Mazatlán Carnival is said to be the third biggest carnival in the world with over a million people celebrating in the city for the six days before Lent. Here is everything you need to know to celebrate carnival in Mazatlán
When is the Mazatlán Carnival 2023?
Mazatlán Carnival is a pre-Lenten carnival that always takes place in the days preceding Ash Wednesday, which is the first day of Lent. However, you can feel the party atmosphere kicking off in the week before the official start of carnival.
What is the date for the 2023 Mazatlán Carnival? Carnival in Mazatlán begins on Thursday February 16 and finishes on Shrove Tuesday February 21, 2023.
Where is Mazatlán Carnival?
Mazatlán is located in the Mexican state of Sinaloa and situated on the Pacific Coast and runs parallel to the southern tip of Baja California peninsula. Mazatlán is a popular tourist destination for North Americans because of its warm climate, gorgeous sandy beaches and historical colonial towns. All of this makes celebrating carnival in Mazatlán an excellent choice!