Places To Be in Belize During the Summer

Having countless festivities in June and July, there are many places to be in Belize during the summer. The country comes alive with various events that showcase its cultural, musical, and culinary diversity. Here are some must-visit festivals and places to experience in Belize this summer!

Belmopan City, Cayo

Made in Belize Expo

Held at the National Agriculture and Trade Show Grounds in Belmopan, the Made in Belize tradeshow features around 100 vendors. From mom-and-pop shops to micro and small businesses, it’s a perfect introduction to the innovative spirit and craftsmanship that define Belizean entrepreneurship.

San Antonio Village, Cayo

Another Beautiful Day in San Antonio

For those interested in cultural heritage, Another Beautiful Day in San Antonio is a community festival dedicated to preserving Yucatec Maya culture. It includes cultural presentations, interactive booths, and mouth-watering Maya cuisine. It’s a beautiful celebration of Maya identity!

Belize during the summer - Another Beautiful Day in San Antonio

Benque Viejo Del Carmen, Cayo

Benque Fiesta

Visit the westernmost town to join the celebration of its patron saint, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, at the Benque Fiesta. The event overflows with activities, vendors, and presentations, bringing out families to enjoy the festivities. Head to Benque for a day of fun and immersion in the culture of Benque Viejo!

San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye

San Pedro Lobster Festival

Hop on a water taxi or fly over the turquoise waters to La Isla Bonita for one of the most highly-anticipated events on the island- the San Pedro Lobster Festival. Enjoy two weeks, from July 1 to 12, with numerous lobster activities, parties, and specials! It is the perfect opportunity to delight in an array of dishes while this seafood delicacy is in season. You can also hop on a boat to the neighbouring island, Caye Caulker, to enjoy their lobster festival from July 12 to 14, 2024.

Belize during the summer - San Pedro Lobster Fest

Belize International Music and Food Festival (BIMFF)

It’s time to “savour the rhythm” at the country’s most sought-after extravaganza, the Belize International Music and Food Fest. Star-studded performances and mouth-watering cuisines attract locals and visitors to the island for a high-energy two days! Get your tickets for BIMFF 3.0 to catch the action on July 27 and 28, 2024, at the Saca Chispas Field.

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Hopkins Village, Stann Creek

Hopkins Mango Street Fest

Celebrating the mango season, Hopkins transforms into a bustling family affair with competitions, live performances, and vendors offering mango-inspired drinks and treats. From mango-eating contests to mango-infused barbecues and mango cocktails, it’s a highlight for the tropical fruit you don’t want to miss!

Belize during the summer - Hopkins Mango Street Fest

Placencia Village, Stann Creek

Placencia Lobster

The Placencia point becomes the definition of fun in the sun with the Placencia Lobster Festival! Take a stroll along the beach to check out the various food, beverage, art, and small business vendors as the vibrant colours and enticing aromas activate your senses. The beach is the place to be for lively performances, and thrilling games whilst devouring a plate of lobster delicacy. 

Belize During the Summer - Placencia Lobster Fest

Belize for the summer is a cheerful medley of cultural celebrations, mouth-watering cuisines, and extraordinary experiences. From the innovative showcases at the Made in Belize Expo to the mango-infused delights of Hopkins and the dynamic energy at BIMFF 3.0, the country isn’t short of anything fun during the summer. So, pack your bags and travel to Belize!

Another Beautiful Day in San Antonio, Belize