Upcoming events in Boquete
There's always something going on in Boquete, even during the low season. If you plan to be in the area soon, here's a roundup of events to look forward to in the coming weeks and months:
Boquete Tuesday Market
Held at the Boquete Community Players Theatre & Event Center every Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to noon. If you're planning on moving to the area or you're just looking for one-of-a-kind items to take home, you'll want to drop by this vibrant community market. There's fresh, organic produce, arts and crafts items, books, coffee, and more.
Nana's Naughty Knickers
The Boquete Community Players' staging of playwright Katherine DiSavino's comedy is a must-see. Running from July 11th (Friday) to 13th (Sunday) at the Tuesday Market venue.
Chiriquí Storage Flea Market
Held every first Sunday of the month at the Chiriqui Storage grounds, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Apart from typical flea market goods, there's also usually plenty to eat and drink.
Dog Breath Chili Challenge
A fundraising event hosted by Amigos de Animales, it will be held on August 3 at the Santa Lucia Country Club, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. You can opt to rise to the challenge or participate as a judge.
BJBF Wine-tasting Fundraiser
Head to Hacienda Los Molinos on September 6 to sample 10 great wines and listen to live music courtesy of the Rigoberto Coba Jazz Quartet. This is a fundraiser for next year's Boquete Jazz & Blues Festival.
Boquete signature events
• Boquete bursts into bloom at the start of every year with the Feria de la Flores y del Café (Flower and Coffee Fair), one of Panama's most popular fairs and the town's main festival. It runs for 10 days in mid-January and is a grand celebration.
• The Boquete Jazz & Blues Festival will be celebrating its 9th year in 2015. Running from February 5th to 8th, it features a diverse lineup of international jazz and blues acts.
• Every April, you can rediscover the distinct beauty of orchids at the Expo Orquídeas (Orchid Expo). 2015 will be its 29th year.