The main carnivals in the country are those in La Vega, Santiago and Bonao that are the Sundays in February. The Santo Domingo carnival is usually the first Sunday in March and brings together the best of carnivals all around the country. Then
follow more parades of the best in carnival in La Romana and Punta Cana, for example. Those take place in March, so.
So one could say that weekends in February and March there will be a carnival event going on in the DR.