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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.

For information about COVID-19, please see Ministry of Health Belize or Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or Government of Belize Press Office. We will also post recent info at Corozal.com.

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

September 2022
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Friday, September 2nd, Maximum Water Park

Carnival Madness 2022 on Friday, September 2nd from 7pm-3am. King & Queen Competition, Juniors & Seniors. Still One Sounds. See Corozal Town Council for source.

Saturday, September 3rd, in front of Corozal Town Hall

Inauguration of September Celebrations 7pm-3am in front of Corozal Town Hall. Presentations by Carnival groups, local artists and cultural groups with a free dance by Dynamics of Belize. See Corozal Town Council page

Monday, September 5th, San Victor

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at San Victor and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Tuesday, September 6th, Calcutta

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at Calcutta and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Wednesday, September 7th, Caledonia & San Joaquin

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at Caledonia & San Joaquin and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Thursday, September 8th, San Andres & San Antonio

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at San Andres & San Antonio and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Friday, September 9th, Chan Chen & ESTM

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at Chan Chen & ESTM and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Saturday, September 10th, 3:59am

Full Moon — 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. See Time and Date for more info.

Wednesday, September 10th

St George’s Caye Day is the anniversary of the end of the battle from 3rd to 10th September 1798, when Spaniards from Mexico attempted to assert their claims over present-day Belize. They were repelled by a small force of woodcutters called Baymen, assisted by black slaves. After this the Spaniards never again attempted to take Belize. Sources: St George’s Caye Day and Wikipedia

Saturday, September 10th, Xaibe Village Outpost

Indigenous Peoples Resistance Day at Xaibe Village Outpost, 9am-4pm. Celebration of our Yucatec Maya cultural pride. Fun for the entire family, with food, drinks, games, music, and much more. See To’one Masehualoon NGO Belize Maya

Monday, September 12th, Buena Vista & Louisville

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at Buena Vista & Louisville and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Tuesday, September 13th, Ranchito

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at Ranchito and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Wednesday, September 14th, Cristo Rey, San Pedro, Neuland

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at Cristo Rey, San Pedro, Neuland and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Thursday, September 15th, Parts of Corozal Town

Planned Water Interruption to affect Parts of Corozal Town on Thursday, September 15th from 1pm-4:30pm. Areas to be affected: bounded to the North by the Corozal Farmer’s Market, to the South by the Corozal Central Park, to the East by the Corozal Bay, and to the West by 5th Avenue and bounded by the Ricalde Stadium, Altamira Road, and the Andres Campos Civic Center. This also includes Corozal Methodist Primary School and St. Francis Xavier Primary School. See Belize Water Services for source or updates.

Friday, September 16th, Xaibe home visits, Patchakan

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at Xaibe Child Health Home Visits Only, Patchakan, and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Friday, September 16th

Andres Campos Civic Center Corozal’s Best Ever Rum, Ribs, Rice. Check the page for details: Facebook page.

Saturday, September 17th

Corozal Carnival Madness 2022 begins with a ceremony at 2pm and a parade at 3pm. Additional details to follow. See Corozal Town Council

Saturday, September 17th

Corozal Madness 2022 begins after the Carnival parade and continues until 3am. See Corozal Town Council

Sunday, September 18th, Thunderbolt Dock

Corozal Beach Cleanup at Thunderbolt Dock, 8am, sponsored by Oceana Belize and the Rotaract Club of Corozal. Bring a cap, rag, pair of sturdy shoes and re-usable water bottle for refills. Supplies will be provided. See Facebook page.

Monday, September 19th Holiday

Public and Bank Holiday to observe the State Funeral for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. It coincides with National Service Day, and will be observed as a day of service. This is a one-time statutory holiday.

Monday, September 19th, Santa Clara & San Roman

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at Santa Clara & San Roman and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Tuesday, September 20th, Paraiso

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at Paraiso and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Thursday, September 21st

Independence Day, Public & Banking Holiday commemorates September 21st 1981 when Belize was granted independence from Great Britain. Source: Time and Date

Wednesday, September 21st, San Joaquin

Parade & Dance with Dynamics of Belize Band. Parade begins at 2:30pm, and Dance begins at 7:00pm. Free tacos after parade. See Facebook page.

Thursday, September 22nd, Philip Goldson Highway

Planned Water Outage along the Philip Goldson Highway, from the George Martinez Layout to the Calcutta Adventist School, including Calcutta, Carolina, and western portion of Ranchito Villages. Thursday, September 22nd from 9am-5pm. See Belize Water Services for source or updates.

Thursday, September 22nd, Little Belize

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at Little Belize and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Thursday, September 22nd, 7:03pm

Autumn Begins in Belize at 7:03pm, at the September Equinox, when the days and nights are nearly the same length. The equinox marks the moment the Sun crosses the celestial equator – the imaginary line in the sky above the Earth’s equator. Source: September Equinox.

Friday, September 23rd, Town child home

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at Town Child Health Home Visits Only, and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Saturday, September 24th, Round House

Beach and Bay Clean Up Meet at Miami Beach Round House to remove trash, bottles and discarded material that has been thrown into our beautiful bay. Source: Plan Corozal Facebook Page.

Monday, September 26th, Copper Bank

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at Copper Bank and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Wednesday, September 28th, Concepcion

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at Concepcion and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Thursday, September 29th, South of Corozal Town

Planned Water Interruption from 9am-5pm along the Philip Goldson Highway, from the George Martinez Layout to the Calcutta Adventist School, including Calcutta, Carolina, and Ranchito Villages. Motorists exercise caution near the Xaibe Junction. See Belize Water Services for source or updates.

Thursday, September 29th, Caledonia

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at Caledonia and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

Thursday, September 29th, Part of Corozal Town

Planned Water Interruption from 1pm-4:30pm in areas bounded to the north by the Corozal Farmers Market, to the south by the Corozal Central Park, to the east by the Corozal Bay, and to the west by 5th Avenue and bounded by the Ricalde Stadium, Altamira Road, and the Andres Campos Civic Center. This also includes Corozal Methodist Primary School and St. Francis Xavier Primary School. See Belize Water Services for source or updates.

Friday, September 30th, San Narciso home

COVID-19 Vaccinations and some other child vaccinations are scheduled for 9am-4pm at San Narciso Child Health Home Visits Only, and also CCH. See Corozal Community Hospital/Polyclinic II or contact local sources for updated or additional info.

October 2022
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Sunday, October 9th, 2:54pm

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, October 10th, Countrywide

Indigenous People’s Resistance Day (in lieu of 12th Oct) will be celebrated countrywide. It is a public and banking holiday. One such celebration is in Xaibe, from 9am to 4pm. See Facebook page.

News and Memories of Corozal

Valentines 2022 Not As Planned

We had these great plans to celebrate Valentines' Day 2022 by showing our support for arts in Corozal and for the Grand Opening of a close-by and favorite restaurant. None of them went quite as planned.

Art in the Park, Dec 2021

On Saturday, 18th December 2021, we had the first Art in the Park following a long absence due to COVID-19. Click the title above for photos and information.

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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