Belize’s calendar is full of festivals, ranging from the local to the national. The calendar below only includes a few highlights – you’ll find plenty of entertainment at any given time.
Carnaval is celebrated with dancing, parades, costumes and drinking.
Celebrations throughout the country in honour of Baron Bliss Day (March 9); La Ruta Maya River Challenge in San Ignacio.
Fiesta in San José Succotz honouring the village’s patron saint.
Cashew Festival in Crooked Tree; Toledo Cacao-Fest in Punta Gorda; Coconut Festival in Caye Caulker; National Agriculture and Trade Show in Belmopan.
Caye Caulker Lobster Festival; three-day Día de San Pedro festival in San Pedro; Placencia Lobster Festival.
Belize international film festival in Belize City.
Week-long Deer Dance Festival in San Antonio; Costa Maya festival in San Pedro.
Celebrations commemorating St George’s Caye Day and Independence Day.
Garífuna Settlement Day (Nov 19).
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