Carnival in Cozumel is striking for its colorful, bustling joie de vivre and for keeping the Yucatán Peninsula’s carnestolenda (Shrovetide) traditions alive.
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Observed for almost 145 years, Cozumel’s Carnival (Carnaval Cozumeleño) is the most authentic and popular of these festivities in Southeastern Mexico, in part because it is a traditional celebration oriented towards families from throughout the region. For seven days, there are parades, music, food, and gaiety set against Cozumel’s unbelievable natural backdrop.
Centro, Cozumel, Q.R., MéxicoSee map