What’s Happening? May 2019

May is a the beginning of “summer” (defined as months without an “R” in their name) here on the island, and the beginning of “beach weather”. Schools let out for the summer in May, locals head to the beaches, and the action really picks up! Expect fun family activities, lots of plant sales (especially for Mother’s Day), food & drink fests, and dancing & music events.

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 some highlights for May 2019.

May Events

May 3 to 5: Agroferia Nacional Coloso 2019

A fair celebrating Agriculture, at the Plaza de Festivales in Aguada. There will be farm animals, equipment, fruit/vegetables plants and trees, artisans, food, and of course music! Visit their Facebook page for more info.

May 4 to 5: 36th Ferio del Campo

Come to Campo Rico in Canóvanas and enjoy watching a Paso Fino horse competition, antique car show, farm animals (with petting zoo), artisans, food, and all that Campo Rico has to offer, including horseback riding, ATV, zip lines, and more. Admission and horse competition is free, rides/tours are extra. The fun starts at 11am! Visit their Facebook page for more info.

May 4 to 5: Puerto Rico Chocolate Festival

Annual chocolate festival, featuring food, music, workshops, demo kitchen, and more. At the Sports & Recreation Complex in Mayagüez. Visit the Chocolate Festival web site for more info and to buy tickets.

May Events

May 7 to 11: Feria de Orquídeas

The Society of Orquideas de Mayaguez will be holding their show and sale at the Mayaguez Mall, during regular mall hours. Visit the Sociedad de Orquidistas de Mayaguez Facebook page for more info.

May 17 to 19: Puerto Rico Comic Con 2019 in San Juan

The Biggest Entertainment event in the Caribbean … Comics, Movies, Video Games and more. Local and international exhibitors and artists. Video games, Tournaments, Cosplay, Conferences, Movie previews, special guests and more surprises. At the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan. Check the PR Comic Con page for details.

Other Events

This is just a small subset of activities occurring this month. As always, be sure to check our events calendar, Facebook page, or Twitter feed for other events happening this month and throughout the year all across the island.

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Puerto Rico is the most beautiful island in the Caribbean , I can never understand when people choose to do a all inclusive vacation. I have been going to Puerto Rico since 1965 and met my wife there in 1967. There is so much to do on the island nd all the visitors have to do is rent a car and drive. . While in Puerto Rico remember the best part of your visit is the people of this great island!

Comment by Richard Boudreau on 29 Apr 2019

Yes, we start from SJ because we assume that is where most tourist/people will be starting from. But we give GPS coordinates and Google maps to help people starting in other areas get to there.

Comment by Gwenn on 02 May 2016

You always start from San Juan. How about sarting from the south like Ponce

Comment by Peter Quinones on 02 May 2016

From,Caguas Puerto Rico, leave in michigan UAS. never will forget my home land .beautyfull country .is a treasure ,

Comment by Eugenio Veguilla on 24 May 2015

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