10 Reasons to Attend the 2024 Placencia Lobsterfest in Belize

2024 Placencia Lobsterfest

In 2024, the Placencia Lobsterfest will commence on July 5th, and as we all know the festival is a grand celebration of the opening of the lobster season in Belize. Thousands of local and international visitors will attend this event which is organized by the Placencia BTIA and the Placencia Village Council.

Here are ten good reasons why you have to attend the Lobsterfest in Placencia in 2024:

lobsterfest in placencia 2014

1.) Because it is one of the biggest and best food festivals in Belize and the world, even MSNBC agrees: http://www.nbcnews.com/id/22540834/#.U42yMnb6NHA

2.) Because lobster is one of the most delicious foods on earth

3.) Because it is the only time you can eat lobster in different forms: grilled, fried, stewed, and boiled

Dinner plate Lobster Ian Jennifer Belize Wedding Chabil Mar Placencia

4.) Because the event commemorates Fisherman’s Day and serves as a fundraiser for community projects in Placencia

5.) Because the event shows that the locals have not forgotten their roots and heritage. Note: before tourism became the main source of revenue for Placencia, lobster fishing was the primary source of income for the residents.


6.) Because the Lobster Festival has something for everyone – not only great food but also great music!

Lobsterfest Tent Chabil Mar Belize Resort

7.) Because you can also enjoy Placencia beaches which have been rated as one of the best beaches in the Caribbean


8.) Because you can also go snorkeling or scuba diving on the second largest barrier reef in the world

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9.) Because you can also stay at Chabil Mar, one of the best resorts in Belize

10.) Because the Lobster Fest event is only held once a year it will not  disappoint you

This is the most popular event of the season in Placencia so we hope to see you there!

Contact us today for more details on the 2024 Placencia Lobsterfest!


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