It's that time of year again! The Music Festival for the Angels is a massively popular annual event in Roatan to raise money for two local charities. This annual celebration brings together residents and tourists for a day-long event featuring a line-up of local and visiting musicians, plus food, drinks, and other entertainment for the kids.
Music Festival for the Angels
The music festival is designed to raise funds for the SOL Foundation and for Clinica Esperanza, two local charitable organizations in Roatan. The SOL Foundation works within the community to offer extracurricular activities and continued education for children. Clinica Esperanza has been a presence in the Roatan community for years, offering low- or no-cost medical services to the people of Roatan.
You'll love this annual line-up of every local Roatan musician plus plenty of visiting musicians from all over the region. The Music Festival for the Angels is regularly hailed as a must-see event!
Attend the Music Festival for the Angels
You can keep updated on all activities regarding the event via their Facebook page here. Be sure to Like the page so you can find out the next year's date well in advance, and then plan your visit to Roatan accordingly! You can purchase tickets for the event in advance through a number of local vendors or just buy your ticket at the front gate.
Food, drinks, and additional donation options are available inside, plus music all day and night! Families should consider heading to the event early to take advantage of the kid-friendly atmosphere. Throughout the early hours, kids can enjoy face painting and games, food, and lots of fun music to sing along.
Support the SOL Foundation
SOL (School of Life) International Foundation works to initiate and support community-based programs. They aim to promote education and increase the quality of life in developing areas. In Roatan, SOL Foundation creates community programs for education, sports, and events.
The SOL Foundation's work would not be possible without the support of the local community in Roatan and our many friends and visitors from around the world. To continue to support SOL Foundation, you can donate directly through their website or follow them on Facebook to see when their next fundraising event is happening.
Support Clinica Esperanza
Clinica Esperanza, also known as Nurse Peggy's Clinic, is an institution in Roatan. The clinic is located in Sandy Bay and offers low-cost or no-cost services to the island's population. Patients receive services from the walk-in medical clinic, women’s health center, and pediatrics inpatient hospital. Both an adult and a pediatric dental clinic, plus an on-site laboratory and pharmacy round out the services provided. The clinic also provides outreach clinics and community health education programs.
To support Clinica Esperanza, you can donate directly on their website and follow their activities on Facebook. Also on their website, you'll find a list of medications and supplies needed. If you're visiting Roatan, consider packing a few extra medicines and supplies in your suitcase to donate.
If you're visiting Roatan from Canada, get in touch with Not Just Tourists before you leave to see if they have medical supplies to send to Roatan. They regularly send suitcases filled with vital equipment and medical supplies with travelers willing to carry an extra bag.
The Music Festival for the Angels is a fantastic annual event in Roatan. If you're attending this year or you have attended in the past, share your experiences on social media using #Go2Roatan.