What’s Happening? March 2021
COVID Safety guidelines will be in effect at all events — masks are required (except when actually eating or drinking), social distancing, possible temperature checks, hand sanitizer, etc. Photos in this article were taken pre-pandemic.
After almost a year of restrictions, Puerto Rico is starting to (slowly) open back up with some free, live events! March is a great month in Puerto Rico — we have lmost perfect weather. There aren’t a ton of events scheduled yet, but every one is a blessing! Here are some highlights for March 2021.
March 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 — Noches de Artesanías y Arte in Isabela
Every Wednesday evening in Isabela, at the Public Plaza “Manuel Corchado Y Juarbe”, there will be artisans set up selling their art, plus music, dance, or poetry. From 4pm to 10pm. Visit their Facebook page for more info.
March 7, 14, 21 & 28 — Noches de Retreta/Bohemia in Ponce
Every Sunday evening at 6pm, in Ponce’s Plaza las Delicias (in front of Parque de Bomba), there will be live music from the Municipal Band. Visit their Facebook page for more info.
March 7, 14, 21 & 28 — Domingos Culturales (Cultural Sundays)
There will be fun for the whole family, with circus and street artists. ACIRC – Asociación de Artistas de Circo y Artes de Calle de Puerto Rico is having shows, every Sunday until at least May 9th. There will be different acts every Sunday. Limited spaces, so tickets required. Two shows a day, at 11am and 4pm. Tickets are $12 each, and must be purchased online on their web page. Performances will be at El Bastion, located at 1 Calle San Sebastián in Old San Juan.
March 20 to 22 — Circuito Nacional 2021 from the Federación de Surfing Puerto Rico
The Federation of Puerto Rico Surfing will be having National Circuit surf competitions every month (February to May) in different areas around Puerto Rico. The competitions in March will be at Playa La Pared in Luquillo. Surfers compete in different events to determine who will represent Puerto Rico at the World Championship and the Olympics. Visit their Facebook page for more info.
March 20 to 21 — Festival de la China Dulce in Las Marias
One of the typical festivals in Pueto Rico – this on celebrating oranges! Special COVID times edition. Loads of live music, food, artisans, plant sales, and more. A great family event. See the Facebook page for details. Will be held at Parque de Pelota Urbano in Las Marías from 9am to 7pm.
March 20 to 21 — Art Fair (46ta Feria de Artesanías y 35ta Muestra de Arte) in Ponce
A weekend of artisans, food, music, and more. Weill be held at Plaza Las Delicias in Ponce from 9am to 8pm. See the Facebook page for details.
March 28 — 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. From 10am to 5pm.
These are just some of the activities occurring this month. As always, be sure to check our Facebook page, for other events happening this month all across the island.
If you know of other events happening that people may enjoy, let me know!
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