All year round, Cabarete offers events that will enhance your vacation experience. You can program your vacation depending upon your interests. These are our favorites, but there’s always a lot going on in town, just take a look at this to do this month:
Master of the Ocean – (February 26 – March 3, 2013): Originally conceived as the “Iron Man of Water Sports”, the competition was created with the idea of providing an opportunity for Dominicans and Dominican residents to compete side by side with international professionals. As the only competition of its kind, Master of the Ocean challenges the most skilled Surfers, Windsurfers, Kitesurfers and Subsurfers with 5 days of extreme water skills and showcases the best of the Caribbean-Cabarete-Northshore-of the Dominican Republic. The panel of expert meet in Cabarete each year to choose only one special athlete to be the Master of the Ocean!
The Windsurf Cabarete Classic – (July 17-21, 2013): The Cabarete Classic was first held in 2006 with the goal of keeping the spirit of windsurfing alive in Cabarete and to introduce a new generation of windsurfers to fellow competitors from around the world. Over the past three years, through reuniting friends and attracting both international and local upcoming and top windsurfers, the Cabarete Classic has attracted over 70 competitors, half of which come from outside the country.
The Butterfly Effect – (July 27, 2013): The Butterfly Effect is a worldwide water woman movement that brings women together in a non-competitive gathering celebrating community and love of the ocean, while instilling confidence in women of all ages and skill sets. On this fine day, women from all over the world make a downwinder from Cabarete Bay to Encuentro.
Dominican Jazz Festival (November 2-4, 2012): The event is a free multi-day festival full of rhythm, flavor, and color that each year is wrapped in the fragrant air of the North Coast of the Dominican Republic. It is a unique experience to have the opportunity to enjoy our festival, where the music vibrates on the lively beach of Cabarete. Every year we present some of the best International and local Latin Jazz groups and musicians. These incredible musicians share the stage to bring many different genres of Jazz to please its diverse and eager music lovers; local residents and tourists alike. The Festival is a much anticipated cultural event to promote tourism in the North Coast. A classic 3-day party featuring legends and new talents of the latin jazz scene.
Master’s Surf Reunion – (November 2-5, 2012): A tribute to Encuentro’s incredible waves and local surfers.