Good morning afternoon evening night and welcome to the premier website for the people, culture, history, attractions, schools, and other things in the Corozal District of Belize.

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.

Upcoming Events in Corozal

December 2019
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 

Sunday, December 1st, Parts of Corozal Town, 8am to 3pm

Planned Power Outage POSTPONED until further notice. It was to affect portion of Corozal District: 2nd Street, 4th Street, 5th Street, 6th Street, 7th Street, 8th Street, 9th Street and 4th Avenue, 5th Avenue, A Street, B Street, C Street and Skeleton Town Area. BEL to install utility poles in the area. Belize Electricity Limited

Sunday, December 1st, Carolina Football Field, 9am-5pm

1st Division Football 9am Caledonia vs Ranchito Runners, 11am Calcutta Bulls vs Libertad, 1pm Ranchito Warriors vs Corozal Young Starz, 3pm Valley pride Corozal vs San Antonio NGO. Corozal Football Association

Sunday, December 1st, Santa Rita Park, 3pm

Christmas Tree Lighting and children treat for all residents of Santa Rita Layout, presented by the Santa Rita Neighborhood Watch. Corozal Daily

Thursday, December 7th, 1st Ave and 2nd St, 1pm to 5pm

Planned Water Interruption for 1st Avenue and 2nd Street, Corozal Town. Motorists are being advised that 1st Street North will be closed from 4th Avenue to the seaside. Belize Water Services

Saturday, December 7th, Corozal Town Hall, 9am-4pm

Free Legal Clinic sponsored by the Bar Association of Belize. Free legal advice and assistance on a wide range of issues. Belmopan City Council

Saturday, December 7th, in front of Town Hall, 7pm

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, with a Christmas program including Santa! Corozal Town Council

Tuesday, December 10th, 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 2nd and 4th Tuesdays 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

Wednesday, December 11th, Tortuga Grill, 2pm-4pm

BINGO with CAP to benefit the Corozal Animal Program. Cash and prizes. Corozal Animal Program

Saturday, December 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.

Saturday, December 21st, Winter Solstice 10:19pm

Winter Solstice in Belize is at 10:19pm. This is the exact time when the northern axis of the Earth is tilted farthest away from the sun. It signals our shortest day of the year, and, if we actually had four seasons in Belize, this would officially begin winter. In the Southern Hemisphere, it begins their summer.

Monday, December 25th

Christmas Day is an official holiday in Belize. It’s meaning is similar to that in many other countries, with a cultural flavor from Maya and other local subcultures.

Tuesday, December 26th

Boxing Day is an official holiday in Belize. In England, it was when wealthy people would box up gifts for the servants and give them the day off. In Belize many people continue the tradition of providing gifts and money to those in need on this day.

January 2020
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 
 

Wednesday, January 1st, most of the world

New Years Day, Public Holiday countrywide. Corozal.com wishes everyone in the Corozal District a very happy new year!

Saturday, December 18th, 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.

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.

Printed from https://corozal.com — Corozal Home.