Events

Top Choice Cultural in Loíza

Fiestas de Santiago Apóstol

Puerto Rico’s African soul is unveiled for five days every July during the Fiestas de Santiago Apóstol, a cultural extravaganza of drums, masks and hybrid religious iconography in honor of Saint James, the town's pa…
Top Choice Music in San Juan & Around

Festival Casals

Since 1956 renowned soloists and orchestras have come from all over the world to join the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra in performing virtuoso concerts night after night, primarily at El Centro de Bellas Artes Luis…
Top Choice Cultural in San Juan & Around

Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián

For a full week around the third weekend of January, Old San Juan's Calle San Sebastián hums with processions, music, food stalls and larger-than-ever crowds. During the day, it’s folk art and crafts; at night, it’s…
Cultural in San Juan & Around

Fiesta de San Juan Bautista

Celebration of the island's patron saint and a summer solstice party, Latin style. Staged during the week preceding June 24, the heart of the action is in Old San Juan. But you can catch the festivities – including …
Food & Drink in San Juan & Around

Culinary Festival

SoFo’s alfresco culinary festival is a moveable feast that in recent years has tended to happen twice a year, in August and December. During the three-night event, a two-block wedge of Fortaleza is closed to traffic…
Music in San Juan & Around

Puerto Rico JazzFest

Puerto Rico’s largest jazz fest is held for four days around the third weekend in March. It attracts the best Latin jazz artists from all over the Caribbean. The late great Tito Puente sometimes played here and Eddi…
Film in San Juan & Around

Festival de Cine Internacional de San Juan

Screens new films over one week in October, with an emphasis on Caribbean cinema. Given the number of Puerto Ricans/Nuyoricans making good on the big screen – J Lo, Benicio del Toro, Jimmy Smits (and Raul Julia, who…
Film in San Juan & Around

Puerto Rico Queer Filmfest

Established in 2009, the Puerto Rico Queer Filmfest is considered the first and largest LGBTQ film festival in the Caribbean. Critically acclaimed submissions include international and Puerto Rico films, both in lon…