2019
Trinidad & Tobago Calendar






Dates in red are public holidays
dates and events are subject to change or be cancel without notice
June 1st Mar to 31st Aug - Leatherback Watching in Tobago.

1st to 2nd - Chief Secretary's Golf Tournament at Magdalena Grand Golf Resort, Lowland, Tobago.

31st May to 1st Jun. - Salsa Fiesta TnT at at Queen's Hall, St. Ann's. For more information visit http://www.salsafiestatnt.com.

2nd - Bloody Bay Harvest Festival.

2nd - David Huggins and Friends concert entitled 'Stand For Love Again' at Queen's Hall, St Ann's; 6.30 pm. Contribution is $200 (prosthetic leg for David Huggins). Tickets are available from Queen's Hall Box Office or queenshalltt.com. Performers will include 3 Canal, Christian Mendez, David Huggins, Debbie Nahous, Denyse Plummer, Donadoni, Johann Chuckaree, Johanna Chuckaree, Len "Boogsie" Sharpe, Lujoe & The Gifted, Marcia Miranda, Guardian Media’s own Marvin Smith, Nalini Akal, Quattro Musica, Synthesis Dance Studio, Tendaji and Vaughnette Bigford. Hosts of the evening will be Sean Murphy and Maurice Brash.

2nd - The Mango Melee - The Donkey Stones Games (A mango Festival) at Eddie Harts Grounds, Tacarigua; 10 am to 5 pm. Best dish with use of key ingredient. Best mango chow, mango sucker and mango races. Family event and children activities. For more information call 390-5430 or 320-0398 or email: mangomeleett@gmail.com.

2nd to 4th - Couva/Pt Lisas Chamber of Commerce's Sugar and Energy Festival and Central Games at Gilbert Park, California.

5th - World Environmental Day.

5th - Eid-ul-Fitr.

6th - Labor Day Celebrations 2019: Labour Day Calypso Finals at Fyzabad Hall; 7 pm.

7th - Labor Day Celebrations 2019: A Festival of Drums at the Charlie King Junction in Fyzabad; 5 pm.

7th - Live Music District (WeBeat 2019) - Turn it Up Live at WeBeat (Reggae, Hip Hop, Soca) at St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 7 pm, Admission: Free. Tickets available: Crosby's Cleve's, Committee Members and at the venue on the days of the events.

7th - Yoruba Village Drum Festival at The Yoruba Village Square, corner of Piccadilly Street and Old St Joseph Road, Port of Spain; from 2 pm. to 8pm.

8th - Massy Rainbow Cup National Triathlon Championship at Turtle Beach, Courland Bay; 7 am. For more information call 632-9004 or 784-4128; or visit: http://www.rainbowcuptobago.com or email: info@rainbowtri.com.

8th - Prime Ministers Charity Golf Tournament at Magdalena Grand Golf Resort, Lowland, Tobago.

8th - Rainbow Cup International Triathlon & TTTF National Triathlon at Turtle Beach, Tobago. For more information visit: http://triathlon.co.tt.

8th - Shatter the Silence and Begin the Healing (Women of Substance Fundraiser)concert at the Little Carib Theatre, Woodbrook. The event is a fundraiser for Women of Substance, a non-profit organisation which supports victims of domestic violence and abuse and facilitates education and awareness programmes/events on domestic violence. It plans to build a women’s empowerment centre for victims of domestic violence in Tobago. The centre will house abused women who have both female and male children. Performers at the event will include 2018 National Calypso Queen Stacey Sobers-Abraham, 2012 National Calypso Queen Karen Eccles, Alana "Lady Watchman" Sinette-Khan, Kerine "Tiny" Williams-Figaro, Marsha "Lady Adana" Davis-Clifton, calypsonian/soca artiste Shradah Mc Intyre and singer and guitarist Destiny Charles. Tickets cost $200 and are available from The Book Source, Gatacre Street, Woodbrook, from McIntyre at 775-1423 and 388-0455, or the Little Carib box office on the day. Cocktails are at 7.30, the show starts at 8pm and there is secure parking.

8th - South Central Island Productions presents Southern Queens in Concert, Dance With My Father Again at Vistabella Regional Complex, 9th Street, Vistabella; Showtime 8pm; Admission $150. Featuring: Lystra Nurse, Kizzie Huggins, Joanne Foster, Michelle Dorwich, Roxy Singh, Maria Ocho, Devica, Sherma Bass, Nspire and Dance by melissa Aguilleira. For more information call 343-5182, 492-1068 or 758-2279.

8th - WeJazz (WeBeat 2019) at Harvard Sports Club, Tragarete Road, Western Main Road, Woodbrook; 8 pm, Admission: $250 Advance; $300 Door. Tickets available: Crosby's Cleve's, Committee Members and at the venue on the days of the events.

8th - World Oceans Day.

9th - Labor Day Celebrations 2019: Rienzi Cycling Classic from San Fernando to Point Fortin to Fyzabad at 5 am. and ends at 10 am.

9th - Labor Day Celebrations 2019: Thanksgiving Service at the Fyzabad Union Hall.

9th - Roxborough Harvest Festival.

9th - The People's National Movement's Annual Sports and Family Day at Eddie Hart Savannah, Tacarigua.

9th - WeBingo (WeBeat 2019) at St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 2 pm to 6 pm, Admission: $100. Tickets available: Crosby's Cleve's, Committee Members and at the venue on the days of the events.

10th - Whit Monday.

12th - Ganga Dashahara.

12th - The Annual Ganga Dhaaraa River Festival at Blanchisseuse.

12th - Health & Wellness Day (WeBeat 2019) at St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 9 am to 2 pm, Admission: Free. Tickets available: Crosby's Cleve's, Committee Members and at the venue on the days of the events.

12th - Film Night (WeBeat 2019) at St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 7 pm, Admission: Free. Tickets available: Crosby's Cleve's, Committee Members and at the venue on the days of the events.

13th - 5-A-Side Steelband Competition (WeBeat 2019) at St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 8 pm, Admission: $150. Tickets available: Crosby's Cleve's, Committee Members and at the venue on the days of the events.

13th to 16th - Carvalho Productions and Carvalho Theatre presents 'Taxi Cab Confessions' at Queen's Hall, St. Ann's. (13th only - black tie gala at 6:45 pm; production at 8.30 pm; 14th & 15th at 8:30 pm; 16th at 5:30pm). Ticket is UK$100 or US$125 or TT$200. For ticket or more information call 733-6312.

14th - WeKaiso (WeBeat 2019) at St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 8 pm, Admission: $150. Tickets available: Crosby's Cleve's, Committee Members and at the venue on the days of the events.

14th - World Blood Donor Day (WBDD).

14th to 16th - The Tableland Pineapple Farmers' Association (TPFA) Annual Fruit Festival at Nu Image Simplex Complex, Tableland.

15th - Dining With The Saints (DWTS) at the St Mary's College compound. Entertainment by St Mary's College Steel Orchestra, Massy AllStars and Farmer Nappy. Secure parking will be available at nearby locations and a free shuttle service between the car parks and the venue will be provided. This year funds are earmarked for the upgrade of the audio-visual room. Last year, the chemistry lab was upgraded and refurbished. Tickets are available at the Past Students' office and from all members of the organising committee. 15th - Northeast Pan Spektakula at Arima Velodrome; 7 pm. Featuring: North Bands (Renegades, Desperadoes and AllStars) and East Bands (Supernovas, Arima Angel Harps and Pamberi). Tickets: Gen Adm $300; less $100 if bought by Sat. 1st June; Special Reserved $350; available at All NLCB Booths, Rodney's - Arimia; Michelle's - Arima; Diskomart - Tunapuna; Desire's Mini mart - City gate; Ronnie & Caro's - Frederick Street; Crosby's - St. James and online at suntixx.com. For more information call 628-8700.

15th - Randy Glasgow Production's Eat Drink Laugh Father's Day Comedy Fest at Diego Martin Sporting Complex, Diego Martin; 8pm. Tickets: General Admission: $100; Open Reserve $150, available at all NLCB Lotto Booths Nationwide; 24 Hour Hotline: 744-5555.

15th - J'Ouvert (WeBeat 2019) starting at St James Amphitheatre along Western Main Road, St. James; 4 am to 7 am, Admission: Free. Tickets available: Crosby's Cleve's, Committee Members and at the venue on the days of the events.

15th - Pan Parade (WeBeat 2019) from Matura Street along Western Main Road, St. James; 7 pm to 2 am, Admission: Free. Tickets available: Crosby's Cleve's, Committee Members and at the venue on the days of the events.

16th - Father's Day.

16th - Fun Father's Day 5 K Walk-A-Son at the Eddie Hart Savannah, Tacarigua to Clifford Street, Curepe.

16th - Lambeau Harvest Festival.

16th - Pan Trinbago Northern Region - Father's Day Football Match & Cooler Lime at St. Mary's Grounds.

16th - The Friends of Victory Foundation (FoVF)'s Annual "Victory Games" at Police Barracks Grounds, Long Circular Road, St James.

16th - The Father's Day Spectacular at Centre of Excellence in Macoya. For further information visit www.rafimohammed.com.

16th - The Tobago Culinary Festival at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago. The gates open at 10 am. and admission is free. The delicious cuisine being sold in the local and international food courts will be on sale from 11 am.

16th - Yoga (IDY - International Yoga Day) on the Boardwalk,Chaguaramas; 6 am to 8 am.

16th - Yoga (IDY - International Yoga Day) at the Divali Nagar, Chaguanas; 6 am to 8 am.

18th - Diatonic Pan Institute's concert entitled 'A Taiwan Farewell' at Diatonic Pan Theatre, corner of Mary & Edward Streets, Siparia; 8pm. Featuring Trinidad Rio; Myron B; Cro Cro; Johnny King; Baron and Kenny J. Admission $200TT, Early Bird Tickets $150 before 4th June or while stocks last. For more information call 339-2232 (Byer); 752-2118 (Dimsoy); 335-5916 (Janelle) or 388-6056 (Wayne).

19th - Labour Day.

19th - Butler Day Celebrations hosted by Tobago African Union (TAU) at Dock Site on Milford Road from 6 p.m.

19th - Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) Butler Classics 5K Junior Race starting at Jovan's Grocery, Harris Village, South Oropouche.

19th - Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) Butler Classics 20K Walk/Run starting at OWTU, San Fernando; 5am.

20th - Corpus Christi.

22nd - Louis & The Lynx present ‘Rejuvenation – A Soca Jazz Concert’ at the Central Bank Auditorium, Port of Spain. Featuring: Dr. Louis Nurse & Lynx, Jazz vocalist Jolene Romain, and calypso entertainer Gerry Prudent & Frenz in Musik. Rejuvenation is being hosted by Nurse in support of the St Joseph Roman Catholic Church Restoration Project which is headed by Fr Matthew D’Hereaux. Proceeds from the event will go towards the urgent repair of the church – a 200-year-old treasure situated in St Joseph, the nation’s first capital. Musicans: master percussionist Tamba Gwindi, Sean Friday on bass, Claude Griffith on drums and keyboardist/arranger Ajay St Louis. Nurse has also added a brass section for the show, while Ian Gill doubles up as singing MC for the evening. Showtime is 8 pm and tickets cost $200. Secure parking will be available for patrons. For more info: 730-2344.

22nd - Pan Trinbago Eastern Region presents 'Pan for the People' Concert series at Curepe Scherzando Panyard, Evans Street, Curepe; 4pm. Admission: Free, Food and Drinks on Sale. Featuring: Betaudier's pan Academy, Northolus, Pamberi and Curepe Scherzando.

22nd - Randy Glasgow Production's Eat Drink Laugh Father's Day Comedy Fest at Naparima Bowl (Inside& Outside), San Fernando; 8pm. Tickets: General Admission: $100; Open Reserve $150, available at all NLCB Lotto Booths Nationwide; 24 Hour Hotline: 744-5555.

22nd - Tobago/East/South vs North/West for the Ash Ali Cup Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

23rd - Port of Spain Day.

23rd - Barry Mannette concert entitled 'Showcase' at Kaiso Blues Cafe, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain. Musicians from the Bishop Anstey High School Steel Ensemble, pannist and captain of the Renegades Youth Steel Orchestra Emmanuel Joseph, guitarist Kemi Ible, vocalists Louise Clarke, Renuka Mahabir and Chinaka Pierre, and fifth form Bishop Anstey High school student Nia Lynch, who will perform original music.

23th - Tobago/East/South vs North/West for the Ash Ali Cup Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

26th - GoatoberTT (Festival of Goats) Launch.

26th - The National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago will be screening "Jahaji Family" at the National Trust Office (Upstairs Mercedes Benz showroom, 68-70 Sackville Street, Port of Spain); 5pm. A film inspired by true events. The evening will include the Nelson Island and Indentureship in Trinidad Exhibition in collaboration with the National Archives of Trinidad and Tobago, as well as a Q&A segment with the director. Tickets are $100.00 and they are available for purchase at National Trust Office.

27th - World Diabetes Day.

28th to 30th - Island Crashers' (IC) Festival at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

29th - Carli Bay Fish Fest at Carli Bay Fishing Facility, Couva.

29th - Cuisine Cruisin the GoatoberTT Edition at Waterville Estates, La Sagesse Road, Santa Cruz; 12 noon to 7pm.

29th - Steel Brass Soca at Skinner Park, San Fernando; Gates open at 6pm. Featuring Big Bands: Fusion Steel, Invaders, Trinidad AllStars, San City, CAL Skiffle, Joylander. Performances by: Brian London, Singing Sandra (Skiffle); Christo (Fusion Steel); TK London (San City), Jonelle Manwaring (Joylanders) and Mighty Trini (Trinidad AllStars), along with DJ Whiz and Black Gold. For ticket/information - 683-2792.

29th - The Ministry of Sport's National Youth Sport Festival at Eastern Regional Indoor Sporting Arena and Eddie Hart Grounds, Tacarigua from 8 am.

29th to 30th - Charlotteville Fisherman Festival at Charlotteville.

29th to 30th - Coral Cup Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

29th to 30th - Tobago Dragon Boat Association Regatta at Pigeon Point Heritage Park; 8am to 4pm. For more information visit http://ttdbf.webs.com.

30th - Randy Glasgow Production's Eat Drink Laugh Father's Day Comedy Fest at Centre of Excellence, Macoya; 6pm. Tickets: General Admission: $100; Open Reserve $150, available at all NLCB Lotto Booths Nationwide; 24 Hour Hotline: 744-5555.

TBA - Annual Father's Day concert by Raymond Ramnarine and his band, Dil-E-Nadan at at Centre of Excellence in Macoya; 7 pm.

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July 1st Mar to 31st Aug - Leatherback Watching in Tobago

2nd - St Peter's Day (Fisherman's Fete) at Matelot Village.

4th - Rath Yaatra.

4th to 8th - Mango Festival at UWI (University of West Indies).

5th - Pan Trinbago Northern Region presents Grand 1-2-3 Plus Extravaganza at Despers Pan Yard, Tagarete Road, Port of Spain; Admission $150.00.

5th - Tobago Heritage Festival Launch at the Market Square Carpark, Scarborough at 5:30 pm.

6th - Old Hilarians' annual luncheon at Jubilee Hall, Keate Street, Port of Spain.

7th - Castara Harvest Festival.

7th - TTTF Indoor Try-a-Tri National at Aquatic Centre, off Couva Main Road, Balmain, Couva. For more information visit: http://triathlon.co.tt.

7th - The Caribbean King Of Comedy Learie Joseph in Concert, His 1st Concert In Over 7 Years (RGP) at NAPA Port of Spain; 5:30 PM. Also Appearing Wendell Etinne, The Saint, The Bacchanal Sisters, Allan the Entertainer and more... Tickets: General Admission: $150; you pay $115 ($35 off for a limited time);Open Reserve: $185; you pay $150 ($35 off for a limited time). Available at NAPA BOX Office's & All Lotto Booths Nationwide, Cleve's, Xtra Foods (Grand Bazaar). For more info call the 24 Hour HotLine: 774 5555.

7th - The Network of Rural Women Producers (NORWP) in collaboration with the University of the West Indies, Ministry of Food Production, Sangre Grande Regional Corporation and Inter American Institute of Corporation and Agriculture's Mango Festival and Competition at UWI Field Station, Mt Hope.

11th - Caricom Day.

11th to 15th - Tobago Motor Rally at Turtle Beach.

13th - Box Car Derby (Arima Fest 2019).

13th - Miss Arima Pageant Royale (Arima Fest 2019).

14th - Food Fair (Arima Fest 2019).

14th - TTTF National Duathlon at Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain. For more information visit: http://triathlon.co.tt.

14th - Roxborough Seafood Festival at Fish Market in Roxborough.

16th to 4th Aug - Tobago Heritage Festival.

20th - Festival of the Bands (Carnival Tribe; Bliss CarnivalTT; Lost Tribe Carnival; Carnival Rogue; Harts Carnival; Pure Carnival_TT) band launch 2020 entitled 'Many Faces...One Festival' at Hasley Crawford Stadium, Wrightson Extension Road, Port of Spain; 6pm to 2am.

20th to 27th - RBC Tobago Tennis Tournament.

24th to 28th - Great Fete Weekend in Tobago.

26th - Parangrama (Arima Fest 2019).

26th to 28th - NGC/Sagicor/NAAATT Open Championships (Athletics) at Hasley Crawford Stadium, Wrightson Extension Road, Port of Spain.

27th - Nationwide Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

28th - Laventille Rhythm Section's Annual Sports & Family Day at Erica Street Recreational Grounds, Success Village, Laventille.

30th - Pan African Festival TT's Youth Steel Explosion at Lidj Yaso Omowale Emancipation Village, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 2pm to 6 pm.

30th - Pan African Festival TT's Jazz at Sunset & Pan Night at Lidj Yaso Omowale Emancipation Village, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 6 pm to 11pm.

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August 1st Mar to 31st Aug - Leatherback Watching in Tobago.

16th to 4th Aug - Tobago Heritage Festival.

1st - Emancipation Day.

1st - Arima Borough Days.

1st - Arima Fest.

1st - Arima Fest Breakfast at Arima Town Hall; 7.30 am.

1st - First People's Bird Fest at the Arima Velodrome; 7 am.

1st - First People's Canon Blast at Calvary Hill and Smoke Ceremony at the Santa Rosa First People's Centre, Paul Mitchell Street, Arima.

2nd to 4th - Delaford Fishermen Festival.

3rd - Arima Festival.

3rd - Laventille Steelband Festival at Eastern Main Road, Laventille; 5pm.

3rd - WeRunArima 5k at Arima Velodrome, Arima. For more information call 473-6134 or visit: http://werunarima.com or email: info@firecrackerlife.com.

4th - Speyside Harvest Festival.

4th - St George East Community Festival at Talparo Recreation Grounds; 10 am to 6 pm. Sporting competitions, cultural showcase, cuisine corner, community artifacts and craft display.

4th - The Felicity Charlieville Fishing Association (FCFA)'s Annual Fishing Tournament at Gulf of Paria via Cunupia River, Cacandee Road, Felicity. For more information and registration details, call 389-7413.

5th - Avocado and Breadfruit Festival at the Green Market, Saddle Road, Santa Cruz; 7.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

8th to 11th - Santa Rosa Festival.

9th - Tobago Curry Duck and Cocktails Festival at Parlatuvier Bay, Tobago followed by a street party. Admission is free! For further information please call Mrs Nicole Chance-Stewart at 682-8723 or email tobagocurryduckandcocktails@gmail.com.

10th - Pan Trinbago Northern Region presents So Long We Ain't Cruise onbaord the TopCat at Black Jack Marina, Chaguaramas; Boarding 2pm, Sailing 3pm; Admission $200. For more information call 380-0138, 293-6850 or 730-5966. After Cruise Lime At Shell Invaders Panyard, Tragarete Road, Woodbrook; 8pm.

11th - Parlatuvier Fisherfolk Festival at Parlatuvier Bay Tobago followed by a street party. Admission is free! For further information please call Mrs Nicole Chance-Stewart at 682-8723 or email: tobagocurryduckandcocktails@gmail.com.

12th - Arima Borough Days.

12th - International Youth Day.

13th - Queen's Royal College's (QRC) 2019 edition of the school's Reunion & Family Day at the College grounds, St Clair, from noon. Admission is free and light refreshments will be on sale, and all are encouraged to walk with their coolers and baskets. No glass bottles allowed. For more information on the Reunion and Family Day, please call 472-4204, 620-0428, 681-7879, 790-0129, 320-6904, 680-3260, 764-4020, 372-0712, 489-4867, 759-5419, 702 -0393, 364-9997, 387-2411, 620-4772

15th - Raksha Bandhan.

16th to 25th - Carifesta XIV in T&T

17th - 2019 Great Race from Pier 1 Chaguaramas to Store Bay, Tobago; Pirogues class leave at 6:50am.; M Class leave at 8am.

23rd - Feast Day of Santa Rosa Festival.

24th - Rainbow Annual Dance Festival at NCIC Nagar, Narsaloo Ramaya Marg, Endeavour, Chaguanas from 7 pm to 10 pm. For further info: 389-8425 or the NCIC's office at 671- 6242 or 665-6733.

24th - Shri Krishna Janam Ashtmi.

25th - 103FM Curry Duck Competition at Chagville Beach, Chaguaramas.

25th - Carib Santa Rosa Festival (Arima Fest 2019).

25th - Indepan Fest along Tragarete Road, from Colville Street to Maraval Road; 6pm.

26th - Pan on De Avenue on Aripita Avenue, Woodbrook.

30th - Angostura Rum Day.

30th - Carib Woodbrook Playboyz annual pre-Independence Day steelband parade along Tragarete Road, Newtown.

30th - K2K's 2020 'The Greatest Show' at Queen's Hall. St. Ann's; doors will open at 6:30 pm and the show will begin at 8:30 pm. To check out the new collection, visit normi-normi.com.

30th - Santa Rosa Day.

31st - Independence Day.

31st - Bankers Insurance Half-Marathon from opposite Atlantic Plaza, Point Lisas to the finish line at Bankers Insurance Head Office on Mulchan Seuchan Road, Chaguanas.

31st - Carib Woodbrook Playboyz Independence Brunch at the Playboyz panyard.

31st - Shell Invaders' Independence Brunch opposite the Queen's Park Oval on Tragarete Road in Woodbrook; 7am.

31st - Starlift annual Independence Day Brunch at Starlift panyard, Mucurapo Road Extension, Mucurapo, Woodbrook.

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September 2nd to 12th - Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindus Ganesh Utsav).

6th to 8th - Angostura Rum Festival hosted by Angostura Ltd at Laventille compound. (corner Eastern Main Road and Trinity Avenue)

7th to 8th - Chagaramus Open (Rudder Alexander) Golf Tournament at Chaguramas Golf Course,Chaguramas.

10th - Hosay Festival.

13th to 15th - 17th South Caribbean Open Golf Tournament at Magdalena Grand Golf Resort, Lowland, Tobago.

13th to 28th - Hindus Memorial Services (observance of Pitra Paksh).

15th - Maracas Open Water Swim Classic at Maracas Bay.

15th Rainbow Warriors Triathlon Club Mini Dualthon. For more information visit: http://triathlon.co.tt.

17th - International Coastal Clean Up Day.

18th to 21st - Mexican Annual Food Festival held with the collaboration of the Embassy of Mexico at Hilton Trinidad's Pool Terrace Garden Restaurant from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm.

18th to 28th - Rio Claro Heritage Festival.

22nd - Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) annual 'Police Men Can Cook' at at the Pavilion of the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

22nd - UWI Endowment Fund Charity Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

24th - Republic Day.

24th - Republic Day Interfaith Service at the Queens Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

24th - Republic Day Regatta at Roxborough, Tobago.

24th - Michael Phillips Republic Day Cycling Classic at Nelson Mandela Park in St Clair.

24th - UWI Endowment Fund Charity Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

28th - Scotiabank Women against Breast Cancer 5K Classic at Queens Park Savannah Port of Spain and Skinners Park, San Fernando; 4 pm to 6 pm.

25th to 28th - Tobago Fest.

28th - Tourism Day.

29th - Tobago Open Plantations (Golf Tournament).

30th - Caribbean Youth Day.

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October 1st to 6th - Tobago International Cycling Classic.

2nd - Beacon's Cycling on the Avenue in Woodbrook; 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm.

2nd - The International day of the Elderly.

3rd - Rainow Warriors Triathlon Club Tag Team Triathlon. For more information visit: http://triathlon.co.tt.

5th - RBC Run for Kids at Queens Park Savannah, Port of Spain’ 4 pm to 6 pm.

6th - Dragon Boat Festival at the western end of Chagville, Chaguaramas (next to the Military Museum) from 8 am. to 4 pm.

6th - Stephen Ames Open Golf Tournament at Pointe-a-Pierre Golf Course, Pointe-a-Pierre.

6th to 12th - Fire Prevention Week.

7th - Chaguanas Borough Days.

7th to 16th - Santa Rosa First People's Heritage Week.

8th - Ramleela.

12th - Chinese Arrival Day.

12th - Maritime 5k - Costume Run for Fun at Nelson Mandela Park, St. Clair; 4 pm. For more information call 674-0130 ext. 4026. or email: cattale@maritimefinancial.com.

12th to 13th - Tobago Open Golf Tournament.

13th - Store Bay Open Water Swimming Classic at Store Bay Beach.

16th - World Food Day.

17th to 27th - Divali Nagar 2019.

20th - Patience Hill Harvest Festival.

20th - Tobago Blue Food Festival at L'Anse Fourmi Bloody Bay Recreation Grounds.

24th - United Nations Day.

26th - Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

27th - Divali.

27th - The University of the West Indies Sports and Physical Education Centre (UWI SPEC) Half-Marathon.

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November 1st - All Saint's Day.

1st - Tunapuna Day.

1st to 3rd - Bago Sport Beach Football International. For more information visit http://www.bagosports.com.

2nd - All Soul's Day.

5th - Mason Hall's Annual Sports and Family Day.

10th - Black Rock Harvest Festival.

11th - Rememberance Day.

12th - Kaartik (Kartik Nahan/Kartik Snan/Kartik Purnima).

12th - Maritime 5k Costume Run for Fun at Nelson Mandela Park, St. Clair; 4.00 pm. For more information call: 674-0130 ext. 4026 or email: cattale@maritimefinancial.com. 14th - World Diabetes Day.

16th - Parang in a Pot - St Joseph's Convent, Port-of-Spain.

17th - Les Couteaux Harvest Festival.

17th - Moriah Harvest Festival.

17th - Scarborough Harvest Festival.

18th - San Fernando Day.

23rd - Guardian Group Shine (5KM Run/Walk or 10KM Run) at Nelson Mandela Park, Port of Spain; 4 pm to 7 pm. For more information email: run2shine@myguardiangroup.com. 24th - Mt. Gomery Harvest Fest.

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December 1st - International World National AIDS Day.

1st - Plymouth Harvest Festival.

1st to 7th - Tobago House Assembly Week Celebrations at Shaw Park Complex; Dwight Yorke Stadium and other venues.

3rd - Tobago House of Assembly Day.

4th - Tobago Day.

5th - The Annual Tobago House of Assembly Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Louis D'or Nurseries.

13th - Radio Tambrin's Annual Christmas Parade and Children Treat from the Old Market car park; 3pm.

14th - Scrunter's "Pork Dance" (Annual Christmas Parang Fete) at De Forest, Vega de Oropouche, Sangre Grande.

15th - Barcode's Annual 'Pig Out' Christmas Lime.

25th - Christmas Day.

26th - Boxing Day.

26th - PINK An All-Inclusive Poolside in Tobago.

26th - Tobago Annual Flying Colours Kite Festival at the Plymouth Recreation Ground, Plymouth.

31st - Old Year's Festivities.

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Carnival 2019 - March 4th & 5th
Carnival 2020 - February 24th & 25th
Carnival 2021 - February 15th & 16th
dates and events are subject to change or be cancel without notice.
Dates in red are public holidays
Key Dates in History

  • 1498 - Christopher Columbus claims Trinidad for the Spanish Crown.
  • 1592 - The Spanish Colonise Trinidad and retain possession for two centuries.
  • 1610 - Dutch traders sell Trinidad its first African slaves
  • 1797 - British forces capture Trinidad and Tobago in 1802
  • 1802 to 1814 - Immigrant Program from China.
  • 1814 - Tobago, which has changed hands several times, is ceded to Britian.
  • 1845 - First indentured immigrants from India (the programme lasted till 1917).
  • 1888 - Tobago is linked with Trinidad in a single administrative unit.
  • 1941 - US military bases built in Trinidad.
  • 1956 - Dr. Eric Williams founds PNM and wins general elections; main support from blacks. Indian population supports opposition
  • 1958 - Trinidad & Tobago joins the Federation of the West Indies and remains a member until its dissolution four years later.
  • 1962 - Independence from Britian.
  • 1970 - Black Power demonstrations cause brief state of emergency.
  • 1976 - Republic within the Commonwealth.
  • 1980 - The Tobago House of Assembly established, internal autonomy 1987.
  • 1981 - Dr. Eric Williams dies after being Head of Government (as Chief Minister and Prime Minister) for 25 years.
  • 1988 - Baseo Panday dismissed from cabinet; forms left wing UNC.
  • 1990 - Prime Minister taken hostage in failed fundamentalist coup.
  • 2010 - Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar was sworn in on May 26, 2010 as the country's first female Prime Minister for Trinidad and Tobago
  • note #1: In the late 18th century both Trinidad and Tobago were cultivated and effectively administered by the French, under an agreement with the Spanish. It was during this period that the French started the plantation system on both islands and began importing the requisite slave labor.





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