VINCY FESTIVALS AND EVENTS
In 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.
Join 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.
Keep 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 HolidaysPublic Holidays in St. Vincent & the Grenadines are held annually as follows:
See list of 2014 public holidays here (PDF)...
See list of 2015 public holidays here (PDF)...
Calendar of EventsVisit our Calendar of Events & Activities for specific dates and more information about each of our festivals.
What's OnFor weekly activities download the St. Vincent & the Grenadines Hotel & Tourism Association's "What's On" Newsletter.
SVGHTA What's On
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