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SOFO Culinary Festival August 2015

SOFO 2015

San Juan’s culinary talent are bringing it to the streets this weekend for the bi-annual SOFO culinary festival. This gastronomic extravaganza emanates a block party vibe as the streets ‘South of Fortaleza’ are pedestrianized to make way for fine food, music, and revelry. SOFO 2015 will take place from August 19 – 23 and will…

Fiestas de La Calle San Sebastián 2015

Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastian 2

Its party time! The largest street festival in Puerto Rico will take place January 15-18 in Old San Juan.

The origins of the festival date back to the 1950s, when a parish priest of San José Church (second oldest church in the Americas) organized the festival to raise funds for various…

La Campechada 2014 Art Festival in Old San Juan

Campechada 2014 Myrna Baez

This December 12th-14th the streets and plazas of Old San Juan will be transformed into a splendor of visual art and performance for La Campechada 2014. Drawing its name from Puerto Rico’s first recognized painter Jose Campeche, La Campechada is an annual interdisciplinary arts festival showcasing an array of artistic mediums. Visitors to Old San…