February is the month of carnival in the Dominican Republic, filling the streets with the vibrant colors of ornately worked costumes, masks, and lots of Merengue and Bachata music. Parades will take place in various cities throughout the country on every Sunday in February with the final parades happening in Santo Domingo and Puerto Plata on the first Sunday in March.
When the Devils dance
Each province has its very unique figures and rites in Dominican carnival:
Read more about all the colorful Carnival traditions in the Dominican Republic: