Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Lots of lobster in Belize #21077
05/04/06 12:53 PM
05/04/06 12:53 PM
Joined: Oct 1999
Posts: 83,548
oregon, spr
Marty Offline OP

Marty  Offline OP
Lots of lobster in Belize$421263.htm

Thursday, 04 May 2006 15:57
Succulent seafood is the plat du jour in Placencia

Belize is favoured by holidaymakers because it is ideal for lazy, lethargic days by the sea, accessible because everyone speaks English and architecturally exciting because of the abundance of tranquil Mayan temples.

However, the seas are set to become a little more frantic in June, when the Lobsterfest returns to the picturesque village of Placencia.

Taking place in the last full weekend of the month June 23rd to the 25th the party is a celebration of shellfish, music, handicrafts and local delicacies.

Fresh lobsters caught during the day are turned into meals and pies then served from stalls and tents that are scattered around the village.

Visitors can wash down their crisp crustacean eats with seaweed shakes or a spot of alcohol, before dancing to carnival music from the All-Star Steel Band. There will also be games for all the family, including the Pickled Parrot Tug-O-War.

However, it is not just Placencia that is having all the fun in June. Elsewhere in Belize, partying starts on June 26th in San Pedro for St Peter's Day.

The celebrations are launched with a boat parade in the early morning, where boats and fishermen are blessed in a ceremony.

After that it is music and dancing for locals and holidaymakers. Many of the dances depict a period of Belize's history, making the event both enjoyable and educational.

While neither event is as raucous as carnivals you might find in Brazil or Cuba, they are good-natured and lively, yet chilled out enough to make them ideal for the family.
End of story

Re: Lots of lobster in Belize #21078
05/05/06 12:24 AM
05/05/06 12:24 AM
Joined: Nov 2005
Posts: 17
Oregon, USA
Fengshui Offline
Fengshui  Offline
I'll be in Placencia next week (1st visit). Will I be able to get lobster then or does the Lobsterfest in June mark the season opener?

Re: Lots of lobster in Belize #21079
05/05/06 10:38 AM
05/05/06 10:38 AM
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 2,364
what is the pickled parrot tug of war?

Re: Lots of lobster in Belize #21080
05/05/06 01:09 PM
05/05/06 01:09 PM
Joined: May 2000
Posts: 3,281
Barbara K Offline
Barbara K  Offline
maybe sponsored by the Pickled Parrot Restaurant and Bar...

Re: Lots of lobster in Belize #21081
05/06/06 09:46 AM
05/06/06 09:46 AM
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 324
GailM Offline
GailM  Offline
Lobster seaspm opens June 15th so no lobster next week.

Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
Maruba Beach Klub and Spa is the premiere Secret Beach spa and restaurant located on the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean Sea at the center of Secret Beach, Belize
First Class Accommodations for the Budget Traveler
First Class Accommodations for the Budget Traveler

Things to do
Specials & Events
SPTB Calendar of Events

Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Love FM
The Reporter
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
To Get Your Questions Answered

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
Cayo Event Calendar

San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Belize Happy Adventures
Conch Creative
Caribbean Culture & Lifestyle
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
Click for the Thrifty Dollar Golf Club Rental website!
Click for Ian Anderson's Caves Branch, Welcome to a World of Adventure
Lil Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
ShoutChat Box
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 122 guests, and 0 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Most Online7,413
Nov 7th, 2021 HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.1