A visit to Mazatlan, between Feb 7 and Feb.12 allows one to discover 115 years of culture and traditions, while enjoying music, parades, floats, and fireworks. The 2013 Carnival, whose theme is "The return of the Muses" includes local and International participants in a 24/7 fiesta.
During the 7 days the multi-event, celebrations will include folklore, entertainment and costumes showcasing indigenous traditions; the crowning of the 'king of joy' and the crowning of a variety of queens; a recreation of the harbors defense against French invasion; a children's ball; and lots more.
To encourage and entice one to visit, the El Cid Mazatlan Resorts are offering up to 50% off during February, allowing 2 children, under 12 years of age, to stay, play and eat free when sharing a room with parents, and a 600USD resort credit coupon book per room, per stay. Bookings must be made between Feb 1 - 15 with a stay of 3 nights or longer. Visit www.elcid.com or call 866-306-6113, email: email@example.com.
Not able to go in February, there is still the rest of the year to enjoy a visit to one of Mexico's first tourist destinations. Check it out here to see what else is being offered in this delightful beach destination.