FEBRUARYFiesta de Carnaval - An exciting yearly event celebrated in San Pedro, which brings back traditions. Groups compete in comparsas (special dances). Revelers also paint and crack raw eggs on each other. Held 3 days before Ash Wednesday.
MARCHBaron Bliss Day - Celebrations are held nationwide to honor this great benefactor of Belize. A harbor regatta is held in front of the lighthouse in Belize City where he was buried. Horse and cycle races are also held.
APRILGood Friday in Ambergris Caye - The Catholic Church holds special services. Beginning at 3p.m., most villagers participate in a procession carrying the cross of Christ through town. Eco Challenge Race – A 2-day, 57 mile Kayak race. Starts from the old football field in San Pedro and finishes at Central Park in downtown San Pedro.
MAYCommonwealth Day - Celebrated nationwide as the Queen's birthday.
JUNEDia de San Pedro - A 3-day festival honoring St. Peter, the patron saint of San Pedro. There’s an early morning boat parade. Boats and fishermen are blessed, a special mass is held and a fiesta follows.
AUGUSTSan Pedro International Costa Maya Festival - In San Pedro, a festival of music, dance, and foods from Belize and neighboring countries. Beauty queens from Belize, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama vie for the title of Reina de la Costa Maya.
SEPTEMBERIndependence Day/September 21 - 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.