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Note: In our 22nd year of service to Corozal, we are continuing to update this site. Our directory data has been moved to our sister site Corozal.bz

Also see Recent News at bottom of page.

NEW! 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

February 2020
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Saturday, February 1st, Andres Campos Civic Center, 9am-11am

Free Art Workshop with Cuban graphic artist Falco. Interested persons may register by calling 422-0071 or visiting the Corozal House of Culture

Saturday, February 1st, Serenity Retreats, 9am-3pm

Vegan Community Day Retreat at Serenity Retreats Belize, Serenity Road (off Consejo Rd). Shamanic Yoga, cercuit workouts, juice cleanse, plant-based cooking class, and much more. $30 per adult or $15 for kids 12 & under for food. To RSVP, call 631-9308. Serenity Retreats

Saturday, February 1st, Corozal Animal Park, 5pm

Little Free Library Grand Opening, light refreshments provided. Take a book to read, leave a book for others to enjoy. Sponsored by Corozal Rotaract. Rotaract Club of Corozal

Sunday, February 2nd, Parts of Corozal Town, 8am-2pm

Scheduled Power Outage to affect 9th Street N, 8th Street N, 7th Street N, 6th Street N, 5th Street N, 4th Street N, 2nd Street N, 5th Avenue, 4th Avenue, A Street, B Street, C Street and Skeleton Town area. BEL to install new power lines on utility poles in order to improve voltage quality to customers in the area. Belize Electricity Limited

Thursday, February 6th, Andrew Rancharan Layout, Ranchito, 1pm-5pm

Planned Water Interruption in the Andrew Rancharan Layout, behind the Ranchito Community Center. Belize Water Services

Tuesday, February 7th, Corozal Hospital

Screening for hernias, umbilical, inguinal, testicular, by the Partners for Medical Relief. Corozal Community Hospital

Saturday, February 8th, Ricalde Stadium, 6pm

Corozal Football Club vs Verdes FC with $5 entrance fee. Children under 12 years enter free. Corozal Daily

Sunday, February 9th, Ricalde Stadium, starting at 9am

CFA Presents International Friendly. 9am, Calcutta Strikers vs Club Leones. 10am Club Leones vs FFB National U17F. Corozal Football Association

Sunday, February 9th, Gateway Retreat, 10am-4pm

Annual Open Day for 2020, Healthy Living for Body, Mind and Soul. Includes a bird walk in Maya site with Raul Manzanilla (10am), Communing with the Forest with Christina Leuteman and Rose Elwell (11:30am), Tai Chi Chih exhibition led by Beverly Miles (1pm), Reiki Sessions with Cheryl Olson and Beth Laseter, Music with Brad, Christina and friends. Refreshments, raffle, sale items. Long pants and bug repellent advised if you choose the forest activites. For info call 650-5288. Gateway Retreat

Monday, February 17th, Parts of Corozal District, 7am to 3pm

Scheduled Power Outage to affect portion of the Corozal District: Chan Chen, Xion and surrounding areas. BEL to conduct maintenance of equipment at Corozal Free Zone Substation. Belize Electricity Limited

Thursday, February 13th, Andrew Rancharan Layout, Ranchito, 1pm-5pm

Planned Water Interruption in the Andrew Rancharan Layout, behind the Ranchito Community Center. Belize Water Services

Thursday, February 13th, Coconut Hut, 2pm

Corozal Arts By the Bay meeting. All local artists (including craftspeople), of all kinds are invited to attend. No fee membership. Support your product/service. The Coconut Hut

Friday, February 14th, Corozal (and everywhere)

Valentine’s Day in Belize, as in most of the world, is a good time to remember that special person in your life, or to consider looking for one.

Friday, February 14th, in front of Town Hall, 8am-5pm

Valentine’s Municipal Bazaar sponsored by the Corozal Town Council, with food, music, swimsuits, household items, groceries, sundries, arts & crafts, nail supplies, make up & beauty accessories, footwear and much more. Corozal Town Council

Friday, February 14th, Corozal Central Park, 10am-4pm

4th Annual Love Fair with booth displays from NGOs, government offices, and stakeholders. Raffles every hour, lots of prizes, surprises, and entertainment. Bring the whole family. CZL Child Advisory Board

Friday, February 14th, Serenity Sands, 1pm-4pm

Art Auction to benefit the Corozal Animal Program. At Serenity Sands, off the Consejo Road. Corozal Animal Program

Saturday, February 15th, Consejo Shores Golf Course, sign in 8am

Golfing and Party with a portion of proceeds to local charities. $35 for golfers, $20 for party, includes beverage, door prize entry, and chance for a free lunch. Lunch available from Miss Deb’s. For more info see the page at Friends of Golf

Saturday, February 15th, Corozal Town Hall, 2pm sharp

Stranger Danger presentation for children, by Sgt. Rosario Romero of the Corozal Policing Unit. The purpose is to provide information on how to be safe from harm by strangers. CZL Child Advisory Board

Saturday, February 15th, Corozal Central Park, 5pm-9pm

Art in the Park at Corozal Central Park. This is a monthly event that draws artists and craftspeople from all of Corozal District and beyond. Besides the sale of lovely artwork, there are also vendors for food and refreshments, and often live performances. Call 620-1572 or visit the Corozal House of Culture.

Sunday, February 16th, in front of Corozal Town Hall, 6pm

Movie Night: Frozen 2 presented by the CZL Child Advisory Board and the Corozal Town Hall. Free to all. Bring the entire family for some quality family time. CZL Child Advisory Board

Monday, February 17th, Parts of Corozal District, 7am to 3pm

Scheduled Power Outage to affect portion of the Corozal District: Chan Chen, Xion and surrounding areas. BEL to conduct maintenance of equipment at Corozal Free Zone Substation. Belize Electricity Limited

Tuesday, February 18th, Parts of Corozal District, 7am to 3pm

Scheduled Power Outage to affect portion of the Corozal District: Cristo Rey, San Pedro, Yo Chen, Concepcion, Aventura, Libertad, Estrella, Santa Cruz, Louiseville, San Narciso, San Victor, San Roman and Santa Clara. BEL to conduct maintenance of equipment at San Pedrito Substation. Belize Electricity Limited

Thursday, February 20th, Andrew Rancharan Layout, Ranchito, 1pm-5pm

Planned Water Interruption in the Andrew Rancharan Layout, behind the Ranchito Community Center. Belize Water Services

Friday, February 21st, Corozal Town Hall, 6pm

Corozal Community Public Meeting for all members of the Corozal Community with the Belize Police Department and Commissioner of Police Chester Williams. Topics for discussion: crime, crime strategy, community policing, community participation, and security cameras. Corozal Daily

Saturday, February 22nd, Diabetes Associaton Office, 9am-noon

Question & Answer Session at the Corozal Chapter, Belize Diabetes Associaton office, 27 7th Avenue, corner College Road. Call 624-4476, visit the office, or check Facebook Belize Diabetics Assn Corozal

Saturday, February 22nd, Coconut Hut, 10am-2pm

Rights of Indigenous Peoples Workshop presented by To’one Masehualo’on NGO, featuring Mr. Ivan Cetzal from Universidad Intercultural Maya de Quintana Roo and Ms. Adela P. Vallejos. Coconut is across from A&R. Please RSVP 639-6697 or see To’one Masehualo’on NGO Belize.

From 8am Wed., Feb. 19 to 5pm Tue. Feb. 25

Pueblo Nuevo Ferry Closed to repair a leakage and other minor issues. This is the ferry on the New River that links Corozal Town to Progresso and points beyond. The repair time has been extended from the original expectations.

Monday, February 24th, Corozal House of Culture, 9am-3pm

Corozal Town Historical Walk Tours celebrates their 8th anniversary, with tours of historical Corozal Town offered by CJC tourism students. Corozal House of Culture

Wednesday, February 26th, Phillip Goldson Highway, 4pm

Nurses Walk-a-Thon to honor nurses and midwives, and the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale. Route is from the Corozal Town Entrance Roundabout (south end of town, near Miami Beach) through the Phillip Goldson Highway, to the Corozal Hospital. Everyone is invited. Corozal Community Hospital

Friday, February 28th, Frank’s Meat Products, 10am-1pm

BBQ Sale to benefit the Corozal Bay Sailing Club. Price $8 chicken, $10 pork. Corozal Bay Sailing Club

Saturday, February 29th, C’s Pharmacy, 9am-3pm

Outshine skin care event at C’s Pharmacy, 2nd Street South, Corozal Town. Free skin analysis, free glucose testing, free pressure testing, exhibition of products, samples giveaway. For location and contact information see their listing at corozal.bz/408.

Saturday, February 29th, Corozal Central Park, 6pm

CCC Senior’s Fair including Machacados, Chorripapas, Piña Coladas, Chamoyadas, Face painting and much more. Corozal Community College

March 2020
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Sunday, March 8th, USA, 2am CST

Daylight Savings Time begins in most of the USA. Here in Belize we never use the stuff. Quintana Roo, including Chetumal, doesn’t either, though they are always an hour ahead of us. But many Belizeans have family and friends in the US, or watch programs that originate in the US, so be aware that they will probably be an hour ahead starting today.

Saturday, March 14th, Corozal Central Park, 5pm-9pm

Art in the Park at Corozal Central Park. This is a monthly event that draws artists and craftspeople from all of Corozal District and beyond. Besides the sale of lovely artwork, there are also vendors for food and refreshments, and often live performances. Call 620-1572 or visit the Corozal House of Culture.

Thursday, March 19th, 9:49pm Belize Time

March Equinox when the days and nights are most nearly equal. This also marks the beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere, though here in Corozal we don’t really have 4 seasons.

Sat. & Sun, March 21 & 22, Coconut Hut, 10am-7pm

Coconut Splash at Coconut Hut, 4th Ave across from A&R. Local artists, local marketplace, food & fun. $5 fee for vendors. Call 637-9298 or email for info.

Tuesday, March 24th, Methodist Eye Clinic, from 8am

BCVI Eye Exams at the Methodist Eye Clinic, near the Corozal Hospital. The Belize Council for the Visually Impaired comes to Corozal on the 4th Tuesday of the month. It’s first come, first served. They provide exams ($10, free if you buy glasses), and they will fit you with glasses if needed. Prices are reasonable. For a limited time FREE GLASSES are available for children up to 14 years old who are registered with NHI, who is paying for this special service. corozal.com/bcvi

News and Memories of Corozal

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.

 

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