Available in Puerto Plata

Noted below is a calendar of events for Puerto Plata /Sosua & Cabarete zone, including fall 2015 to 2016.


FEBRUARY – Encuentro Beach & Cabarete Beach – Master of the Ocean – Kite/Wind & Standup paddle surfing world championship competition

APRIL – Easter weekend – PUERTO PLATA CLASICO MOTOCROSS SEMANA SANTA – Gran Parada , held on Saturday begins at 10:00 AM

AUGUST – Puerto Plata Malecon – La Novia del Atlantico Surfing Championship 2015


OCTOBER – Puerto Plata – Discover Puerto Plata Marketplace 2015 in Lifestyles Resorts promotes on a national and international level the wide variety of accommodation & activity options of Puerto Plata. The event offers an exclusive marketing scenario for its tourist product.


FEBRUARY/MARCH – Puerto Plata Malecon – Carnaval Parade with costumes and floats every Sunday afternoon)

JUNE – Puerto Plata – Puerto Plata Cultural Festival (usually held third week of June) offers an insight into Dominican culture with folk music & danse, traditional African tribal danses, salsa & meringue. There are many crafts exhibits by local artists.


NOVEMBERPuerto Plata Jazz Festival – The 19th Dominican Republic Jazz Festival will celebrate four nights of free concerts, Nov. 5-8, 2015, in Puerto Plata, Sosua & Cabarete

NOVEMBER – Last week in Puerto Plata – MERENGUE FESTIVAL – Event features DR”s top meringue bands, Dominican cuisine & nonstop dancing. Local artists is available to browse & purchase. Located at Puerto Plata’s seaside boulevard , the “Malecon”.

26 November 2015 – Puerto Plata Parque Central – Special performance by various musicians performing the oldest style of meringue “ Perico Ripiao” or otherwise known as country music .


Bravissimo Show – Ocean World – An enchanting evening filled with tropical rhythms performed by professional dancers in breathtaking costumes. Wedn./ Friday/ Saturday

La Terraza – Ocean World complex – Spend the evening in Ocean World’s outdoor terrace. Enjoy the music & danse the night away. Open nightly.

Caviar Casino – Located in Ocean World complex. Try your luck from 7 PM to 4 AM


06 OCT 2015 – Arrival of Carnival Victory, the first cruiseship into Puerto Plata’s newest port – Amber Cove.