Here’s How to Enjoy Belize Lobster Fest 2024

The arrival of summer brings with it plenty of great things: beloved fruit seasons, concerts, carnivals, and festivals galore. In Belize, summer also translates to the opening of the Caribbean spiny lobster season. And true lobster aficionados will know that that means one thing: the arrival of the annual Belize lobster fest. Taking place all across the country in major travel destinations, the festival celebrates the opening of the season in a grand way. With everything from two-week-long lobster crawls to pageants and parties, it’s an occasion that travelers near and far look forward to. And, if you’re planning on attending this year, here’s what you need to know about Belize Lobster Fest 2024.

Upcoming Belize Lobster Fest Dates 

Photo Credit: Caye Caulker Lobster Fest on Facebook

Whether you have your sights set down south on Hopkins and Placencia or on Belize’s northern islands, book your Lobster Fest 2024 travel for the month of July. (And early July at that). The festivities kick off in San Pedro Town, with their annual lobster crawl taking place from the 1st to the 13th. It’s two weeks of food and fun, perfect for anyone planning an extended stay on the island.

Meanwhile, both Placencia and Caye Caulker will be holding three-day festivals. Placencia’s kicks of first from July 5th to 7th. Then Caye Caulker Lobster Fest follows from July 12th to 14th. For a mini-lobster fest experience that is off-the-beaten-path, head to Hopkins on July 20th to celebrate with The Belize Collection.

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Belize Lobster Fest 2024: What to Expect

Photo Credit: Caye Caulker Lobster Fest on Facebook

Like their host destinations, each lobster fest has its own unique appeal. No matter which you choose to attend, though (all, perhaps?), you’re in for a world of seaside food and fun. Tons of music and games await as well, so don’t hesitate to fully immerse yourself in the experience.

For the devoted foodies, San Pedro’s lobster crawl is sure to be a treat. Take your time visiting the various restaurants participating and get stamps on your Lobster Fest passport. Look to Caye Caulker for beachside revelry with a side of pageantry. And, head to Placencia for tons of family-friendly entertainment.

Featured Photo by Caye Caulker Lobster Fest on Facebook.


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