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April 15, 2011updated Feb 08, 2013

Mazatlán Welcomes Spring With Vibrant Calendar Of Events

By Pardhasaradhi Gonuguntla

Mazatlán, Mexico – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle Magazine

Mazatlán, with its sun-blessed golden shores, rich culture and legendary hospitality, is gearing up to celebrate the advent of spring with an array of events sure to entice elite travelers to Mexico’s Pacific coast. From performing arts and musical extravaganzas to world-class sporting events, the lineup promises something for everyone.

Here are the highlights from this spectacular area’s spring calendar of events:

April 27 to May 1: Mazatlán International Bike Week 2011
Five days of high-octane fun and adventure along Mexico’s golden Pacific Coast, with more than 15,000 bikers and enthusiasts in attendance for bike parades, stunt exhibitions, drag races, custom bike competitions, accessories and apparel expos, as well as live music, entertainment, local restaurant sponsors, free contests and giveaways.

April 29 to May 5: Jose Limón Dance Festival
The 135-year-old Angela Peralta Theater hosts one of the year’s most anticipated performing arts events honoring the legacy of pioneering Sinaloa dancer and choreographer, Jose Limón. Showcasing artists and dancers from around the world, the festival also features expositions, literary presentations and the Summit of Academies—a nationwide assembly of dancers.

May 5 to 8: Mexican PGA Championship
Estrella Del Mar Golf Club hosts this prestigious tournament of the Canadian Professional Golf Tour, drawing hundreds of the world’s top golfers in pursuit of this year’s title from defending champion Andy Matthews alongside a $125,000 USD purse.

May 6: ArtWalk
Old Mazatlán’s art galleries and workshops offer free tours, exhibit debuts and lectures by visiting and local artists. Marvel at dynamic displays of photography, paintings and sculptures in neoclassical buildings refurbished to house the city’s art galleries.

June 1: Marina Mazatlán Fishing Tournament
Known for being a first-class fishing destination, Mazatlán lures top anglers from around the world for the premier Marina Mazatlán tournament. Complete with festive dinner receptions, onshore events and an official awards ceremony.

June 1 to 5: Quiksilver Surf Clásico Mazatlán
Five days of epic surf, fashion and live music will draw surfers from around the globe to hang ten on Mazatlán’s renowned breaks, vying for an $85,000 purse. Festivities include surf gear expos and fashion shows, plus local art exhibits and live concerts.

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