Belize Lobster Fest

Type Of Event
Festival
Start Date
Thursday, 13 Jun, 2019
Date:
6/13/2019 - 6/28/2019
Description
Highlights
  • Beach Parties
  • Signature Seafood Dishes
  • Snorkeling
  • Live Music and Performances
  • Biggest Lobster Competition
  • Miss Lobster Fest Pageant
About Event

Belize Lobster Fest 2019

There is no better time to kick off summer with Belize Lobster Fest. Coinciding with the first lobster harvest that continues through February 15, this annual seafood revelry is a popular event throughout the country of Belize. Lobster fest is celebrated at three exquisite locations, San Pedro, Caye Caulker, and Placencia, for three to nine days, depending on which Lobster Fest you are attending.

Around this same time, is when many travelers take advantage of the low prices to visit Belize, and you should too! While lobster might seem to dominate the dishes at Lobster fest, you can also try lionfish and participate in many other activities.

So where in Belize is Lobster Fest 2019 exactly held?

The lobster fest is held in three main locations in Belize, each with its own unique festive environment. If you are ravenous for lobster and endless parties, then San Pedro might be the best option for you. San Pedro is known for their raves, live music, and gatherings. Certainly, you can expect more people to engage in this type of activity, especially because San Pedro’s Lobster fest last for about a week.

Placencia hosts lobster fest for about three days, and you can expect a bit of every sort of entertainment. Placencia also hosts many competitive games that you can engage on. Since Placencia is a peninsula, you can always take a bus ride inland to go site seeing, cave tubing, bird watching, and hiking in nearby locations in southern Belize.

If you are looking for a more relaxing lobster festive, then Caye Caulker might be the best option. While you are there, you can do many other activities such as snorkeling and go scuba diving. You can view a full list of Marine Tours at Belizing.com. Caye Caulker might also be the most affordable of all locations.

If you can afford to visit all locations, then do so, as this event is done once a year, at the most affordable time to travel Belize. You might also want to visit far inland, where you can still experience unique dishes of lobster, and certainly many more affordable adventures. Let's go Belizing at Lobster Fest!

Where is the 2019 Lobster Fest?

The Lobster Fest will be hosted at San Pedro, Placencia and Caye Caulker. Choose one, or all, of the locations and have a blast at the beach, Enjoy delicious lobster meals or meet with lobster fishermen to see their catch of the day. There will be lots of fun including beach parties, live entertainment and concerts, and the Miss Lobster Festival competition.

Why should you attend the 2019 Lobster Fest?

Lobster Fest is always a fun and exciting event for locals and travelers. There will be awesome beach parties with great prices on food, drink and accommodations this summer for the Lobster Fest Season!

Facebook pages:
Placencia: https: //www.facebook.com/PlacenciaLobsterfestBelize/
San Pedro: https: //www.facebook.com/cayecaulkerlobsterfest/
Caye Caulker: https: //www.facebook.com/San-Pedro-Lobster-Festival-172811686113460/
 
Suitable for:
Teens
Adults
Families
Groups
Couples
Seniors
What to bring?
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen, hat, umbrella
  • Towel, bathing suit, & water shoes
  • Appetite
  • Cash, Credit Card
Activities:
Dancing
Fishing
Kayaking
Parasailing
Relaxing
Sailing
Scuba Diving
Snorkeling
Sun Tanning
Swimming
Water Sports
Water Taxi
Wind Surfing
Outline of Event
Date
Description
Duration
6/13/2019San Pedro9 days
6/21/2019Placencia3 days
6/28/2019Caye Caulker3 Days
Contact Information
Location Information
Venue:
Beachside
Address:
Placencia, San Pedro Town, or Caye Caulker
District:
Stann Creek, Island
Transportation
Is Transportation provided?:
No
Transport Info.
Important Transportation/Pickup Information
There are several options when traveling to your desired Lobster Fest destination. Depending on where you are, you can either travel by bus, private vehicle, golf cart, aircraft, speedboat and water taxi and/or rentals/charters/shuttles. Traveling from mainland to San Pedro or Caye Caulker would require you to take a drive to Belize City to one of the water taxi terminals. From there, you would need to take a water taxi to Caye Caulker or San Pedro.
 
Frequently Asked Questions
There are several options when travelling to your desired Lobster Fest destination. Depending on where you are, you can either travel by bus, private vehicle, golf cart, aircraft, speedboat and water taxi and/or rentals/charters/shuttles. Traveling from mainland to San Pedro or Caye Caulker would require you to take a drive to Belize City to one of the water taxi terminals. Bus fare would depend on where you are departing and whether it is a regular or express bus, which would vary from $2 BZD to $15 BZD (one-way). From there, you would need to take a water taxi to Caye Caulker or San Pedro. Check out the prices and schedules at San Pedro Belize Express Water Taxi: http://www.belizewatertaxi.com/schedule. Check out the prices and schedules at Ocean Ferry Belize: https://belizing.com/Ocean-Ferry-Belize/ Check out the prices and schedules at Nautilus Express Water Taxi: https://belizing.com/Nautilus-Express-Water-Taxi/ Nautilus Express Water Taxi can meet and greet you upon your arrival at the Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport and take you directly to Caye Caulker or San Pedro. There is also a water taxi service (Thunderbolt) between Corozal and Ambergris Caye. Thunderbolt Exclusive Boat & Charter Service to the Islands only has two runs per day – Corozal to San Pedro at 7:00 a.m. and San Pedro to Corozal at 3:00 p.m.. The cost of a one-way ticket is $50 BZD and the cost for a roundtrip ticket is $90 BZD. If you are staying on the mainland and would like to go to Placencia for Lobster Fest, transportation by bus, private vehicle, taxi, or rentals/charters/shuttles is doable. Arranging a rental/charter/shuttle is easy, 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) https://belizing.com/RentalsCharters/
Yes, at restaurants and stores that have credit card machines. However; it is not guaranteed that everywhere will be accepting credit cards.
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Category:
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Author Name:
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Added Date:
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