Progress of the Mazatlan International Carnival 2019

Progress of the Mazatlan International Carnival 2019

The Director of the Institute Cultura Mazatlan, Oscar Blancarte Pimentel, predicts that the 121st edition of the Mazatlan International Carnival will surprise everyone and is proof  of that he shared some advances that we will enjoy from February 27 to March 5 in the paradisiacal port of Mazatlan.

Parade

During the great parade of the Mazatlan Carnival that takes place year after year along its beautiful boardwalk, 32 floats and 2 of the lesbian-gay community will be presented. In this year will have floats of Rigoberto Lewis, as well as illuminated cars by Jorge Osuna and designer ‘Ocean’ from Mexico City.

Puppets

Is already working on the creation of 12 puppets that will adorn the Mazatlan seafront, Golden Zone and the lookout on Paseo del Centenario, promising to be different and very striking.

Guest Artists

Already have defined who will be the artists that will make shine each one of the coronations of the Mazatlan Carnival 2019:

Queen of Carnival – Los Angeles Azules

Queen of the Floral Games – Emmanuel and Mijares

Queen Children – 90’s Pop Tour

These events will be completely free and only areas marked as VIP will have a special cost.

So you know, book your place with time and enjoy with us the Mazatlan International Carnival 2019 ‘Equinox: The Rebirth of the Senses’.

Christmas arrives at the Historic Center of Mazatlan

Christmas arrives at the Historic Center of Mazatlan

The Christmas spirit flooded the squares and streets of the Historic Center of Mazatlan, where the colored lights, lanterns, piñatas and Christmas tree recreate an atmosphere of festivity, reunion and love.

Undoubtedly, one of the favorite places of all Mazatlecos and tourists who visit our port is the Plazuela Machado, where last Friday, December 7 was the official lighting of the tree, a completely family event that had the musical participation of the Children’s Choir and the Symphony Orchestra of the Municipal Center for the Arts, adorned with the presence of the president of the Municipal DIF system, Mrs. Gabriela Peña Chico and the candidates for the Mazatlan’s International Carnival 2019.

We share with you some images that were taken during the event but not before wishing all our readers…

Happy Holidays!

Christmas arrives at Plazuela Machado

Mazatlan Lighthouse already has Internet and Webcams 360

Mazatlan Lighthouse already has Internet and Webcams 360

Glass Bridge Mazatlan LighthouseThe Natural Park Mazatlan Lighthouse board together with municipal authorities of Mazatlan announced the launch of the free internet service and webcams 360° for all visitors to the ‘Cerro del Creston’, so your visit to the largest natural lighthouse in the world can be recorded and share it in real time with your friends and family.

Mazatlan LIghthouseThrough the official webpage of the Mazatlan Lighthouse you can see in real time 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, through three video-cameras the impressive 360 ° views that this natural beauty of Mazatlan will give you, so do not forget to share your experience and invites more people to make this healthy journey in family.

Two new Viva Aerobus flights departing from Culiacan and Los Mochis

Two new Viva Aerobus flights departing from Culiacan and Los Mochis

With pleasure the Secretary of Tourism of Sinaloa announced the upcoming opening of two new flights that the airline Viva Aerobus will offer starting from Culiacan to Mexico City and from Los Mochis to Monterrey, increasing the connectivity of the state of Sinaloa with throughout Mexico.

The route Culiacan – Mexico City will be available from December 13, offering flights on Monday, Friday and Sunday night; the Los Mochis – Monterrey route will enter into service starting on April 2, starting with two flights per week, on Tuesday and Saturday.

Congratulations with these new routes that Viva Aerobus puts within your reach, so do not think about it a lot and schedule your next visit to Sinaloa.

Meet the Candidates of the Mazatlan International Carnival 2019

Meet the Candidates of the Mazatlan International Carnival 2019

From February 28 to 5 March we invite you to enjoy the maximum celebration of the port, the Mazatlan International Carnival 2019 that will carry as its motto ‘Equinox: The Renaissance of the Senses’ considered for its majesty, events and projection as one of the best carnivals in Mexico.

That is why we share with you the candidates of this great celebration that they dream of becoming the sovereigns of the Mazatlan International Carnival 2019.

Candidates for the Carnival Queen and Queen of the Floral Games

Candidates for the Carnival Queen and Queen of the Floral Games Mazatlan Carnival 2019

Candidates for Children’s Queen

Candidates for Children's Queen Mazatlan Carnival 2019

Candidates for King of Happiness

Candidates for King of Happiness Mazatlan Carnival 2019

4G bicycles a reality in Mazatlan

4G bicycles a reality in Mazatlan

Starting this Sunday and thanks to the new Sustainable Mobility Law of the State of Sinaloa, Mazatlan will become the first city in northwest of Mexico to have a public bicycle system, with fourth-generation technology and in its first stage will offer a service inside the polygon: Downtown, Olas Altas and Rafael Buelna Avenue.

VBike MazatlanThe public bicycle system in Mazatlan will be controlled by the Mexican company VBike ‘La Bici Verde’ (The Green Bike), which is a shared and 100% ecological and technological bicycle system. All you have to do is:

  1. Download the VBike app from Google Play or iTunes App Store and register.
  2. Locate the nearest bike with your application, unlock your bike by scanning the QR code that is on the back of the bike frame, and that’s it! Your bike will unlock and start your journey.
  3. Did you finish your tour? Check the VBike map to locate the designated area to park, lock the padlock located on the rear tire and mark in your app that your trip has ended.

For security, the bicycles will have a geolocation system by GPS and with an alarm that is activated when it is left in a place that should not.

The costs to use the bicycles will be $5 per trip, $39 per month or $399 per year (mexican pesos).

So join the hashtag #MueveteChiloSinaloa, enjoy the beauty of our port on two wheels and be part of a green culture for our planet!