For this year's dates see: see Cultural Events & Holidays Calendar
Each year Alamos hosts this week long International Music Festival showcasing classical music with the participation of artists from México, Brazil, Cuba, Sweden and the United States.
The festival is organized by Sonora's State Government through the Sonoran Institute of Culture, The National Council of Culture and the Arts, with its Office of Cultural Links, and The National Institute of Fine Arts; with cooperation from the municipal seats of Álamos, Cajeme, Navajoa, Hermosillo, and the city councils of Huatabampo, Etchojoa, Empalme, Guaymas and Nogales.
The “Tuna” or Estudiantina is a group of students that join to sing traditional songs using various string and percussion instruments, and dress in students’ clothing of Spain in the 11 to 13 centuries. Alamos is proud of the Estudiantina who lead in song on the grand “callejoneadas”, street processions, during many celebrations.