February is carnival month in the Dominican Republic with Sunday celebrations taking the main streets in La Vega, Santiago and Bonao. In Santo Domingo, check out the carnival photography exhibition at the Parque de Independencia.
And Punta Cana is hosting a two-day celebration on Friday, 8 February and Saturday, 9 February at the Boulevard 1 de Noviembre in Puntacana Village, near the Punta Cana International Airport. This year, the parade includes carnival delegations from Aruba, Curacao, Haiti and St. Martin, in addition to the selection of the very best in carnival from all around the Dominican Republic. Entrance to the Punta Cana Carnival is free, but tickets to sit on a stage during the event are available for purchase. For more information:
7 February 2019