What’s Happening? February 2023
February is peak tourist season here in Puerto Rico … the days are warm, the nights are cool, and it’s freezing up in the Great White North. From carnivals to golf tournaments and marathons to food, drink and music events there are lots of things going on this time of year.
While there is almost always something interesting happening somewhere in Puerto Rico, there are a few special events each month that deserve a mention. Here are a few of those events for February 2023.
February 2 to 5: Fiestas Patronales de Manatí
Starting at 6pm, in the Public Plaza, the town festival with food, artisans, and music going on the whole weekend to make it a real party! There is a 5K run on 05 February starting at 7:30am. See their Facebook page for details.
February 10 to 12: Carnavál del Plata in Dorado
This fun carnival has a few parades (the big one is at 2:30pm on Sunday). There will be artisans, dancing, food, and of course, lots of live music. There are even sports matches (boxing) and other activities for kids. Most of the fun will be around the Public Plaza. See their schedule of events for more info.
February 17 to 19: Carnavál Arroyano
This fun carnival has artisans, dancing, food, and, of course, lots of live music. Most of the fun will be around the Public Plaza. See this Facebook group for more info.
February 18: MojitoFest PR
A night of rumba, gastronomy and a lot of flavors! Over 40 restaurants and famous bartenders will be featured at the 8th edition of the Mojito Fest at the San Juan Convention Center. See their Facebook page for more info. Tickets at PRTicket.com
February 19 to 21: La Vuelta Puerto Rico
La Vuelta Puerto Rico is the ultimate cycling adventure for serious endurance athletes interested in a unique pro-like experience. Circumnavigate the entire island as part of a fast-paced international peloton on this fully-supported, three-day, 375-mile event. Serious sport, serious fun, with amazing views and experiences through the Puerto Rican countryside. See their web site for more info.
Februray 16 to 21: Ponce Carnival
February 24 to 26: Carnavál Vegalteno
This fun carnival has artisans, dancing, food, and of course, lots of live music. Most of the fun will be around the Public Plaza.
Februray 24 to 26: Festival del Frio in Adjuntas
The 12th annual festival takes place on the grounds of the Parador Villas Sotomayor in beautiful Adjuntas. There will be rides for the kids, food, artisan,s and lots of fun for all. Visit their Facebook page for more info.
February 25 to 26: Whiskey Expo
The Puerto Rico Whisky Expo is the annual event dedicated entirely to whisky aficionados, focusing on tasting and education. They also have live music, a bistro area with local food from small businesses, artisan hand made cigar booths, and more. All tickets include access to tastings, a commemorative Glencairn-like nosing glass, and tote bag. The expo willm be held at the Antiguo Arsanal in Old San Juan. See the Facebook page for more info. Tickets are available through PRTicket.com.
February 27 to March 5: Puerto Rico Open PGA Tour
This PGA Tour official event returns to Puerto Rico! As in years past, it will be played at the Grand Reserve Gof Club in Río Grande. See their web site for more info.
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