Special events

Weekly                                                                

Fish Friday

Every Friday is Fish Friday in the west coast town of Gouyave, located about 45 minutes from the capital St George’s. From 6 0’clock on Friday evenings, vendors take to the streets to sell their fish meals. Everything fish you can image: fried, steamed, grilled of all kinds as well as local juices and beers. It is an evening of food, fun and entertainment for the entire family!

26th January 2020 (Annual event)                

51st Spice Island Billfish Tournament

Grenada’s water is home to an abundance of game fish. This tournament which is held annually, brings anglers together in competition.

26th January 2020 – 31st January 2020 (Annual event)                

”Spice it up” Water World Grenada Sailing Week

Originally part of Grenada Sailing Festival, Grenada Sailing week is now a well established event in it’s own right. This six day regatta kicks off the start of the racing season in the southern Caribbean with four days of exciting racing plus a lay day, all in the beautiful blue waters of Grenada. Two fabulous host venues, Camper & Nicholson Port Louis Marina and Secret Harbour Boutique Hotel and Marina will host fantastic parties every night showcasing the best live entertainment Grenada has to offer, making this is a regatta not to be missed.

1st February 2020 (Annual event)                

Grenada Sailing Festival Work Boat Regatta

Colourful and fun event at Grand Anse beach, with locally built boats and crews from various communities on the island in competition. In late January and early February the seas are alive with sails of every colour as yachtsman pit their skills against each other in a series of thrilling races. The après atmosphere is electric!

24th February 2020 (Annual event)       

Carriacou Carnival

Carnival on Grenada’s little sister island of Carriacou. This carnival encompasses wonderfully expressive street dances, soca, fancy mas bands, calypso, the Jab Jab and even the authentic Shakespeare Mas.

1st May 2020 – 6th May 2020 (Annual event)                                        

7th Annual Grenada Chocolate Festival

A programme of chocolate-themed events and activities hosted by True Blue Bay Resort, including visiting cocoa farmers and Grenada’s chocolate factory and learning how to make and cook with chocolate. Experience sustainable and ethical tree-to-bar chocolate with all of your senses!

5th June 2020 (Annual event)                                        

Grenada Music Festival

It’s an epic three nights of extraordinary musicians, spectacular performances, mouth watering local cuisine and a dose of Grenadian culture and hospitality.

29th June (Annual event)                               

Fisherman’s Birthday

Sail boat racing, greasy pole competition and a street parade in the fishing village of Gouyave.

10th August 2020 (Annual event)                                  

Carnival  ‘Spicemas Festival’ 

Grenada’s carnival is a must-see celebration of music, creativity, colour and revelry. It begins in July, gaining momentum in early August and climaxing in the second Monday and Tuesday with Carnival Monday and Tuesday celebrations. A true Caribbean carnival! Dazzling costumes, non-stop music, dancing till dawn, its amazing!

 

Grenada Public Holidays 2020

01 January 2020        New Years Day

07 February 2020      Independence Day

10 April 2020            Good Friday

13 April 2020            Easter Monday

01 May 2020              Labour Day

01 June 2020              Whit Monday

11 June 2020              Corpus Christi

03 August 2020          Emancipation Day

10 August 2020          Carnival Monday

11 August 2020          Carnival Tuesday

25 October 2020         Thanksgiving Day

25 December 2020       Christmas Day

26 December 2020      Boxing Day

 

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