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Annual Events


Bequia_Easter_Regatta_2013In January, we get the year off to a great start with music at Bequia's Music Festival and Mustique's Blues Festival. When Spring arrives, head to Bequia for the world famous Easter Regatta or take a trip south to Union for the wild and wonderful Easterval celebrations. Both held annually at Easter in March/April.

March commemorates National Heroes & Heritage Month, and in April St. Vincent & the Grenadines celebrates Gospel Fest and Fisherman's Month.

In May it's time for Mayreau Regatta and Canouan's Regatta other very popular sailing races.

Junior_QOB_SVG_Players_2013Join us in June/July for Vincy Mas, the Hottest Carnival in the Caribbean! This lively and colourful fete is held annually and includes the Miss SVG Competition, Mardi Gras Parade of Bands, Calypso Monarch, King & Queen of Carnival and much, much more!

July also marks Bequia Fisherman's Day Competition and Canouan Carnival.

In the month of August, it's our Breadfruit Festival - a tasty celebration of St Vincent & The Grenadines' 25 species of breadfruit and their historical importance.

Joy_copy_copyKeep on dancing in September at our Dance Festival. Participate in National Independence activities during October. It's time for Theatre Arts Festival in November. Also, Live, Love and Embrace Tourism in St. Vincent & the Grenadines with Tourism Month events.

We finish off the year in December with the National Christmas Festival and our Nine Mornings Festival, an indigenous festival unique to St. Vincent & The Grenadines with pre-dawn street concerts, fetes, fun competitions, traditional music and steel pan each of the nine days before Christmas in various towns and villages.



Public Holidays

Public Holidays in St. Vincent & the  Grenadines are held annually as follows:    

arrow_grSee list of 2014 public holidays here (PDF)...    

arrow_grSee list of 2015 public holidays here (PDF)...  



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Visit our Calendar of Events & Activities for specific dates and more information about each of our festivals.







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For weekly activities download the St. Vincent & the Grenadines Hotel & Tourism Association's "What's On" Newsletter.

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gospelfest_logoSVG Gospel Fest 

SVG Gospel Fest takes places under the theme "Experiencing The Power of God" at the Victoria Park from April 13th - 27th 2014.

arrow_gr Download SVG Gospel Fest Programme of Events here (PDF)...

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SVG Gospel Fest Committee, Tel: 784-455-9199/784-451-2180, email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



MayreauRegattawhatsonMayreau Regatta

Mayreau Regatta is scheduled for May 1st - 4th 2014!

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Munroe Forde, Tel: 784-533-6178 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it





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Vincy Mas

Vincy Mas "The Hottest Carnival In The Caribbean" takes place June 27th - July 8th 2014.

arrow_gr Download Programme of Events here (PDF)...

arrow_gr For more information on Vincy Mas contact:
Carnival Development Corporation
Tel:784-457-2580
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Website: carnivalsvg.com



Registration For Service Standards

The SVG Tourism Authority is encouraging all tourism service providers, in particular taxi drivers, short term vehicle rental operators and tour operators, including operators of water taxis, to register their services with the Authority at its office on the 2nd Floor of the NIS Building in Kingstown. Please call 784-456-6222 for further details.



 

podium_with_tourism_logo_July_2012_copyMemorabilia Items For Sale

Memorabilia items are available for sale at the St. Vincent & the Grenadines Tourism Authority.

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Get your favourite memorabilia of St. Vincent & the Grenadines today, while stocks last...

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"DO 32" Baby-Tees
Price: EC$30.00 each





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"DO 32" T-Shirt
Price: EC$30.00 each





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Rent a Podium
Price: EC$100.00 per hr or $600.00 per day




Proud_to_be_Vincy_pins_background_July_2012“Proud To Be Vincy” Pins 
Price: EC$10.00 each





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“Proud To Be Vincy”
Sticker 

Price: EC$10.00 each

 


 

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Canvas Bag
 
Price: EC$10.00 each




n.b. Items are not available for online purchase.

To purchase please contact:
St. Vincent & The Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA)
P.O. Box 834
2nd Floor, NIS Building
Upper Bay Street, Kingstown
St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Tel:      784-456-6222
Fax:     784-485-6020
Email:  svgta@discoversvg.com






 



A Digital Detox Holiday In SVG

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On March 21st 2013, St. Vincent & the Grenadines won the Travel Marketing Awards Gold Status Best PR Strategic Campaign for ‘Digital Detox’ campaign.

The St. Vincent & the Grenadines Tourism Authority’s Public Relations Agency in UK, has introduced the first branded 'digital detox' holiday to St. Vincent & the Grenadines. This holiday necessitates “guests to 'de-tech' and hand over their mobile phones and gadgets surrendering themselves to fully enjoying their technology free break.”