Great Events and Things To Do in San Juan
Arts & Culture Family Fun Parties
Recurring Events in the Metro Area*
Listing of Events and Activities*
Art in the Plaza | Plaza de Armas | Old San Juan - Browse and enjoy local works of art in this plaza located on San Francisco Street adjacent to San Juan City Hall. Held every Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm. Telephone: 787.480.2910
Adoquin Jamming Nights | Various Plazas and small side streets | Old San Juan - Live music and entertainment. Held every Friday evening starting at 7:30 pm. Telephone: 787.480.3530
Adoquin en el Parque | Luis Muñoz Marín Park | San Juan - Live music and entertainment. Held every 1st Saturday of the month from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm. Telephone: 787.480.3530
Barrachina Restaurant | 104 Fortaleza Street | Old San Juan - Live Flamenco Show (with dinner). Held Fridays and Saturdays from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm.
Trío Voces Románticas perform traditional Spanish Love Songs. Held every Sunday (with dinner) from 4:30 pm until 8:00 pm. Telephone: 787.725.7912 For more information on Barrachina Restaurant click here.
Bar Gitano | 1302 Ashford Avenue | Condado - Live Flamenco Show every Thursday and Sunday at 8:30 pm. Telephone: 787.294.5513 For more information on Bar Gitano, click here.
Bohemia at La Casa de Cultura Buth Hernández Torres (Community Cultural Center) | 1151 Ponce de León Avenue corner of Georgetti Street | San Juan 00925 - Bohemian cultural activities, interchange of ideas, art exhibition and more. Event held every second Sunday of the month from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm. Telephone: 787.296.1440 For more information please click here.
Castillo San Cristóbal | Old San Juan - Hourly orientation about this historic fort beginning at 10:00 am every day. Guided tours of the tunnel system at 10:30 am every Saturday in English and Sunday in Spanish. Guided tours of the exterior defences at 3:30 pm every Saturday in Spanish and Sunday in English. Telephone: 787.729.6754
Castillo San Felipe del Morro | Old San Juan - Orientation about this historic landmark every day at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm. Guided tours of El Morro's Lighthouse every Saturday at 10:30 am in Spanish, 2:30 pm in English and Sunday at 10:30 am in English, 2:30 pm in Spanish. On the third Sunday of every month, join the Friends of Puerto Rico History Society where they will be narrating stories for children and conduct a cannon firing demonstration. Telephone: 787.729.6777 For more information please click here.
Chabela en Música De Averdura | Plaza del Mercado | Río Piedras, San Juan - Chabela Rodríguez, Irving García, Tony Mapeyé, Iván Martínez y Eduardo Maldonado interprets popular music for the enjoyment of the audience at this well-known market in Río Piedras. This event is held on the second and fourth Saturday of every month from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. The audience tends to be older but they come to sing dance and have a good time. Great opportunity to mingle with the locals and shop for fresh fruit, vegetable, meat and other items sold throughout this large urban market.
Cine del Estuario | Condado Lagoon Jaime Benítez Park, Vieques Street, Condado - Held the 1st Saturday of every month, this event showcases a movie that the entire family can enjoy. You can bring your own snacks and refreshments admission is free. Telephone: 787.725.8165 For more information click here.
Cinema Bar 1950 | Old San Juan - Live show, The History of Puerto Rico in 30 minutes. Every Wednesday and Saturday. Call 787.708.6113 or 787.510.9070 for reservations and showtimes. For more information on Cinema Bar 1950 click here.
Circo Yoyo | Luis Muñoz Marín Park | San Juan - Circus Spectacular presented by Cía Yoyo, held the 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm. An event that the entire family will enjoy. Telephone: 787.480.3530
Condado en Concierto | Plaza Antonia Quiñones | Condado - Classical Music Concerts sponsored by the Municipality of San Juan's Art and Culture Department held on the second Sunday of every month from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Telephone: 787.480.3530 For more information please click here.
Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico | 951 Ponce de León Avenue, Miramar, San Juan 00907 - A variety of concerts and activities held the Puerto Rico Music Conservatory. For more information and a schedule of events please call 787.751.0160 extensions 260 / 206 / 274 / 235 or click here.
Danza Activa | First-floor Cuartel de Ballajá | Old San Juan - "Cadencia Andaluza" Music and Dance performed every Saturday of the month at 8:00 pm. Classes in Flamenco, Bomba, Ballet and Salsa are also offered by this organization. For more information and schedule please call 787.775.9438 or click here.
El Mercado | Luis Muñoz Marín Park | San Juan - Large Farmers and Artisan Market in San Juan. Held on the 1st Sunday of every month from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm. Great selection of items available for your browsing and buying pleasure. Telephone: 787.480.3530 For more information on San Juan activities click here.
El Mercado Agrícola de Caimito Haydée Colón | Montehiedra Avenue, San Juan - Farmers Market featuring local produce, local artisans, food, educational workshops, music, theatre and many surprises. Held the 4th Sunday of every month from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. Telephone: 787.480.3530 For more information click here.
Mercado Agrícola Natural | San Juan Museum | Old San Juan - Natural Farmers Market held in the interior patio of the museum. Held every Saturday from 7:30 am until 1:00 pm. Telephone: 787.480.3555
Mercado Agrícola Orgánico Roosevelt | Placita Roosevelt, Calle Ing. José A. V. Canals, San Juan 00918 - Farmers Market held the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sunday of every month. A wide variety of Organic produce and other items, educational materials and workshops. Telephone: 787.200.8580 For more information click here.
Mercado Urbano | Ventana al Mar | Condado - Are you into fresh fruits and vegetables, and want to spend a fun day of shopping and music? The Urban Market (Mercado Urbano, in Spanish) is held the first Sunday of every month at La Ventana al Mar Park in Condado, Puerto Rico. Local vendors set-up under large tents and display many locally grown and Puerto Rican made products. In addition to the fresh fruits and veggies, you will find coffee, cheeses, loaves of bread, flowers, plants, soaps, frappes, ice cream and so much more.
Mercado Verde | Centro para Puerto Rico | Urb. Santa Rita, Calle González 1012, San Juan 00925 - Farmers Market held on the terrace of the Center for Puerto Rico. This market features produce and other items produced by women agriculturalist. Natural and organic products available. Last Thursday of every month from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm. Telephone: 787.765.4500 For more information click here.
Estrella del Norte, Noche de Música y Arte | Estrella del Norte Monument | Calle Santa Cruz, Bayamón 00959 - Located across from the Urban Train Station this event is held the 2nd and last Friday of every month, live music from 7:00 pm until 11:00 pm. Telephone: 787.798.8085
Feria de Artesanías | Plaza del Mercado Rafael Hernández | Río Piedras, San Juan - Artisan fair where you will find hundreds of handcrafted items every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9:30 am until 5:00 pm.
Hasta La Tambora | Plaza Antonio R. Barceló | Ave, Borinquen, Bo. Obrero, San Juan - Enjoy Tropical Caribbean Rhythms that include Salsa, Merengue and Bachata, delve into the Latin Culture. Every 3rd Saturday of the month from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Telephone: 787.480.3530
Noche de Cine Francés | Patio of Alianza Francesa de Puerto Rico | 206 Calle Rosario, Santurce - French film showing every last Friday of the month at 6:30 pm. Telephone: 787.722.3174 For more information click here.
Noches de Poesía Bajo Las Estrellas (A night of poetry under the stars | Plaza de Armas, Old San Juan - Outdoor poetry reading held on the last Tuesday of the month from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm. Telephone: 787.480.3530
Puerto Rico sabe a Cultura | Plaza of Luis A. Ferré Performing Arts Center, Santurce. Held the 3rd Sunday of every month starting at 2:00 pm. Music, dancing, artisans and traditions. Telephone: 787.620.4444 For more information click here.
These are just a few of the local activities in the Metro San Juan area that you may find of interest and a great way to get to know and mingle with the locals. We will be constantly updating this article so check back often. If you have some ideas or activities that you would like to include, simply sign up for our mailing list and place your request.
*Events and activities are subject to change, cancellation etc. Please contact the venue to confirm the activity.
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