If you’re wondering what to do in Puerto Rico this weekend, wonder no more! Read on for a complete guide to navigate your way through all the different events going on this weekend!
Taste of Rum Festival
Old San Juan, February 20
Puerto Rico is known for a variety of things; It’s white sandy beaches, delicious Caribbean food, and world famous rum! This is the birthplace of the piña colada, after all! This weekend, Rums of Puerto Rico is hosting its 7th annual Taste of Rum festival. The festival will run from 1-8pm and will be held in Paseo de la Princessa. A ticket will get you an all access pass to food and rum tastings, live entertainment, and educational seminars.
Smokin’ Hot BBQ Competition
Old San Juan, February 20-21
Need something to soak up all that alcohol? Walk down to Bahia Urbana in Old San Juan and check out the Caribbean BBQ Association’s 9th annual Smokin’ Hot BBQ Competition. This two day event will feature lots and lots of delicious BBQ as well as drinks, cooking demonstrations, music, and vendors. Pro tip: Save some money and buy your tickets before the day of the event!
Fajardo, February 21
If you’re still staying committed to your New Year’s resolutions (congrats!) or you just want to learn more about living a healthy lifestyle, then Fajardo’s first ever Vegan Festival will be perfect for you. Best part? Its free! With a variety of educational seminars, food for sale, crafts, food samples, and coupons available, this is the perfect opportunity for anyone who wants to take a jump into a vegan lifestyle.
Various Locations, February 20 – March 12
In honor of the acclaimed cello player and conductor Pablo Casals, Festival Casals is a classical musical festival that is celebrating it’s 60th anniversary this year! The festival kicks off this weekend in the University of Puerto Rico Theater and will continue on for four weeks, featuring ten separate performances. This renowned festival is a must-do for any classical music fan!