Beyond the Holidays in Puerto Rico

If you are planning a vacation in Puerto Rico during these days, you may have already read about Puerto Rico having the longest holidays in the world. But, even though visiting during the Holidays is a unique experience, there is much more to your winter vacation in Puerto Rico beyond the holiday events. Read on and save the date for some of the fantastic events taking place from the Holidays and beyond. You can also see the Discover Puerto Rico events calendar so you don't miss a thing.   

Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve in San Juan: Once again, Puerto Rico will ring in the New Year as part of the famous “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest”, live from the island. The event will take place at Distrito T-Mobile, the ultimate venue for fun and entertainment where Puerto Rico’s flavors, adventurous spirit, and good vibes are combined. 

This is an exciting celebration for everyone to enjoy and be part of a historic moment. Puerto Rico is showing the world everything we have to offer as a destination, with great local artists as part of the entertainment for the whole night. 

National Festivals: Do not miss all town festivals happening throughout the whole year; here you can enjoy the most authentic traditions, food, live music and genuine fun throughout different areas of the Island. From local food and drinks to local products and crafts, we celebrate it all! During the last weekend of the year, don’t miss the Festival de Mascaras de Hatillo

Upcoming in January you can enjoy the Festival de la Novilla in San Sebastián; where they not only celebrate local agricultural practices, but the festival also serves as a fundraiser for local scholarships. And in February, you can experience the Carnaval de Ponce, a week-long celebration with parades, crazy costumes and floats, and a lot of music and partying. 

Two people dressed with local masks attire in a national festival in Puerto Rico

Old San Juan: The capital always has something going on. During the third week of January, the very famous Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián will take place. Here, we somehow say goodbye to the holiday celebrations with music, the best food and just enjoying our culture all through our cobblestone streets filled with history. The historic city’s restaurants and bars will have different offerings, and our local artisans will be showcasing their products all around the city streets.  

Cultural Events: Campechada is back! Here, the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture celebrates a multi-day event in honor of local art ranging from theater, music, dance, art and literature. You can check out this calendar and stay up to date with all the events offered by the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture. 

Surfing: During the end of January, the Legends Surf Classic in Rincón will celebrate the second-generation surfers who have been representing Puerto Rico through the world in different tournaments. You can learn more, here

Condado Ocean Club Events: Of course, we are part of your entertainment plans as well! At the OC there is something happening always, either at The Deck with our Live DJs, or special dining experiences at our dining venues SOCIAL and SANDBOX. Take a look at our happenings calendar so you don’t miss a thing during your stay. 

Book your Warm Escape! 

Book your stay at Condado Ocean Club with any of our special offers, and enjoy some fun in the sun. With the OC Winter Escape package, you save the more you stay, if you stay 5 nights or more you can enjoy 20% off, and a $50 food and beverage credit as well. 

Remember to book direct today for exclusive packages and the best deals! 

We can’t wait to welcome you!