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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

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Upcoming Events in Corozal

September 2019
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Sunday, 1st September, 6am

National Flag Day, Flag Raising in front of Town Hall, free. Corozal Town Council

Sunday, 1st September, 7pm

Official Opening of September Celebrations in front of Town Hall, free. Includes flag raising, fireworks, presentations, and DJ’s Faceoff. Corozal Town Council

Thursday, September 5th, Parts of Corozal Town, 1pm to 4pm

Planned Water Interruption for certain areas in Corozal Town, including Celso Perez area, Romeo Castillo area, and Celso Vargas area. Belize Water Services

Friday, September 6th, Coronation Park, 6:30pm

Kids Matinee at Coronation Park, free. Corozal Town Council

Saturday, September 7th, BDA Office, 9am to 2pm

Diabetes Information and Health Fair at the Corozal office of the Belize Diabetes Association, #27 7th Avenue. Mr Cornelio Marfield, project director of the Belize Diabetes Self Care Management Program will be in to answer questions and register participants for this program. Belize Diabetics Assn Corozal

Sat, Sep 7th, and Sun, Sep 8th, Consejo Shores

National Championship Regatta at the Corozal Bay Sailing Club, Consejo Shores. Any questions or comments, please call 665-5121. Corozal Bay Sailing Club

Sunday, 8 September, 7pm

Kids Karaoke at Coronation Park, starting at 7pm, free. Register at the Corozal Town Council, or call 480-2072. Corozal Town Council

Monday, 9 September, 7pm to 10pm

Fire Engine Parade on streets of Corozal Town, free.

Monday, 9 September, 9pm to 2am

Dance at Miami Beach, free. Dynamics of Belize.

Tuesday, 10 September, 8:45am

Coronation of Corozal Queen of the Bay in front of Town Hall, free. This is the 221st anniversary of the Battle of St George’s Caye.

Tuesday, 10th September, 10am to 8pm

Citizens Parade 10am, Jump Up at Miami Beach 1pm to 8pm, free.

Tuesday, September 10th, Consejo, 11am-4pm

Dance Party for the Corozal Animal Program at Alfred’s Condos in Consejo Shores. $20 includes entrance and lunch. No host bar available. Live music by Legends. Lunch catered by Maria’s Italian Food. Corozal Animal Program

Friday, 13th September, all day

National Colors Day in Corozal Town, free.

Friday, 13th September, 8am to 5pm

CTC Municipal Bazaar in front of Town Hall. Free.

Friday, 13th September, 5pm to 10pm

Corozal Best Ever Rum, Rice & Ribs at Andres Campos Civic Center, paid.

Saturday, September 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.

Sunday, 15th September, All Day

National Day of Prayer at your church of choice.

Tuesday, September 17th, Corozal House of Culture, 9am

Belize’s Historical Railway System exhibit begins at the House of Culture. It will be on display until June 2020. Corozal House of Culture

Thursday, 19th September, All Day

National Service Day (tree planting), free.

Thursday, September 19th, Corozal Town, 6am

Community Cleanup Dengue Irradication campaign in the Zone 3 are of Corozal Town: Chula Vista, Altamira, and Rainbow Town. This is part of National Service Day. Excess garbage will be picked up, and we encourage citizens to help with this effort. Corozal Town Council

Friday, 20th September, 8am to noon

National School Children’s Rally at Andres Campos

Friday, 20th September, 2pm line-up, 3pm parade

Carnival Parade on streets of Corozal Town, free. Floats, marching bands, carnival groups. Click on the image for the line-up order. Corozal Town Council

Friday, 20th September, 6pm to 9pm

Carnival Judging at Ricalde Stadium, free.

Friday, 20th September, 11pm to 4am

Ceremony, Fireworks, Dance in front of Town Hall, free.

Saturday, 21 September, 4am to 6am

Carnival J’Ouvert, in front of Town Hall, free.

Saturday, September 21st, All of Belize

A Public and Bank Holiday has been declared by the Government of Belize. Also, Monday, September 23rd remains a Public and Bank Holiday. Because the 21st is a Saturday, the 23rd would ordinarily be a holiday in lieu of the 21st. Now we have both. Thanks to Breaking Belize News for reporting it.

Saturday, 21 September, 9am to 10am

Independence Day Ceremony, the official Ceremony, and crowning of Miss Independence at Andres Campos Civic Center. Free.

Saturday, 21st September, 10am to noon

Uniform Parade and Citizens Parade on the streets of Corozal Town, free.

Saturday, 21st September, 1pm to midnight

Beach Party at Miami Beach, free.

Monday, September 23rd, 1:50am

Autumn Equinox in Belize, when the days and nights are exactly the same length, happens at 1:50am this morning. We don’t really have an Autumn or Fall because we’re in the tropics, though.

Monday, September 23st, All of Belize

A Public and Bank Holiday had been declared by the Government of Belize in lieu of Saturday the 21st for Independence Day. This year both dates are public holidays. Thanks to Breaking Belize News for reporting it.

Tuesday, September 24th, Methodist Eye Center, from 8am

BCVI Eye Exams are available at the Methodist Eye Center, near the Hospital, beginning at 8am. Exams are $10, and you can order eyeglasses at low cost. For location and links for more info

Friday, September 27th, Round House, noon

Rotary American Style Hamburgers with baked beans. Homemade huge burgers, 5 choices of style. Price $10. To pre-order, contact any Rotarian, call 615-9005 or 615-5838, or inbox. Rotary Club of Corozal, Belize

Sat-Sun, September 28 & 29, Andres Campos Civic Center

Basketball Skills Training free camp presented by the NCS Belize Corozal Sports Council. September 28 & 29, 2019. Boys and girls. 8:30am to 11am, under 15. 1pm to 4pm 15 and over.

October 2019
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Tuesday, October 1st, Consejo Shores Golf Club, 7am

Golf Tournament to benefit the Corozal Animal Program. Entrance fee $25. Corozal Animal Program

Saturday, August 10th, 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

Maya Wedding Re-enactment and Pok-ta-Pok at Chactemal Site

As part of the Corozal Coconut Festival 2019, there was a sixth Maya Wedding Re-enactment, a Pok-ta-Pok demonstration, and other information presented on 29 March 2019 at the Chactemal (Santa Rita) Archaeological Site.

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.

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