San Pedro Lobster Fest

Alert: Some details may have changed due to COVID-19.
Type Of Event
Start Date
Monday, 3 Jul, 2023
Entrance Fee
7/3/2023 - 7/16/2023

  • Beach Parties
  • Unique Lobster dishes and menus
  • Snorkeling
  • Live music and performances
  • Block Party
  • Week-filled Events
About Event

San Pedro Lobster Fest 2023

July 3 - 16, 2022. Lobster Fest officially kicks off in San Pedro on July 3rd with the start of the Lobster Crawl event. San Pedro usually hosts a weeks-long event that ranges from 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 collect 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. If you are already on the island, then you can move around in a golf cart rental.
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What to bring?
  • Cash | Credit Card
  • Sunblock
  • Beachwear
  • Camera
Scuba Diving
Sun Tanning
Water Sports
Wind Surfing
Outline of Event
7/3/2023Opening of Lobster SeasonJuly 3-16
7/15/2023Block Party
7/16/2023All Day Beach Party
Contact Information
Location Information
Central Park, San Pedro
Central Park, San Pedro
Is Transportation provided?:
Transport Info.
Important Transportation/Pickup Information
1. Aircraft
2. Water Taxi
3. Taxi
4. Golf Cart/Rental

Read a detailed description for these transportation options in the FAQs below.

To book a water taxi ticket, book with a trusted supplier on See the options here:
(Ocean Ferry Belize)
(Nautilus Express Water Taxi)
Frequently Asked Questions
Traveling to San Pedro from the mainland would require you to go by flight, water taxi, or a charter/rental. 1. Aircraft: a. There are domestic flights to San Pedro available via Tropic Air and Maya Island Air. 2. Water Taxi: a. This option would require you to travel to the designated water taxi terminal in Belize City if you are traveling from the mainland. To book a water taxi ticket, book with a trusted supplier on 3. Taxi a. If you are already staying at San Pedro and would like to go to the location where the festival is held, you can take a taxi to the locations. 4. Golf Cart/Rental a. Upon arrival at San Pedro, if you would like to move around the island and get to where the festivities are held, you can do so on a golf cart rental. To rent a golf cart, you can also book this through
The standard exchange rate is $1 USD = $2 BZD.
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Near Ambergris Caye
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San Pedro (Ambergris Caye)
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Departs From:
San Pedro (Ambergris Caye)
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Departs From:
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Lobster Galore
This is one of the main events of the year to attend in Belize. The San Pedro Lobster fest never disappoints.