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Friday, July 14, 2017

Puerto Rico Events For This Weekend

Friday, July 14

Villalba Patron Saint Festival

@ Plaza de Festivales, Villalba

1 PM - 12 AM

This south-central town's annual patron saint festivities run from Thursday to Sunday. Carnival rides, musical performances and food vendors, including the "Bacalaitos Food Fest" which highlights the well-known codfish fritter.

Free admission.

Cataño Patron Saint Festival

@ Malecón de Cataño, Las Nereidas Avenue, Cataño

6 PM - 12 AM

Cataño's patron saint festivites run from Wednesday to Sunday. Featuring live music, sporting and children's activities, carnival rides and food vendors.

Free admission

Saturday, July 15,

Medalla Light Lost In Paradise 2017

@ Guajataca tunnel, Isabela, Puerto Rico

5 PM - 1 AM

Electronic and dance music event with various acts and DJs performing live, among them Planet of the Drums and Desert Hearts. Tickets can be purchased at Kókomo, Waves, Echo Verde, Gravity, Treats, Blue Surf Shop, El Rex and The Room.

Tickets: $36-$92

Fish Festival

@ Plaza del Pescador, Cabo Rojo

9 AM - 12 AM

Event highlighting fish and fishermen, featuring fishing tournaments, domino competitions, live music, 5K race and children's activities.

Free admission

No Te Quedes Sin Bailar

@ Placita Roosevelt, Ing. José A. V. Canals Street, San Juan

7:30 PM - ??

Go dance at Roosevelt Square with the Realengos Salseros salsa band and DJ Luis Domenech. Happens every second Saturday of the month.

Free admission

Sunday, July 16

Playa Summer Tour 2017

@ Cerro Gordo Public Beach, Vega Alta

11 AM - 5 PM

Radio stations Mega 106.9 and La Nueva 94 host this touring beach festival which is held at different PR beaches  through the summer. Games, contests, music will be on offer.

Free admission

National Ice Cream Day 2017

@ Luis Muñoz Marín Park, San Juan

10 AM - 4:30 PM

Family-oriented event featuring live entertainment, ice cream workshops, games, prizes and free ice cream (one per person, while they last).

Free admission

The Puerto Rico Monitor cannot take responsibility for the accuracy of the  above listings. They are based on  the best information available at the time of writing.

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