St Barts Events, Festivals and Holidays
December 2012 St Barts Events
Religious and public holiday, December 25, 2012.
New Years Eve Regatta
Race organized for fun around St Barts, December 31, 2012.
New Years Eve
Live music and celebrations across the island. Fireworks at midnight. Entertainment in some restaurants. December 31, 2012.
January 2013 St Barts Events
New Year's Day St Barts
St Barts Island Public holiday. January 1
St Barts Three Kings Day
"Galette des Rois"
Epiphany cake served at all fetes.
Classical Music Festival
Jazz and Chamber music festival with internationally known artists.
St. Barth Music Festival Caribbean
A two-week musical celebration featuring performances by prominent artists in jazz, opera, classical Music and ballet. Don't miss the VIP cocktail fundraiser benefiting the Music Festival Endowment Campaign. St Barts Gustavia and Lorient churches.
St Barth Dental Association Conference
An accredited continuing education program featuring world-renowned doctors in dentistry.
St Barth Fun Cup
3 days of Regattas in Cul de Sac lagoon and St Jean Bay.
February 2013 St Barts Events
Carnival St Barts
In the streets of Gustavia - February 8-13
Carnival School Parade
Marking the last day of school before vacation, children parade in the streets of Gustavia, St Barts. March 8
Costume parade through the streets of Gustavia and parties in restaurants. February 12
End of Carnival and burning of Vaval - King of Carnival at Shell Beach. February 13
March 2013 St Barts Events
International Women's Day
Commemorate by the Lyceum Club - City Hall. March 8
St Barths Bucket
A three day St Barts invitational mega-yacht race. March 28-31.
Public and religious holiday. March 31
April 2013 St Barts Events
Les Voiles de St Barth
A new stop on the Caribbean winter racing circuit, the "Les Voiles de St. Barth" regatta will include six classes of sailboats, from classic sloops to mega yachts. The event will be held on the island of St. Barthelemy from April 8-13
St. Barth Film Festival
This annual festival features Caribbean Films and Filmmakers. April 25-30, 2013.
West Indies Regatta
Three day event held annually over the Mayday weekend in St Barth, celebrating traditional West Indian sails. More of a wooden boat festival than a competitive regatta, the purpose of the event is to promote and encourage traditional boatbuilding in the Caribbean.
May 2013 St Barts Events
St Barts Island Public holiday
West Indies Regatta
Traditional Caribbean event.
Annual Archery Competition
Proposed by les France Archers
St Barts Public holiday.
Theatre Festival of St Barthelemy
Organized by St Barts artists in conjunction with artists from neighboring islands and France. May 7-16, 2012.
St Barts Religious and Public Holiday.
St Barts Religious holiday
Tour of St Barth
Around the island event for windsurfers and catamarans, St Jean Beach.
June 2013 St Barts Events
Mode in St Barts
Fashion Week Caribbean Fashions
July 2013 St Barts Events
Fête de l'Anse des Cayes et Anse des Lézards
Games, music, sports, shows and a ball all featured during this celebration in the village of Anse des Cayes.
Fireworks and dancing during this St Barts Public Holiday.
Fête des quartiers du Nord
Flamands - Contests, Regattas, animations, and fireworks.
August 2013 St Barts Events
Fête des Quartiers du Vent
Regatta, music, and fireworks in Lorient.
Assumption Day St. Barts
St. Barth Summer Sessions
Back for its 4th year, this event brings a talented mix of musicians together for 11 nights of performances across the island.
SBJAM Music Festival
Concerts of Caribbean music.
Festival of Gustavia
Regattas, dance and fireworks at Quai du General de Gaulle.
Festival of St. Barthelemy
Patron Saint Feast Day. Church and official ceremonies, regattas, public ball, fireworks in Gustavia.
Village of Corossol - Fishing contests, Regattas, public ball, and fireworks.
October 2013 St Barts Events
Historical Forklore Events
November 2013 St Barts Events
La Semaine du Goût....Restaurant Week!
Participating restaurants will prepare exciting prix fixe menus that feature classic French dishes using fresh local ingredients. French wines will be paired with each dish to create a harmony of taste sensations. Several restaurants will also have live music at night, or cooking demonstration during the day.
All Saints Day
Religious holiday. In St. Barth the cemeteries, which are normally kept in impeccable condition, are spiffed to a higher degree of beauty and cleanliness. Island residents begin gathering in the five cemeteries at dusk to light candles and socialize in celebration of the lives of loved ones buried there.
Gastronomic Festival of the Guanahani
Annual culinary festival at Le Bartolomeo restaurant. Each year, an amazing French chef is invited to prepare their own menu in collaboration with the Executive Chef of Le Bartolomeo.
Commemorating the end of WWI
Week long event to celebrate the anniversary of the retrocession of St Barts to Sweden.
Annual 10K run and 8K walk.
Capitainerie, Quai G??al de Gaulle.
Commemoration of the twin cities of St Barth and Pitea in Sweden. Various activities organized by l'ASBAS at the Public Beach.
St Barth Cata Cup
Regatta on St Jean Beach.