Mazatlan Carnaval

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Mazatlán’s Carnaval – setting up

  Paul and I walked down to Olas Altas this morning to see how Carnaval was getting set up.  I thought you might like to go on a little tour with us.                           Click here for a picture and explanation of the laser aquatic show.  (text in Spanish)     This morning there were only the two stages set up in Olas Altas, I imagine they will be...

Mazatlán’s Carnaval – at the Plazuela Machado

Carnaval events take place throughout the city, with the coronations at the baseball stadium, the parades along the malecón, fireworks at Olas Altas and along the malecón and the street party in Olas Altas.  But there are plenty of Carnaval decorations and events other places, too. The Plazuela Machado has a gigantic silver sculpture in one corner.  In another corner a stage was being set up this afternoon.  The kiosko is decorated with Carnaval flair – Pacifico style. The malecón...