Belize is one of the best places to enjoy an escape to the Caribbean! Crystal clear water, plenty of sunshine, and unforgettable experiences wait. One of the best things to do when you’re here is to attend Lobsterfest. This festival is all about enjoying lobster in all forms. Grilled, curried, kebabs, and more! Let’s explore all of the exciting details of the fest and how you can enjoy this annual event. For even ideas for a Belizean getaway, grab your copy of our Vacation Guide. Inside, you’ll find the top attractions in the area, from dining to local shopping. Now, let’s enjoy this Caribbean delight!
What is Lobster Fest?
Dating back to 1994, Lobster Fest is the kick-off to a great summer! This year’s Belize Lobster Fest starts with a large party full of delicious lobster dishes of all kinds. This nearly two-week event was created to celebrate the start of the fishing season in July. Locals, tourists, and foodies gather to enjoy some of the best lobster preparation around. Start summer with warm weather, local entertainment, and delicious lobster! Get ready to delight your tastebuds with the sweetness of the Caribbean Spiny Lobster, complemented by Belizean flavors and a buttery finish! Your mouth must be watering already!
When is Lobster Fest?
Lobster Fest is held each July and lasts for several days. The Ambergris Caye Lobester Fest is July 4th-15th, Caye Caulker is July 14th-16th, and Placencia is July 14th-16th. Attend one or all of these events for a fun-filled vacation! Experience live music, lobster cooking competitions, and endless fun with family and friends! Be sure to book your accommodations now! The event is very popular, and you’ll want plenty of time to prepare!
What Can I Expect at Lobster Fest?
At Lobster Fest, visitors will be able to partake in a variety of activities throughout the day. Local towns participating in the festival include San Pedro, Caye Caulker, and Placencia. Be sure to The fest has many restaurants that participate, so exploring the local area is easy while attending festival events. Additional entertainment includes steel drum bands, dance performances, and more! Events span both day and night, so no you can enjoy the Belizean sun during the day and the warm, comfortable breezes at night!
What Other Activities Can I Enjoy During Lobster Fest?
Ambergris Caye is the perfect place to enjoy an array of summer activities! Whether you’re looking for outdoor excursions, stunning beaches, or immersing yourself in local shopping and restaurants. There is something for everyone to enjoy here.
Stay at Mahogany Bay Resort & Beach Club for the perfect start to Summer!
At Mahogany Bay Resort & Beach Club, we offer our guests luxurious accommodations, world-class amenities, and easy access to the best things to do in Ambergris Caye! Be sure to book ahead and prepare for the ultimate Belizean getaway! Whether you’re spending time with your special someone, taking a girls’ trip, or looking for your next exciting destination for excursions, we have it right here in Ambergris Caye! Stay with us and enjoy relaxing days spent savoring lobster, lounging in the sun, and feeling all your stress melt away!