Food and Fete
Battle of the Drums Food and Fete (8:00 p.m. – 3:a.m.) at Toledo Community College (TCC) compound in Punta Gorda Town: This is the term used to describe the opening night of the Battle of the Drums weekend festivities. It will be held on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
Official Battle Of The Drums
BATTLE OF THE DRUMS 2016 (Commences at 7:30 p.m at TCC compound on Saturday, November 12, 2016):
The night commences with the 11th Annual Battle of the Drums Competition and Show. This is a Competition and Show that allows groups to compete and display their musical artistry in playing five (5) different categories of Garifuna drumming.
Garifuna Music Festival
The Belize Garifuna Musical Festival takes place immediately after the Battle of the Drums and will continue until 6:00 a.m. on the morning of November 13, 2016. This is the first year that such an event is being organized in Belize.