St. Georges Caye Day – 10th of September (holiday 11th September 2017)
St. George’s Caye Day Celebrates and commemorates a battle in 1798 when the Spanish were defeated by slaves, Baymen and British soldiers. Around the country similar official ceremonies and parades take place. Carnivals, sporting activities, fire engine parade, and pop concerts held several days prior to this event.
Independence Day – September 21st 2017 – Numerous cultural, religious and sporting activities held a couple of weeks before St. George’s Caye Day. Flag-raising ceremonies, parades, street jump-ups, music, dance and foods. Crowning of Miss San Pedro.
Pan American Day: Orange Walk and Corozal . Oct. 12th 2017 Fiestas and beauty contest to celebrate Mestizo culture. Horse and cycle races.
Tourism Week: Activities include silent and Dutch auction, grand vacation raffle drawing and fair.
- Hike & Bike for the Rain Forest: A two-day cross-country run and mountain bike race. Local and International athletes will compete throughout the Cayo area for the benefit of the rain forest.
Belize International Film Festival -Nov 9th to 12th 2017
Garifuna Settlement day- November 19th 2017
Garifuna Settlement Day celebrates the 1832 arrival of the Garinagu people in Dangriga, Belize.