Mazatlan Artwalk – First Friday of every month is the Camino de Arte, the Artwalk, in mazatlan. This event began in November and will continue until the of May. During the event, many galleries and artist studios are open from 4 to 8 pm.
Mazatlan Bird Festival – Every year at the end of January the Mazatlan Bird Festival is held. The festival has conferences, tours, and workshops to help bolster awareness and help protect some of Mazatlans 400 plus species of birds.
Carnivale -March 3–8, 2011 – Carnivale in Mazatlan is one of the largest Carnivale celebrations in Mexico. It is a family friendly week long party that everyone in the city takes part in.
The highlights of Carnivale include the crowning of the king and queen from the citis young elite, and the street parade that the newly crowned royalty preside over. During the parade, the streets erupt into a maelstrom of confetti eggs, hot dog vendors, glitter, and velveteen. Attending Carnivale in Mazatlan is quite the entertaining experience.
April 09 2011: Mazatlan ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup