Barbados Event Calendar

Calendar of cultural events, sporting events, festivals and important dates in Barbados

If you are visiting Barbados check out the events and highlights throughout the year. From Food and Cultural to Sporting and Music, use our Barbados event calendar to plan your trip around your favourite event.

Barbados Jazz Festival

JANUARY
Showcasing the best in international and local jazz talent.

Errol Barrow Day

JANUARY
22nd – Barbados National Holiday

Annual Flower Show

JANUARY
Barbados Horticultural Society’s Annual Flower Show.

Crop Over

JANUARY
The end of the year’s sugar cane season is celebrated in style at Bridgetown’s annual Crop Over Festival.

Holetown Festival

FEBRUARY
Commemorating the anniversary of the first settlement of Barbados at Holetown in February 1627. The annual Holetown Festival celebrates with steel band performances, food and traditional crafts, spectacular street parades and historic exhibitions.

Holders Season

MARCH
A celebration of opera, music and theatre at the West Indies’ premier arts festival, held every year in the stunning setting of the 17th-century Holders House in St James.
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BGFA International Game Fishing Tournament

MARCH
Fishing enthusiasts gather annually for this event.
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National Heroes Day

APRIL
28th – Annual Public Holiday in Barbados

Oistins Fish Festival

APRIL
Oistins Fish Festival over the Easter weekend every year. Try out local shark, red snapper and flying fish and barracuda.

Barbados Gospelfest

MAY
Barbados Gospelfest established in 1993 features top local, regional and international gospel talent annually.
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Kadooment Day

AUGUST
6th – Annual Public Holiday in Barbados

Barbados Independence Day

NOVEMBER
30th – Annual Public Holiday in Barbados

Please note: Some dates are subject to change annually.