October and Halloween are like peanut butter and jelly – you can’t think about one without the other. We welcome October with open arms. The red white and blue September Celebrations décor has come down, and are now replaced with ghoulish accessories – at least here on Ambergris Caye they are! This island takes Halloween seriously, celebrating the day of All Hallows Eve with some of the best parties in Belize.halloween-san-pedro-4
Every year, the parties thrown for Halloween grow more and more extravagant, with none more than The Holiday Hotel Halloween Party. Every year, hundreds of islanders sport their best costumes in hopes of winning over the judges and ultimately scoring cash prizes, cool give always and best of all – BRAGGING RIGHTS!halloween-san-pedro-2
The parties are not limited to just the adults – pets and children can have fun too; Saga Humane Society hosts an annual Halloween Costume Competition for pets, while several organizations hold Trick or Treat parties for the kids in various neighborhoods around town.halloween-san-pedro-3
Yes, it’s time to start getting those costumes figured out while you await the official party dates!

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About the Author: Janelle Cowo

Janelle loves traveling and experiencing new cultures both within and across the border of Belize. She particularly enjoys history and is an avid Science Fiction, Fantasy and Romance reader. What she lacks in stature, Janelle has (and even surpasses) in spirit for adventure. She is willing to try pretty much anything, from daring jumps to new eats. She loves sharing her adventures with her daughter Inori, hoping to encourage her to lead an adventurous life and enjoy the beauty of the world around her. Janelle lives her life according to Mae West quote “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”

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