Hello DR1! There a few more upcoming events in the South West:
What? Descubre Barahona (Discover Barahona) When? November 4-6, 2022 Where? Barahona - UCATEBA University grounds Details: Descubre Barahona is a fair filled with activities promoting the sustainable development of the southern region. More details may be available on their Facebook page. In the past years, there has been live music, local food, vendors and games. It's a fun family outing.
What? Festicafe Polo•Barahona (Coffee Festival) When? October 28-30, 2022 Where? Polo (it has been held at a baseball field in the town of Polo in past years) Details: A celebration of the coffee harvest in Polo. Try and buy a variety of local coffees and other artisanal items. There will be live music by a variety of artists in the evenings. Follow their Instagram page for more info.
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What? Mango Expo 2023 When? June 7-11, 2023 Where? Bani Details: A celebration of the mango harvest. Check out the site for more information and a schedule of events: http://www.expomango.org.do/expomangowp/
What? Platano Festival 2023 When? June 24-25, 2023 Where? Barahona (the green area in front of Hotel Guarocuya) Details: A festival promoting agricultural, tourism, commercial, cultural, and gastronomic development in the area. Check out the site for more information and a schedule of events: https://web.facebook.com/festivaldelplatanord/