9th January – 19th January 2020: Feria de las Flores y del Café (Boquete)
Thousands of people come to Boquete to visit one of the most spectacular floral celebrations in the world. There is also an orchid festival in April.
12th January – 18th January 2020: Panama Jazz Festival
The capital city’s Jazz Festival gets bigger and better every year, attracting artists from across the Americas and worldwide. As well as performances, there is an emphasis on education, with lots of workshops taking place.
13th February – 16th February 2020: Boquete Jazz&Blues Festival
In a beautiful natural setting, each year this small town hosts an important music festival and gives 100% of the profits to local schools, in order to improve musical education. Enjoy the lively atmosphere and some good music!
19th February – 22nd February 2020: Carnival
The two biggest carnival celebrations take place in the capital city and in Las Tablas, but Bocas del Toro also offers some big events during the carnival, including a reggae festival. Crazy days.
18th September – 23rd September 2020: Feria Internacional del Mar (Bocas del Toro)
An annual celebration of the sea in one of Panama’s most appealing beach towns.
November 2020: Independence Month (!)
Not much work gets done in Panama during November, due to an abundance of national holidays. November 3 is Independence Day (from Colombia), November 4 is Flag Day, November 5 is Colon Day, November 10 “Primer Grito de Independencia de la Villa de los Santos” and November 28 is Independence Day (from Spain).