Carnaval La Paz

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Country and Region MexicoBaja California Sur
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Festival Contact Information

Carnaval La Paz
5 de Mayo y Malecón
La Paz, Baja California Sur
Phone/fax: (54) 1552-612-122-0077

Festival Description

Carnaval is an official Mexican holiday that kicks off a five-day celebration of the libido before the Catholic lent begins on Ash Wednesday. Beginning the weekend before Lent, Carnaval is celebrated exuberantly with parades, floats, costumes, music and dancing in the streets. Carnaval is equivalent to Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

Festival Dates March 3 - 8, 2011
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