Events on Barbados, and Luxury Villa Rentals for Festivals

October Barbados Events

Taste of Barbados

Celebrity chefs from around the world get together with the best chefs on Barbados for four days of five-star food, festivals, Barbados Events and parties at venues across Barbados.

November Barbados Events

National Independence Festival of Creative Arts (NIFCA)

Witness this friendly competition as Bajans showcase their creative skills in areas ranging from dance and music to photography and art. The festival is held annually to commemorate Barbados' Independence, and on Independence Day with an award ceremony.

December Barbados Events

Independence Day (Observed)

National Holiday

Run Barbados Series

Described as "the road runner's best kept secret." Ever since the festival started in 1983, many of the world's top runners have, almost incognito, literally rubbed shoulders with the masses who run for fun. Several national champions from around the world have discovered the secretly and done the "Run".

Christmas Day

National Holiday

Boxing Day

National Holiday

February Barbados Events

Holetown Festival

The Festival commemorates the landing of the first settlers to Barbados at Holetown, St. James in February 1627. Highlights include street fairs, the Royal Police Band Concert, a Musical Festival in the historic Parish Church and a Queen Show.

March Barbados Events

Holders Season

Founded in 1993, the Holders Season is established as the premier cultural event in the Caribbean. Acclaimed nationally and internationally, the season is a celebration of opera, music and theatre. The production always plays to capacity houses and it's high artistic standard draws audiences from around the world.

Oistins Fish Festival

The Oistins Fish Festival celebrates the life and contribution made by this fishing town to the overall development of the island. The program includes fishing, boat racing, fish boning competitions, a Coast Guard Exhibition, food stalls, arts and crafts, dancing, singing and road races.

April Barbados Events

Cricket Tournament

Enjoy Barbados' National Sport throughout the month of April and soon you'll be joining in the Cricket Mania!

May Barbados Events

Celtic Festival

An annual celebration of culture as Celtic people from around the world visit Barbados for their annual gymanfa-ganu and other Barbados Events including sports.


Scheduled for Whitsuntide weekend, the last weekend of May. It is an international festival and attracts major Gospel talent mainly from the USA, UK and the Caribbean. The festival targets the Christian communities across the globe and receives the support of the Gospel music industry in Barbados.

Barbados Rally Carnival

Two weeks of motor sport rallies with plenty of partying, socializing and fun activities in between.

July Barbados Events

Crop Over Festival

The highlight of the Annual Cultural Calendar is the Crop Over Festival. This Festival originated on the sugar plantation as a means of celebrating the end of the sugar cane harvest season. The Crop Over Festival was revived in 1974 after a period of depression and involves community participation in fairs, concerts, cart parades and other cultural activities with an integral component being the Calypso Monarch.

Annual Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament

Named after the renowned Barbadian cricketer, this tournament attracts local, regional and international Under-19 school teams.

August Barbados Events

Emancipation Day

National Holiday

Kadooment Day

National Holiday
The climax of the Crop Over Festival with costumed bands parading at the National Stadium then reveling in the street down to the Spring Garden Highway, Bridgetown.
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