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Belize @ 41! Belizeans celebrate Independence Day

In a sea of festive colors and to the sounds of Soca music, Belizeans across the country celebrate the most important day on our calendar, Independence Day. For the last two years, Belize’s special day celebrations were kept small due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but this year the festivities returned grander than ever!

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Second Best Western Hotel in Belize opens on Ambergris Caye

The second Best Western hotel in Belize was officially unveiled on Thursday, August 18th, in San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye. Named Best Western Grand Baymen Gardens Resort, it is located just five minutes south of downtown. With 33 one and two-bedroom condos, amenities include swimming pools, a pool bar, a fitness center, and two tennis courts.

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Did you know the world-famous Chicken Drop has a new home?

Wahoo’s Lounge, home of the world-famous Chicken Drop, has relocated from downtown San Pedro to Corona del Mar Hotel south of town. Chicken Drop is one of the island’s oldest and most famous traditions. Held every Thursday, it guarantees a fun time with friends and family while offering the opportunity for you to win some cash.

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The September celebrations are back; come and celebrate on Ambergris Caye!

After a COVID-19 pandemic pause for the last two years, Belize is preparing to host its popular September celebrations, again honoring the country’s month of patriotism. After public health restrictions were lifted in April this year, the National Celebrations Commission announced that they would resume the traditional events this September. In San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, the celebrations will be observed with patriotic parades, ceremonies for the Battle of St. George’s Caye and Independence Day, a Soca festival, and the anticipated carnival road march, among other activities still to be confirmed.

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