Danza, Comics, Food and more: Puerto Rico May 2012

puerto rico events may 2012Puerto Rico’s very own ballroom dance, the Danza is celebrated this month, along with Puerto Rico’s very own ComicCon and the inaugural Puerto Rico Restaurant Week

Danza Week in Ponce, May 14-20

Danza is a formal dance similar to a waltz that first saw the dance floor towards the end of the 19th Century in Puerto Rico’s southern city of Ponce.

Las Delicias Plaza in Ponce will be the focal point of the weeklong event that will feature conferences, concerts, parades and period costumes

Puerto Rico ComicCon, May 26-27

The Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan will be home to the 2012 Puerto Rico ComicCon where comic fans and wanna be super heroes will unite.

This year along with the Gaming Zone Gaming Arena fans of ComicCon will have the chance to meet: Jason David Frank (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Liam O’Brien (video game voice actor), Renee Witterstaetter (comic book artist and writer), Dan DiDio, (famed comic book writer, _ and current Co-Publisher of DC Comics) and more…

Puerto Rico Restaurant Week, May 14-20

New to the culinary calendar the first ever Puerto Rico Restaurant Week will feature restaurants form Old San Juan, Condado, Isla Verde, Santurce, Mirramar, Hato Rey and Guaynabo.

Participating restaurant will showcase a set 3 course meal for $29 or $39 depending on the restaurant

Also Happening in May 2012

Arecibo Patron Saint Festival, May 5-6
Annual festival with music, food and parades

San Juan International Artisan Fair, Ferinart 2012, May 4 – 13
Puerto Rican and International artisans will be showcasing their work in Old San Juan during event
Wesbite: http://ferinart.org/english/

Summer Festival, Crash Boat Beach, May 18 – 20
Crash Boat Beach in Aguadilla wil be hosting its annual beach festival featuring, live music and great food.

40th Puerto Rico Danza Week’s Period Ball, May 20
Annual ballroom event at the Arrivi Theatre In Santurce featuring 19th Century perios dress.

Urban Fiesta, May 24 – 28
Around 5000 people attended last years Urban Fiesta and this year is going to be just as crazy.

Carolina Patron Saint Festival, May 26-27
Annual festival in honor of San Fernando de la Carolina featuring live music, artisans and food

Emerald of the South Carnival, May 26-27
Patillas on the south coast of Puerto Rico will host this carnival featuring parades, local music, artisans and great Puerto Rican food

Check out the ‘whats on‘ page to stay up to date with upcoming events here in Puerto Rico

Note: All events are subject to change, so contact the event organizers for up to date information. Discovering Puerto Rico is not responsible for any schedule changes


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