Spring Equinox in Las Labradas

Sinaloa’s Government  invites everyone to the Spring Equinox celebration at Las Labradas  on March, 19 and 20,  with various tourism, scientific and cultural activities taking place. On Sunday March 19, starting at 6:00 pm will be a welcome to the beach camp, astronomical observation through telescopes and sessions in a mobile telescope vehicle as well as

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Women who changed the world

Literary mastery, pioneering science, life-saving discoveries and actions for peace and human rights – achievements of women around the world awarded the Nobel Prize.

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2017 Mazatlan’s Moto Week…coming soon..

Get your bike ready and practice your acrobatics because the 2017 edituion of Semana de la Moto will be held from April 19 to 23, OR buy earplugs if you are not a fan! In its 22nd year, this traditional Mazatlan event will gather more than 15,000 motorcyclists from all over Mexico, Canada, USA and elsewhere who come

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Canadians get together in Mazatlan

Sinaloa’s Tourism Secretary and Canada’s Consulate in Mexico organized an information session and cocktail for the Canadian Community living in Mazatlan. About 400 Canadians attended the get together at Mazatlan’s Aquarium. Rachelle Dalton, consul and first Secretary of the Canadian Embassy in Mexico and Wendy Hardouin, Mazatlan’s Consular officer,  led the informative session about consular services. They

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55,000 show up in Olas Altas!!!

Olas Altas saw a record 55,000 attendees for the Julion Alvarez’s Show. “We are happy to have the presence of Julion, there is no doubt that he receives the love and affection of all Mazatlecos ” said Mayor, Fernando Pucheta. Julion  was got his start in the music business in Mazatlan Julio Alvarez, known as Julion, was born in

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2017 Carnival Parade!

Traditional Banda music, colorful and magnificent floats, elegant costumes, crazy animals (alebrijes), dances, dragons, tons of Pacifico beer, joy and excitement, all contributed to the 2017 Mazatlan Carnival. An estimated 400, 000 revelers lined the street from Olas Altas to Valentinos. attendees enjoyed this event.

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Carnaval Program

Mazatlan  is ready to welcome more than 600,000 visitors for the 2017 Carnaval celebrations from February 23 to 28. Mazatlan’s Carnival is labelled the most important in Mexico and the 3rd largest on an international level. According to the Tourism Ministry hotel booking are under 90% and the economic benefit to Mazatlan will be about $200 million pesos.

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Mazaltan’s Carnaval history

Carnival has been celebrated in Mazatlan since Colonial times. During the 19th Century, prior to Easter Mazatlecos indulged in excesses that were prohibited the rest of the year and most were considered sinful. These celebrations were uncontrolled and sometimes, mounted police tried to enforce order, even instituting taxes for the use of costumes. In 1827, some soldiers

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Farm to Table 2017!

The 2017 Farm to Table event was held on Sunday at Chuy’s Organics farm just north of Mazatlán at Kilometer 21. Attendance this year doubled to 300 from last year. Alastair Porteous from Water’s Edge Bistro; Gabriel Ocampo from F.I.S.H.; Daniel Soto from El Caprichito Mío (Culiacán); Luis Osuna from Cayenna(Culiacán); Elmo Ruffo from Fiera; Karl Gregg from Blue Print Group (Vancouver) and

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Breaking News: Mazatlan wins bid to host Tianguis Turistico in 2018!

In a Ceremony held at Angela Peralta, Enrique de la Madrid the Federal Tourism Secretary, confirmed that Mazatlan will be the host of Tianguis Turistico 2018. The event included a workshop of tourism connectivity with the participation of tourist service suppliers. The Secretary congratulated Sinaloa’s Governor and Mazatlan’s Mayor who felt honored and pledged to continue to

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Sinaloa’s video

This is Sinaloa State!!

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Caribbean Series Opening

February 1st was the opening ceremony of the Caribbean Series, which will be held at the Tomateros Stadium in Culiacan from February 1st to 7th. Governor Quirino Ordaz  welcomed teams from Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Venezuela and the local team Águilas de Mexicali. Julio Cesar Urias, from Higueritas Culiacan and L.A. Dodgers player since

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Brenster Productions New Music Video with Mazatlan as scenery

Brenster Productions is proud to announce the world premier release of Brenster’s new music video ” RUNNIN’ ON FUMES ” This song was written and performed by Brent McAthey (Brenster) The  video was shot in and around Mazatlan, Mexico in support of the songs released on Canadian country radio stations. The Locations of the video are: Isla de Piedra

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Tamales Today!!

February 2 is Día de la Candelaria (Candlemas), also known as “Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin” or “Presentation of the Lord.” Throughout Mexico on this date people dress up figures of the Christ Child and take him to the church to be blessed, as well as getting together with family and friends

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What is “Hora Municipal”?

Every Sunday at 4:00 pm in front of the Cathedral at Plazuela Republica a big family party takes place and is labelled “Municipal Time” (Hora Municipal) with bands, fireworks,  and different elements of city services. Mayor Fernando Pucheta attends this event to regularly to meet Mazatlan’s families. Last Sunday January 29, Sinaloa’s Governor Quirino Ordaz also attended

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