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Come and enjoy the greatest festival of the beautiful port of Mazatlan!


12/11/14First Official Count ManifestationCol. Francisco Villa5 pm
First Official CountCol. Francisco Villa6 pm
12/21/14South Zone ManifestationRosario & Escuinapa9 am
01/16/15Mazatlan ManifestationLeonismo Internacional4 pm
01/23/15Final CountPlazuela Republica6 pm
01/24/15Queen's ElectionAngela Peralta Theater7 pm
02/06/15Arts EveningAngela Peralta Theater8 pm
Opening of Gastronomic SamplingPlazuela Machado2 pm
02/12/15Coronation of King of JoyOlas Altas7:30 pm
Fantasy DanceClub Muralla8 pm
02/13/15Coronation of Floral Games QueenTeodoro Mariscal Stadium8:30 pm
02/14/15Coronation of Carnival QueenTeodoro Mariscal Stadium6:30 pm
Burning of the bad moodsOlas Altas9 pm
Naval CombatOlas Altas10:30 pm
02/15/15First Carnival ParadeMemorial to the Fisherman5:30 pm
02/16/15Children's DanceSpectaculare10 am
Coronation of Queen ChildrenTeodoro Mariscal Stadium6:30 pm
02/17/15Second Carnival ParadeDel Mar Avenue - Aquarium4:30 pm


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The refurbishment work of the tent Olivera located on Olas Altas begins, whose project includes construction of a slide, lighting installation, interactive fountains, ramps, walkways, street furniture, etc., where an investment of 4.5 million pesos is estimated.

This recreational family space will be ready for March 2015, so we invite you to be aware of the progress the Government of Mazatlan done to you and your family.



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lolabeltranelrosariosinaloaWith hundreds of ‘rosarenses’ and the stellar performance of the Symphony Orchestra and Children and Juvenile Choir, the Town Hall of El Rosario in coordination with the Magic Town Committee, conducted a Cultural Arts Festival to commemorate the second anniversary of the municipality of El Rosario as Magic Town of Sinaloa.

The town of El Rosario receives the mark of magical town because it brings together a history of over 350 years, its architectural heritage dating from the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and possesses one of the most important indigenous ceremonial centers of Mexico.


During the celebration, the public could also enjoy the presentation of Our Lady of the El Rosario Choir, the Dance Academy Kaulian and interpretation of young ‘rosarenses’ as Adilene and Tania Crespo, Antonio Bastidas, Jesus Dominguez, Adriana Rodriguez and Paola Aguilar.

At the end of the performances, the Mayor of El Rosario, Arturo Flores Guzman, said a few words to the audience, reminding them that not only is a commitment of the authorities to contribute in order that The Rosary continues being established as Magic Town, but it is an effort and responsibility of all who must fight to promote tourism values and love for this land.

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pacificmarathon1On Sunday November 30 Mazatlan vibrated through the queen contest Great Pacific Marathon, where in the presence of the Governor of Sinaloa, Mario Lopez Valdez, and the Mayor of Mazatlan, Carlos Felton Gonzalez, the starting shot was given for the most 11,000 competitors that came for the 42 kilometers.

pacificmarathon3From the first kilometers, the power of Kenyans was felt to stand in front of the peloton and went to the kilometer 29 when the competitor Stephen Njoroge went faster to place as indisputable leader, taking a pace and advantage that led it to being crowned as the top winner with a time of 2:18:38, while the Mexican Gualberto Vargas, native of Guanajuato, placed second with a time of 2:18:52 and Kenyan Martin Matindi kept the third medal with time 2:21:52.

pacificmarathon2In the women’s field, the Kenyan Caroline Jebiwot and Dorcas Jeruto, made the 1, 2 with a time of 2:42:01 and 2:44:15 respectively, leaving the third place to Angela Brito from Ecuador with a final mark of 2:45:26.

The Kenyan Stephen Njoroge shared with the public at the end of the competition his feelings: “I’m happy to have won this marathon; this was the goal I set early on and feel I got all my effort into making it.”

Congratulations to all the winners and participants for making once again the Great Pacific Marathon Mazatlan one of the most competitive and important sporting events in Mexico.

See you in 2015!

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carnivalcasting2015On Saturday November 21 will be held at the Music Museum Great Casting for choosing the crew and members of the allegoric cars and comparsas of Mazatlan’s International Carnival 2015.

The contagious rhythm of one of the great successes that popularized the singer Celia Cruz, “La Negra Tiene Tumbao” and against a team of experts formed by Carlos Lizarraga, Casting Coordinator, Monserrat Millan, Teacher and Director of the Center Danzario Vilanova, the teacher Linda Chang and Carnival Parade Coordinator, Gabriela Hernandez; hundreds of aspirants gathered to share their joy and dance ability to earn a place in the Mazatlan’s Carnival 2015.

Casting intent is to make the comparsas of competition and exhibition monumental and those participants in the comparsas and who will parade on board of the cars, ensure the happiness and achieve interpret the characters to give an artistic approach to the parades according to the theme of the next Carnival.

It is expected that during Mazatlan International Carnival Parade 2015 involved about 380 people as crew members of the allegoric cars and an average of 1,500 in the comparsas.

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pacificmarathonDozens of workers ready the final details of the great sports festival of the Great Marathon Pacific 2014 to be held next weekend in the beautiful port of Mazatlan.

With nearly 60 tons of material kicked off the assembly work for the Expo Sports, Medical and the Goal Area of the Pacific Marathon 2014, which, among barricades, podium, perimeter fence, etc., are invested five days of hard work.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Tourism of Sinaloa explained that for the Festival of Light there will be had 15 points launch fireworks and lights along 4 kilometers of Mazatlan’s levee, integrating the participation of 4 flight paragliders with LED lights and 4 flyboards illuminated in the water and supported by jet skis.

Mazatlan welcomes all athletes, tourists and citizens to join one of the most important sports festivals of the state.


Program – Saturday 29 November

5:00 pm Turtle Release

6:00 pm Waiters Race

6:30 pm Botargas Race

7:00 pm 5K Race Elite Men and Women

8:00 pm Festival of Light 2014

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elrecodoyveranosYesterday morning the President of Mazatlan, Carlos Felton Gonzalez, unveiled two commemorative plaques recognizing the peoples “El Recodo” and “Veranos” as “patriotic sites” and “heroic peoples” for its participation in the Heroic Defense of the Port 150 years ago.

During the formal ceremony the Mayor told to the audience: “We are very proud of the courage of our ancestors, it is important to remember proudly those who defended our territory.”

Mazatlan Mayor informed that these peoples are part of a group of communities that have been declared “heroic” for its participation in the defense of Mazatlan, so that all citizens should be proud of their history and conduct in pursuit of good common and improving their environment.


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More investment in Mazatlan

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mazatlanplazasenderoOn thursday afternoon, with an estimated investment of $70 million dollars and with the presence of local and state authorities, was held the official opening of the “Plaza Sendero Mazatlan” that after seven months of hard work and construction opens its doors in the north of the city.

plazasenderoWith the presence of the Governor of Sinaloa, Mario Lopez Valdez, the Mayor, Carlos Felton Gonzalez and accompanied by the Director General of Grupo Acosta Verde, Jesus Acosta Castellanos, performed the opening ceremony of “Plaza Sendero Mazatlan” that in its 40,000 square meters has 198 stores, 1,600 parking spaces and generating 2,500 direct employments.

plazasenderomazatlanJesus Acosta Castellanos took the opportunity to publicly thank the support given by the President of Mazatlan, Carlos Felton, in the crystallization of the project, providing timely solution to all the problems that arose, “…hopefully in every city it could work as here.”

In the same way Governor of the State Mario Lopez Valdez said that with the arrival of Plaza Sendero Mazatlan increases economic supply port, attracting more investment and thus more opportunity for growth; “Is a great satisfaction to see that things change and improve, to see that people trust and that together we will grow and develop.”

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Training Ship Cuauhtemoc

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In recent days we had the visit in Mazatlan of the Training Ship “Cuauhtémoc” under the command of Captain Juan Carlos Vera Minjares.

If you did not have the opportunity to enjoy it, here we share a short documentary made by the Government of Mazatlan.

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carnivalmiracleAfter the past holiday weekend where there was the visit of thousands of domestic tourists, this morning arrived in Mazatlan Carnival Miracle cruise nearly 4,000 cruise passengers reviving the activity of tourism service providers and port business.

Alberto Plasencia, Secretary of the Merchants Association of Crafts of the Golden Zone, said that these arrivals represent for Mazatlan’s economic activity the best tourism of purchase, because on average each passenger spends between $80 and $100. In addition, throughout November will be arriving two cruises weekly (Tuesday and Wednesday) and during December the number will increase to three per week.

Plasencia said that “to close 2014 there will be 35 arrivals, while for the 2015 be expected 70″.


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