There are few places like San Pedro at Carnivale time. Mayan Princess is centrally located to experience the best diving, dining and shopping, just steps outside your door. So when it’s Carnivale time, you couldn’t be better situated. It is observed during the week leading up to Ash Wednesday and the Lenten Season and is a celebration during which time people can indulge in pleasures that they will have to give up during lent. The local government of San Pedro Town usually organizes a week of fun events for visitors and locals.
Carnival typically involves a public celebration or parade combining some elements of a circus, mask and public street party. People often dress up or masquerade during the celebrations, which an overturning of the norms of daily life. San Pedro Town is one of the very last places in the country of Belize that observes Carnival, so it is indeed a very special time.