Planned Events in Corozal, Belize

The following events are tentatively or officially planned for the upcoming months. See the Corozal Calendar(s) on the home page for current months' events with more detail.

Event planners, please let us know, at or post on Corozal Living so we can list your event here to avoid a scheduling conflict that might cause fewer people to attend your event.

Events planned for July 2021:

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Friday, July 23rd, 8:36pm

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

Events planned for August 2021:

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Monday, 2 August, Corozal Town

Freedom Day in Belize is a public/banking holiday, celebrating the emancipation of enslaved people in the Caribbean. This year it is August 2nd in lieu of August 1st, which is a Sunday.

Sunday, August 22nd, 6:01am

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.

Events planned for September 2021:

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Friday, 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: SRC and Wikipedia

Monday, September 20th, 5:54pm

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: SRC

Tuesday, September 21st

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

Wednesday, September 22nd, 1:21pm

Autumn Begins in Belize at 1:21pm, at the Autumnal 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: Autumnal/Spring Equinox.

Events planned for October 2021:

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Monday, October 11th

Pan America Day is what we used to call Columbus Day. It is held on the Monday closest to 12 October. UPDATE: on 10 June 2021 the Minister of Home Affairs removed this from the list of public and bank holidays for 2021. Source: Public and Bank Holidays

Wednesday, October 20th, 8:56am

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

Events planned for November 2021:

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Friday, November 19th, 2:57am

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

Friday, November 19th

Garifuna Settlement Day is when we in Belize honor the cultural contributions of the Garifuna people. Source: Garifuna Settlement Day.

Events planned for December 2021:

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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: SRC.

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.

 

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