Below are the major annual holidays, events and festivals that take place around Belize. If you can plan a vacation around one of these dates you can join in on the festivities during your stay.

Date               Occasion

Jan 1                New Year’s Day
March              Carnaval Festival (Belize City)
March 7-9       Belikin La Ruta Maya Race
Mar 10             National Heroes and Benefactors Day (in lieu of Sunday, March 9)
Apr 18              Good Friday
Apr 19              Holy Saturday / Holy Saturday Cross Country Cycling Challenge
Apr 21              Easter Monday
May 1               Labor Day
May 23-35       Chocolate Festival of Belize
May 26             Sovereign’s Day/Commonwealth Day (in lieu of Saturday, May 24)
June 15+          Lobsterfest (Dates vary by location – San Pedro, Caye Caulker and Placencia)
August              International Costa Maya Festival (San Pedro, Ambergris Caye)
Sep 10               St. George’s Caye Day
Sep 22              Independence Day (in lieu of Sunday, September 21)
Oct 13               Pan American Day (in lieu of Sunday, October 12)
Nov 19             Garifuna Settlement Day
Dec 25             Christmas Day
Dec 26             Boxing Day







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