Puerto Plata Carnival 2020
Feb 2 - Mar 7
On February 2, 9 and 23 Puerto Plata is full of carnival. On February 16, there will be no activity due to municipal elections throughout the country. The final parade will be held on March 7 at the Malecón and in the city streets. The spectators will enjoy the parade of the colorful floats and troupes with costumes, music, popular dances, different manifestations of art and culture, which reflect our cultural identity. Each year the carnival organizers choose King Momo, who represents the person in the city who has fought to maintain their traditions the most and concerts take place. You can enjoy Los Taimáscaros, characters from the Carnival of Puerto Plata, whose name is the union of the words Taíno and Mask. Their costumes combine maritime, Afro-American, European and Taíno elements.