Events in Bocas del Toro

Weekly Events & Specials


Music Monday at The Floating Bar – Different local bands rock the barge from 4-6pm. Check on Instagram and Facebook for details on the music.

Local’s Monday Beer Pong Tournament at Aqua Lounge with prizes.

Yoga for Everyone, guided by Victoria 6pm at La Coralina Island House. Note: there are yoga and meditation practices most days at La Coralina yoga deck; mornings 9am or afternoons 6pm.

All day happy hour at Merén Pool Club & Restaurant: 2×1 on selected cocktails, local beer and house wines. Free use of the pool with any amount spent at the bar and restaurant

Market Tuesday at Super Gourmet – 10am arrivals of organic fruits & vegetables, artisan breads and specialty products

2 x1 ice creams at Banana Mama – buy once signature swirl and get one free!

Taco Tuesday at The Floating Bar – Choose any 2 tacos for $6

2 x 1 margaritas at Skully’s all day!

Live music every Tuesday 7pm at Palmar Beach Lodge on Red Frog Beach, Bastimentos Island

Salsa Night at Bambuda Bocas Town 6:30-9pm – Live band and salsa dancing class

Chinese Night at Calypso Cantina in the Bocas Marina. Authentic Chinese food from Chef Mo. 4:30pm-9pm

Pool Volleyball Tournament at Aqua Lounge 4pm

Gringo Bingo at Skully’s 5pm. Cash prizes and more. Free shots during the game.

Magic Dance with Cinda at La Coralina Island House, yoga deck 6pm

Corriente Latina at La Neta Caribe – Free salsa lessons with a live salsa band, 9pm

Bambuda Sundowners (DJ set) 6pm – 8pm at Bambuda Bocas Town


Sufari Thursdays at Aqua Lounge – One of a kind wild jungle party with selected DJ, good music, welcome drinks, and much more! Doors open at 10:00pm

Dollar Dinghy Thursday at The Floating Bar. $1 off all drinks if you arrive on a dinghy. And its Taco Thursday, because Taco Tuesday just isn’t enough. 2 tacos for $6. 12pm-sunset

2 x 1 waffles Thursday Promo at Banana Mama. Enjoy a signature waffle & get one free!

Jazz sessions. 6-8pm at Bambuda Bocas Town

Los Que La Forman live salsa 7:30-9:30pm at Coco Fastronomy at Hotel Bocas del Toro


Fancy Friday at Om Cafe  – It’s the weekend; dress fancy, feel fancy, just be your version of fancy and enjoy authentic Indian and Asian cuisine on the water in Bocas Town. Happy hour is 4:30-6pm.

Live music BBQ, 6pm at Calypso Cantina in the Bocas Marina

Freedom Salsa by Francesca at La Coralina Island Spa, yoga deck 6pm. Something different Monday-Saturday 9am or 6pm. Follow @lacoralinaislandhouse on IG

Skully’s, 6pm Pool Tournament every Friday. $10 entry and cash prizes (1st place $100 on December 2). All skill levels are welcome.

Float and Flow Yoga at The Floating Bar (10:30am start) Contact The Floating Bar to reserve your space and get a discounted water taxi. Stay after class to enjoy breakfast quesadillas and Spicy Fire Coral Cesars

Hangover Party at Aqua Lounge 4pm – Lazy pool day with drinks and food on Carenero Island

Deck Sessions at Bambuda Bocas Town. Merging the arts by the sea.  Live music, DJs, art and creative brand features. Saturdays 3pm

Saturday Pool Party & Brunch at Meren Pool Club & Restaurant – Brunch by the pool and DJ set until 4pm

Live music at El Ultimo Refugio 7:30pm. Surrounded by art, over the water and featuring quality live music acts every Saturday

Caribbean Maddness at Rush Bocas 9pm until late. Crossover music from DJ Fat. Ladies night, welcome shots, free drinks for ladies  10-11pm. Neon paint station by Nush.

Sunday Brunch at Paunch Beach Club, 9am brunch start and 1pm electronic music set

Domingo Paraiso Electronic Pool Party at Aqua Lounge 2pm – A Modern Illegal production

Bossa Nova Happy Hour at Restaurant Pier 19 at Divers Paradise Hotel.  Live music from Brazilian travelling artist Marcello Santana, with seaside happy hour drinks 5 to 7pm

Sunday Funday live music and DJ party at Bibi’s on the Beach. 4pm (reggae, rock, salsa, different groups every week), followed by a DJ. 4-7pm happy hour

Sunbeats at Palmar Beach Lodge – 2pm to 6:30pm electronic DJs on Red Frog Beach

Dec 21 – Grand Reopening of Octo & FreShop Bocas from 5 to 8pm. Celebrate the newly renovated Octo restaurant and unveiling of new FreShop Bocas store. Complimentary snacks and drinks and sample new product selections from FreShop Bocas.

Dec 22 – Christmas Bazaar at La Coralina Island House Spa 4 to 8pm – 15% of the purchases will benefit Solarte School.

Dec 23 – Conscious Market at Mono Loco Surf School, 10am. Live music, food, drinks, painting table for kids and of course Xmas gifts available to purchase from local artisans.

Warmly welcomed: 2nd hand gifts in perfect condition and dry foods to share with families.

Dec 24 – Christmas Dinner at Meren Pool Club & Restaurant. Three course special menu, with a glass of sparkling wine for $50. Live music from Los Que La Forman 7:30-10pm. Reservations here.

Dec 24 – Five Course Christmas Dinner at La Casa Corazon – $49 + taxes. Reservations +507 6458-3566

Dec 24 – Christmas Dinner all day at Chili House (Skully’s location).

Dec 31 – Cosmic Countdown at Aqua Lounge, a Domingo Paraiso production: 2 stages, 8+ DJs. Starts at midnight (12am on Jan 1, the first party of 2024!)

February 17, 2024 5th Annual Bocas del Toro Sailing Regatta brought to you by Bocas Marina. Cruisers from around the world will descend on the islands for Panama’s first and only Sailing Regatta.  Sign up via the official website:

March 4-10, 2024 – Bocas Invitacional – International Body Board tournament, another Panama first,  originated in Bocas del Toro and going strong for three years now. Pro bodyboarders from around the world come to compete for major prizes in a week of sport, music and that Bocas del Toro lifestyle. “A Tropical Dream.”  Stay tuned on Instagram @bocasinvitacional