Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Honourable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Complex

Art day at Central Park

With the mission to continue stimulating the local economy on the island, the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) organized a market day for local artists at Central Park. The event saw several booths displaying paintings, carvings, jewellery, souvenirs, and other crafts. It was a success, and organizers hope to hold the event again soon.

Ten extraordinary women recognized at San Pedro’s Women in Business Expo

On Saturday, March 11th, the San Pedro Town Council, in partnership with Hope Haven, recognized ten island women with the Champions of Change Award. The recognition highlighted the awardees’ achievements and their role in the community. The notable occasion occurred at the Honourable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Complex during the Women in Business Expo.

El Gran Carnaval de San Pedro takes place this weekend

The anticipated traditional island celebration, el Gran Carnaval de San Pedro, is taking place this weekend starting tomorrow, Saturday, February 18th, with a market day, musical entertainment, and bartending competition at the Honourable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Complex. The fun continues from Sunday through Tuesday with paint and powder parties by the central park and the famous comparsas (street dances) on the main streets of downtown.

Carnaval de San Pedro is back

The traditional island celebration, ‘El Gran Carnaval de San Pedro,’ takes place February 18th through the 21st, with big parties, street dances (comparsas), and painting. The annual celebration will also include a Carnaval market day at the Honourable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Complex, where events like a cocktail competition will be held.

San Pedro’s Fire Department hosts fire response and extinguisher training

On Friday, October 14th, the San Pedro Fire Station partnered with the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) and stakeholders such as Fabrigas to conduct a fire safety awareness fair dubbed 'Citizens Fire Extinguisher Training' at the Honourable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Complex. The event included informative presentations about what to do in fire emergencies, how to use fire extinguishers, and learning about first aid kits. Those participating in the activity also walked away with fabulous prizes.

New Fire Chief organizes Fire Safety Awareness fair

Newly installed station officer at the San Pedro Fire Department, Orin Smith, has partnered with stakeholders on the island to conduct a fire safety awareness fair at the Honourable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Complex. The fair will be held on Friday, October 14th, at the Saca Chispas field and will include presentations from the fire department. Residents will also be able to acquire fire extinguishers at discounted prices, and there will be training to learn how to use them.

San Pedranos usher in Belize’s 41st Independence anniversary with flag raising ceremony and Caribbean entertainment

As the clock ticked closer to midnight on Tuesday, September 20th, the Honourable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Complex in San Pedro Town started filling up with islanders for the traditional pre-independence program. This year, Belize celebrates its 41st Independence Day, and revelers on the island brought in the special celebration with patriotism and Caribbean entertainment with the Trinidadians DJ Ana and Ultra Simmo.

Destra! The Queen of Bacchanal delights San Pedro

Trinidadian soca artist Destra Garcia popularly known as Destra, offered a concert in San Pedro Town on Saturday, September 17th delighting hundreds of islanders. The anticipated San Pedro Soca Festival at Honourable Louis Sylvestre Sporting Complex ignited the carnival spirit in every reveler attending the show.