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Calendar of Events in Mazatlan

by: Travel by México

Calendar of Events in Mazatlan, Mazatlán

Calendar of Events in Mazatlan

by: Travel by México

Bullfighting Season
January / April
After Christmas every Sunday are carried out bullfights. The "Taurine season" lasts until April and takes place in the monumental bullring.

Dia de la Candelaria
February 2
In Mazatlan is still retaining the tradition of friends who came together to eat tamales.

"Sand Sculpture Contest."
Local and foreign artists come together on the beaches to make their creations based on wet sand, making works of art worthy of admiration.

International Carnival of Mazatlan
There is carried out  the "International Carnival of Mazatlan" where they crown the queen, there are flower arrangements, gastronomic exhibition and floats parade.

Fair of the Carnival 
February / March
In the "Fair of the Carnival" you can enjoy rides, sale of handicrafts, food and music shows.

Music Festival In Honor of Lola Beltran
There is carried out a "Music Festival" as a tribute to the singer originally from Mazatlan, Lola Beltran.

"Tom Garcia" International Golf Tournament
In 54 holes under the "Medal Play" is the title of champion dispute.
Place: El Cid Golf Course.

Book Fair
March / April
This month begins the traditional "Book Fair" which are made presentation of books, round tables, promotion and sale of copies of different topics as well as cultural events. The fair runs until April.
Venue: Cultural Corridor of the Historic Center.

Easter Celebrations
March / April
During the Easter celebrations are held theatrical performances of the Passion of Christ. In the non-religious, the beaches are filled with tourists who come to the festival, volleyball tournaments and concerts that are offered during the holidays.

"Nancy Grimes" Tennis Tournament
Held with the participation of various celebrities.

Fish Fair 
During the "Fish Fair" are made gastronomic exhibitions based on seafood.

Motorcycle Week
A new and refreshing event is the "Week of Moto" which are exhibited and sold various models of motorcycles, besides being made various ceremonies such as the appointment and the crowning of "Miss Motorcycle Club."

Yoreme Cultural Meeting
It is carried out where the indigenous culture is the main character, along with their traditions, dances and spirituality.

International Dance Festival
During this month are offered different shows. It hosts an international choreographer and dancers from all over the country.

Santa Rita- Cycling Tour of Mazatlan
This national competition is a route that goes from 0 to 1,500 meters above sea level, which tests the strength of participants.

National Marine Day
June 1
There are various celebrations to mariners and fishermen, with traditional dances, rides, and music.

Mazatlan’s Cup Professional Tennis Tournament 
Fans of the sport meet in a hotel of the city to enjoy the best plays of white sport.
Venue:  El Cid Casa Club

Mazatlan Pacific Triathlon
It is carried out in different parts of the city. This event is listed as the best in its class nationally.

Future Mazatlan International Tennis Tournament 
This is one of the most important tournaments in the state of Sinaloa.
Venue: El Cid Casa Club

Baseball Mexican League
October / January
Eight teams will compete for the title of the league during the last months of the year.

Sinaloa Festival of the Arts
It presents plays, opera, ballet and concerts in theatres of the city besides various precincts of Culiacan, Los Mochis, Guasave and Navolato.

Cultural  Festival of  Mazatlan
October / December
It also presents plays, ballet, opera and musical concerts. The events take place during October, November and December.

Billfish Classic Sport Fishing Tournament
During the tournament is catch and release sailfish, marlin and swordfish.
Venue: La Marina El Cid.

Pacific Great Marathon
In women’s and manly categories in distances of 5 and 10 km, Half Marathon and Marathon. Certificates for the A.I.M.S., I.A.A.F. and F.M.A.
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Nauticopa Gobernador
There are carried out racing of speedboats.

The Immaculate Conception
December 8
It is celebrated the Immaculate Conception in the port of Mazatlan, with music, dances and processions.


Illustrative photographic images provided by the Municipal Institut of Culture, Tourism and Art of Mazatlan City