Calendar of Events

Whether you're looking for a chance to experience local Chamorro and Carolinian culture, a trip to the island market, or the next world-class sporting event in the Northern Marianas, our Calendar of Events can help you plan your trip.

These public activities and events are subject to change.  Please check with the individual event organizers for updates on this calendar.

Weekly Events

Sabalu Farmers Market: Saturdays, 7-11 a.m., Civic Center, Beach Rd., Susupe

Garapan Street Market: Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., Garapan Fishing Base, Beach Rd.  tel. 670.322.9982   

360 Night Market, TEMPORARILY CLOSED.  Regular hours: Tuesdays and Fridays, 6-10 p.m., Marianas Business Plaza, Susupe, tel. 670.287.4639

Calendar items for 3/25/2017


12th Annual Saipan Marathon

The Marianas Visitors Authority is once again hosting the annual Saipan Marathon. 

Scheduled for March 25th, the event will consist of the following runs:
1.) 50K (31.6miles)
2.) Marathon (26.3 miles)
3.) Half Marathon (13.1 miles)
4.) and 10K (6.2 miles)

Registration Form and Fact Sheet

Starting time: - 4:00 a.m.  for the 50K and the Marathon
                      - 5:00 a.m. for the Half Marathon
                      - 5:45 a.m. for the 10K

You must be at the starting line as least one hour prior to race start.

Race packet pick-up is on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Paseo de Marianas.  Mandatory race packet pick up!  Each participant is responsible for picking up his or her race packet.  No one will be allowed to pick up a race packet for a friend or a family member.  NO EXCEPTIONS. 

Entrance Fee Information:

US & Local Fee:  - 50K/Marathon- $55.00
                             - Half Marathon/10K- $45.00

High School/Junior High: - $30.00 School ID required

International Fee: - 50K/Marathon-$90.00
                               - Half Marathon/10K-$60.00

Required: Valid ID for CNMI/US.  All participants must submit entry forms with payments by the noted deadlines in order to be officially registered to the MVA Office in San Jose.  Credit Cards, and Personal Checks are not accepted. Entry Fee includes:   Awards Banquet, Finishers T-shirt, Finishers Medal and Certificate of Completion.  

LATE FEE and DEADLINE INFORMATION: Regular price applies to all entry forms and payments received by Friday, February 24, 2017. Late fee of additional $10.00 will apply after February 24, 2017. Last day to register will be on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. The MVA will not accept any entry forms nor payments after this date.

* Entry Fee is Non-Transferable and Non-Refundable. Change of race or cancelation after closing date of registration will not be accepted. All Participants must submit entry forms with payment by the noted date in order to be officially registered.

You can contact Mr. Ed Diaz of the Marianas Visitors Authority at (670)3200/01 or email at