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2014 PUERTO RICO 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

(See also: 2013 - 2011 - 2010)

February 7-9, 2014  Coffee Harvest Festival 2014 - Maricao, Puerto Rico
Maricao celebrates "la toma de cafe" every year. The festival takes place in the plaza town and features folkloric music, crafts displays, typical cuisine and demonstrations of coffee preparations.

February 14, 2014  VALENTINE'S DAY
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.

February 14-16, 2014  Festival del Chapin 2014 - Naquabo, Puerto Rico
A festival featuring foods made using the traditional "chapín" (a local fish), a boat regatta and all kinds of contests.

February 21-23, 2014  Feria Agricola - Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
This agricultural fair highlights the various crops produced in the area with plenty of music, exhibits and food kiosks.


March 1, 2014  Taste of Rums - San Juan, Puerto Rico
Rums of Puerto Rico is proud to present 'Taste of Rums' 5th Anniversary. Its the best opportunity to flavor, sip and enjoy the world best rums.. Puerto Rican Rums!!  Dedicated to promoting Puerto Rican high-end rums to the world, this is a first class event that features a chance to experience all the prominent Puerto Rican rums. You will also find great food from some of Puerto Rico's finest restaurants, live music, and a feast of Puerto Rican joyful energy, culinary and musical richness and culture!

March 3-7, 2014  National School Breakfast Week 2014 - Nationwide
National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) was launched in 1989 to raise awareness of the availability of the School Breakfast Program (SBP) to all children.

March 8, 2014  Maratón de la Chopa - Toa Alta, Puerto Rico
Chopa fishing competition. The chopa is a freshwater fish found at Río La Plata in Toa Alta.

March 14-15, 2014  Festival de la China Dulce - Las Marias, Puerto Rico
An orange festival with different orange recipes, arts and crafts exhibitions and typical music.

March 14-15, 2014  Five Days with Our Land - Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Cinco Días con Nuestra Tierra is an annual agricultural-industrial fair with product exhibits from large and small operations in the Island's western region.

April 3-6, 2014  Saborea Puerto Rico - San Juan, Puerto Rico
World famous Escambrón Beach is "center stage" for a weekend full of flavor and taste. Tastings from 60 of the islands finest restaurants, rums, wine, beer & distilled spirits with 40 international and local culinary personalities!

April 12-13, 2014  El Festival del Pueblo del Tomate - Juyuya, Puerto Rico
This town is known as the "Pueblo del Tomate" (town of the tomatoes). This event is a celebration of the tomatoes and includes music, games and food kiosks.

April 18-20, 2014  Festival del Apio - Barranquitas, Puerto Rico
Celery festival and farmers' market with crafts and artisans.


April 22, 2014  Earth Day - Worldwide
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the landmark Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and many other groundbreaking environmental laws soon followed. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify.

May 11, 2014  MOTHERS' DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list. (2nd Sunday in May)

May 24, 2014  Festival del Pescador - Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Fishing contests, troubadour contests, music by local groups, and food kiosks featuring foods from the sea.

May 30-June 1, 2014  Sugarcane Festival - Hatillo, Puerto Rico
A festival which highlights the traditional planting of sugar cane and its widespread use. Music, arts and parades are featured.

June 13-15, 2014  Fiesta Nacional del Mango - Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
This festival celebrates the mango with various recipe contests that use this fruit as an ingredient. There are exhibitions of varieties of mangoes, music by several bands, dance classes and more.

June 27-29, 2014  Feria Agricola de la Reserva del Valle
Lajas, Puerto Rico
This agricultural fair offers exhibits and sales of plants, animals, farm equipment and products. The festivities include music, food, a rodeo and a paso fino horse competition.

JULY 4, 2014 - There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration.

July 19-21, 2014  Festival del Guineo - Lares, Puerto Rico
Local festival that gives you a taste of the different foods and pastries made from bananas.

July 26-27, 2014  16th Festival de la Cocolia - Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Artisan exhibits, workshops, local foods made with cocolía (land crab).



2013 PUERTO RICO 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
these events are waiting for new dates

April 6-7, 2013  ExpoAlimentos 2013 - San Juan, Puerto Rico
The main international food exhibition for Puerto Rico and the Caribbean related to products, equipment, technology and services for the food and drinks industry.

August 24-25, 2013  Festival Jueyero (Crab Festival)
Maunabo, Puerto Rico
In addition to great food, there is a parade and, yes, a crab race.

August 30-Sept 1, 2013  Festival de la Pana - Humacao, Puerto Rico
A festival celebrating the breadfruit, with local music, folkloric dances, artisans, children's programs, foods and desserts made with breadfruit.

October 11-13, 2013  Festival del Chipe - Anasco, Puerto Rico
The chipe is a clam unique to the Añasco area.

October 17-19, 2013  Yuca Festival - Isabela, Puerto Rico
This festival features food made with the Yuca root, music and crafts.

October 19-20, 2013  National Plantain Festival - Corozal, Puerto Rico
Annual festivity during the plantain season. Plantains are starchy banana relatives used for cooking many typical Caribbean dishes. Exhibitions of local produce, dishes made with plantains. Over 60 artisans, crafts, paintings, music and dance.

November 15-17, 2013  Festival de los Platos Tipicos
Luguillo, Puerto Rico
A festival highlighting local dishes and beverages made with coconut. Local music, arts and crafts exhibits.

November 29-30, 2013  Carnaval Del Gandul - Villalba, Puerto Rico
Annual harvest festival with music, festival queen, parades and food.

Nov 29-Dec 1, 2013  National Puerto Rican Pastel Festival
Orocovis, Puerto Rico
Culinary festival that honors the folkloric food of the Christmas season: the Puerto Rican Pastel. A three-day expo of a wide variety of pasteles, musical & dance performance, arts and culture. The pastel (similar to, but larger than, a tamale) was originated in the Taíno culture.


2011 PUERTO RICO 2011
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

Waiting for new dates

December 7-9, 2011  Festival del Macabeo - Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
Macabeo is a local fritter made from bananas. This cultural festival includes typical music, troubadour contests, artisans and food kiosks.


2010 PUERTO RICO 2010
PUERTO RICO Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
these events are waiting for new dates

December 2-5, 2010  Old San Juan Sofo Culinary Fest
San Juan, Puerto Rico
More than 35 restaurants throughout the historic district take part in the Old San Juan Culinary Fest. In the background, musical and dance groups perform from a dozen stages being set up throughout Old San Juan, and strolling musicians serenade with traditional Island music.



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