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Start Date:
Fri, 27 Mar, 2020
The BTIA Corozal Chapter in partnership with Centro Escolar Mexico Junior College will host the first Annual BTIA Corozal Coconut Festival, March 27 & 28, 2020. ... more

The event starts off the evening of March 27th, with a Maya Wedding re-enactment at the Santa Rita Archaeological Site from 7pm-9pm.

At 10am on March 28th, the activities of the Coconut Festival continue with a beach side party showcasing cultural presentations, business booth displays, children games, and live musical entertainment during the day and into the night featuring top Belize entertainers.
Start Date:
Sat, 11 Apr, 2020
Annual Cross Country Cycling Race in Belize Initiated in 1928, the Cross Country Cycling Race has evolved into a symbolic and traditional aspect of Belize. In the early days of 1928, ... morecurious and enthusiastic Belizeans took it upon themselves to travel west of the country on their bikes through bumpy, unpaved, dirt roads. From this expedition to San Ignacio Town, the famous annual Cross Country Cycling Race was born after the first award was given to the fastest racer. Approximately ninety years later, it has been one of the biggest and anticipated cycling races of the year by spectators and cyclists.

Every year, experienced and amateur cyclists join the race in hopes of breaking the national record for the fastest time and win coveted prizes. Starting at 6:00 a.m., each participant’s stamina and skills will be put to the test as they speed from Belize City to San Ignacio Town and make their return to Belize City.
2020 Cross Country Cycling Race in Belize Let the festivities continue! As we approach Easter time, Belizeans and travelers all over the world are anticipating the annual Cross Country Cycling Classic being held on Holy Saturday, April 11, 2020. Like the La Ruta Maya Canoe Race, the Cross Country Cycling Race is locally and internationally recognized as one of Belize’s most vigorous and competitive races. Audiences from all over Central America, South America, North America and, even, Europe come to Belize to witness cyclists competitively pedal themselves to victory from Belize City to San Ignacio Town and back. Hosted for nine decades and counting, this is an intensive one hundred and forty miles race is to be completed by the cyclists in just a few hours.
Why you should watch the Annual Cross Country Cycling Race in Belize? As early as 5:00 a.m., those living closer to Belize City, where the race starts, gather at the side of the George Price Highway to cheer on the cyclists as they race their way to San Ignacio Town. Excitement and loud cheering will be heard all along the highway. Join the Easter festivities and witness another momentous race. There’s no other perfect time to start Belizing!!
Start Date:
Mon, 11 May, 2020Annually
Belize Cashew Festival and Agriculture Show Get your appetites ready! The annual Belize Cashew Festival and Agriculture Show is just around the corner. Hosted in Crooked Tree Village, ... moreBelize District, artisans, chefs, and local cashew farmers come together for this two-day event to display a wide range of cashew products. Filled with entertainment, contests, fresh produce, wines and cashew-inspired dishes, many travels to the little village of Crooked Tree to experience this highly anticipated event of the year. Throughout the day will be filled with excitement, tasty treats and activities.
Where is the Belize Cashew Fest?
The Cashew Festival will be at Crooked Tree Village in the Belize District. If you would like to know how to get to Northern Belize, then check out our transporation in Belize blog.
What to do at the Belize Cashew Fest?
The Cashew Festival and Agriculture Show in Crooked Tree Village is a wonderful opportunity for locals and visitors to experience cashew in a unique and exciting way. Celebrating this nutritious nut, local artisans, chefs and farmers bring their best cashew products and produce to the show grounds for the public. You can’t miss this once-a-year event.
What to bring to the Belize Cashew Fest? Things you should take to Cashew Fest are;

cash

sunblock

comfortable clothing and shoes
Start Date:
Wed, 20 May, 2020Annually
Cristo Rey River Fest The Cristo Rey Village Council is hosting their first River Festival and Expo to raise founds for the village council. The council organized several booths selling ... morelocal foods, drinks and souvenirs. It will be a fun-filled day for families and friends to have enjoy a day at the river.
2019 Cristo Rey River Fest Details for the 2019 Cristo Rey River Fest are yet to be announced.
Why should you attend the 2019 Cristo Rey River Fest? Come out and enjoy all the booth displays, Smart Promotions, cultural presentations and local arts and crafts displays. Bring your entire family out and have a good time at the festival and expo.
Start Date:
Sun, 24 May, 2020Annually
The Belize Chocolate Festival Started in 2007 by a group of local cacao farmers and chocolate manufacturers, the Belize Chocolate Festival, or the Toledo Cacao Festival, in Southern ... moreBelize celebrates the Maya culture through traditional Maya Chocolate along with other chocolate-related products from local farmers and manufacturers. Belize’s Toledo District is world-renowned for having some of the finest quality cocoa in the international market.

The Belize Chocolate Festival was conceptualized for local cacao farmers and chocolate manufacturing businesses to showcase their premium cacao, cacao-products, chocolates and chocolate drinks. Since then, this Chocolate Festival has become popular to locals and travelers. Many would travel far and wide to be able to experience all things chocolate on this three-day event.

Along with consuming indulgent chocolate and chocolate products, this festival is also a great opportunity for visitors to learn about the Maya Culture through cultural presentations, dancing lessons, and traditional Maya chocolate-making demonstrations.
The 2019 Belize Chocolate Festival The 2019 Belize Chocolate Festival is scheduled for May 24 to May 26, 2019. First night is the Wine and Chocolate tasting at Garbutts Marine & Fishing Lodge. May 25, 2019 is the Taste of Toledo Stree Fair at Front Street. The last day on May 26 is the grand finale at Nim Li Punit Archaeological Site.
Why should you attend the 2019 Cacao Festival in Belize? The entire weekend will be filled with activities and entertainment. Each year the Chocolate Festival is filled with fun activities, cultural presentations and, of course, CHOCOLATE! Many travel to Punta Gorda to enjoy Chocolate Fest's educational and indulgent three-day event that features locally-produced cacao, chocolate products and chocolate-inspired dishes for a bargain.
Start Date:
Mon, 25 May, 2020Annually
First Annual Banana Festival The faculty and staff of San Juan Bosco Roman Catholic School decided to host Belize's first Annual Banana Festival in order to raise funds for a new building ... morefor the school. This also serves as a great opportunity to showcase the premier banana industry of Belize and other organizations and businesses such as Banana Growers Association, the Big Creek Group and Belagro.
2019 Annual Banana Festival
Details for the 2019 Belize Banana Festival are yet to be announced.
Why you should attend the First Annual Banana Festival This event is the first festival of its kind celebrating the successful banana industry in Southern Belize. It is also for a good cause - to build a new structure for the San Juan Bosco R.C. School. There will be live entertainment and games that is guaranteed to bring everyone atttending a great time with family and friends.
Start Date:
Mon, 8 Jun, 2020Annually
Hopkins Mangu (Mango) Fest In Garifuna, "mango" is known as "mangu." In the village of Hopkins, the soil of the area is rich in nutrients and allows for local farmers to grow a variety ... moreof different mangos. Started in 2013, the Hopkins BTIA Chapter hosts the Hopkins Mangu Fest with the goal of promoting Hopkins Village as an attractive tourist destination that displays a unique and enjoyable cultural and culinary experience. In addition to this, the festival also contributes to an economic boost for local businesses in the area as slow season, or "maga" season, is in effect.

The Hopkins Mangu Fest is an exciting, family-friendly, two day event that celebrates everything mango, ranging from mango-inspired dishes, jams and jellies, candies, and drinks. Usually, there are plenty of competitions and games by the different booths. Although this festival is surrounded on the delicious mango fruits, the Garifuna culture is also greatly promoted through clothing, music, dance and food.
2019 Hopkins Mango Festival The 2019 Hopkins Mango Fest will be a fun festival for the entire family. There will be lots of musical performances, games and prizes! The theme is, of course, mangoes, in which all stalls will feature mango in their food, drinks and arts. Come out and celebrate!
Why you should attend the 2019 Hopkins Mango Festival Not only would you get to taste the sweet nectar of ripe, mature mangoes, you will be able to experience the Garifuna Culture and enjoy quality family time with all the exciting games and activities. Attending this festival will be feasible if you are staying in nearby villages and town. Hopkins is just a short thirty-minute drive from Dangriga and an hour away from Placencia.
Start Date:
Wed, 10 Jun, 2020Annually
A Day in San Antonio - Culture, Nature and Sports The Village of San Antonio is hosting its first ever village celebreation, A Day in San Antonio - Culture, Nature and Sports. Organized ... moreby the Belize Tourism Industry Association (BTIA). With the steady growth of tourism in San Antonio along with the decline in biodiversity and culture, the San Antonio Sustainability Committee aims to protect and raise awareness about the culture and nature in San Antonio through sports and positive entertainment.
2019 A Day in San Antonio - Culture, Nature and Sports Details for the 2019 A Day In San Antonio are yet to be announced.
Why should you attend the 2019 A Day in San Antonio - Culture, Nature and Sports? This even is great for learning about the Maya culture in the Village of San Antonio. Also, you will be contributing to the conservation of culture and nature through exciting games, sports and activities. There will be traditional food on sale. What better way to spend a nice Sunday than to take a trip to San Antonio for A Day in San Antonio - Culture, Nature and Sports? You will not regret it!
Start Date:
Thu, 11 Jun, 2020
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San Pedro Lobster Fest 2020 June 11 - 20, 2020. Lobster Fest officially kicks off in San Pedro around mid-June to the end of the month, San Pedro hosts a week-long event that ranges ... morefrom live concerts, block parties, food tastings, and other activities. The Lobster Fest in San Pedro is the largest celebration for Lobster Fest.

Usually, you are given a Lobster Crawl Passport that outlines the full schedule of events that will happen. Using this, you will be collecting stamps from each event and participate in a raffle to win prizes. The passport should be submitted at the block party happening at Barrier Reef Drive.

The San Pedro Lobster Fest is the first segment of the nationwide Lobster Festival that is held annually in Belize to open the lobster season. This year’s grand prize for this raffle is yet to be announced.
Why should you attend the Lobster Fest in San Pedro? The San Pedro Lobster Fest hosts a full week of daytime and nightime events that lead up to a massive block party by the beach! Twenty great activities, lobster-themed foods, live entertainment and hype parties will be happening! Join us and celebrate all the festivities that San Pedro has to offer at the Lobster Fest in San Pedro!
How to get to the San Pedro Lobster Fest? You can get to Caye Caulker by water taxi with San Pedro Belize Express or Ocean Ferry, or you can get there by flight with Tropic Air or Maya Island Air. If you are already on the island, then you can move around in a golf cart rental.
Start Date:
Fri, 26 Jun, 2020Annually
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The Belize Archaeology Symposium (BAS) The Belize Archaeology Symposium is a yearly event that brings together veteran and new researchers and archaeologists, along with tour guides, ... morestudents and the public, together to share their recent archaeological findings and observations in Belize. The BAS is a three-day event hosted in the San Ignacio Resort Hotel. Presentations based on the work done across Belize relating to the ancient, colonial/history, preceramic Maya will be given for the three days.
The 2019 Belize Archaeology Symposium Details for the 2019 Belize Archaeology Symposium are yet to be announced.
Why should you attend the 2019 Belize Archaeology Symposium? This is a great opportunity to learn about new findings and researches that are being done in Belize about the ancient, colonial/history, preceramic Maya. Immerse yourself in Belize’s cultural history for three days!
Start Date:
Fri, 26 Jun, 2020Annually, starting Jun 26, 2020
Placencia Lobster Fest The Lobster Fest in Placencia began in 1998 as a way to celebrate the culture and traditional heritage of the Placencia Peninsula. It is also a fundraising event ... morefor the Placencia Village Council and the Placencia Chapter of the Belize Tourism Industry Association, where all proceeds from the festival go towards improving the local economy and providing scholarships for local youth. The event plays a major role in sustaining local businesses during the low tourism season. This is the second segment of the Belize Lobster Festival and usually hosts plenty of fun and lively entertainment, games and music.
2020 Placencia Lobster Fest The Placencia Lobster Fest is scheduled from June 26 to June 28 and is jam-packed with games, entertainment, live music, competitions, and lobster-themed dishes. Be sure not to miss favorites like Cast Net where players toss a fishing net to try and pull in a coin lying on the ground and Reel in the Dinghy where players must use a fishing rod to capture and then reel in dinghies floating offshore. There are also the popular Mr. and Mrs. Physique beauty contest, tug of war games, hot wings eating contests, kayak races, and tipsy tuna tosses.
Why should you attend the 2020 Placencia Lobster Fest? The Placencia Lobster Fest is the most popular event of the season in Placencia. It is highly anticipated by locals and visitors. Filled with fun events, you are guaranteed a great time at the festival. Other than tasting delicious lobster dishes, you get to experience and celebrate the Belizean Culture.
How to get to the 2020 Placencia Lobster Fest? You can get to Placencia by private vehicle, a car rental, or a shuttle service. You can also get there by flight with Tropic Air or Maya Island Air.
Start Date:
Sun, 28 Jun, 2020Annually
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Caye Caulker Lobster Fest The Caye Caulker Lobster Fest is the original Lobster Fest of Belize, boasting 18 and counting, that started in July of 1994 by the Islanders Veterans Football ... moreClub. The event is held annually to commemorate all the fishermen who have made Caye Caulker to what it is today. During the three days, you can expect full days of activities like greasy poles, drinking games and competitions, musical performances, educational and promotional boots and raves that will be an experience of a lifetime!
2019 Caye Caulker Lobster Fest The events happening at the Caye Caulker Lobster Fest will be epic! On Friday, June 28, there will the Miss Lobster Fest Pageant 2019 where contestants will compete for the coveted title of the 2019 Miss Lobster Fest. After the crowning of the winner, there will be an After Party Dance that will feature some of the best DJs and entertainment such as DJ Khris, Youth Connection Band and Evolution Sounds. On Saturday, June 29, there will be a beach party bright and early at 10:00 a.m., a bartending competition at 3:00 p.m., and a Dancing Under the Influence Bash later in the night. For the last day of the entire 2019 Lobster Festival, the beach parties and excitement continues with much music, entertainment and family games!
Why should you attend the 2019 Caye Caulker Lobster Fest? The 2019 Caye Caulker Lobster Festival will start from June 28 until June 30, lasting three days. During these three days, there will be loads of activities, parties and entertainment at Palapa Gardens. There will be plenty of food, drinks, and entertainment for everyone. If you are looking for an affordable and enjoyable experience at one of Belize’s Lobster Fests, then Caye Caulker is the place for you! Let's go Belizing at the 2019 Caye Caulker Lobster Fest!
How to get to the 2019 Caye Caulker Lobster Fest? You can get to Caye Caulker by water taxi with San Pedro Belize Express or Ocean Ferry, or you can get there by flight with Tropic Air or Maya Island Air. If you are already on the island, then you can move around in a golf cart rental.
Start Date:
Tue, 7 Jul, 2020Annually
The Annual Succotz Archaeology and Culture Fair The Annual Succotz Archaeology and Culture Fair is an educational fair in Belize that is hosted every year in the village of San Jose ... moreSuccotz by Fajina Archaeology Outreach. Fajina Archaeology is a small outreach organization founded by archaeologists in Belize who are committed to supporting the communities in which they conduct research. One of the ways they accomplish this is by hosting educational fairs in San Jose Succotz, such as the Annual Succotz Archaeology and Culture Fair.
2019 Annual Succotz Archaeology and Culture Fair This year the Fajina Archaeology Outreach is hosting the 5th Annual Succotz Archaeology and Culture fair at the San Jose Succotz R. C. School on the 7th of July. They will showcase archaeological research in the area and the culture of Belize.
Why you should attend the 2019 Annual Succotz Archaeology and Culture Fair? The 5th Annual Succotz Archaeology and Culture Fair will include many fun Maya cultural activities, informational booths, cultural Maya music and food. It will be a great opportunity to have fun and learn about Belize's Maya heritage and culture.
Start Date:
Sun, 12 Jul, 2020Annually
Benque Fiesta In the westernmost town of the Cayo District, Benque Viejo del Carmen hosts an annual celebration in honor of the town’s patron saint, Nuestra Senor de Monte Carmelo ... more(Our Lady of Mount Carmel). The celebration comprises of a series of religious celebrations called “Las Aboradas,” carnival rides, parades and processions, live music and performances, fireworks show, and the Flor del la Feria Pageant. This is usually held in early July of each year. Audiences from near and far gather at the town’s cancha for the pageant, football matches, and massive parade.
2019 Benque Fiesta Details for the 2019 Benque Fiesta are yet to be announced.
Why should you attend the 2019 Benque Fiesta? This weekend at the Benque Fiesta will be filled with excitement and activities to do! Spectators from near and far come and enjoy all the events happening. Be there or be square!
Start Date:
Sun, 19 Jul, 2020Annually
BTB's Digital Marketing Summit The Digital Marketing Summit is an annual conference meeting that brings together some of the brightest minds in digital marketing. This event hosts ... morepresentations from professional marketers in their respective fields.

"As tourism digital marketers today, we face more challenges and greater marketing demands than ever before. The reality is to “do more with less, utilizing new technologies,” this is no small feat, indeed.

To succeed, we must rethink our marketing strategies and avoid the hurdles that impede such progress. As tourism marketers, there are numerous avenues to utilize for greater qualitative and quantitative measurement of progress and success."
2019 BTB's Digital Marketing Summit The 2019 BTB Digital Marketing Summit is scheduled for July 19, 2019. Here are the presenters and topics for 2019:

Luis Carranza from Meltwater will be presenting in the Influencer Marketing panel at the Summit with his topic, "Influencer Marketing: The Way Forward."

Sandy Lohr from MatchCraft will be presenting on how to Market your Business to Millennials.

Maynor Larrieu from the Expedia Group will be speaking on the popularized portmanteau 'bleisure' and how important it is to the tourism industry.

Allison Chaney from Bootcamp Digital will be both the keynote speaker and a workshop coordinator at the Summit.

Sergio Pajaro is an Account Manager from Google and will be speaking in the Digital Marketing segment.

Elizabeth Grabek is the Vice President of Space 150, a digital agency with a brand voice like no other, and will be speaking on "Bringing Humanity to Digital Experiences."

Melissa Byers from Bootcamp Digital will be speaking on "Writing Copy that sells."

Kristin F. Simmons, a social media guru, will be teaching the audience about Instagram.

Eylul is the mastermind behind the viral Instagram account Llama With No Drama. Eylul is a Digital Marketer and Influencer. She will be presenting in the Influencer Marketing panel and will also be hosting the Influencer Marketing workshop.

Why should you attend the 2019 BTB's Digital Marketing Summit? This event will be an engaging and insightful conference that will discuss new and trending strategies to appeal to your audience through the digital use and with the use of technology. Join the discussion and learn how you can improve your digital marketing skills!
Start Date:
Tue, 21 Jul, 2020Every 2 Year
Taste of Belize The Taste of Belize cooking competition is an event hosted by the Belize Tourism Board to celebrate the celebrate the creativeness of Belize's food industry. Competitions ... moresuch as Junior Chef of the Year and Master Cheff of the Year are held to award the best cooks at the event. Taste of Belize is all about food - a dream for all foodies out there!

This event is hosted every two years. The next event is scheduled for sometime in July 2020.
2020 Taste of Belize Details for the 2020 Taste of Belize are yet to be announced.
Why should you attend the 2020 Taste of Belize? Taste of Belize is great event for you to cheer for your favorite cooks and taste delicious foods, pastries and drinks!
Start Date:
Fri, 31 Jul, 2020Annually, starting Jul 31, 2020
Sugar Fest Sugar Fest is an event organized by the Belize Sugar Industries to celebrate the success of the crop season. It aims to bring together farmers, industry employees, their ... morefamilies and the community at large in a fun-filled, relaxed setting! Our goal is to also assist charity organizations in their fund-raising efforts by providing them an avenue to showcase their causes, products and services!
2019 Sugar Fest
Sugar Fest 2019 was postponed until next year. Dates and details for 2020 Sugar Fest are to be announced.
Why should you attend the 2020 Sugar Fest? You should be a part of the sugar festivities happening in at the BSI Field in Orange Walk! The sugar industry is one of the largest and successful industries in Belize, so let's travel to Northern Belize celebrate this sweet event!
Start Date:
Sat, 1 Aug, 2020Annually
Costa Maya International Festival The Costa Maya International Festival has grown to be one of Belize’s largest and most anticipated cultural events. Annually, it is held in the Town ... moreof San Pedro in August. This celebration is a three-day event, usually held on at the end of a week, that comprises of live music and entertainment, cultural performances from the region’s top acts, traditional and fusion cuisines and treats, games, and the infamous Miss Costa Maya International pageant. The goal of the festival is to continue promoting the culture of the Mundo Maya countries with their folklore dances, music, and food, while promoting tourism in the island of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize.

The festival kicks off with the election and coronation of Miss Costa Maya International. Contestants from all over Central America, where the Maya population once thrived, compete for the coveted title and crown. After the crowning, officials and foreign diplomats formally announce the opening of the Costa Maya Festival.

The celebrations carry on for the weekend with seafood cookouts, mechanical rides, games, football marathons, parades, and international musical presentations. There is a cultural event of “Noche International,” where some of the top bands in the Latino world perform on stage. The Costa Maya Festival traditionally concludes with other cultural shows, live music and entertainment, food and dances from participating countries.
2019 Costa Maya International Festival This year’s Costa Maya will be held on August1-4. Details for the 2019 Costa Maya International Festival are yet to be announced. All events will be happening at Hon. Luis Sylvester Sporting Complex in San Pedro.
Why should you attend the 2019 Costa Maya International Festival? This event is one of the most highly anticipated event of the year! Visitors from all over Central and Latin America come to San Pedro to celebrate the Maya hertitage of their country and to showcase their native country's talent. You don't want to miss this event! Each year is bigger and better!
Start Date:
Mon, 10 Aug, 2020Annually
Annual Yellow Ginger Festival The Yellow Ginger Festival is an event hosted by the East Indian Council of Belize-Southern Chapter. Each year, the festival is celebrated under a theme ... morethat encompasses the East Indian culture, traditions and food. This festival is a two day event that includes a culture explosion night and a yellow ginger park fest. There is usually lots of food, activities and cultural displays at the event.
2019 Annual Yellow Ginger Festival Details for the 2019 Annual Yellow Ginger Festival are yet to be announced.
Why should you attend the 2019 Yellow Ginger Festival? The Annual Yellow Ginger Festival is a fun, family event where you can experience the East Indian culture of Belize. There is a lot of interesting things to learn about the culture. Try their tasty foods and participate in their fun activities!
Start Date:
Tue, 11 Aug, 2020Annually
Cayo Corn Festival Corn is a staple to Maya and Mestizo cuisines in Belize. The foods created with this simple grain are loved countrywide. Foods such as salbutes, pandaes, tamalitos ... moreand atole are tasty treats that can be found in abundance in San Ignacio Town. The San Ignacio & Santa Elena Town Council is hosting the first Cayo Corn Festival on August 11, 2018. It is "a tribute to the ancestors who are the fabric of our culture."
2019 Cayo Corn Festival Details for the 2019 Cayo Corn Fest are yet to be announced.
Why should you attend the 2019 Cayo Corn Festival? The Cayo Corn Festival is a tasty event you won't want to miss! It is happening at the heart of San Igancio Town, perfect to experience the Belizean Maya and Mestizo heritage. Come out and taste what the west has to offer!