These 2 months have the predominate festivals, rest of the year tourists come to enjoy the beauty of Cahuita and the hospitality of the Caribbean culture.
July: International Festival of Calypso. This is dedicated to Costa Rica’s hero Walter ‘Gavitt’ Ferguson and is held over the weekend at the Alfredo Gonzales Flores Park.
December: Annual Gastronomic Festival. More than 20 restaurants in Puerto Viejo, Cahuita and Cocles offer special plates for the event. Music and cultural presentations also take place.