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Battle of St. George’s Caye Day 2016

Belize celebrates its 218th Anniversary of the Battle of St. George’s Caye on September 10th under the September Celebrations theme, “Sovereign and Strong – Belize As One!”.

If you’re vacationing in Belize during this national celebratory month, join in all the excitement of our little diverse country!

10th of September Events (Belize City):

  • “10th of September Official Ceremony” at the Memorial Park (9:00 a.m.)
  • “Citizens Parade” throughout the Principal Streets (10:00 a.m.)
  • “Multicultural Fair” at the Yarborough Green (11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
  • “Miss Belize Pageant 2016” at the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts (7:00 p.m. – until)

As a notable milestone in Belize’s history, the Battle of St. George’s Caye signified the end of an era of invasions by Spaniards. This culmination of attacks unfolded on the island of St. George’s Caye during September 3rd to 10th, 1798.

Did-you-know the country now named Belize officially became a Colony of Britain in 1862?

Travel Belize, and discover the unique history of our For more information on this and other events happening in Belize, or to get tips on planning your dream vacation, email us at: or call us TOLL FREE at: 1-800-624-0686.