 2014 - Open Daily at Noon
FREE - Open to the Public

8:00 am - Catholic Novena in the Santa Cruz de Cedral Church

Bull Fighting at the Cedral Festival 3:00pm - First Round Bullfights
Plaza de Toros Bull Ring
Ticket Purchase Required
Matadores:
Rejoneador Rodolfo bellos, Rafael Ortega, Uriel Moreno, Rodolf Bello & Xavier Ocampo

4:00pm - Mr. Cedral Competition
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

8:00 pm - Catholic Novena in the Santa Cruz de Cedral Church

10:30pm - Tropical Dance with local bands
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

April 28 - Monday

Festival de Cedral 2014 - Open Daily at Noon
FREE - Open to the Public

8:00 am - Catholic Novena in the Santa Cruz de Cedral Church


2pm - First Round Horse Races
Cedral Racetrack
FREE - Open to the Public

4:00pm - Various Cultural Events & Exhibitions Daily
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

8:00 pm - Catholic Novena in the Santa Cruz de Cedral Church


10:30pm - Tropical Dance with Banda Cozumel
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

10:30pm pm - Blue Angels in Concert
Plaza de Toros Bull Ring
Ticket Purchase Required




April 29 - Tuesday

Festival de Cedral 2014 - Open Daily at Noon
FREE - Open to the Public

8:00 am - Catholic Novena in the Santa Cruz de Cedral Church

2:00pm - Second Round Horse Races
Cedral Racetrack
FREE - Open to the Public

4:00pm - Various Cultural Events & Exhibitions Daily
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

8:00 pm - Catholic Novena in the Santa Cruz de Cedral Church

Spectacular Concerts at Cozumel Cedral Festival 10:00pm - Tropical Dance with the banda Nortena Depredador
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

10:30pm pm - Regional Comedians Show
Plaza de Toros Bull Ring
Ticket Purchase Required
Comedians: 3 Aces, Macta Xayac, Taco de Ojo & Nani Namu




April 30 - Wednesday

Festival de Cedral 2014 - Open Daily at Noon
FREE - Open to the Public

8:00 am - Catholic Novena in the Santa Cruz de Cedral Church

2:00pm - Third Round Horse Races
Cedral Racetrack
FREE - Open to the Public

4:00pm - Various Cultural Events & Exhibitions Daily
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

5:00pm pm - Kid's Day Big Event "Megabait" in Concert
Plaza de Toros Bull Ring
Ticket Purchase Required

7:00pm - Child Welfare Film
Cedral Basketball Court
FREE - Open to the Public

Megabait in Concert Cozumel Festival de Cedral! 8:00 pm - Catholic Novena in the Santa Cruz de Cedral Church

9:30pm - Night of Trova Style Music with "Los Juglares"
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

11:00pm - Tropical Dance with Local Bands
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public


May 1 - Thursday


Festival de Cedral 2014 - Open Daily at Noon
FREE - Open to the Public

Horseracing at Cozumel Festival de Cedral! 8:00 am - Catholic Novena in the Santa Cruz de Cedral Church

10:00am - Chess Tournament in the Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

2:00pm - Semi-Final Round Horse Races
Cedral Racetrack
FREE - Open to the Public

4:00pm - Various Cultural Events & Exhibits Daily
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

7:00pm - Child Welfare Film
Cedral Basketball Court
FREE - Open to the Public

8:00 pm - Catholic Novena in the Santa Cruz de Cedral Church

Espinoza Paz in Concert Cozumel Festival de Cedral 9:30pm - Second Night of Trova Style Music with "Los Juglares"
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

10:30pm pm - Artist Espinoza Paz in Concert
Plaza de Toros Bull Ring
Ticket Purchase Required

11:00pm - Tropical Dance with local bands
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public


May 2 - Friday

Festival de Cedral 2014 - Open Daily at Noon
FREE - Open to the Public


8:00 am - Catholic Novena in the Santa Cruz de Cedral Church

2:00pm - Cockfights
Cedral Street "Alejandrino" Cardenas near the Farm Expo
FREE - Open to the Public

4:00pm - Kid's Taurino "Las Gallinas Locas"
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

7:00pm - Child Welfare Film
Cedral Basketball Court
FREE - Open to the Public

Spectacular Concerts at Cozumel Cedral Festival 7:30pm pm - Lucha Libre (Wrestling)
Plaza de Toros Bull Ring
FREE - Open to the Public

8:00 pm - Catholic Novena in the Santa Cruz de Cedral Church

9:30pm - Cowboy's Night Dance with Orquestra of Juan Torres & his Golden Trombone
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public


May 3 - Saturday

Festival de Cedral 2014 - Open Daily at Noon
FREE - Open to the Public

6:30 am - 2nd Running of Cedral Half Marathon
Start at City Hall & Finish at Cedral Arch

7:00 am - Final Catholic Novena in the Santa Cruz de Cedral Church

7:00 am - Traditional 10km Cedral Walk
Start at Fiesta Americana & Finish at Cedral Arch

11:30 am - Traditional Religious Pilgramige Starts at Cedral Arch

1:30 pm - Catholic Mass in the Santa Cruz de Cedral Church

2:00pm - Final Round Horse Races
Cedral Racetrack
FREE - Open to the Public

2:00pm - Cockfights
Cedral Street "Alejandrino" Cardenas near the Farm Expo
FREE - Open to the Public

6:30pm - Traditional Pig's Head Dance with Orquestra of Juan Torres & his Golden Trombone
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

Mariana Seoane in Concert Cozumel Festival Cedral 7:00pm - Official Closing Ceremonies of Festival de Cedral 2014
Monument to Casimiro Cardenas Main Palapa
FREE - Open to the Public

10:30pm pm - Mariana Seoane in Concert
Plaza de Toros Bull Ring
Ticket Purchase Required


May 4 - Sunday

Festival de Cedral 2014 - Open Daily at Noon
FREE - Open to the Public

2:00pm - Cockfights
Cedral Street "Alejandrino" Cardenas near the Farm Expo
FREE - Open to the Public

4:00pm - Final Round Bullfights
Plaza de Toros Bull Ring
Ticket Purchase Required
Matadores:
Fermín Espinoza, El Francés Juan Bautista & Alejandro Martinez Vertíz


The Closing Ceremonies Saturday evening and final bullfights on Sunday bring to a close all the activities of the week long Cedral Festival until next year!!

As you can see, there is a lot going on during Cozumel's Festival de Cedral 2014 !!!
so plan to join the fun and as many of the festivities as you can !


Again, don't hesitate to email or call should you have questions about events!!

questions@cozumelinsider.com


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