Thursday, October 23, 2014

2014 San Sebastian Street Festival Schedule

2014 san Sebastian Street Festival

Puerto Rico’s biggest festival The San Sebastian Street Festival in Old San Juan starts this Thursday Jan 16. Check out the daily schedule below: Thursday, January 16 5pm: Official opening of the 2014 San Sebastian Street Festival. Featuring: Parade with cabezudos and ribbon cutting ceremony. The parade starts at the Abraham Lincoln School, then along [...]

Big Picture: Bahia Urbana, Old San Juan

Bahia Urbana, Old San Juan

Bahia Urbana in Old San Juan; a cool place to relax

Puerto Rico Events: July 2013

Puerto Rico Events July 2013

Heading to Puerto Rico in July? Highlights include the Aibonito Flower Festival, the Cattleman’s BBQ Competition, the Puerto Rico Salsa Congress, festivals for local foods, crabs, criollo sauce and Annual Patron Saints Festivals. Until Jul 7, Aibonito Flower Festival The annual Aibonito Flower Festival continues during the first week of July featuring plant and flower [...]

2014 Aibonito Flower Festival

2013 aibonito flower festival

The Aibonito Flower Festival takes place in the mountain town of Aibonito and is the largest plant and sale show here in Puerto Rico. The 2014 Aibonito Flower Festival runs from June 27 through July 6 and marks the 46th anniversary of the festival. The flower festival is a huge event for Aibonito with thousands [...]

Puerto Rico Events: June 2013

Puerto Rico Events June 2013

June might herald the start of Hurricane Season in Puerto Rico, but it also means summer is here, with plenty of events to checkout. Highlights for June include: the ever popular Abionita Flower Festival, Agrópolis Country Fair and the biggest event of the month the St. John the Baptist Festival. Jun 27 – Jul 7, [...]

Big Picture: Cuartel de Ballajá, Old San Juan

cuartel de ballaja old san juan

Cuartel de Ballajá in Old San Juan

Puerto Rico Events: May 2013

Puerto Rico Events May 2013

Plenty of events happening in Puerto Rico during May, with the highlights being, Puerto Rico Restaurant Week, ‘Puerto Rico Danza Week’ and ComicCon May 14-28, Puerto Rico Restaurant Week Simple concept; great restaurants serving a 3 course menu at an affordable fixed price. Numerous restaurants from San Juan and around the island will be taking [...]

Puerto Rico Events: April 2013

Puerto Rico Events April 2013

April sees the return of several popular events here in Puerto Rico, with the hugely popular Saborea Puerto Rico Food Festival, the Rincon Film Festival and the 1797 Battle of San Juan Re-enactment topping the bill. But watch out for some cool local festivals too. April 4 – 7, Saborea Puerto Rico, San Juan Saborea [...]

Puerto Rico Events March 2013

Puerto Rico Events March 2013

Looks like March is going to be a busy month here in Puerto Rico, with the potential for whale spotting, pro golfer spotting, sangria tasting, chilling to the cool sounds of jazz and much more Mar 1-31, Whale Festival, Rincon Typically the best time to spot whales off the coast of Puerto Rico (usually the [...]

2013 San Sebastian Street Festival, Old San Juan

2013 San Sebastian Street Festival, Old San Juan

It’s January. It’s Puerto Rico; so it must be time for the San Sebastián Street Festival (Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián ) in Old San Juan…. The 2013 San Sebastián Street Festival runs from Thursday January 17 until Sunday January 20. This is the place to be if you want to experience a true [...]