Calendar of Events

  • January 2016

    1st National Carnival Parade (Public Holiday)

    2nd National Carnival Last Lap Parade (Public Holiday)

    February 2016

    7th - 11th Admirals Cup Pro-Am Golf Tournament
    Teams of professional and amateur golfers tee off at the Royal St. Kitts and Four Seasons,
    Nevis courses with an opportunity to play the new Irie Fields Golf Course in 2016.

    24th - 26th Watch British and West Indian 18th Century Troops defend Brimstone Hill Fortress against French attackers at the Brimstone Hill National Park Fortress

    Thursday and Friday Schedule
    10am - Camp opens to the public
    11am - Mounting of the Guard and company drills. Artillery drill featuring "Betty"
    1pm - French raid on outer works
    6:30 pm - Evening attack on Brimstone Hill

    March 2016

    1st - 31st Black San’ Bang-A-Lang
    A rural community festival in the town of Sandy Point featuring:
    • Swimsuit pageant
    • International Artists’ concert
    • J’ouvert Street Jamming
    • Grand Street Parade of Troupes

    2nd National Juvenile, Youth Jr. Championships & CARIFTA Trials

    25th Good Friday (Public Holiday)

    27th 14th Annual Bente Weber Memorial ‘Nevis to St. Kitts’ Cross-Channel Swim

    28th Easter Monday (Public Holiday)

    April 2016

    5-7th 45th Annual CARIFTA Games 2016
    An annual athletics competition founded by the Caribbean Free Trade Association with participation by CARIFTA members.

    May 2016

    2nd Labour Day Emancipation March (Public Holiday)

    14th - 15th St. Kitts Golf Open
    A 36-hole, Stroke Play Tournament, which draws some of the top amateur players from
    the region. Contested over the Royal St. Kitts Golf Club championship course, tournament players will be flighted by handicap, age and gender.

    16th Whit Monday (Public Holiday)
    A rural community festival in the Town of Cayon:

    18th - 23rd Cayon Green Valley Community Festival
    A rural community festival in the Town of Cayon:
    • Queen Pageant
    • Calypso Show
    • International Artists’ Night Concert
    • J’ouvert Street Jamming
    • Grand Street Parade of Troupes

    June 2016

    23rd - 25th20th Annual St. Kitts Music Festival
    Leading artists bring the sounds of calypso, soca, reggae, R&B and hip-hop to the island during summer with previous performers including artists such as Billy Ocean, Aswad,
    Lionel Richie and John Legend.

    July 2016

    21st - 31st 21-31th Nevis Culturama Festival
    • Miss Culture Queen Pageant
    • Culturama Senior Calypso Show
    • International Artist Night

    TBD Restaurant Week
    Launched in 2015, St. Kitts Restaurant Week offers visitors and nationals an opportunity
    to experience a range of restaurants and special menus at discounted prices.

    TBD Caribbean Premier League (CPL)
    St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots play at home in the annual Twenty20 Cricket tournament with
    matches at Warner Park Stadium

    August 2016

    1st Emancipation Day (Public Holiday)
    Culturama J’Ouvert Street Jamming (Nevis)

    15th- 20th Saddle Fiesta Community Festival
    A rural community festival in the Town of Saddlers:
    • Queen Pageant
    • Calypso Show
    • International Artists’ Night Concert
    • J’ouvert Street Jamming
    • Grand Street Parade of Troupes

    September 2016

    16th National Heroes Day

    18th Independence Day Super Concert

    19th Independence Day (Public Holiday)

    19th - 20th East Basseterre Community Festival
    • Miss East Basseterre Queen Pageant
    • East Basseterre Calypso Show
    • East Basseterre J’ouvert Street Jamming
    • East Basseterre Grand Street Parade of Troupes

    October 2016

    17th - 23rd Seventh Annual Latin Fiesta
    Now in its 7th year, the St. Kitts Latin Fiesta seeks to increase awareness of Latin Music and improve the relations between Latin speaking countries around the Caribbean and the people of St. Kitts and Nevis. With a week of music, film, dance and art, the Latin Festival is one of the key cultural events in the year on the island of St. Kitts.

    November 2016

    Tourism Awareness Week

    Guyfest Community Festival (Old Road)

    Shado-Rama Festival (Shadwell Village)

    December 2016

    TBD St. Kitts Nevis National Carnival

    25th Christmas Day (Public Holiday)

    26th Boxing Day (Public Holiday)
    National Carnival Queen Pageant
    National Carnival Senior Calypso Show
    National Carnival International Artist Night

    31st Children’s Carnival Street Parade