Placencia Lobsterfest 2008 is being held as planned this weekend, June 27th, 28th, & 29th. Please tell your family & friends and don’t miss out on this great fun filled family weekend. Please find below just some of the things that are scheduled for Placencia Lobsterfest 2008



Placencia Lobsterfest 2008

Schedule of Events



Friday June 27th

· 2:00 pm - Children’s Olympics sponsored by Reagan International & the Peninsula Club of Belize

· 6:30 pm Final Fishing Tournament Registration at the Placencia BTIA booth followed by reading of Fishing Tournament Rules

· 8:00 - 10:00 pm Karaoke Contest

· 10:00 pm - 2:00 am Live Music with the New Creation Band - Sponsored by the Belize Tourism Board, Purple Space Monkey, Turtle Inn, & The Inn at Robert’s Grove



Saturday June 28th

· 10:00 am - Kids Games organized by Progressive Youths of Placencia

· 12:00 noon - Opening Ceremonies with Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega, Minister Melvin Hulse, & Minister Eden “Boots” Martinez and the Delille Academy Choir.

· 12:30 pm All Star Steel Band sponsored by Chabil Mar Villas & The Peninsula Club of Belize

· 2:00 pm - Tipsy Tuna Toss sponsored by Tipsy Tuna

· 3:00 pm - Belize Tumblers

· 5:00 pm - Fishing Tournament Weigh In

· 6:00 pm – Live Music – sponsored by Wendy’s Creole Restaurant & Bar

· 8:00 pm - Fireworks Display

· 9:00 pm - 2:00 am Live Music with the Gilharry 7 Band - Sponsored by the Belize Tourism Board, Purple Space Monkey, Turtle Inn, & The Inn at Robert’s Grove





Sunday June 29th

· 10:00 am - Kids Games organized by Progressive Youths of Placencia

· 11:00 am - Kayak Race sponsored by Driftwood Bar & Seaspray Hotel

· 12:00 pm –Inner Vibrations (Live Music)

· 12:30 pm - Tug-O-War Tournament sponsored by Yearwood Properties & DeTatch Seafood Restaurant & Bar

· 2:00 pm - 1st Great Lobster Cook Off sponsored by Hokey Pokey Water Taxi & Wallen’s Market

· 3:00 pm - Fishing Tournament Weigh In

· 3:30 pm - Boat Blessing & Parade

· 5:00 pm Placencia BTIA Lobsterfest Raffle & Presentation of the Saltwater Fishing Tournament Prizes at the Main tent

· 6:00 pm - Official closing ceremonies followed by Jump Up with Gilharry 7 Band (Live Music)





Placencia Lobsterfest is a fund raiser for Placencia Village and is organized by the Placencia Village Council and the Placencia BTIA. Placencia Lobsterfest is always held the last full weekend in June. For additional information, please contact the Placencia Tourism Center at 523-4045 or email us at placencia@btl.net.