Events

Food & Drink in Caye Caulker

Lobsterfest

Caulker hosts the original Northern Cayes Lobsterfest, which marks the opening of lobster fishing season on June 15, although the festival is usually held a couple of weekends later so there's enough lobster to go a…
Art in Corozal Town

Art in the Park

On one Saturday of every month, downtown Corozal hosts an outdoor art exhibition and mini music festival, known as Art in the Park. Artists congregate in Central Park to display their wares, with paintings, photogra…
Cultural in Dangriga

Garifuna Settlement Day

On November 19 Dangriga explodes with celebrations to mark the arrival of Garifuna in Dangriga in 1832. Dangrigans living elsewhere flock home for the celebrations. Drumming, dancing and drinking continue right thro…
Food & Drink in Crooked Tree

Crooked Tree Cashew Festival

Crooked Tree is home to a great number of cashew trees and this festival celebrates the cashew harvest in a big way, with music, dancing and lots of cracking, shelling, roasting and stewing of cashews, as well as th…
Cultural in Belize City

September Celebrations

Starting on National Day and culminating on Independence Day, two weeks of city-wide patriotic celebrations keep the locals dancing in the streets. The Belize Carnival, a street festival held during this time, sees …
Cultural in Ambergris Caye

Costa Maya Festival

During the first weekend in August, participants from all over Central America celebrate their shared heritage. The streets of San Pedro are filled with music, parades, dancing and drinking, culminating in a bodybui…
Canoeing in Burrell Boom

La Ruta Maya

Burrell Boom comes to life every year in March, when this annual canoe race passes through. Contestants spend their third night on the banks of the river in town, making this an ideal location for observers to hunke…
Food & Drink in Placencia

Lobsterfest

Celebrates the opening of the lobster-fishing season with music, boat races, a fishing contest, a huge variety of lobster dishes to eat and a lot of fun.
Food & Drink in Punta Gorda

Chocolate Festival of Belize

Celebrating all things to do with cacao and chocolate – the Maya food of the gods – this festival is held on the Commonwealth Day holiday weekend, mainly in Punta Gorda. As well as tastings, demonstrations and music…
Cultural in Ambergris Caye

El Gran Carnaval de San Pedro

The weekend before Lent is a big party in San Pedro. The parades and costumes of more typical carnival celebrations are replaced with body-painting and flour-fighting – great fun to watch and even more fun in which …