February is a great month to visit Puerto Rico! Some of the biggest and best festivals and events are happening in February in Puerto Rico, and are not to be missed. Here are the top 10 things to do in Puerto Rico in February:
February 1-2: 12th International Regatta. Annual regatta at Club Nautico in San Juan. Visit web site for more info
February 7: Abrazo Salsero at Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan: Benefit event for cancer patients. Proceeds will benefit patients at Hospital Oncológico Dr. Isaac González Martínez y en la Sala de Hematología Oncológica del Hospital Municipal de San Juan.
February 14-16: Maricao Coffee Festival. The festival celebrates the end of the annual coffee harvest with music, parades, typical Puerto Rican food, arts and crafts and plenty of coffee. Parking area at Parque de Polota in Maricao
February 8: MojitoFest at the Puerto Rico Convention Center. Food, music, dancing, and Mojitos of course! web site
February 14: Valentine’s Day is quite popular on the island.
February 13-17: Puerto Rico Freefall Festival. The Puerto Rico Freefall Festival is celebrated in February every year with live band entertainment, catering, freefly coaching and organized big way relative jumps, tandems, and more More Info
February 21-March 15: Casals Festival. The Casals Music Festival held each year in San Juan, Puerto Rico was founded in 1956 by renowned Puerto Rican cellist and composer Pablo Casals. Events will be held at the Centro de Bellas Artes in San Juan. See Website for complete list of performing artists and ticket information
February 23-24: Ponce Carnival. Annual festival preceding Ash Wednesday. Includes bands playing different music styles every night, arts, crafts, food, music and more. At the town plaza in Ponce
Feb. 26: 9th Annual Kites Festival – A day filled with fun activities including creating and flying your own kites and a kite contest. This festival will be held at Castillo San Felipe del Morro from 11-4 p.m. For more information, please call 787-729-6777 ext. 239 or visit the San Juan National Historic Site webpage.
February 23: The World’s Best 10K Race has become the largest family sports event in Puerto Rico, drawing more than 10,000 people a year. An extremely popular road race with professional and fun runners from around the world.
Throughout February: Whale-watching season continues in the west coast of Puerto Rico, when humpback whales can be spotted off the coast. An excellent spot to see them is the observation park at the Rincón lighthouse.
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