September 2017 Events in Sonora

September 2017 Events in Sonora, Mexico

September 2017 happenings and events in the state of Sonora, Mexico. September is the month of patriotic fiestas in all of Mexico, and Sonora is no exception. All Sonoran cities and pueblos will be celebrating Mexican independence on September 15 and 16, and there are also other events throughout the month.

First Sunday of September – Aunt’s Day (Dia de la Tia)


Arivechi – Fiestas patronal en honor a Santa Rosalía (3-4)


Feast Day of Santa Rosalía


Suagui Grande – Fiesta en honor de la Virgen del Rosario (7-8)

Villa Pesqueira – Fiesta similiar pero denominada Bajada de la Virgen (7-11)


Feast Day of the Virgen of Loreto

Bacadéhuachi – Fiesta patronal de la Virgen de Loreto. Verbena popular (8-10)

San Miguel de Horcasitas – Fiesta patronal en honor a la Virgen de Loreto (8-12)


Feast Day of the Virgen de los Dolores

Sáric – Fiesta patronal en honor de la Virgen de los Dolores

Banámichi – Fiesta Patronal de Nuestra Señora de Loreto. Baile de coronación de la reina y carreras de caballos (15-20)

Grito de Independencia – Grito de Dolores

On the eve of Mexican Independence Day, elected officials throughout Mexico will wave a Mexican Flag while they and crowds gathered below are shouting “Viva Mexico!.” This tradition, also known as the Grito de Dolores, is a tradition that harkens back to when Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla first made the declaration at the start of the Mexican Revolution in 1810.


Mexican Independence Day – Dia de la Independencia


Tepache – Festival Sierra Alta (17-18)


Empalme – Founding anniversary celebration – Festejo de aniversario de la fundación del municipio


Day of the Photographer – Día del Fotógrafo


ECOIX Eco Turismo Sonora trip to the lands of the Comcaac Serimore information


Festivals of the Sierra Alta (25 – 27)

Bacadéhuachi – Festival de La Sierra Alta

Bacerac – Festival de La Sierra Alta

Huachinera – Festival de La Sierra Alta


International Tourism Day – Día Mundial del Turismo


Feast Day of San Gabriel, San Rafael and the Archangel San Miguel

Santos Arcángeles San Miguel, San Gabriel y San Rafael

Soyopa – Fiestas en Honor de San Miguel

Bacerac – Fiestas patronales en honor of San Miguel Arcángel

Bacoachi – Fiestas patronales en honor de San Miguel Arcángel

Bavispe – Fiestas patronales en honor de San Miguel Arcángel (29-31)


Rocky Point Triathlon
Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort
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Last week of September

Magdalena – Fiestas de San Francisco Javier (to Oct. 4)