Music in Puerto Plata

Dominican Jazz Festival

Also held in Cabarete and Santiago, this long-running festival attracts top musical talent from around the country and abroad. Most of the visiting musicians run workshops for kids; one year Bernie Williams, former …
Merengue in Puerto Plata

Merengue Festival

The entire length of the Malecón is closed to vehicular traffic, food stalls are set up on both sides of the oceanside boulevard and a stage is erected for merengue performances.