Cultural in Portobelo

Festival de Diablos y Congos

The most intriguing local party is this festival of rebellion and ridicule that mocks the colonial Spaniards. Participants assume the role of escaped slaves and take ‘captives.’ It's held two weeks after Carnaval, m…
Fiesta in Portobelo

Festival del Cristo Negro

On October 21 annually, pilgrims from all over Panama arrive in Portobelo to participate in this festival, which honors a miraculous 1.5m-high statue of the Black Christ housed in the Iglesia de San Felipe. After su…