Over the past 10 years, an evening beach party has been held at the end of July, or beginning of August.
The event has got bigger each year. It is a free event with bands and singers, singing mainly songs in English, appearing on the stage. The event is organised by the Ayuntamiento de Antigua. Mobile kiosks sell a range of food and drink.
The 2018 Beach Party was held over the two evenings of Friday and Saturday 27 and 28 July 2018. 12,000 people attended over the 2 nights, which finished at 3am on Saturday morning and 4am on Sunday morning. Activities were held on the beach during the day. There was a firework display at midnight on Saturday.