26 Tips and Tricks To Get The Most of This Independence Day

Belize Independence

Belize turns 31 in just a few hours. In order for you to get the most of this Independence day, we have come up with a list of quick tips, tricks and guides. Here goes nothing:

  1. Don't miss the flag raising ceremony/fireworks ( September 20 @ Independence Plaza -- 11:45 PM).
  2. Don't miss the Official Independence Day Ceremony ( starts @ 10:00 AM in Independence Plaza,).
  3. Don't miss the Jump Up (Devon Beaton Park @ 1:00 PM to 12:00 AM).
  4. Come out from early to see the Citizen's parade ( anytime before 11:00 AM, around the Ring Road to Devon Beaton Park).
  5. Carry along a camera.
  6. A radio would be helpful.
  7. If you are driving, ensure that you are driving with precaution and park in areas that are safe. (Early birds get the best parking spots).
  8. Make sure you have plenty of water with you, an ice box full with beverages and ice is advised.
  9. Don't forget your water bottles.
  10. Hats and caps are advised.
  11. Nothing too hot is recommended especially in these hot days. ( a white shirt for men, a cool blouse for women).
  12. Carry along plenty of sun screen to avoid sun burns.
  13. If you have any umbrellas make sure to carry them along with you, in case of rain.
  14. A pair of sun glasses would help to avoid irritation of the eyes from the sun.
  15. Don't drink and drive.
  16. If you carry along alcoholic beverages make sure to use disposable cups in public.
  17. Keep an eye on your children at all times.
  18. Avoid any brawls and inform the Authorities of any troublemakers.
  19. If you see a fight inform the Authorities immediately.
  20. Being close to a police officer can guarantee you better safety.
  21. Don't carry along too much money -- some people tend to misplace or loose wallets and purses. (The thief never sleeps).
  22. Avoid eating too much fast foods ( a little of everything is good, but don't abuse it).
  23. Food is expensive out there, so if you can prepare a few picnic sandwiches, it can save you a few pennies.
  24. Carry along a roll or two of toilet paper in case of bathroom emergencies.
  25. A Health Kit can save you an unwanted trip to the hospital.
  26. Carry along some portable plastic chairs, if you have any ( there is rarely anywhere good to sit)

If you have any additional tips or guides please let us now here. The idea is for everyone to have a safe and joyful Independence day.

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