Mask Requirement (updated 18 Apr 2022)
😷 Masks are not required, neither indoors (with some execptions) nor outdoors. Masks are recommended in indoor situations where you cannot be certain of the vaccination status of other people
😷 Masks are required inside airports, per Federal/CDC mandates
😷 Masks are required at events/activities where 1000 or more people are gathered, effective 18 Apr 2022
😷 Masks are required indoors in places like hospitals, emergency rooms, nursing homes, medical offices, health centers, clinics, labs, pharmacies, and on public transportation (including taxis and buses). The Department of Health may make masks mandetory in other situations where their use is deemed necessary.
😷 Owners and operators of public and private establishments may, at their discretion, implement health measures that they deem necessary - including requiring the use of masks.
📄 These changes go into effect 10 Mar 2022, per Executive Order EO-2022-019
Restaurants, Bars & other Food Establishments (updated 08 Mar 2022)
👪 The capacity limit has been removed, as has the requirment to check for vaccination card or negative test result
😷 Owners and operators of public and private establishments may, at their discretion, implement health measures that they deem necessary - including requiring the use of masks, and screening for vaccination status or negative test results
📄 These changes go into effect 10 Mar 2022, per Executive Order EO-2022-019
Hotels, Resorts & other Lodging (updated 08 Mar 2022)
👪 The requirment to check for vaccination card or negative test result has been eliminated
😷 Owners and operators of public and private establishments may, at their discretion, implement health measures that they deem necessary - including requiring the use of masks, and screening for vaccination status or negative test results
📄 These changes go into effect 10 Mar 2022, per Executive Order EO-2022-019
Tours & Excursions (updated 08 Mar 2022)
⛵ Tour operators may require proof of vaccination or negative test results to participate. Check with the operator to make sure you have what they require.
Events, Stadiums & Theaters (updated 18 Apr 2022)
👪 The capacity limit has been removed, as has the requirement to wear a mask (if less than 1000 people are gathered)
😷 Masks are required at events/activities where 1000 or more people are gathered, effective 18 Apr 2022
🏟️ All attendees at group activities of 1000 or more people at facilities that encourage crowding — indoor or outdoor — must show proof of vaccination with booster (if eligible), OR negative test (molecular or antigen) results of test administered by an authorized health provider no more than 72 hours prior to arrival at the event. Facilities include theaters, amphitheaters, stadiums, conference and activity centers, and any other place where events are held. Effective 10 Mar 2022, per executive order EO-2022-019 and administrative order OA-2022-533
😷 Owners and operators of public and private establishments may, at their discretion, implement health measures that they deem necessary - including requiring the use of masks, and screening for vaccination status or negative test results
📄 These changes go into effect 10 Mar 2022, per Executive Order EO-2022-019
Cruise Ship Passengers (updated 08 Mar 2022)
🚢 All cruise ship passengers and crew who wish to disembark in Puerto Rico must be fully vaccinated, OR must have a negative molecular or antigen COVID test performed within 48 hours before disembarking in PR. All passengers and crew who test positive, or have been in close contact to someone who has tested positive, will not be permitted to disembark in Puerto Rico, regarless of vaccination status.
Air Travelers Arriving in Puerto Rico (updated 08 Mar 2022)
📄 The requirement to complete the travel declaration has been eliminated for ALL travelers arriving in Puerto Rico
✈️ DOMESTIC TRAVELERS (effective 10 Mar 2022, per EO-2022-019)
• The requirement to present a vaccination card or negative test results has been eliminated for DOMESTIC travelers
✈️ INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS (effective 06 Dec 2021, per CDC)
• All INTERNATIONAL air passengers, regardless of vaccination status, must show (before boarding flight to the US) a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 1 day before travel to the US. This applies to all travelers, 2 years old and up, flying from INTERNATIONAL (outside of the US) destinations. Flights between Puerto Rico and the States are domestic flights, so this does not apply to travelers arriving in Puerto Rico from the States.

Calendar of Events

This calendar contains a sampling of events scheduled across the island. All are open to the public. Most require no reservations. Many are free. You can plan on attending at least one of these events during your visit to Puerto Rico so that you can get a sampling of the culture. You will likely find local food and music at almost all of these events. And where there’s music, there’s bound to be singing and dancing!

Double-check before going

The dates and times in this list are accurate to the best of our knowledge. But dates and times sometimes change at the last minute without any notice. We suggest calling ahead to make sure that the event you plan on attending is actually being held as published.

Looking for More Things To Do?

Want to find more event info than we’ve included in this list? Visit our Facebook page or follow us on Twitter, where we post last-minute event info, and where we share event info from other sources.

We have Lots of Holidays here

We’ve also included a list of holidays observed here in Puerto Rico. On some holidays (Good Friday comes to mind), the island virtually shuts down. If you’re planning on taking a tour or visiting an attraction on one of these holidays, we suggest that you call ahead just to make sure they’re going to be open.

How to Add Your Event to our Calendar

If you represent a group or organization and you would like your event listed (free of charge) in our Event Calendar, contact us with the details about your event and we’ll consider adding it. If you prefer to send us an email, or if you have a flyer you would like to send to us, you can contact us at events@puertoricodaytrips.com. No duden en enviar sus actividades y toda la información de la misma (flyer, lugar, fecha, etc.) a events@puertoricodaytrips.com y serán publicadas lo antes posible.

May 2022
May 21 to June 04
Festival Casals
The Puerto Rico Casals Festival brings together annually world-class artists in thrilling performances of great works of classical music. Every Weekend for 3 weeks. Tickets on sale at the box office at Centro de Bellas Artes and at www.Ticketera.com
Where: Centro Bellas Artes, San Juan
Source: Facebook
May 27 to May 29
PR JazzFest presented by Heineken Mastercard
Three nights of great live Jazz Music! Tickets on sale at https://ticketera.com/prjazzfestccmh Covid restrictions apply.
Where: Coca-Cola Music Hall in District T-Mobile, San Juan
Source: Facebook
May 27 to May 29
Festival del Huerto Casero de Gurabo
An educational festival to guide home garden preparation. Lots of seminars and sale of plants and trees. free admission
Where: Colesium Fernando "Rube" Hernandez, Gurabo, Rd 181
Source: Facebook
May 27 to May 29 @ 12n - 10pm
Festival Del Chapín (Trunkfish) in Naguabo
The Chapín (trunkfish) Festival is a yummy seafood event along the beautiful malecon. All sorts of local food favorites, many featuring Chapin. There will be live music and fun entertainment for the whole family.
Where: Malecon in Naguabo
Source: Facebook
May 27 to May 29
Carolina Patron Saint Festival - honoring San Fernando
A town festival, with all the fun, music, food and a race. Fireworks on Friday night and aActivities for the kids on Sunday Afternoon, too!
Where: Plaza de Recreo Rey Fernando III / Distrito Cultural, Carolina
Source: Facebook
May 28 @ 7pm-11pm
Taste of Rum
An event to promote the enjoyment of Puerto Rican Rums! At least 12 different PR Rum brands to taste, plus music, and rum seminars included in the price! Also available for purchase are artisans and food from local restaurants. Great time will behad by all!
Where: Bahia Urbana, Pier 6 Old San Juan
Source: Facebook
May 28 @ 8pm
Mojito Fest
A night of celebrating the #1 cocktail in the world, the Mojito. The best restaurants and bartenders come to compete for the "People's Choice" of the best mojito. More than 40 restaurants and the most intrepid bartenders will meet in this 8th edition. Attendees have unlimited opportunity to taste the wide variety of Mojitos and the culinary creations of the best restaurants. ALL INCLUDED . https://tickets.prticket.online/ordertickets.asp?p=228
Where: Puerto Rico Convention Center San Juan
Source: Facebook
May 28
BBQ Grilling Wars
BBQ festival, for those who love to compete for the title of "The Best" and those who love to eat it!
Where: Plaza de la Independencia (by Estadio Hiram Bithorn)
Source: Facebook
May 28 to May 29
Rincón Volky Fest
Rincón Volky Fest 2022 a celebration of the classic VW! A VW vehicle exhibition plus live music, kiosks and artisans.
Where: Rincon Lighthouse parking area
Phone: 787 547 2447
Source: Facebook
Jun 2022
June 01 to June 12
Puerto Rico Restaurant Week
This gastronomic event (presented by American Express) will have participating restaurants offering a special fixed price menus of $49 per person for dinner (excludes IVU taxes and tips). The menus are designed so that diners can experience new culinary experiences at an affordable price. Reservations are required directly with the restaurants. The list of participating restaurants, along with other details, is available at www.PRrestaurantweek.com
Where: all over island
Source: Puerto Rico Tourism Company
June 05 @ 12 noon
Festival del Fricasé
Starting at 12 noon, there will be fun and fricase for everyone. Live music, activities for the kids, artisans, dominoes and more.
Where: Plaza Pública, Naranjito
Source: Facebook
June 05 to July 17 @ 10am - 8pm
Da Vinci and His Real Machines
A 360º multisensory immersive journey with more than 10 replicas of the most incredible machines invented by Leonardo Da Vinci. Experience the amazing work of this genius in virtual reality (for an additional cost)! Tickets at www.ticketera.com
Where: The Mall of San Juan
Source: Facebook
June 05
PrideFest Puerto Rico
The 34th anual Pride Parade and Festival celebrating LGBTQIA2S+ community. Starts with a parade and then the party starts at the Tercer Milenio Parque. Lots of live music and color!
Where: Parade starts at Parque del Indio in Condado, SJ
Source: Facebook
June 10 to June 12
Orgullo a Boquerón/ Pride Boqueron
A yearly event that celebrates Gay Pride, with a parade, music, dancing and more.
Where: Boqueron
Source: Facebook
June 12 @ 10 am
38th DIA NACIONAL DE LA ZALSA
A day long salsa dancing and live music fest. Bring your dancing shoes, hydrate, and dance the day away! Get your tickets at tcpr.com
Where: Hiram Bithron Stadium, San Juan
Source: Facebook
June 25 to June 26
Coffee & Chocolate Expo
A huge event for lovers of coffee and chocolate! With loads of different companies there to share their products and information, plus seminars and other fun things. Can't wait to taste it all! Tickets on sale at www.PRTickets.com (buy them early and get a special price!) or at door on day of event.
Where: Convention Center, in San Juan (Centro de Convenciones de Puerto
Source: Facebook
June 26
Balseada Familiar del Río Camuy
Design and build the best float and show off as you float down the river. Or just come cheer on the participants- there are some really creative people! Fun for everyone! Prizes for the winners.
Where: Rio Camuy- Paseo Tablado Florencio Cabán
Source: Facebook
Jul 2022
July 08 to July 10 @ 12n-8pm
Pina Colada Festival
Come celebrate National Piña Colada Day on the island where it was born! Over 50 participating bars and restaurants will be serving a variety of Piña Coladas and specialty cocktails in Old San Juan. Walk around to different bars and sample their Pina Colada (some places will offer other types of drinks during this special event). ..each $4
Where: Old San Juan
Source: Facebook
July 16 @ 7am
4ta Edición del 5k Aguas Termales - 5K run
A 5 k run in Coamo
Where: Coamo
Phone: 787 803 7060
Source: Facebook
Aug 22
August 05 to August 31 @ 10am - 9pm
Frida Kahlo, La Biografía Inmersiva
An immersive experience of the life and works of Frida Kahol. Tickets on sale at www.Ticketera.com
Where: Coliseo Pedrín Zorrilla, SJ
Source: Facebook
August 06
Heineken presents Dream Forest
Come see Dream Forest
Where: Jardín Botánico de Caguas
Source: Facebook
August 21 @ 11 am - 5pm
Festival del Helado y Postres Fríos en Puerto Rico (Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert Festival)
A festival of Ice cream and other frozen goodies!
Where: Jardin Botanico UPR, Rio Piedras SJ
Source: Facebook
Sept 22
September 10 @ 8pm
THE WAILERS and Julian Marley
THE WAILERS (the legendary band of Bob Marley), arrives in Puerto Rico together with the incomparable, JULIAN MARLEY to sing their repertoire of hit songs. Tickets on sale at www.ticketera.com
Where: Vivo Beach Club, Carolina
Source: Facebook
Oct 22
October 15 @ 8pm
Steel Pulse Band
Enjoy a beachfront night of reggae music with the Grammy-winning band, Steel Pulse! The original members, David Hinds along with Sewlin Brown will delight us with their hits! Tickets on sale at www.Ticketera.com
Where: Vivo Beach Club, Carolina
Source: Facebook
Year-Round Events
Saturdays @ 8am-12noon
Old San Juan Natural Farmers Market
Agricultural market, featuring local goods and produce.
Where: In front of El Morro in Old San Juan
Sundays @ 6pm
Noches de Retreta/Bohemia
Every Sunday evening, in Ponce's Plaza las Delicias (in front of Parque de Bomba), there will be live music from the Municipal Band.
Where: Plaza las Delicias in Ponce
last Sunday @ 10am-5pm
Mercado Ballajá
On the last Sunday of every month, there will be over 100 artisans selling their work at and around the Ballaja building in Old San Juan. Each one will have their own tent/space. Some will inside the Ballajá Barracks open courtyard, others are scattered around at the Plaza San José, in front of the ICP Cultural buildings (across street from Ballaja), the Plaza del Quinto Centenario (the totem area), the sidewalk around and Plaza de la Beneficencia.
Where: Ballajá building in Old San Juan
Major Holidays in 2022
Jan 01 New Year's Day Forts are closed. El Yunque is open.
Jan 06 Three King's Day (Día de Reyes) Most everything closed. Forts are open. El Yunque is open.
Jan 17 Martin Luther King Day
Feb 21 Puerto Rico Patriiots Day in honor of Eugenio María de Hostos, José de Diego, Luis Muñoz Rivera, José Celso Barbosa, Ramón Emeterio Betances, Román Baldorioty de Castro, Luis Muñoz Marín, Ernesto Ramos Antonini, Luis A. Ferré
Feb 21 Presidents Day
Mar 22 Emancipation Day
Apr 15 Good Friday (Viernes Santo) Most everything closed. Beaches open. Forts open. El Yunque open.
Apr 17 Easter Sunday Most everything closed. Beaches open. Forts open. El Yunque open.
May 08 Mother's Day Stores are closed. Beaches open. Forts open. El Yunque open.
May 30 Memorial Day
Jun 19 Father's Day Stores are closed. Beaches open. Forts open. El Yunque open.
Jun 24 Saint John's Day (Día de San Juan Bautista)
Jul 04 US Independence Day
Jul 25 Puerto Rico's Constitution Day
Sep 05 Labor Day
Oct 10 Indigenous Peoples' Day
Nov 08 Election Day Most everything closed. Beaches open. Forts open. El Yunque open.
Nov 11 Veterans' Day
Nov 19 Puerto Rico Discovery & Culture Day
Nov 24 Thanksgiving Day (Acción de Gracias) Stores are closed. Forts are closed. El Yunque open.
Dec 24 Christmas Eve (Noche Buena)
Dec 25 Christmas Day (Navidad) Stores are closed. Forts are closed. El Yunque facilities are closed, but trails are open.

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We use multiple sources for our event calendar, including local newspapers, Facebook, Twitter, the Que Pasa magazine, and info provided directly to us by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company. Updated 26-May-2022 06:36am AST.
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