What is Mazatlan's International Carnival?
Mazatlan’s International Carnival is a seven day, multi-event celebration filled with live music, folklore, dance, entertainment and costumes depicting indigenous traditions, where diverse celebrants of all generations gather within a joyful ambience of magical exaltation.
The most important feature of this maximum holiday is the shared happiness, the exaltation of enthusiasm of all the participants and the way of being so friendly to the people of Mazatlan. There is live music in all the zones carnivals, globes, confetti, serpentines, crowns for queens, people dancing, children playing, friends being, known unknowns, all gathered under the magic effect of this holiday that it is of all, for all.
In Mazatlan it is realized for more than 112 years and has become the biggest popular festivity of the Mexican Pacific Ocean since it is a headquarters of a great number of artistic and cultural events.
Mazatlan's Carnival has been realized from 1898, changing in every year his theme, obtaining specific factors that have defined it as the official holiday of the port. Every year more tourists join to the celebration because it completely changes the perception of them when they come in any other epoch. Therefore, always is recommended to live the International Carnival of Mazatlan at least once ... we are sure that you always want to return.