This Week in Cartagena

13 Mar - 19 Mar

The Best Events in Cartagena

Cartagena is filled with a host of amazing things to do during your stay. The city changes from week to week depending on the festivals and celebrations taking place. 

To help you keep track with what's going on we've put together a one-stop shop calendar for the hottest happenings in the city's scintillating bars, restaurants, cultural centres as well as a selection of Cartagena's best pop-up parties, craft fairs, live music venues, festivals, art exhibitions, workshops, movies and dance schools.

We'll keep updating our guide so check in for the most up-to-date info on a daily basis - and you can follow us on facebook and twitter for immediate news.


This is Cartagena Shop | 9:00-17:00 (Mon-fri)| Looking for locally-sourced gifts to bring back home? Come by our centrally located offices and visit our shop, packed with organic Colombian chocolate, high-quality coffee and other treats to make you seriously popular with your friends and family at home.

Address: Centro, Calle Sargento Mayor, Calle 38, Cra 7, No. 6-107, Of 104.


Puppet show @ El Teatrino | 16:00 Teatrino Sala Puppet Museum of Cartagena invites you to celebrate 'World Puppet Day' with a special event. At the end of the tour will be presented the show 'Margaritas para mi abuela'. FREE entry. 

Gout de France Event @ Restaurante 1621 | 19:30 France sent the world a real invitation to journey, bringing together more than 1500 chefs from around the world who took advantage of French gastronomy’s assets to express their talent and expertise through 1500 menus.


Artisan's day |9.00-21.00| Cartagena celebrates the artisan's day from March 19 to 22 at the Casa del Marqués (Plaza de la Aduana).


Cartagena Cocktail Tour | Discover Cartagena's best bars, sample infused rums and learn how to make a cocktail with a local maestro on our unique Cartagena Cocktail Tour.  


Francophonie 2017 @ Alianza Francesa de Cartagena |16:30| You can celebrate France-Colombia cultural exchange and enjoy various shows prepared by students of 'Alianza Francesa' and other institutions that promote French-speaking language and culture.

Cartagena Art Tour | If you're looking to get more out of Cartagena than just mass-produced merchandise and horse-drawn carriage rides, discover Cartagena's rich cultural scene and the identities that make up its creative circles with a local art insider on the culture vulture tour.


Be a Culinary Gourmand in Cartagena | Our definitive gourmet guide to Cartagena's best restaurants and culinary experiences is the only guide you need to follow if you're a real foodie traveller. Tuck into the best ceviche, reserve top tables or book a secret supper with a chef in a hush-hush setting. 


Rosario Islands Deluxe Day Trip | Hop on board with This is Cartagena for a unique island day trip to the Rosario Islands. Cruise through Rosario’s bountiful highlights with a snorkel stop in our favourite lagoon and selective spot of island hopping, before settling down for an incredible two course meal on a private, undiscovered beach retreat in Tierra Bomba, far from the rif-raf.

Zumba in Getsemani | 20.00 | Burn those holiday calories and blow off steam with a FREE zumba class in Plaza de la Trinidad, Getsemaní. Catch the city's best dance instructors giving it all they've got in the most famous plaza in Cartagena. Class happens every Sunday (weather permitting). Free entry!



DATES: March 13, 2017 - March 19, 2017
TIMES: 24/7
VENUE: Cartagena