List of Festivals in Honduras

April 24th and 25th, Jonesville hosts the Pirates Fair.   This is a great event and was originally started as a fund raising event to pave the roads of Jonesville.June 17th and 18th is the Roatan International Shrimp Festival, a two day international event promoting the Bay Islands, Honduran music and its culture to thousands of visitors.September boat owners and crew meet in West End for the Roatan International Fishing Tournament.  Great  food, drink and the spirit of friendly competition is the order of the day, not to mention some enormous fish!September 15th is Independence Day.   This is a public holiday commemorating the declaration of independence of Central America from Spain in 1821.  There are many celebrations all across the island again in most of the major centers.October 3rd is Soldier's Day, a celebrated public holiday.October 12th is Discovery of America Day (Columbus Day) another public holiday commemorating Columbus's discovery of America.  Also many celebrations across the island.October 21st Honduran’s celebrate Honduran Armed Forces Day.   This is a public holiday commemorating the 1956 overthrow of dictator Lozano Diaz.  It looks like everyone was glad to get rid of this guy!Roatan Festivals 5October 31st is Halloween and ghosts and goblins invade all parts of Roatan.November 1st is All Saints Day.In December Roatan celebrates the Christmas Festival which is a local festival celebrating the arrival of Christmas.  This time culminates in the islands celebration of Christmas Day, December 25.

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List of Festivals in Honduras
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April 24th and 25th, Jonesville hosts the Pirates Fair.   This is a great event and was originally started as a fund raising event to pave the roads of Jonesville.


June 17th and 18th is the Roatan International Shrimp Festival, a two day international event promoting the Bay Islands, Honduran music and its culture to thousands of visitors.


September boat owners and crew meet in West End for the Roatan International Fishing Tournament.  Great  food, drink and the spirit of friendly competition is the order of the day, not to mention some enormous fish!


September 15th is Independence Day.   This is a public holiday commemorating the declaration of independence of Central America from Spain in 1821.  There are many celebrations all across the island again in most of the major centers.


October 3rd is Soldier's Day, a celebrated public holiday.


October 12th is Discovery of America Day (Columbus Day) another public holiday commemorating Columbus's discovery of America.  Also many celebrations across the island.


October 21st Honduran’s celebrate Honduran Armed Forces Day.   This is a public holiday commemorating the 1956 overthrow of dictator Lozano Diaz.  It looks like everyone was glad to get rid of this guy!Roatan Festivals 5


October 31st is Halloween and ghosts and goblins invade all parts of Roatan.


November 1st is All Saints Day.


In December Roatan celebrates the Christmas Festival which is a local festival celebrating the arrival of Christmas.  This time culminates in the islands celebration of Christmas Day, December 25.
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