Mazatlan Book Fair
The Mazatlan Book Fair will take place in mid-March in Mazatlan with your cheap car rental. This book fair has been growing in popularity since it was started in 1997, and has been called "the only fair of the book in the world that happens at a human scale" , as described by writer Juan Villoro.
When the Mazatlan Book Fair first started, it was known as Journeys for Reading UAS 97" , and was weekly presentations of editorial companies and authors. It was a local effort to promote reading, as well as a cultural event in Sinaloa. Today when you visit with your Mazatlan cheap rental car, you will find over 250 activities that you can participate in.
What to expect
When you visit the Book Fair with your rental car Mazatlan, you will find there are a number of prestigious Spanish-speaking authors from Mexico and around the world. There are also workshops for kids by specialists that are designed to make kids love reading and other artistic activities. The Book Fair is held in Machado Square, right in the heart of the Historic Center, which also has a number of open-air restaurants, art exhibits, and nightly entertainment. There are stands, stages, and workshops all around. Other locations for the fair include the Angela Peralta Gallery, Theater Angela Peralta, schools, State University, Olas Altas Drive, and La Gran Plaza Mall.
Learning the culture
When you are here with your car rental Mazatlan, you will find that the city has a lot to offer you in terms of culture. As you explore the city, you will hear the music of the Tambora, which is the traditional music of the area. And if you are not here to enjoy the Mazatlan Book Fair, there are festivals that take place all year long celebrating the city's heritage. Carnival is one of the world's best Mardi Gras events held in the week before Lent. There are parades, fireworks, art, concerts, and street parties that will having you dancing around. At the end of the year there is also a cultural festival that features ballet, opera, concerts, and plays at the Angela Peralta Theater. This theater was built from 1869 to 1874, and restored from 1987 to 1992. The theater has a concert hall, galleries, an art school, and a conservatory of music and dance.
Getting to know more of the city
Mazatlan is a popular destination in Mexico for American travellers because it is the closest resort city to the border. Located on the Pacific, it is a great place to park your cheap car rental for a while and enjoy the sun. When you stay here, there are all-inclusive resorts to private residences available for rent, and everything in between. But you wont want to spend too much time in your room, because there is so much to do here. There are golf courses with views of the ocean, one of the largest breweries in Mexico (Pacifico), sport fishing, horseback riding, dolphin watching, and much more!
How to get here
It is easy to get to Mazatlan and rent a cheap rental car while you are here. The city has its own airport, Gral. Rafael Buelna International Airport, which has direct flights to and from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Phoenix, Houston, Denver, Mexico City, Guadalajara, and other Mexican locations.
When you are visiting with your Mazatlan car rental, you will find that theMazatlan Book Fair offers a unique opportunity to learn about Mexican and Spanish-speaking literature. There are many local, national, and international authors that come here to make their works known, so you never know who you will meet!