Taste of Rum/ Puerto Rico International Rum Festival … More than just Rum!

Mark your calendars! Taste of Rum 2024 will be held at PR Convention Center in San Juan on 9 March 2024. .

Puerto Rico is the self-proclaimed Rum Capital of the World, so what better place to come and enjoy the best rums from Puerto Rico and the Caribbean?

It is that time again — another Taste of Rum event ! Taste of Rum is the official Rum Festival of Puerto Rico, dedicated to promoting high-end rums to the world.

Taste of Rum

As in years past, there will be rum to sample, rum-related seminars and competitions, as well as live music to get your rum-infused body moving. This festival is all about Puerto Rican rum. Locals and visitors alike can take this opportunity to try all the different brands and types of Puerto Rican rum. There will even be some restaurants that will have their food available for a small price.

Taste of Rum

The event takes place at the PR Convention Center. You will have hours to enjoy unlimited rum tastings from the many Puerto Rican and Caribbean rum brands. There will also be a number of local restaurants participating, making all sorts of foods for your enjoyment (at an additional price).

Throughout the evening, there are rum seminars happening all evening long, and there will be live music and shows. Then, for some fun, there may be mixology and flair tending competitions.

This year, there will be the CONGRESS area, which will have educational talks and panels (limited seating). And there will be an area of Local Vendors offering items and artworks. Taste of Rum

In past years, thousands of people attended this event, with almost half of them being happy tourists. I bet it will be even more this year, so get your tickets soon. Of course, with all this rum, this is an adult-only event — you must be at least 21 years old to enter. You can buy tickets at the door, or online.

    Three types of tickets available and PRE-Sales tickets are cheaper- buy your tickets early and save!

  • General admssion Doors open 7:30pm, There is a “Rum Experts” ticket with special perks (early admission, special VIP area)etc, and a “Rum Enthusiasts” which offers early admission.
  • Unlimited Rum Samples (while supplies last) (more than 60 types of rum, many local brands, and some from around the world will be there)
  • Free access to all rum seminars (Limited Capacity)
  • Free access to view & enjoy all entertainment shows Live music – lots of dance music, salsa, and tribute bands too!
  • Food will be available for purchase

Check the Taste of Rum Facebook page for a tentative schedule and up to date information.

Taste of Rum


Tickets prices go up closer to the event. Buy early and save. Tickets on sale at PRTicket.com.They will also be available for sale at the event.

This is an adults-only event. All attendees must be at least 21 (with ID) years old to enter.

Check the Taste of Rum Facebook page or their web site for more information.

Taste of Rum takes place at PR Convention Center.

As always, drink responsibly and don’t drink and drive.

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