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November 26, 2015 THANKSGIVING DAY 2015
There are so many events on Thanksgiving Day they are to numerous to list.
December 10, 2015
Terra Madre Day - Worldwide
A worldwide celebration of local food held every year on December 10. Through hundreds of diverse and unique events across the globe, together we show that a global food revolution grows from local roots.
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).
August 16, 2014 Piña Colada Fest - San Juan, Puerto Rico
Piña Colada Fest is a upgraded premium party blended with a twist of Pineapple and Coconut at the Lobby and pool surroundings of the most amazing hotel in San Juan, The Caribe Hilton. Caribe Hilton’s legendary bartender Ramón “Monchito” Marrero invented PR official world known Piña Colada. Come and celebrate the world most recognized cocktail in it’s 60th anniversary. A historic group assembled by all star bartenders, local and international rum spirits, sampling of PR top restaurants and the most exotic and refreshing mixers joins to present the most amazing Piña Colada tasting ever made. The best fine PR local artisans, performers, Brands, and Piña Colada products product tasting awaits you. Live performances by Manolo Mongil playing all the 80's Hits you partied, Latin Rhythms by Cuban Salsa Performer Pupy Saltiago, The Djs from Magic 97.3fm and Video VJ DEE playing all the videos you can even remember!
August 23-24, 2014 Festival Jueyero (Crab Festival)
Maunabo, Puerto Rico
In addition to great food, there is a parade and, yes, a crab race.
August 29-30, 2014
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 12-18, 2014
National Bulk Foods Week
The Bulk is Green Council (BIG)
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.
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.
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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