August – December 2015 Caribbean Calendar of Events
From sporting events to food festivals, here is a calendar of events taking place over the next few months on the islands of Jamaica, Barbados, St Lucia and Antigua. Why not stay at one of our exquisite hotels whilst you are there? We have a number of fantastic savings from now until December 2015. Call us for for further details, we would be delighted to talk you through the options available.
30 August 2015 La Rose Flower Festival Saint Lucia
This cultural event is one of the two flowers festivals “La Rose” and “La Marguerite” held annually to preserve St. Lucia’s rich cultural memory, history and heritage. These two flower festivals are derived from historical rival societies who sing virtues of their flowers. “La Rose” members pledge their allegiance to the rose by dressing in the colour red and creating displays of the Rose flower.
25th - 26th September 2015 Fishing Tournament & Seafood Festival Antigua & Barbuda
For further details visit http://www.visitantiguabarbuda.com/events/september
10th to 12th October 2015 Soul In The Sun Jamaica
This three day event held in Montego Bay is packed full of various artists and not to be missed. For further details and tickets visit www.soulinthesunlive.com
26th October until 2nd November 2015 Michael Holding Masters Cricket Tournament Jamaica
This is a 45 and over cricket tournament where by players are hosted from Jamaica and other countries such as USA, Antigua, Barbados, Bermuda, Canada, Scotland, Guyana and Trinidad. Last year, 12 outstanding cricketers from the Jamaica National Primary School Competition received bursaries of $50,000 each for their schooling.
1st - 30th November 2015 Tri Saint Lucia Saint Lucia
A triathlon hosted in Saint Lucia with a week long festival of fun activities including an ocean swim, an aquathlon (swim and run) and a beach run. Designed for all ages and fitness levels, these activities provide holiday makers and locals with a taste of an overall triathlon. The course includes a swim in the beautiful clear waters of Rodney Bay, a tough hilly bike ride and finally a flat run to Pigeon Island and back.
19th until 22nd Novmeber 2015 Food, Wine and Rum Festival Barbados
The Culinary capital of the Caribbean will host the 6th annual Food, Wine and Rum festival. This event will feature international top chefs at various locations around the island. Click for further details. www.foodwinerum.com
1st December 2015 until 31st May 2016 Polo Barbados
For further details visit www.barbadospoloclub.com
4th until 10th December 2015 Antigua Charter Yacht Show Antigua & Barbuda
54th Antigua Charter Yacht Show. This 6 day show takes place at the Nelson's Dockyard Marina in English Harbour, the Falmouth Harbour Marina and the Antigua Yacht Club Marina both located in Falmouth Harbour.
4th to 6th Decmber 2015 Run Barbados Series Barbados
The Run Barbados series of events comprises of a 3k, 5k, 10k, Fun mile Run and Walk, and a Half-Marathon. Visit www.runbarbados.org for further details.
6th December 2015 Christmas Caribbean Rally Antigua & Barbuda
Christmas Caribbean Rally Leaves Lanzarote for Antigua. Find out more click here
12th to 13th December 2015 Festival of Lights & Renewal/Lantern Parade
Festival of Light traditionally marks the start of the Christmas season in Saint Lucia, celebrated on 13th December 13th, the day associated with Saint Lucia, the patron saint of light, symbolizing the triumph of light conquering dark, good overcoming evil and the renewal of life.