SOSUA, CABARETE, PUERTO PLATA
Puerto Plata Cultural Festival.
Normally held in the third week of June, the Puerto Plata Cultural Festival
offers an insight into Dominican culture with folk music, traditional African tribal dances, Salsa and Merengue. There are also many crafts exhibits from local artists.
100K of the Caribbean – June 2-9
A seven-day 100km Caribbean marathon that spans from
Cabarete to Samaná. The race will break into five stages between the towns Sosúa (8 km), Puerto Plata (17.5 km), Cabarete,(18 km), Las Terrenas(44.5 km) and Samaná (12 km)
The Butterfly Effect – July 11
An all women downwinder where ladies will windsurf, kiteboard, kayak, or stand up paddleboard from Cabarete's center to the surf beach Encuentro. Proceeded by a beach clean up and followed by a fundraising party. For more information check the event webpage.
Multicultural Food Festival of Sosua
Sosua restaurants celebrate the multicultural heritage and gastronomic delights of Sosua. The festival includes artistic performances, exhibitions, children’s programs and tastings.
Discover Puerto Plata Marketplace – Oct 7-9
The annual event promotes Puerto Plata among the national and international markets, highlighting it as a complete and diversified Caribbean destination with a wide variety of accommodation options, excursions and tours. www.DiscoverPuertoPlata.com
Dominican Republic Jazz Festival: Annual
Annual cultural event held in Cabarete, Puerto Plata and Santiago; attracts large audiences who come to hear the best from international and national jazz musicians. www.DRJazzFestival.com
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