Placencia Gears Up For Its 10th Annual Lobsterfest

Placencia, known for its beautiful beaches, is gearing up for its 10th annual Lobsterfest celebration. This three day event will be held June 27th, 28th and 29th and features the crustacean that was once the source of Placencia’s livelihood – the Spiny Lobster.

Lobsterfest weekend will be full of family fun, friendly competitions, an exciting 2 day fishing tournament with more than $8000 in cash and prizes, the Placencia BTIA Lobsterfest raffle, and non stop entertainment. On the marquee for Friday night is the New Creation Band from Belize City and Saturday and Sunday nights, the ever popular Gilharry 7 Band! Saturday during the day will feature the All Star Steel Band, performances by the award winning Ballet Girls of Placencia and other acts. Of course Lobsterfest would not be complete with out its culinary side. Allow your taste buds to go wild with all the delicious lobster dishes available such as grilled, curried, and stewed lobster, lobster fajitas, pizza, pasta and pies. You name it! If it can be made with lobster you’ll find it at this year’s Placencia Lobsterfest!

Make your plans now and get ready for a fun filled weekend!

Major sponsors of this event include the Belize Tourism Board, Belize Bank, Insurance Corporation of Belize, Chabil Mar Villas, The Peninsula Club of Belize, Turtle Inn and the Inn at Robert’s Grove.

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, email us at [email protected] or visit our website

Join us for Placencia Lobsterfest 2008 - June 27th, 28th, & 29th!!!