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Manzanillo lights up

Majestic pyrotechnic show which has over 17 years taking place every end of the year to welcome the new year; the two bays are illuminated since there are more than 20 thousand pyrotechnic light effects that are distributed in both bays; Launch points are from land and simultaneously from some ships at sea. This event brings together more than 120 thousand spectators who welcome the new year together. The Festivall manzanillo lights up is repeated every year so we suggest you book your accommodation well in advance to enjoy this spectacular event.


Traditional event that takes place during the month of March with a traditional parade. “Zanqueros - Angeles de la calle”, batucadas, floats, dance troupes participate in the inaugural parade. After the parade and the burning of bad moods, the inauguration of the Carnival by the municipal president of Manzanillo is carried out, there are concurrent events with the presentation of artistic casts from the municipality and surroundings.

International fishing tournament

In the month of November, Manzanillo becomes the protagonist of one of the most important events of the year, the International Sailfish Tournament in Manzanillo, Manzanillo is the scene of an important international event, bringing together a large number of fishermen coming from different parts of the world.