West Fest

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Type Of Event
Festival
Start Date
Thursday, 15 Sep, 2022Annually
Entrance Fee
Adults - $2 | Kids 8 years & under - Free
Date:
9/15/2019 - 9/16/2019
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Description
Highlights
  • Non-alcoholic - Family Event
  • Live Music & Performances
  • Fun Activities & Games
  • Food Stalls & Other Local Companies

About Event

West Fest

Organized by the Cayo Chapter of the Belize Tourism Industry, the West Fest is a family-friendly and eco-friendly event that celebrates 3000 years of culture, food, music and history of the twin towns of San Igancio and Santa Elena. All local cultures will be represented at the festival with costumes, music, dance and food. It will be held at the Macal River Park in San Ignacio Town. This initiative aims at giving back to the community, and ultimately build the community through the fund generated. This is the first year that the West Fest is being held.

2019 West Fest

Details for the 2019 West Fest are yet to be announced.

Why should you attend the 2019 West Fest?

Come out and experience the culture, food, music and history of the lovely twin towns of San Igancio and Santa Elena. It is a great event for family and friends to enjoy and celebrate the melting pot of cultures in Belize. Mark your calendars and make your way to the West Fest! This is going to be the biggest event happening in September at the Macal River Park!
 
Suitable for:
Kids
Teens
Adults
Families
Groups
Couples
Seniors
What to bring?
  • Enthusiasm & Appetite
  • Cash
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
Activities:
Crafting, Dancing, Learning
Outline of Event
Date
Description
9/15/2019TBA
9/16/2019TBA
Contact Information
Email:
info@cayobtia.org
Location Information
Venue:
Macal River Park
Address:
Joseph Andrew Dr, San Ignacio Cayo District
District:
Cayo
Transportation
Is Transportation provided?:
No
Transport Info.
Important Transportation/Pickup Information
1. Private Vehicle
2. Rentals/Charters/Shuttles
3. Public Transportation (Buses)
4. Taxi
5. Hitch-hiking

To arrange a shuttle/rental/charter, visit Belizing.com has a wide range of rental, charter and shuttle options to book today! See the options here:
(Shuttles) https://belizing.com/Shuttles/
(Rentals/Charters)
 
Whats Nearby
Places
If you want to get a feel for how the locals shop, check out the San Ignacio Market on a Saturday. Local farmers sell fruits and vegetables and vendors offer crafts, clothing and household ... moregoods. It’s a great way to buy some real Belizean items and meet some really great people.
Category:
Attraction
Type of Attraction:
Landmark
Features:
Restaurants, Parking, Banks, Market
District/Region:
Cayo
The Green Iguana Conservation Project is a continuous effort that aims to conserve and look after the endangered Green Iguana species in Belize. The Project uses interactive exhibits ... moreand programs to help educate visitors and create awareness among the general public. Here, visitors are given the opportunity to mingle with these wonderful reptiles and, also to learn the about the incubation, hatching, rearing and releasing process.

The Project offers the Adopt-an-Iguana Program and the Iguana Kids Club, both of which raise funds to sustain and fund scholarships and sustain the Project.

The Green Iguana Conservation has been one of San Ignacio Resort Hotel’s most popular attractions for many years. The Project has received much attention locally and internationally, and TripAdvisor ranks it as the number 1 activity in the San Ignacio area.
Category:
Attraction
Type of Attraction:
Museum, Wildlife Sanctuary
District/Region:
Cayo
San Ignacio Town is one of the twin-towns located in the Cayo District. Although it is a small town, there is a lot of culture and history to explore. San Ignacio is considered as ... morethe main hub to adventures in western Belize. You have access to great Belizean food, fascinating historical monuments, beautiful sceneries of flora and fauna, wildlife conservation projects and a farmer's market with fresh produce. Make sure to look out for unique works of art in the town!

Located 67 miles from Belize City is San Ignacio Town, connected by the Hawksworth Bridge to its twin town Santa Elena, San Ignacio is the largest town in the Cayo District and is a base for tourism activities throughout Cayo.
Category:
Destination
Type of Destination:
Town
Population:
17,878
Features:
Phone Service, Restaurants, ATM services, Banks, Sports Bars, Night Clubs, Public Parks, Market
District/Region:
Cayo
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