T.I.D.E Fish Festival 2016

Discover the sizzling flavors of southern Belize at the “TIDE FISH FESTIVAL 2016,” a three-day event (October 7th – 9th, 2016) that will showcase the marine preservation efforts in the Toledo District!

Explore Punta Gorda, a wonderland of heritage, diversity and mystique. Get acquainted with the friendly community of southern Belize and enjoy the Cocktail, Youth Conservation Competition and the Grand Finale!

Highlights include: coconut husking, greasy pole competition, cast net throwing, fishing tournament* and more!

Festival Events

  • October 7th: “Cocktail” – venue is TIDE’s Waluco’s Restaurant, Front Street of Punta Gorda Town (7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.)
  • October 8th: “Youth Conservation Competition” – venue is Fr. Ring Parish Hall on Main Street, Punta Gorda (7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.)
  • October 9th: “Grand Finale” – venue is TIDE compound, 1 mile from Punta Gorda Town (11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

Toledo is the perfect region for holistic living…

Amidst the over 830,000 acres of preserved jungles and reef system in Toledo, lies authentic discoveries, from snorkeling to jungle expeditions, world-class fishing, succulent foods, and Ancient Maya legacies…

Event History

Be part of this southern tradition which was first held in 2002 and has flourished into a major attraction for Punta Gorda! Learn about all that’s happening in conservation and preservation throughout Toledo from the Toledo Institute of Development and Environment” (T.I.D.E), who also organizes the fish festival!

Indulge in seafood delicacies. Travel to Punta Gorda, and discover how to be

For more information on this and other events happening in Belize, or to get tips on planning your dream vacation, email us at: [email protected] or call us TOLL FREE at: 1-800-624-0686.

 

 

*Did you know: If you are participating in any sport fishing activities in Belizean waters, whether catch and release or not, you are required to have a valid sport fishing license? Under the Coastal Zone Management Act (1998) and Sport Fishing Regulations (S.I. 115 of 2009), all anglers who are fishing for leisure or competition must have a valid sport fishing license issued by the Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute (CZMAI). For quick access to purchase a sport fishing license, visit CZMAI’s website at www.coastalzonebelize.org

For more information or assistance, please contact CZMAI at email [email protected] or telephone numbers 501-223-5739 or 501-233-0719.

 

T.I.D.E Fish Festival 2016