Fiesta, culture and artistic activities are the seal of which the Mazatlan's International Carnival is distinguished.
From February 12th to 17th, the city of Mazatlan shines and offers the world the joy and festivity of its traditional International Carnival. It becomes a spectacular event, whose celebrants include local, national and international participants, featuring activities such as parades, the crowning for Kings and Queens in many categories.
But culture is also a special guest, as the Carnival awards local artists and poets through the Poetry "Clemencia Isaura" Award, the Literature "Mazatlan" Award and the Painting "Antonio Lopez Saenz" Award. Fiesta, culture and artistic activities are the seal of which the Mazatlan International Carnival is distinguished.
The Mazatlan's International Carnival is a seven day, multi-event celebration, sparkled with color, folklore, dance, entertainment, music, and costumes depicting indigenous traditions, where celebrants of all ages come together within a joyful and magical ambience!