Events in Puerto Rico June 2013

 

June is chock – full of fun family events as the summer season kicks off in Puerto Rico.  There are so many things to do in Puerto Rico in June… students  start summer vacation at the end of May and there are many great holidays in June too that make this a great time to visit Puerto Rico.  Make sure to jump in the ocean backwards for John the Baptist Day!  A fun local tradition!

 June 2: Gay Pride Parade. Annual gay pride festival on Ashford Ave in Condado

Jun 2 @ 6am check-in CIUDATON 2013. A 4 to 5 mile endurance race that incorporates the city and urban obstacle courses, buses, cars, fences, stairs, etc…it will take place in the complex concrete jungle of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Post race, the jangueo continues at the post party with music food and drinks (for purchase), and a fully festive atmosphere to kick off the summer! more info

June 7 @ 7:30am. Ricky Martin Foundation Golf Tournament. Annual golf tournament.
Dorado Beach Resort & Club more info

June 7-9: Jibaro Festival.  An event highlighting trova music, with food, live music, and artisans
in the Plaza de la Trova in Comerio

June 8-9: Fresh Milk Festival in the Town Square in Hatillo. Family event with food kiosks, music, and artisans.

June 9: Burger Lovers Fest 2013
Burger competition. Free admission to festival, but there is a fee to enter into the competition area. Music and food. Luiz Munoz Rivera Park in San Juan

June 9: Gay Pride Parade in Boqueron. Annual gay pride festival.

June 12-16: Agrópolis Country Fair in Hiram Bithorn stadium parking lot in San Juan. Annual agricultural and country fair, featuring produce from the island, artisans, games, rides, music, food, and more.  more info

June 14-16: Crab Festival on the Malecon in Guanica. Music, artisans, workshops, and food dishes prepared with crab.

 

June 16: Heineken Ventana al Jazz.  Paseo del Litoral in Mayaguez.  Free live jazz

Jun 22: WHO’SUP Fest in Rompe Olas Beach on Road 440 in Aguadilla.  WHO’SUP 2013 is a combination of Racing, SUP Clinics, Family Activities, SUP Aguadilla bay SUP / Kayaks Touring, SUP Demos, SUP Rentals, Kiosks, Live Music, Fun and more… more info

June 23 @ midnight between June 23 & 24
St. John the Baptist Festival
Fall backwards into the ocean 3 times at midnight for good luck! Any beach will do, but expect crowds at San Juan area beaches.  Luquillo shut down the street next to the beach and has live music and vendors.

June 26-30: El Yunque Carnival in Rio Grande. The main event is the parade on Sunday afternoon. Also, music, food, and artisans.

June 28 -July 7: Aibonito Flower Festival in Aibonito. Annual flower festival, with displays and sales.

 

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Captain Tim
Captain Tim

Captain Tim is the founder of Caribbean Trading Company in Puerto Rico. Many years ago Captain Tim was a normal everyday guy who decided to do what so many people only dream about. He moved to the Caribbean. Traveling throughout the islands, he has the joy of sharing this lifestyle and its flavors with the world.

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