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Wed, Mar 01 2017,11:20 AM - 11:20 AM
The Kite festival attracts enthusiasts from all over the world, including the USA and the other Caribbean islands. Enjoy a week of kite flying both on the beach and indoors, accompanied by food, drinks and music. Expect to see a sky full of monsters, dinosaurs and cartoon characters!
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Wed, Apr 26 2017, 9:00 AM - Fri, May 05 2017, 9:00 PM
Antigua Sailing Week offers thrilling races, barbecues and rum punches into one unforgettable package. Over 200 participating yachts of varying sizes gather in Falmouth Harbour and English Harbour, a truly majestic sight. The week starts with the Around the Island Race and other highlights include the Beach Bash in Fort Jame...
FRIDAY, APR 28 2017
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10:00 AM - 11:45 PM
SATURDAY, APR 29 2017
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9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
2017 will be the sixth year that the Peters and May Round Antigua Race is held on the Saturday before Antigua Sailing Week starts
SUNDAY, APR 30 2017
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9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Courses will be confirmed each morning.
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Thu, Apr 27 2017, 9:00 AM - Fri, Apr 28 2017, 11:40 PM
This famous event takes place each year the week before Antigua Sailing Week. This is a chance for owners to showcase their fabulous yachts and the spectacle of over 50 classic boats anchored at the Antigua Yacht Club is breathtaking. Then there are three days of racing to Falmouth Harbour, which can be viewed from various point...
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Mon, May 01 2017,9:42 AM - 9:42 AM
Caribana is Barbuda’s own carnival which sees the smaller island explode with colourful parades, dancing and music. It is a five day party of soca, calypso and dance and includes performances from local youth as well as music stars from other islands.
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Mon, May 01 2017,10:05 AM - 10:05 AM
Started in 1975 as an island-wide professional tournament, this week has evolved into an international festival that attracts big names from all over the world. Hotels offer tennis camps, coaching and matches for enthusiasts of all levels and the chance to enjoy Antiguan sportsmanship alongside some tennis legends.
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Thu, Jun 01 2017,10:19 AM - 10:19 AM
Attracting both local and international competitors, this event sees people crowding around Nelson’s Dockyard to see the biggest fish brought in by boat. The fish is then handed over to the fish stall where the crowd can enjoy it, as well as two days of eating, drinking and parties with an awards ceremony on the Sunday. There’s ...
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Sat, Jul 01 2017,10:24 AM - 10:24 AM
A unique event which celebrates the delicious exotic fruit that grows around the islands. The two day festival showcases different varieties of fruit with culinary displays, competitions and fun and games for all the family.
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Sat, Jul 01 2017, 10:31 AM - Thu, Aug 03 2017, 10:31 AM
This is one of the most exiting events on the island, and celebrates the emancipation of slavery in 1834. It lasts for two weeks from July to August. Expect to see parades through the streets, Steel pan competitions, Carnival Queen Contests and a soca Calypso competition. The carnival climaxes on the final Monday with a street p...
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Wed, Nov 01 2017,10:50 AM - 10:50 AM
The celebrations of Antigua’s independence from the United Kingdom in 1981 consist of a week of celebration, competitions, parades, expos and food fairs – attracting Antiguans living both at home and abroad as well as tourists. A fantastic week of celebrations with events takes place throughout both Antigua and Barbuda.
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Fri, Dec 01 2017, 10:52 AM - Sat, Dec 30 2017, 10:52 AM
This key event signals the beginning of the Caribbean yacht season. It takes place at three stunning marinas – Nelson’s Dockyard Marina, Falmouth Harbour Marina and Antigua Yacht Club. This is one of the most important charter shows in the yachting calendar. Expect to see some of the world’s finest yachts on display and enjoy so...