On 4, 5 and 6 October, a tourism promotion week is held in favor of Puerto Plata.
One of the locations where the promotion takes place is hotel Jacktar in Playa Dorada.
100 years Merengue
With trips, cooking shows, conferences and briefings, Puerto Plata is promoted as a tourist attraction.
At the end of this week, on Friday night at the amphitheater at the Malecón of Puerto Plata a merengue festival takes place.
The theme is 100 years of merengue.
Legendary musicians and bands like Johnny Ventura, Wilfrido Vargas, Fefita la Grande, Kinito Méndez and Kiko el Presidente will provide a spectacular show.
These are musicians of the original old school merengue generation.
Tickets are available at the counter of the amphitheater.