Fun Caribbean festivals for 2023 and 2024
Grab your partner, your bestie, or your travel buddies and make plans now to attend one (or more) of the Festivals coming up in 2023 and 2024!
The Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival is more than just music, it’s a lime. It is a definition of who we are as Saint Lucians. It has helped shape and define who Saint Lucia is as a country and who Saint Lucians are as a people.
If you love Jazz and Festivals, plan now to join in on this great festival May 5-14, 2023
Grenada Chocolate Festival. Grenada, known as the spice island, is also home to cocoa plantations and is quickly becoming the center of chocolate production in the Caribbean. With five chocolate tree-to-bar companies making incredible Grenadian chocolate, you’ll want to load up on bars to take home. At this event, chocolate lovers will follow the journey of cacao growing, to roasting and into bars. There will be tastings, journeys, stories, and hands-on opportunities to make your own.
Chocolate lovers will be in heaven during May 17-21, 2023 - Get your trip planned now!
St Lucia Carnival previously known as the Lucian Carnival is a lively and vibrant celebration of St Lucia’s rich culture and heritage! St Lucia Carnival is when you can experience local culture and its loudest, brightest, rawest, and purest! Plan now to attend July 12-19, 2023.
From colourful costumes to exuberant dance routines, participants spend months preparing for the pageantry of this street parade accompanied by the steady beat of whistles, cowbells, horns, and goatskin drums that starts in the wee hours after midnight. The largest Junkanoo celebration takes place on Bay Street, in downtown Nassau, but Bahamians across the 16 islands celebrate this joyful tradition.
Ready to party in Nassau? July 12 & 26th, 2023. Also Jan 1, 2024.
Reggae Sumfest is Jamaica's summer reggae festival held over a week with its main nights from Thursday to Saturday, in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Activities include an All White Blitz party, A Sound System Explosion, Beach Party, and the main concerts. July 16-22, 2023
The Antigua Carnival promises to be the party of all parties with plenty of music, dancing, and colourful fun. Attracting people from all over the Caribbean as well as around the globe. From incredible costumes and street parties to concerts and steelpan competitions.
There will be a calendar of events over these two weeks with plenty of experiences to get involved in, a perfect time to visit Antigua. Aug 7-8, 2023.
Grenada Spicemas Carnival
A celebration of slavery’s end combines parades, pageantry, competitions, displays, great food, and good rum.
The Spicemas Grenada Carnival takes place throughout the Caribbean each summer but Grenada’s is one of the biggest and best and attracts visitors in the thousands. Spicemas is the perfect representation of Grenada’s culture, with soca and calypso music everywhere. Carnival Monday and Tuesday, Aug 14 - 15, 2023. Also Aug 12 - 13, 2024.
Kaya Kaya Street Fair is a community-building tool that focuses on the clean up & beautification of Ser'i Otrobanda. In the months leading up to the festival, we engage and work together with the neighborhood to transform the area with, art, murals, culture, and more. On the day of the festival, we celebrate together with everyone! Always wanted to go to Curacao? Why not during Kaya Kaya?
Sept 2, 2023
Barbados Food and Rum Festival
The Barbados Food and Rum Festival is a star-studded, taste-budded four-day destination event showcasing the talents of Barbados’ most renowned rum producers, chefs, and culinary personalities. Top international culinary personalities join in the fun, sharing their talents and tantalizing your tastebuds. Are you a foodie? Plan now for Oct 19 - 22, 2023
Wine and Food Festival in the Bahamas Over the years, the international festival has only flourished, and today it centralizes the tastes and traditions of nations around the world, with an emphasis on wine, culinary and cultural performances originating in the various countries participating in the festival.
The festival which is the largest of its kind promises the local and tourist visitors a wonderful wandering through more than 100 stands of different nationalities that offer their country’s wine and food culture.
It is a wonderful festival that leaves the visitor with a taste of more.
A foodie lover's dream, with a glass of wine! Oct 21 - 22, 2023.
Reggae 1/2 Marathon and 10k
For you runners, why not take your passion to Jamaica?
The Half Marathon and 10K starts at Long Bay Beach Park situated along Negril’s famed 7-mile white sand beach.
The course loops into the town of Negril and then heads north towards the town of Green Island. The mostly flat course is an IAAF-certified half-marathon & 10K course. The final mile for the Reggae Marathon is known as the Bob Marley Mile. Bob Marley is the most famous person from Jamaica. Known as the King. Set your calendar for Dec 3, 2023 in Negril, Jamaica.
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