Wednesday, July 30, 2014

What’s On

Puerto Rico is an energetic island that has plenty to offer everyone. Here you will find a selection of the events that are happening in the coming months.

We will do our best to detail all of the major events and those more off-beat events that are happening here in Puerto Rico. The events listed in this section are based on information obtained from online as well as local media. If you are planning on going to one of the events, please contact the organizers ahead of time, to make sure that the event is taking place.

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Regular Events

Bioluminescent Bay (Bio-bay) Tours

Puerto Rico has three bio-bays - check out the moon calendar for the
best times to view these natural phenomena

Noche de Galerias

First Tuesday of the month 6:00-9:00pm
Various art galleries, restaurants and museums in Old San Juan have an open door policy during Feb - May and Sep - Dec.

Le-Lo-Lai Show

This is a local music and dance show
Tuesday - San Cristobel Fort at 6pm
Friday - Alambiqu Beach, Isla Verde (Carolina) at 7pm
Saturday - Plaza Ventana al Mar, Ashford Ave, Condado at 8pm

Boheiam Nights

Last Friday of the month
This is a local music festival located at Degetau Street, Carolina

La Casita Festival

Saturday and Sunday near the Old San Juan piers from 6:00-8:00pm
Local artists and artisans gather at Plaza Danza
also on a Saturday and Sunday in the Plaza Darsena and Paseo de la Princesa, in Old San Juan, you will find local artists and artisans

Jul 2014

Until Jul 6, Aibonito Flower Festival
Hugely popular and hugely colorful flower festival in the mountain town of Aibonito
Where: Km 6.7 on PR722, Aibonito
Tel: 787-735-3871
Jul 3 – 6, El Jobo Festival, Comerio
Traditional family event
Where: El Higuero Sector, Comerio
Tel: 787-875-7075
Jul 4 – 6, Beach Festival, Ceiba
Live music and more
Machos Beach, Ceiba
Tel: 787-885-2180
Jul 4 – 6, Hammock Festival, San Sebastian
Handicrafts, food kiosks music and more at this annual festival
Where: Luis Aymat Coliseum, San Sebastian
Tel: 787-896-2300
Jul 11 – 20, Catano Patron Saint Fetsival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-788-0404
Jul 11 – 21, Hatillo Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-262-2093
Jul 13, Rumbon de Barrio, Hatillo
Event featuring; handicrafts, music, food kiosks and more
Where: Town Plaza, Hatillo
Tel: 787-262-2093
Jul 14 – 20 Vieques Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-741-5000
Jul 16 – 20, Barceloneta Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-846-3400
Jul 16 – 20, Villalba Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-847-8025
Jul 16 – 20, Arroyo Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-839-5441
Jul 18 – 20, Banana Festival (Fetsival del Guineo), Laras
Annual festival featuring music, food, artisans highlighting the value of the land
Where: Los Patriotas Plaza, Laras
Tel: 787-897-2300
Jul 18 -21, National Handicrafts Fair, Barranquitas
One of the largest artisan fairs on the island
Where: Town Plaza, Barranquitas
Tel: 787-857-0529
Jul 22 - 26, Puerto Rico Salsa Congress, San Juan
Annual Salsa Event
Where: Sheraton Hotel, Convention District, San Juan
Tel: 787-303-0334
Jul 25 – 28, Loiza Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-876-1040
Jul 31, Acoustic Ocean Front, Mayaguez
Free jazz music
Where: Plaza de las Banderas (Flag Square), Mayaguez
Tel: 787-204-3383
Jul 31, Freshwater Festival (Festival de Agua Dulce), Ciales
Festival dedicated to fresh water and the 4 rivers that run through the area
Where: Samuel Rosario Recreational Complex, Ciales
Tel: 787-831-3500
Jul 31, Comerio Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-897-2300

Aug 2014

Aug 3, El Seco Marathon, Comerio
10K & 5K runs
Where: Parking lot of the Carlos Bonet Park, Comerio
Tel: 787-875-3445
Aug 6 -10, Patillas Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-839-5929
Aug 6 -10, Juana Diaz Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-837-2185
Aug 7, Humacao Municipal Band
Humacao Municipal Band in concert
Where: Angel Pena Arts Center, Humacao
Tel: 787-285-3550
Aug 7 – 10. Mountain Bike Festival, Lajas
Mountain bike competition featuring local and international riders
Where: La Parguera Village, Lajas
Tel: 787-922-9358
Aug 8 – 17, Cayey Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-738-3211
Aug 10, Dorado Crab Festival (Festival de la Cocolia)
Featuring local crab dishes, sports events, music and more
Where: Ojo del Buey Sector, Dorado
Tel: 787-796-5740
Aug 16 – 17, Bomba & Plena Festival, Juana Diaz
Music festival with artisans and food kiosks
Where: Paseo Tablado, Camboya Sector, Juana Diaz
Tel” 787-837-2185
Aug 29 – 31, Breadfruit Festival (Festival de la Pana), Humacao
Annual festival celebrating Breadfruit with food kiosks, artisans and more
Where: Loma de la Nina Mariana Sector, Humacao
Tel: 787-852-3066
Aug 30 – Sep 1, Antiques Fair, San German
Expecting more than 60 antique dealers at the event
Where: Arquelio Torres Ramirez Coliseum, San German
Tel: 787-204-3383

Sep 2014

Sep 1, Antiques Fair, San German
Expecting more than 60 antique dealers at the event
Where: Arquelio Torres Ramirez Coliseum, San German
Tel: 787-204-3383
Sep 20 – 21, Coffee & Chocolate Expo, San Juan
Annual event featuring over 100 exhibitions, workshops, lectures, demonstrations by leading industry professionals
Where: Puerto Rico Convention Center, San Juan

Concerts

Sep 11, Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus brings her Bangerz Tour to Puerto Rico
Where: Coliseo de Puerto Rico José M. Agrelot, San Juan
Sep 27, Ana Gabriel Tour 2014
Where: Coliseo de Puerto Rico José M. Agrelot, San Juan
Oct 4, Yandel
Where: Coliseo de Puerto Rico José M. Agrelot, San Juan

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

Resource: Que Pasa Magazine, local media