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Native american woman cooking delicious fried chicken.

Cartagena Fried Food Festival

February 1st – 13th

Excite your taste buds at the annual “Festival del Frito” in Cartagena! Located near the famous San Felipe Fortress, this festival features the frito, a signature street snack made from a fried pocket of corn flour filled with ground beef and other tasty toppings. This festival also offers cultural presentations, music, dancing, and more, so bring your appetite and head down to Dreams Karibana Cartagena Golf & Spa Resort in February!

Football and Field

Super Sunday

February 12th

The 57th edition of the NFL’s biggest spectacle takes place on February 12th, 2023, and we’ll have it broadcast on the big screen for all to watch! Enjoy traditional tailgate foods and drinks, fun games, and much more on the big day, and if football isn’t your favorite, tune in for the halftime show instead!

Valentine's Day Heart Shaped Cookies with red, white, and pink icing and messages of love.

Valentine’s Day

February 14th

Romance is in the air – especially at Secrets Resorts & Spas! Treat your valentine to a romantic getaway this year, and pamper them with spa treatments, romantic dinners, and much more. Add the Love. Unlimited. package to your booking at any Secrets Resort & Spa to guarantee a special experience you can share together! Special gift boxes, flowers, and candies will also be available for extra surprises and tasteful touches so you can celebrate this evening with your true love in style.

People In Costume Dancing At Carnival


February 15th – 21st (Dates Vary By Location)

Celebrate Carnival at resorts in many of our Latin America and Caribbean destinations! This vibrant festival takes place in the days leading up to Ash Wednesday and features parades, colorful displays and costumes, elaborate masks, and plenty of music! No matter where you go, you’ll see traditional expressions of this celebration and get to partake yourself!

Morning light shines over the Marigot Bay in Saint Martin

Heineken Regatta

March 2nd – 5th

If you’re a fan of sailing or boat racing, the Heineken Regatta is an experience you won’t want to miss! For four days in St. Martin, you can see world-class boat racing with sailors from more than 35 countries cruising around the island during the day, and celebrating with extravagant parties by night. Book your stay at Secrets St. Martin Resort & Spa and enjoy this unique experience!

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Cartagena Film Festival

March 22nd – 27th

Film buffs and movie-goers should mark their calendars for the Cartagena de Indias International Film Festival in March. This cinematographic event is free for anyone to access, and features films focused on cultural conversation and the human experience. It is the oldest film festival in Latin America and will show you the television and films of tomorrow!

Golf Ball and flag pole.

Corales Punta Cana Championship

March 23rd – 26th

The PGA Tour returns to the Dominican Republic for the Corales Punta Cana Championship, an annual event held in late March in Punta Cana! Some of the world’s best golfers put their talents on display and you can get a front row seat to all the action.

Close up of beverages with shamrocks on glass

St. Patrick’s Day

March 17th

Bring the luck of the Irish with you on vacation! Enjoy a fun-filled day of Irish traditions with special events, activities, and entertainment for the whole family. The Explorer’s Club and Core Zone will provide the fun for your kids, while the adults celebrate with green beer on tap and traditional Irish cuisine and music.