What’s Happening? March 2023

March is a great month in Puerto Rico — we have almost perfect weather. So be prepared for some great fun! While there is almost always something interesting happening somewhere in Puerto Rico, there are a few special events each month that deserve special mention. Here are a few of those events for March 2023.

March 2 to 5: Puerto Rico Open PGA Tour

The Puerto Rico Open is a PGA TOUR tournament held on the island of Puerto Rico since 2008. For over a decade, hundreds of professional golf players and thousands of attendees — enthusiasts and families alike — have arrived at Grand Reserve, where the Puerto Rico Open delivers world-class sports entertainment, local food, drinks, and live music for everyone to enjoy Where: Grand Reserve Golf Club, Rio Grande. Check their Facebook page for more info and to buy tickets.

March 2 to 5: the Festival Gastronómico Artesanal de Coamo and San Blas Half Marathon

The San Blas Half Marathon, which is held annually in the town of Coamo, Puerto Rico, is considered one of the most important endurance events in the world. This is a race that covers a distance of 21 KM. Come, enjoy, and be part of history! The race starts at 7am on 05 March. Check their Facebook page for more info. And this year, in the Public plaza, there is a town festival of Food and Artisans and MUSIC going on the whole weekend to make it a real party!

March Events

March 15 to 19: Orchid Sale and Exhibition

The Puerto Rican Orchid Society, Inc. celebrates its 72nd exhibition, held again this year at the Caguas Botanical Garden. Beautiful gardens with a wide variety of orchids on display. Vendors will be selling orchids, bromeliads, ornamental plants, crafts, food, and more. Entrance to the Botanical Garden is $3 per person. Free parking. Open 9am to 6pm. Check their Facebook page for more info.

March 17 to 19: Festival en honor de la China Dulce de Las Marias

One of the typical festivals in Puerto Rico – this one celebrating oranges!. Loads of live music, food, artisans, plant sales, and more. A great family event. See the Facebook page for details. Will be held at Public Plaza in Las Marías from about 9am to 10pm.

March Events

March 19: Día Nacional de la Zalsa 2023

A big salsa dance party where you can enjoy loads of live music and meet new and interesting dance people! Held at Stadium Hiram Bithron in San Juan. Music starts at 9am! For more information and tickets (at prticket.com), check their Facebook page

March 25 to 26: Coffee and Chocolate Expo

A convention for everyone who loves coffee and /or chocolate! With samples and seminars and lots of exhibitions and sales too!.Held at the PR Convention Center in SJ, from 10am to 5pm. Tickets on sale now at Prticket.com. See their Facebook page for details.

March 25 : Taste of Rum Festival 2023

A rum lovers dream. Loads of rum drink samples from most of the rum producers on the island. Plus Music, entertainment and seminars, and there will be food available for purchase. Held at the PR Convention Center in SJ, general admission from 7pm. Tickets on sale now at Ticketera.com. See their Webpage for details.

Other Events

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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