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.

Aug 2022
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 17 to August 21
Puerto Rico Film Festival 2022
A weekend of amazing feature and short film screenings, and a chance to meet the filmmakers. An educational and networking platform for filmmakers; and an audience full of film enthusiasts from all over the world
Where: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
Source: Web site
August 18 @ 6:30pm
Saborea Puerto Rico Summer Party
The hotest gastronomy event in Puerto Rico, presented by the Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association and Piper-Heidsieck champagne. Join us and enjoy a magical night with music and the best of Puerto Rican cuisine. Over 20 local restaurants will offer their best dishes. In addition, you can enjoy exquisite wines, beers, spirits. All included in the price. Tickets on sale at : prticket.com
Where: San Juan Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino
Source: Facebook
August 19 to September 01
SAFARI ANIMAL-TRONICS
Drive your car through this Safari, with more than 60 Life sized, hyper-realistic animatonic animals. Tues-Fri 4pm - 9pm; Sat/Sun and holidays 11am - 9pm Price is per coarload. Tickets at Ticketera.com.
Where: Parque Luis Muñoz Marín, SJ
Source: Facebook
August 19 to August 21
Concentración de VW
A free VW car show, with music, artesans and more. Camping is available, contact the venue for info.
Where: Parador Villas Sotomayor, Adjuntas
Source: Facebook
August 21 @ 12n- onward
Festival del Limber (Limber Festival)
A festival celebrating to delicious frozen Limber. With live music and some wonderful flavors of limbers!
Where: Plaza Felisa Rincon Guater in Ceiba
Source: Facebook
Sep 2022
September 04 @ 1pm
“The New King Auto Show”
An Auto show, featuring lots of great cars and live music!
Where: Centro de Bellas Artes de Las Marias,
Source: Facebook
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
September 24 to September 25 @ 10am- 6pm
Inflalandia (Inflatable Fun Park)
A large park full of inflatable fun! Over 50 features of fun, including a "Girls Spa" area, a special little ones area, so really little ones can also enjoy the inflatables, plus pony rides and exotic animal exhibition, video game area, mechanical bull, slime, gymnastics , art and robotics area. There will also be the traditional parade of characters and the platform with different artistic shows for children during the eight hours of the event ! With air conditioning and safety. Super fun for the kids! Reduced price for Pre-sales , tickets at www.ticketera.com
Where: Convention Center of Puerto Rico , San Juan
Source: Facebook
Oct 2022
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
October 15 @ 8pm
COLDPLAY Experience - with the Royal Symphony Orchestra and ft Fix you Tribute Band
The Tribute band and the Royal Synphony Orqyuestra will showcase the music of Coldplay. It will be accompanied by a lghtshow and fireworks inside the Ballaja. Tickets on sale at Ticketera.com
Where: Cuartel de Ballajá San Juan, Puerto Rico
Source: Facebook
October 21 to October 29 @ 7:30 pm
Egea LIVE
Weekends only, a "live" show about the prehistoric life on the planet. Life sized dinosaurs, and amazing scenery. Open air, Tickets $10pp, show lasts 1.5 hrs. Tickets and info on WhatsApp (939)-777-3310 or 787 - 373 - 6190
Where: Carr 117, km 7.6 Lajas
Source: Facebook
Nov 2022
November 12 @ 8 am
Titans 2022 Part 2
Titans Race is the Ultimate Outdoor Challenge . This event is the second part of a two part event series of 2022. This race will consist of around 5 km of distance with 20 to 25 military and terrain inspired obstacles engineered to push you to your limits and guaranteed to promote teamwork, excitement and an unforgettable experience. Registration at https://bit.ly/TitansPart2 price goes up as event gets closer, register early!
Where: Finca Puerco Suelto, Orocovis
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 Patriots 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 Some stores are closed. Beaches open. Forts open. El Yunque open.
May 30 Memorial Day
Jun 19 Father's Day Some 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 15-Aug-2022 08:14am AST.
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