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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:    

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calendar_of_eventsCalendar of Events

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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OECS ECMMAN Livelihoods Support Fund Grants Open

NationalParksLSFECMMANflyerloresThe OECS Commission is soliciting applications from individuals, businesses, groups and organizations under its Livelihoods Support Fund (LSF) in support of sustainable livelihoods initiatives. The LSF is aimed at providing resources for strengthening existing capacity for income generation, or for new or additional livelihood opportunities. This support will be provided under the Eastern Caribbean Marine Managed Areas Network (ECMMAN) project.

The deadline for applications is August 29th 2014.

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Ms. Tasheka Haynes
ECMMAN In-Country Project Coordinator
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Mr Andrew Wilson
Director, National Parks, Rivers and Beaches Authority
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breadfruit_fest_2k11Breadfruit Festival

The Breadfruit Festival is held annually in the month of August, and compliment the Emancipation Month activities as the breadfruit is associated with slavery. The fruit was brought to St. Vincent and the Grenadines to feed the slaves, as it was a cheap source of food.

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The Department of Culture
Tel: 784-451-2180
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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...

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

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


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

“Proud To Be Vincy”

Price: EC$10.00 each




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

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.”