The 'Sea Fair' is held on Playa El Istmito, a few kilometers northwest of downtown Bocas, for a week in September.
Bastimentos Day is celebrated with a huge parade in Old Bank and drumming demonstrations on the island.
Bocatoreños make a pilgrimage to the cave at La Gruta in the middle of the Isla Colón for Mass in honor of the Virgen del Carmen on the third Sunday in July.
Celebrating the foundation of the province in 1903, this is a day of parades and other events; it’s a big affair, attracting people from all over the province.
While the rest of Panama is celebrating Labor Day, local girls perform the Palo de Mayo (Maypole dance).