Placencia Calendar of Events – 2013
Dec. 31 – Jan. 1 … New Year’s Eve Party: A local village affair, and all are welcome. Look forward to a fireworks show at midnight, small food vendors on site, stocked bar with domestic beer and rum and a live band playing Belizean favorites.
Placencia Sidewalk Arts & Music Festival: Have fun at the fastest growing event in the Southern region. Visual and performing artists from Placencia and across Belize showcase their best along Placencia’s historic sidewalk. Shop for Belizean art and explore Belize’s vibrant music scene.
Proposed 2014 Date: Feb. 15 & 16
The Taste of the Peninsula: Sample a wide range of cuisine contributed by participating Peninsula restaurants and home cooks; dance the night away to live music and participate in fun raffles and more.
2013 Date: Saturday, March 9
Summer begins in Placencia: Kick off the summer early by taking advantage of continuing great weather and price reductions on accommodations throughout the area.
The Placencia Lobsterfest is a mega beach party like no other in Belize organized by the Placencia BTIA and Placencia Village Council. Celebrate Placencia and its bounty of good food and people. Enjoy live musical performances, games and take a chance in the legendary Placencia Lobsterfest Raffle.
2013 Date: June 28, 28 & 30
Celebrations held throughout the month leading up to Sept. 10 celebrating the Battle of St. George’s Caye Day and Sept. 21, Independence Day. Enjoy small festivities like patriotic pageants and parades, to large celebrations and the Placencia BTIA’s Saltwater Fishing Tournament where anglers can win large cash prizes.
Barefoot Bar’s Halloween Party … Join Halloween enthusiasts from Placencia and all over Belize at the biggest Halloween party in the area. Costume prizes, drink specials and visiting DJ.
Garifuna Settlement Day on Nov. 19 in Seine Bight Village. Enjoy cultural pageants conducted in the Garifuna language and watch reenactments of the Garifuna people arriving on Belizean shores followed by parades, punta dancing, live drumming and more. About Belize
2013 Date: November 19
Placencia Mistletoe Ball: Glam up and celebrate the year at this formal affair. Eat, drink and dance the night away to a headlining party band, playing Belizean favorites.
End of the World Placencia Marathon and Half Marathon – Belize Run and Adventure Vacation Package Information:
Visit: www.runbelize.org for more info.
2013 Date: Dec. 8