Mazatlan Entertainment

Aquarium

Av. de Los Deportes 111
Mazatlan Entertainment : Be sure to visit Mexico's largest Aquarium. See the shark tank or the tropical garden with some really big crocodiles. The aquarium also has shows daily with a diving exhibition, Sea Lion show and a bird show. To find the Aquarium, just drive down Av. del Mar and watch for the blue sign that says Aquario. Adults around $5 dollars and kids around $2.

Baseball (Beisbol)

Estadio Teodoro Mariscal
Mazatlan has a baseball team called "Los Venados". They heat up the field with their AAA team between October and early Spring. Tickets are available at the stadium.

Bull Fights

Av. R. Buelna & la Marina
Every Sunday from mid-December through Easter, bull fights are held at the Plaza Monumental at 4:00 pm. Tickets vary in price according to seating and good seats can be quite expensive.

Festivals

Mazatlan's Carnival has been going on for over a hundred years now, and is famous for this Mardi Gras celebration. The party usually begins the week before Ash Wednesday (late Feb./early Mar.) and ends on Shrove Tuesday (the day before Lent) with a parade of floats.

Tourist Shows

The Hotel Playa Mazatlan has a buffet style diner show every Tuesday and Friday at 7:00 pm called "Fiesta Mexicana". The 3 hour show features Mexican Folk Songs & Dancing. Admission is around $30.00 USD (kids half price) and reservations can be made through a travel agent or by calling: 913-53-20.
The El Cid, however, is not to be outdone with its "Folklore Fiesta" diner show every Wednesday night at 7:00 pm. The show truly does a good job of capturing the flavor of Mexico. Admission is around $30.00 USD (kids half price) and reservations can be made through a travel agent or by calling: 69/133-333.

Movies

Av. Camaron Sabalo If a relaxing night at a nice air-conditioned movie theater sounds appealing, you can find the latest Hollywood releases (with Spanish sub-titles) at Cine Gaviotas in the heart of the Zona Dorada.

Shopping

Benito Juarez & Ocampo
If you want to sample the flavor of an authentic Mexican Market Place. Old Mazatlan is the place to go. You will find a large block all under one roof, filled with everything from T-shirts to pigs feet at bargain prices. The selection of merchandise really is quite large, so if you are looking for a bargain, you know where to go.

The Festival of the Arts begins in mid October and continues to mid-December. The program includes Mexican folk dancing, ballet, and classical music.

From taking in the sights to taking in a show, Mazatlan is full of things to see and do.

You could easily find a nice resort hotel to spend your Mazatlan vacation in, but if you make the time to go out on the town, we have a few suggestions for Mazatlan Entertainment.

Spanish version of this page: Entretenimiento Mazatlán
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