This past weekend La Isla Bonita was in the festive mood as the entire community celebrated Patron Saint’s Day, St. Peter, (Dia de San Pedro) with religious celebrations as well as fun entertainment at the Hon. Louis Sylvestre Sports Field.
The celebration commenced on Thursday, June 28, with La Alborada taking place at the San Pedro RC Church followed by the Opening Ceremonies at the Hon. Louis Sylvestre Sports Field where the audience was entertained by Wil & Dale, Rompe Raja, Mariachi Tierra Maya and the Ballet Folkorico De Quintana Roo. Without fail the spectacular Fireworks Display had everyone in awe.
On Friday, June 29, a fishermen’s Mass (Misa de Gallo) was held at 4:00 a.m. at the San Pedro Catholic Church followed by a breakfast at the Lions Den and boat procession (boat blessing). To conclude the religious celebration an open air mass and street procession also took place in honor of St. Peter. The Dia De San Pedro Fair included dances and special performance by Dawn, Drake and Zapote.
On Saturday, July 1, The San Pedro Dance Company graced with audience with their performances followed by the highlight of the evening, the performance of comedian – Macta. He had everyone laughing end having a great time with his jokes. His performance was followed by local Belizean Rock band – Ascenthium.
Feliz Dia de San Pedro - Food, drinks, mechanical rides and great entertainment!