Orange Walk Annual Tacos Fest

Type Of Event
Festival
Start Date
Monday, 25 Nov, 2019
Entrance Fee
Dates and Fees To Be Announced
Date:
11/25/2019
Description
Highlights
  • TACOS!
  • Cultural Presentations
  • Live Performances
About Event

Orange Walk Annual Tacos Fest

Anyone from Belize would tell you that the best tacos in Belize are in Orange Walk. Each year, crowds gather to Orange Walk Town in Northern Belize to experience this tasty festival. This food festival showcases a wide variety of tacos styles and tastes. Usually held at the Banquitas House of Culture in Orange Walk Town, the abundance in tacos are accompanied by local drinks, cultural presentations and live performances by local artists.

2019 Orange Walk Tacos Fest

Details for the 2019 Orange Walk Tacos Fest are yet to be announced.

Why should you attend the 2019 Orange Walk Tacos Fest?

Who doesn’t want to go to a festival for tacos? Each year, more and more people travel to Northern Belize to get their tummies filled with delicious tacos. Be there this year and savor all the different styles and flavors of tacos!
 
Suitable for:
Kids
Teens
Adults
Families
Groups
Couples
Seniors
Handicapped
What to bring?
  • Cash
  • Appetite
Activities:
Learning, Walking, Eating
Outline of Event
Date
11/25/2019
Location Information
Venue:
Banquitas House of Culture
Address:
Banquitas House of Culture, Orange Walk Town, Orange Walk, Belize
District:
Orange Walk
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) https://belizing.com/RentalsCharters/
 
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$
35
/ Person
Departs From:
Orange Walk Town
Bird Watching Belize Tour Early morning river expedition or walking tour Whether you are a beginner and want to see a great variety of tropical birds, or an experienced birder with ... morea checklist of target sightings, throughout our property and the New River you will find birding packages to suit your preference.

During your Belize vacation and across various habitats you can see many of the 500+ birds that have been recorded here.
$
35
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Departs From:
Orange Walk Town
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Crocodile Night Safari  This night safari is one to get your heart pumping as you learn more about Crocodiles and the need to protect them! Once the crocs are measured, checked and ... moretagged and given a name, they are gently returned to their habitat. (only 3-foot and under crocs are tagged)

This is a night time expedition! During your expedition on the New River, you will be accompanied by an American Crocodile Education Sanctuary (ACES) trained guide who you will be spotting crocodiles and tagging them!
$
75
/ Person
Departs From:
Orange Walk Town
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Lamanai Ruins & River Expeditions Depart from our Marina after breakfast, Board Riverboat and head down the scenic New River. Your guide will make periodic stops to introduce you ... moreto the areas abundant Flora and Fauna and maybe a Crocodile or two. The waterway opens up to The New River Lagoon. One-half mile on the right reigns the ancient city of Lamanai. A walking tour of the main plazas with towering pyramids and ancient history will transport you back into that mystical era. Enjoy some refreshments and board your riverboat en route back to the hotel where a scrumptious local lunch awaits.

Lamanai (Maya for Submerged Crocodile) is one of the largest sites in Belize and is the Maya City with the longest period of occupancy lasting over 3,000 years. The central area contains eight main groups of buildings, including a much-photographed temple featuring a pair of unique masks rising 15 feet tall. Each has been sculpted from a block of limestone instead of being molded from plaster over a stone which was the usual practice in the Maya world.
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Departs From:
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Lamanai Mayan Ruins is among the best Mayan Ruins to visit while in Belize. Take a River Boat up to the Lamanai Mayan site and learn about the flora and fauna along the way. You also ... morewill learn all about the Maya history and their influence to the Belize and the world.
$
75
/ Person
Departs From:
Belize City
Your guide will meet you at your hotel of choice in Belize City and along the Philip Goldson Highway (only). If outside of Belize City you will need to contact us via email or by telephone ... morewith your pick up information. You will then be taken on a short city tour where your driver/tour guide will be pointing out historical sites and give you some interesting stories of Belize City. From there you will take an exit on the Philip Goldson Highway for an hour and a half drive where you will get a chance to see some wetlands and flora and fauna along the highway. Your guide will also give you some brief information about the different walks of life in the small villages that you will pass.

After arriving at the Toll Bridge in Orange Walk we meet another guide from that area who is well knowledgeable of the area and will proceed to the Cuello’s distillery and the Mayan site for about an hour.

After visiting the rum factory you will then take a short ride on an off-road to the nearby Mennonite Community where you will be stepping back into time when horse and carriage used to be the only mode of transportation in Belize. You will get a chance to experience first-hand the simple life that they live farming, tend to their livestock and also experience their food. 

Notes:

Gift shops in route.

This tour departs from and returns to Belize City unless there is a special request from our guests.
$
96
/ Adult
Departs From:
Belize City
Have you ever been to Orange Walk Town Shuga City as is well known by and don’t know where to go while you are there? Think no more. Would you like to explore and taste the best tacos ... moreever? Have you ever heard the word Mestizo, but not sure about what that means or who these people are? Would you like to experience rum making from one of the oldest rum factories in Belize? Then you’ve made the right choice.

Your experienced Smart Travel Belize guide will be honored to take you around on a rather delicious food tour where you can enjoy the best Mestizo food you can find in the tacos capital of Belize. Tacos, Panades, Salbutes, Salpicon, Garnaches, Horchata, Belikin Beer and more. From there you will visit one of the oldest rum factories, Cuello’s Distillery where you will see first hand how rum is made from start to finish. You will also get a chance to visit one of the oldest Mayan site on-premise, El Cuello which dates back to over 4,000 years ago.

After indulging yourself with the aroma from the rum factory, enjoy the nap back to Belize City. 

Notes:

This tour is available to cruise passengers and overnight guests.

Kid friendly.

Gift shops in route.

This tour departs from and returns to Belize City unless there is a special request from our guests.
$
175
/ Person
Departs From:
San Pedro (Ambergris Caye)
Emerge yourself into a maze of river branches with untouched foliage terrains that form habitats to hundreds of species of wildlife like crocodiles & spider monkeys. Feel the rush ... moreen route the New River shiftlessly flowing into the sudden openness of the New River Lagoon. A few hundred meters beyond the banks of this revealing lagoon concealed by the rainforest is Lamanai Mayan Site. This Mayan city bears a powerful history that it still inspires the feeling of supremacy, that it once held. With about 95% of the city still remains unexposed, you can experience the sudden presence of the temples as you trail along the jungle paths. Lamanai is found within a reserve of wildlife and plants, where along the marked paths you will come across labeled trees and plants and various other wildlife creatures.

The tour offers a complimentary hour & 30 minutes Water Taxi transfer to Belize City where you will journey along Caye Caulker, Caye Chapel, mangroves and get a glimpse of St. George’s Caye before arriving the commercial City of Belize where you will meet your tour guide. From there you board their private vehicle as you begin a 50-60 minutes journey on the Phillip Goldson Highway to Tower Hill. From here you get to know your captain, aboard the boat and off the amazing jungle river safari, and on your way to the Mayan City of Lamanai.
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155
/ Person
Departs From:
Orange Walk Town
Provider:
THE MYSTERIES OF THE MAYA Enjoy a delightful continental breakfast as we make our way to the mainland by boat. Along the way, the guides point out the rich variety of flora & fauna. ... moreOnce on the mainland, we board a private bus or van that takes us to Tower Hill.

Upon arrival at Tower Hill, we board another boat that takes us down the New River to Lamanai. As we make our way down the river we encounter birds, monkeys & crocodiles.

At Lamanai, we take a break for lunch, served under the canopy of the jungle; followed by a guided tour of the ruins that perch on the water’s edge. Includes breakfast & lunch.
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/ Person
Departs From:
Caye Caulker
Lamanai Tour; Wear long pants, closed shoes, and long sleeve.
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$
85
/ Group
Departs From:
Orange Walk Town
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It is a personalized tour so at all times a licensed tour guide will be with you. Note that all guides are well trained with swift water rescue and first aid/CPR. Most importantly, all guides are Belizean and very familiar with the caves.

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