Hole and the Belize Barrier Reef, Belize also attracts travelers with its variety of events that it holds each year like the Ruta Maya Race and the Chocolate Festival in southern Belize.
Below are 5 must attend events in Belize.
La Ruta Maya Canoe River Challenge Race
The La Ruta Maya River Challenge is a grueling, multi-day canoe race travelling a perilous river route across the country of Belize. The route runs west to east along the Macal and Belize Rivers, once the only link between beautiful San Ignacio, in the foothills of the Maya Mountains, and the bustling port of Belize City. This is a race for everyone, not just professional racers.
Hosted by Cotton Tree Lodge, this week’s activities are centered on the history and cultivation of cacao and its transformation into craft chocolate.
Held in the quiet area of Tumul K’in, Blue Creek Village, this day highlights the unique Maya culture being preserved in southern Belize.
National Agricultural and Trade Show
This trade show is held every year in our capital city of Belmopan. It highlights agricultural diversification, rodeo, livestock, handicraft displays, music, games and food.
Toledo Cacao Festival
The Festival opens with a wine and chocolate evening, featuring local and international wines and chocolate based cocktails. Saturday brings you the Taste of Toledo cookery and craft fair, with chocolate demonstrations and a host of cacao-related activities. Also featured are children’s activities, Sea Toledo marine trips, and Culture in Harmony musical performances.
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