If you’re putting together your fall itinerary for your dream Puerto Rican vacation, we know there are a lot of things you’ll want to see and do. Besides taking in the beautiful sights, enjoying the food, and relaxing by the pool, there are also great seasonal events and activities to make your stay even more exciting. Grab your calendar and save the date for some of the fantastic events taking place this October and November.
33rd Edition Corona Extra Pro Surfing Circuit
October 12th – 14th
This decades-old event has long since cemented Puerto Rico as The Capital of Surfing in the Caribbean/Atlantic region. Some of the hottest and most recognized surfers from around the world gather each year at Middles Beach in Isabela, Puerto Rico to see who can ride the best wave.
Learn more about the event on their website.
National Plantain Festival
In the Town Square of Corozal, you can find the mouth-watering National Plantain Festival featuring dishes that highlight this popular island fruit! Call 787-859-3060 to confirm your spot, or to learn more visit their Facebook page.
House of Phobia
October 14th – November 5th
The House of Phobia is one of San Juan’s premier haunted attractions and will be taking place at The Outlet Mall on Route 66 this year. Get into the Halloween spirit in this newly-redesigned haunted house, with 20,000 square feet full of adrenaline and spine-chilling scares. Check out the details on their Facebook page, if you dare!
International Billfish Tournament
October 15th – 21st
The International Billfish Tournament is the longest consecutively held billfish tournament in the world. The IBT is a world-renowned, all-inclusive tournament that hosts fantastic parties and prides itself on featuring the best local food. Marlin Magazine has ranked this competition as one of the top 10 in the world, so be sure to check it out while you are here! To find out more, visit their website.
Life In Color: World’s Largest Paint Party
This fall, there is a party unlike any other, and it’s taking place at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum. Life in Color can only be described as “an incredible explosion of music, energy, and color” and is the perfect way to celebrate Halloween. VIP and general admission tickets are available online, and you can learn more about the event on their Facebook page or check out their website.
Ghost Hunting in Old San Juan
From El Morro to El Convento, some of the most famous structures in Old San Juan are said to be haunted. Maybe on Halloween, you can do a little ghost-hunting and see who you find. To find out more about the haunted spots in old San Juan check out this guide!
Ventana al Jazz
October 28th & November 25th
Ventana al Jazz is a free outdoor jazz concert that takes place on the last Sunday of each month. Bring a blanket and have a picnic while overlooking San Juan Bay at Bahia Urbana in Old San Juan. Visit their Facebook page for more information.