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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.

Upcoming Events in Corozal

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, October 5th, Jam Rock, 6am-9am

Urban Birdwatch Corozal starting from Jam Rock at 6am. No registration necessary. For information call 422-2380, or email .

Saturday, October 5th, Corozal Community Hospital

Ear, Nose, Throat, Plastic Surgeries by Partners for Medical Relief. Screening on Saturday, Oct 5th, first come, first served. Surgeries on Oct 6th through 8th. Call 402-3909 for information. Corozal Community Hospital

Saturday, October 5th, Ricalde Stadium, 1pm

Corozal vs Stann Creek U17 female football match. Free entrance for all. Corozal Football Association

Saturday, October 12th, 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.

Monday, October 14th, Public and Banking Holiday

Pan American Day used to be called Columbus Day. This is a public and banking holiday in Belize.

Sunday, October 20, 5:00-5:10am and 2:50-3pm, Entire Corozal District

Brief Power Outages to affect entire Corozal and Orange Walk Districts. BEL to replace transmission poles and facilitate maintence works by Cenace at Xul-Ha, Mexico. Belize Electricity Limited

Tuesday, October 22nd, 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, October 23rd, Paraiso

NHI Mobile Visit, Paraiso — Register and get your National Health Insurance benefits. Bring your valid social security card, and proof of address (any utility bill). Check local medical sources for exact place and time. Corozal Community Hospital

Wednesday, October 23rd, Red Cross, 9am-noon

Bahamas Relief Red Cross Clothing Sale at the Catherine Kelly Center, Santa Rita Hill. $5 per bag, all proceeds toward the Red Cross Bahamas Relief Effort, 2019. Red Cross Corozal

Saturday, October 26th, Central Park, 6:30am

5K Polio Fun Run / Fun Walk for World Polio Day, sponsored by Corozal Rotary. $5 donation to participate. Free snacks for runners and walkers. Prizes for first 3 finalists. Rotary Club of Corozal, Belize

Saturday, October 26th, Corozal Town Central Park, 7pm

Hanal Pixan the Maya tradition of food for the souls, including authentic Maya cuisine, chocolate display, performances, altars, atole demo, katrina facepainting, pib in the park, pok-ta-pok, handmade tortillas, and more. Corozal House of Culture

November 2019
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Saturday, November 2nd, in front of Town Hall, 8am-5pm

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

Tuesday, November 5th, Calcutta

NHI Mobile Visit, Calcutta — Register and get your National Health Insurance benefits. Bring your valid social security card, and proof of address (any utility bill). Check local medical sources for exact place and time. Corozal Community Hospital

Saturday, November 9th, Corozal Community Hospital, 6am

Diabetes Walkathon for Diabetes Awareness Month, for businesses and the general public. Free health fair at the BDA-CZL office 9am to 3pm. For info 624-4476. Belize Diabetics Assn Corozal

Sunday, November 10th, Almond Lane, 1:30-4pm

Coctail party/singalong fundraiser for the Corozal Animal Program (CAP) at Sue Paoletti’s house, Almond Lane. Cost Bz$20, includes one drink and appetizers, 1:30-2:30, and Mamma Mia 2 movie/singalong from 2:30 to 4pm. Corozal Animal Program

Thursday, November 14th, Andres Campos Civic Center, 1pm

Diabetes Walkathon for World Diabetes Day, for schools, villages, and the general public. Raise awareness by wearing BLUE this day. For info 624-4476. Belize Diabetics Assn Corozal

Saturday, November 16th, 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.

Tuesday, November 19th, Garifuna Settlement Day, 6:30am-2pm

Garifuna Settlement Day Yurumein & Celebration. Free excursion to Libertad Village leaves Corozal House of Culture at 6:30am, and returns from Libertad Village at 2pm. Call or message to reserve your seat. 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.

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