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Carnival of Santiago de Cuba

July 26 • event

Country's most colourful and delightful carnival—the brightest jewel of Cuba's festivals

Mango Season

May–July • food

Taste the sweetest mango fruit available everywhere during the summertime

Guarapo Drink

August • food

Quench your thirst with most excuisite sugarcane juice

Coffee Harvest

July–February • food

Sample one the most delicious, fragrant and fresh coffee on the planet

Mamoncillo Season

July–October • food

Taste Cuban mamoncillos—your most sour tropical experience

Day of the National Rebellion

July 26 • event

One of the biggest public holidays in Cuba is celebrated for three days

Avocado Season

April–September • food

Set off for your Cuba journey to taste the best of local avocado dishes

Lobster Season

June–February • food

Sample most delicious lobsters masterly cooked by the locals

Guanabana Season

April–September • food

Try one of the tastiest fruits you can find in Cuba

Guava or Guayaba

July–August • food

Guava apple is a tropical and subtropical fruit, that has distinctive red colour of the flesh and bright green colour of the peel

Zafra Harvest

August–September • activity

Visit Cuba during the sweetest harvest you've ever seen

Fishing Tarpon

March–July • activity

A challenge for experienced fishermen, that requires much skill and knowledge


February–July • activity

Catch the most shiny and strong fish off the fascinating Cuban coast


December–February (north) | August–October (east) • activity

Surf Cuba off the eastern and northern coast


Festival del Habano

February 26–March 02, 2018 • event

Gathering of the tobacco-lovers from all over the world longing to try Cuba's original cigars

Tobacco Harvest

March–April • activity

Get world's finest cigars from the very heart of world's tobacco industry

Monarch Butterfly Migration

September–November • nature

The famous Monarch butterflies migrate every year to warmer places, such as Cuba, to mature

Christmas Celebrations

December 24–December 25 • activity

Christmas in Cuba is a new holiday which makes it special among other Christmas​ celebrations around the world

Beach​ Season

November–April • activity

The dry season is your best choice to enjoy the sun and the beach

Caimito Season

February–June • food

A purple 'star' among the Cuban fruit that​ will become your ultimate love at first bite

Labour Day or Día de los Trabajadores

May 01 • event

Visit Cuba for the holiday that reveals its socialist nature

Romerias de Mayo

May 03–May 08 • event

One of the most colourful, cheerful and authentic Cuban celebrations in Holguin

International Havana Ballet Festival

October 26–November 02, 2018 • event

Enjoy spectacular ballet performances that take place once in two years in Havana

Marabana: Havana Marathon

November 18, 2018 • event

Run through the streets of Havana and join the running history

Orquideario de Soroa

September–November • nature

The Orchid Garden designated as a World Biosphere Reserve offers the stunning 20,000 plants of 700 orchid species

Snorkeling and Diving

December–April • activity

Visit Cuba's hidden gems for your best snorkeling experience

Cherimoya Season

November–early February • food

Visit Cuba for cherimoya harvest time to taste one of the most delicious fruit ever