Monday, December 22, 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

Sep 2014

until Sep 8, Hormigueros Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-849-2515
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 3-9, International Billfish Tornament, San Juan
Annual offshore fishing contest with over 300 participants from around the globe
Where: Club Nautico de San Juan
Tel:787-722-0177
Sep 5-9, Jayuya Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-828-1241
Sep 9-10, Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association Conevention & Expo. San Juan
Tourism Industry Expo featuring seminars, siklent auctions and more
Where: Condado Plaza Hotel, San Juan
Tel: 787-758-8001
Sep 12-21, Ponce World Day
Series of commemorative events
Where: La Perla Theater, Ponce
Tel: 787-841-8044
Sep 12-14, Salinas Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-824-3830
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
More Info
Sep 23, Grito de Lares Anniversary, Lares
Annual event commemorating the anniversary of the local revoltionary movement
Where: Plaza de la Revolucion (Town Square), Lares
Tel: 787-462-3384
Sep 26 - Oct 5, Aguada Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-868-0622
Sep 26-29, Utuado Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-894-3505
Sep 26-28, EcoAgroFeria, Barceloneta
Music, artisans, food and more
Where: Villa Georgetti Sports Complex, Barceloneta
Tel: 787-846-3400
Sep 26-28, Vega Alta Festival
Annual festival featuring cockfights, agricultural fair, music and more
Where: Hector Flores Pantoja Park, Vega Alta
Tel: 787-883-5900
Sep 27, El Pastillo Golf Classic, Isabela
Golf tournament benefiting condservation efforts for El Pastiollo Beach's Ecosystem
Where: Royal Isabela
Tel: 787-609-5888
Sep 28, La Monserrate Rafting Festival, Moca
Annual family rafting festival (race) from Nolo Acevedo bridge to the Voladora Sector
Where: Nolo Acevedo bridge to the Voladora Sector, Moca
Tel: 787-817-6912

Oct 2014

Until Oct 5, Aguada Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-868-0622
Oct - Dec, International Theater FEstival, Santurce
Various productions taking place at varios theaters throughout the metro area
Tel: 787-721-5274
Oct 2-5, XXVI Light Tacke Blue Marlin Tournament, cabo Rojo
Popular light tackle fishing competition
Where: Club Deportivo del Oeste, Cabo Rojo
Tel: 787-851-8880
Oct 2-5, Naranjito Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-869-2200
Oct 3-7, Ciales Patron Saint Festival
Annual town festival
Tel: 787-871-3500
Oct 8-12, Melao Melao Fest6ival, Vega Baja
Festival featuring local artists, woodcarvi8ng competitions, food kiosks and more
Where, Town Square, Vega Baja
Tel: 787-796-5740
Oct 18-19, Poultry Festival, Aibonito
Festival featuring artisans, food, music and polutry...
Where: Town Square, Aibonito
Tel: 787-735-8181 ext 7053
Oct 22-26, Puerto Rico Tango Festival
Annual Tango Festival that takes place througout San Juan, featuring; dance workshops, live music, dance perfoemances and more
Where: Old San Juan / San Juan
More Info
Oct 24-26, Mapeye Festival, Gurabo
Troubadour contest with food, artisans and more
Where: Town Square, Gurabo
Tel: 787-712-1100
Oct 24-26, West Beer Festival, Mayaguez
Beer Festival, what more do I need to say.
Where: Mayaguez
Oct 28 - Nov 5, Aguadilla on the Bay Festival
Festival featuring music, food kiosks, artisans and more
Where: Aguadilla bay Front
Tel: 787-891-1005 ext 3344
Oct 31 - Nov 2, Penuelas Patron Saint Festival
Annual town fetsival
Tel: 787-836-4035
Oct 31 - Nov 2, National Plantain Festival, Corozal
Fetsival featuring plantains as the star attraction
Where: Town Square, Corozal
Tel: 7687-859-3060

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