Community Activities

Garifuna Settlement Day Belize Festival

Garifuna Settlement Day Story
On November 19th the celebrations commence to mark the arrival of the first Garifuna to Belize in 1832. The festivaL marks the arrival of the Garifuna people to Dangriga. A mixture of African music and religion with native Carib language and traditions blends into a vibrant, tasty, stimulating experience.

Two small boats loaded with Garifuna people carriying branches
Three Garifuna partiers in hats.
Small boat filled with colorfully dressed people holding plants, arms raised in
Military marchers, some dressed in uniforms and some dressed in shorts and tee s