Friday, July 19, 2024


San Pedro hosts another unforgettable Lobster Festival Block Party

The spiny lobster season in Belize has been open since July 1st. To celebrate, San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye hosted a two-week-long celebration that ended on Saturday, July 13th, with a grand Lobster Fest Block Party. The block party was the finale of the 13-day Lobster Crawl, which featured daily lobster-themed events at various venues across San Pedro. The anticipated event occurred at the Honorable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Arena (Saca Chispas Field), which featured beautifully decorated restaurant booths offering the best lobster dishes and unique cocktails. As is customary, the food and drink competition was the highlight of the lobster festival, which drew thousands of tourists and locals for an evening of food, drinks, lobster education, and live performances.

San Pedro BTIA chapter hosts annual Beer Festival

The Belize Tourism Industry Association San Pedro Chapter (SP BTIA) hosted its second annual Beer Festival. This unique event combined the thrill of a Stew Chicken Rice and Beans competition with other fun activities. This one-of-a-kind fundraising event featured the best Belizean beers, various delicious food, artisanal products, and live music by DJ Smallz and the Coconut Trio Band.

Another San Pedro Mother’s Day celebration to remember

On Saturday, May 11th, the annual Mother's Day Extravaganza, a unique celebration in San Pedro Town, was held at the Honourable Louis Sylvester Sporting Arena. Hundreds of mothers gathered to enjoy various activities, including a lively karaoke competition, captivating local and international performances, and exciting giveaways.

SP BTIA announces second annual Beer Festival with Stew Chicken Rice & Beans Competition

The Belize Tourism Industry Association San Pedro Chapter (SP BTIA) is excited to announce the second annual Beer Fest with Stew Chicken Rice and Beans competition. The fundraising event, co-sponsored by Bowen & Bowen, The San Pedro Town Council, and the Belize Tourism Board, will be from 5-11PM on Saturday, June 8th, at the Saca Chispas Field in downtown San Pedro. Proceeds will support the SP BTIA Tourism Information Center on Almond Street, with a percentage of the profits donated to the San Pedro Police Accommodation Renovation Project.

San Pedro Town Council to celebrate island Moms

As Mother's Day approaches, the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) is planning a day of fun and entertainment for all mothers. The ultimate "Mother's Day Extravaganza" will be held on Saturday, May 11th, at the Honorable Louis "Cuz" Sylvestre Sporting Arena. Doors will be open from 6PM, and the event will last until 3AM. There will be a fee of $30 at the entrance, and it's an adult-only event. You can expect a night of singing, laughter, games, and fabulous prizes.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre entertains while benefiting local nonprofit organizations.

For the second year, a band of community actors and The Black Orchid Restaurant joined forces to entertain the community with a Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre with two performances to raise funds for nonprofit organizations on Ambergris Caye.

San Pedro’s Joe Pate tops bartending competition in Cayo

Well-known island bartender and now entrepreneur Joseph ‘Joe’ Pate won the grand prize at the 2024 Tiki League national competition on Tuesday, April 2nd, in San Ignacio Town, Cayo. As the national Tiki League champion, Pate will represent Belize at a competition in November in Guatemala, where he will join 19 competitors from across Latin America.

Thousands enjoy Easter holidays on Ambergris Caye

Over Easter, locals and tourists in San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, celebrated with religious events and beach activities. The celebrations took place in various locations across the island, including the popular Secret Beach on the northwest coast of Ambergris Caye. Visitors began arriving on Thursday, March 28th, eager to enjoy the festivities on La Isla Bonita.

The Belize International Music and Food Festival returns to San Pedro this year

After its first edition debut on the island in August 2022 and then in Belize City the year after, the Belize International Music and Food Festival (BIMFF) returns to San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, for its third edition set for July 27th and 28th. The young festival organized by the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) aims to feature a mega concert on its first night, followed by a Day Party on its second day.

Ambergris Caye – a growing location for filmmaking

San Pedro, Ambergris Caye is known for being the mecca for tourism in Belize, attracting visitors worldwide. The island nicknamed 'La Isla Bonita' is also the home to foreign retirees, and recently, it has been the setting for large film projects. The two most recent productions include a horror/thriller PARADIES sequel starring Jhone Y. Lucas and island actor Horacio Louis Guerrero and Blood Knot featuring well-known Hollywood actor Michael Douglas, son Cameron Douglas, and David Morse.

Another unforgettable Halloween party at Holiday Hotel

The biggest Halloween extravaganza on the island and perhaps the country brought many characters to life at the anticipated annual celebration at the Holiday Hotel. Held in partnership with their restaurant La San Pedrana, the festivity took place on Saturday, October 28th, without disappointing and awarding the most outstanding costumes with fabulous prizes. The event included an orange carpet, contrary to the usual purple, rolled out at the entrance of the hotel’s restaurant.