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Note: Corozal.com is in its 25th year of service to Corozal. Also see our directory data on our sister site Corozal.bz

Also see Recent News at bottom of page.

NEW! We have started a page with information for Corozaleños to avoid or cope with the Coronavirus COVID-19. See the latest Statutory Instrument SI-119.

Check the planned page for events planned after the calendars below.

Event planners: please let us know as soon as you have planned your event.

Upcoming Events in Corozal

December 2021
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Saturday, December 4th, Virtual, 6pm

Christmas Tree Lighting Virtual Ceremony. Presentations by local artists, including the Singing Christmas Tree Community Choir. Sponsored by the Corozal Town Council. Corozal Town Council

Monday, December 13th, One Mall Parking Lot, 10am-noon

Corozal Animal Program membership drive and calendar sale at One Mall parking lot, 10am to noon. Support a great cause. See Facebook page..

Saturday, December 18th, Central Park, 5pm-9pm

Art in the Park will begin at 5pm in the Corozal Central Park. Special permission has been granted by the MoHW. Participants must be vaccinated, wear masks, wash/sanitize hands, and maintain physical distancing. Corozal Art in the Park

Saturday, December 18th, 10:35pm

Full Moon is when the entire face of the Moon is illuminated by the Sun’s rays and it can be bright enough to light up the night. The time given is when the Sun and Moon are exactly on the opposite sides of the Earth, but the Moon will look full about a day before and a day after that time. Source: Moon Phases.

Monday, December 20th, One Mall Parking Lot, 10am-noon

Corozal Animal Program membership drive and calendar sale at One Mall parking lot, 10am to noon. Support a great cause. See Facebook page..

Tuesday, December 21st, 9:59am

Winter Begins in Belize at 9:59am, at the December Solstice, the shortest day of the year. The December Solstice occurs when the Sun reaches its most southerly declination of -23.4 degrees. In other words, when the North Pole is tilted furthest away from the Sun. Source: December Solstice.

Saturday, December 25th, countrywide

Christmas Day is a public and banking holiday countrywide. Source: GOB Press Office

Monday, December 27th, countrywide

Boxing Day is a holiday in Belize. Usually the day after Christmas, the holiday this year is on Monday, 27th December, in lieu of Dec 26th. Source: GOB Press Office

News and Memories of Corozal

Opening of Maximum Water Park

On Saturday, 3rd April 2021, in Rainbow Town, Corozal Town, the Maximum Water Park opened. This unique facility promises to attract Corozaleños and tourists for a great experience. Click the title above for more photos and information.

They Came from Corn, by Beardall

Video and gallery for Antonio Beardall’s presentation They Came from Corn: The Origins of the Maya for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 15 July 2019.

Sweetness and Labor, by Oland

Video and gallery for Dr Maxine Oland’s presentation Sweetness and Labor: The Historic Period Sugar Industry in Northern Belize for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 15 July 2019.

Chetumal Bay Archaeology, by Walker

Video and gallery for Dr Debra S. Walker’s presentation Chetumal Bay Archaeology: Shifting Capitals and Fierce Independence over the Millennia for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 16 July 2019.

Aventura Archaeology Project, by Robin

Video and gallery for Dr Cynthia Robin’s presentation Aventura Archaeology Project 2019 for Ancient World Week, Corozal House of Culture, 16 July 2019.

St George’s Caye Day 2019

Corozal Town celebrated the 221st anniversary of the Battle of St George’s Caye with a ceremony including coronation of the Corozal Queen of the Bay and a parade.

Art in the Park 10th Anniversary

Art in the Park celebrated its 10th Anniversary on the 14th of September, 2019. We have a gallery of photos from it, and a link to more photos posted on Facebook.

Historical Railway System Exhibit

Belize’s Historical Railway System Exhibit launched at the Corozal House of Culture on 17 September 2019, and it will run through June 2020. Be sure to drop by and look at this excellent exhibit.

Kids Independence Ceremony/Parade 2019

Primary schools and preschools celebrated the 38th anniversary of the Independence of Belize on Friday, 20th September 2019 with a ceremony at the Andres Campos Civic Center, and a parade through the streets of Corozal Town. Thanks to the school students and their faculties and staff, Corozal Town Council, Ministry of Education officials, and others who made this possible.

Carnival 2019

Carnival in Corozal Town, 20th September 2019. Floats, dancers, and others getting ready for the parade, then the parade itself.

Independence Day 2019

Independence Day Ceremony and Uniform Parade, 20th September 2019. The first part is the traditional Ceremony including the crowning of Miss Independence 2019-2020. Next is the Uniform Parade, with students from secondary schools in the Corozal area, and others including components from Chetumal.

World Diabetes Day 2019

World Diabetes Day, program and walkathon. The Belize Diabetes Association, Corozal Branch, along with schools and villages throughout the Corozal District, called attention to diabetes with a program and walkathon in Corozal Town.

Graffiti Fest ’20, January 26, 2020

On Sunday, 26th January 2020, at Miami Beach, Graffiti artists from Belize, México, El Salvador, and Cuba, along with other artists, performers, and others, met for a great event honoring “Ancient Chactemal”.

Love Fest 2020 and Municipal Bazaar, February 14, 2020

On Friday, 14th February 2020 was Valentine’s Day, and also Love Fest 2020 in Central Park, and also the monthly Municipal Bazaar in front of the Town Hall. It was a great day to see what our Government and Non-Governmental Organizations in the Corozal District do, grab a bite of lunch, and do some local shopping with vendors at the Bazaar.

In Memory of Vilma Romero

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Mrs. Vilma Romero, one of Belize’s best and most productive artists. In tribute, we offer this gallery, with remarks by Debra Wilkes of the Corozal House of Culture, and ending with the poem that Joanna Magaña wrote for Vilma Romero.

 

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