2018
Trinidad & Tobago Calendar






Dates in red are public holidays
dates and events are subject to change or be cancel without notice
2018
January 1st - New Year's Day.

7th - Pembroke Harvest Festival.

7th - Signal Hill Choir presents 'Soca-Lypso' at Queen's Hall, St Ann's from 5.30 pm to 9 pm. Tickets are available at Queen's Hall box office, Cleve's and Sanch Electronix.

13th - Gospel Music Awards of Trinidad and Tobago at O'Meara Campus of UTT, Arima.

13th - NGC/NAAA Track & Field Series 3 (Athletics) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 10 am.

13th - Roots Fever at The Normandie's Under The Trees, St. Ann's. Featuring Pelham Goddard and Roots; David Rudder, Moricia Cagan, Nigel O’Connor, 3 Canal, Anslem Douglas, and Brimblers Steel Orchestra.

13th - The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation's Interfaith Service and Military Parade at St Joseph RC Church from 7.30 am. to 2 pm.

13th - The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation's Family Fun and Sports Day at Constantine Park, Macoya; from 1 pm. to 6 pm.

13th to 14th - Brechin Castle Open Golf Tournament at Brechin Castle Golf Course, Couva.

14th - Parlatuvier Harvest Festival.

14th - Spring Garden Harvest Festival.

14th - Etienne Charles concert entitled 'Carnival: The Sound of a People 2.0' presented by Monlo Music Ltd at Queen's Hall, St. Anns. Entertainment by: Etienne Charles; Godwin Louis (alto sax); James Francies (piano); Alex Wintz (guitar); Jonathan Michel (bass); Obed Calvaire (drums); plus special guests Claxton Bay Tamboo Bamboo, 2001 Jab Molassie, Eric Nicholson, Keisha Julien-Rocke and folk drummers Everald 'Redman' Watson and Wayne 'Lion' Osuna. Tickets, priced at $300, can be bought at the following locations: Queen's Hall Box Office, 624-1284; Häagen Dazs, Westmall, 632-4160; Häagen Dazs, Shops of Trincity, Tissue Drive, 640-0603 and Häagen Dazs, South Park, San Fernando, 653-9627.

14th - NGC/NAAA Track & Field Series 4 (Athletics) at Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet, Tobago; 1 pm.

17th to 21st - Presentation College Mixed Choir's production of Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida at the Naparima Bowl, San Fernando. School matinees will run from Wednesday to Friday, while evening performances will begin from Friday and continue until Sunday.

19th - Bmobile Enterprise Charity Invitational Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

20th - NGC/NAAA Track & Field Series 5 (Athletics) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 10 am.

20th - TTIM Kiss National 5K Run - Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 4pm to 6pm.

20th - T&T Chinese Steel Ensemble presents 'Steel Pan Vintage Evening' at the Chaconia Hotel, 106 Saddle Road, Maraval; from 7 pm. The evening, though not an all-inclusive affair, offers patrons one complimentary drink, the chef's corn soup, ham & hops, accra and pholourie. There will also be other food items on sale and a cash bar. Contribution is $200 and tickets are available from band members and at the Chaconia Hotel office.

20th - The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation Food Festival and Street Party from St John's Road to Morton Street; 5 pm. to midnight.

21st - Ganesh Jayanti.

21st - T&T International Marathon from St. Mary's Junction, Freeport to Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; walk starts: 3:30 am | run starts: 5:00 am. For more information visit: http://ttmarathon.com/race-information/full-marathon.

21st - TTGA Corporate 2018 Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

26th - NGC/NAAA Track & Field Series 6 (Athletics) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 10 am.

27th to 28th - TTGA Classic Golf Tournament.

28th - Besetha Harvest Festival.

28th - St. Patrick's Harvest Festival.

28th - Kaizen Panthers Paradise Challenge (Athletics) at Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet, Tobago; 11:30 am.

28th - SWAHA International Hindu Organisation Annual Sports Day at the Ato Boldon Stadium; 9 am.

30th - The National Trust will host an Historic Carnival Tour. Patrons will explore various spaces including the Sparrow Exhibition, the Lord Superior Exhibition, Rain-o-rama (Lord Kitchener's home and museum), a wirebender's workshop and the Massy All Stars panyard. Patrons will also be serenaded by the world's longest-performing calypsonian, Andrew 'Lord Superior' Marcano. Tickets for the tour are available at the National Trust office, 68-70 Sackville Street, Port of Spain; the San Fernando Water Taxi Terminal; and the Port of Spain Water Taxi Terminal. Cost is members/juniors $200, seniors (60+) $250, non-members $275. For more info: 625-6340, 225-4750, 706-6316 or e-mail: chenelle.spooner@planning.gov.tt.

31st - Take 2 Concert ... 'Journey to Brazil' at Queen's Hall; St. Anns; 8 pm to 11 pm. Music by Auturo Tappin Caribbean Jazz Sextet, Nilson Matta's Brazilian Voyage Band with guest apperance Mistah Shak & Friends. Tickets $300tt (Adv) $350tt (Door), available at Queen's Hall Box Office - 624-1284. For more information email creativecollectivearts@gmail.com.

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February 1st - Carona Ladies Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

2nd - World Wetlands Day.

3rd - NGC/NAAA Track & Field Series 7 (Athletics) at Larry Gomes Stadium, Arima; 10 am.

3rd - The Petit Bourg Old Boys Association's 19th annual reunion at the Himalaya Club, Third Avenue, San Juan. The all-inclusive affair will reunite the chaps from the 40s and 50s who grew up playing football, cricket and other sports in the nearby Aranjuez Savannah.

3rd to 4th - Svelty Trinidad & Tobago Ladies Open Golf Torunament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

4th - All Stars's Soca by de River at AllStars, Panyard, Duke Street, Port of Spain; 9 pm. Music by Trinidad All Stars Tickets: $ 200TT; Aviailable from Band Members and at the Panyard or call 627-2121, 741-0796 or 379-5896.

4th - Hope Harvest Festival.

4th - Kendra Phagwa Festival at the Kendra Grounds, Gilibia Trace, Raghunanan Road, Enterprise, Chaguanas; 9 am.

4th - NGC/NAAA Track & Field Series 8 (Athletics) at Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet, Tobago; 1 pm.

4th - PanLime in D City at the Government Campus Auditorium, Richmond Street, Port-of-Spain; from 4 to 11 pm. Featuring: CAL Invaders Steel Orchestra, Massy Trinidad All Stars Steel, Dil-e-Nadan with Raymond Ramnarine, and D All Starz, with Blaxx and Ricardo Drue, David Rudder and Wayne Bruno Rapid Response. In addition, a “chip-home-to-pan” will be provided by Woodbrook Playboyz. Their will be a parking-inclusive event, as secure parking will be available at the Parkade, just a few footsteps away from the party. Tickets cost $800 each, and can be obtained from Ticket Federation, Ticket Gateway, and from committee members at 718-0175; 767-3327; 789-5345.

4th - St Ann's RC Church hosts 'Oneness The Party' at Queen's Hall, St Ann's. The food-inclusive, family affair is offering clean family fun and top-notch entertainment at Queen's Hall car park from 4 pm to 9.30 pm. Entertainment will come from Oscar B and Vibes, Brass 2 the World, SuperBlue, Ronnie McIntosh and other performers. There will also be fun activities for children. Security team personnel and secure parking will be available at the church's compound. Also the Scouts Association will conduct free shuttles to and from the venue.Tickets priced at $375 for adults, $175 for teens and $75 for tweens 12 and under are available at the church or at Queen's Hall box office. All proceeds go toward the restoration of this historic church and national heritage site. For more info: 624-1284, 497-4104, 764-8800 or email stannsparish.offadm@gmail.com.

4th - World Cancer Day.

11th - Adelphi Harvest Festival.

12th - Carnival Monday.

13th - Carnival Tuesday.

13th - Maha Shivaratri.

14th - Ash Wednesday.

15th - David Rudder Concert at The Normandie's Under The Trees, St. Ann's.

16th - Chinese New Year (Year of the Dog).

16th - Alternative International Comedy Festival (RGP) at NAPA, Port of Spain. VIP & Regular Tickets at NAPA & SAPA Box Offices; All regular outlets in your area. For more information call 628-9158 or 622-0834 or visit www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

16th to 18th - RS/RR Productions’ ‘The Boy Toy’ at Central Bank Auditorium, Port of Spain. This hilarious and bacchanalian brand new comedy, directed by Debra Boucaud Mason and Richard Ragoobarsingh, features the likes of Debra Boucaud Mason, Penelope Spencer, Nikki Crosby, Richard Ragoobarsingh, Aaron Schneider and David Serrette. Tickets are on sales at all our advertised outlets and at the Central Bank Box Office which opens from noon to 6 pm on February 14 (Ash Wednesday, also Valentine’s Day) and continues daily. For tickets and information can call 338-6024/744-7581 or 623- 0845.

16th to 18th - Talk Tent 2018 at Queen's Hall, St Ann's; from 7 pm.

16th to 18th - T&T Carnival Comedy Fest 2018 at NAPA, Port of Spainl 8:30 pm. For more information visit www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

16th to 18th - World Comedy Festival 2018 (Spektakula Promotions with YMG Productions)

16th to 4th Mar. - 2018 Alternative Comedy Festival (Randy Glasgow Productions) For more information call 628-9158 or 622-0834 or visit www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

17th - Alternative International Comedy Festival (RGP) at Centre Pointe Mall, Chaguanas. VIP & Regular Tickets at NAPA & SAPA Box Offices; All regular outlets in your area. For more information call 628-9158 or 622-0834 or visit www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

17th - Calypso Comedy Couldown 2 at NAPA, Port of Spain; 8 pm. Entertaiment by Calypso Rose, Davide Rudder, SuperBlue, Relator, Olatunji and Caribbean Kings of Comedy. VIP & Regular Tickets at NAPA & SAPA Box Offices; All regular outlets in your area. For more information call 628-9158 or 622-0834 or visit www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

17th to 18th - Commonwealth Games Trials (Athletics) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 10 am.

17th to 19th - Tobago Carnival Regatta 2018 at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

18th - Buccoo Harvest Festival.

18th - Alternative International Comedy Festival (RGP) at NAPA, Port of Spain. VIP & Regular Tickets at NAPA & SAPA Box Offices; All regular outlets in your area. For more information call 628-9158 or 622-0834 or visit www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

18th - TT Music Festival Association's 32nd Biennial Music Festival Gala Opening Ceremony.

18th to 17th Mar. - The T&T Music Festival at Queen's Hall, St. Anns. For more information call 753-2376 or visit www.ttmusicfestival.org or Trinidad & Tobago Music Festival Association HBM on Facebook.

22nd to 23rd - National Secondary School Championships (Athletics) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 9 am.

23rd to 25th - Alternative International Comedy Festival (RGP) at SAPA, San Fernando. VIP & Regular Tickets at NAPA & SAPA Box Offices; All regular outlets in your area. For more information call 628-9158 or 622-0834 or visit www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

23rd to 25th - Scarborough Cup Golf Tournament at Magdalena Grand Golf Course, Lowland, Tobago.

24th - Pigeon Peast Fest '2018 at St. Anns. Hosted by the Upper Cemetery Street Residents Association (UCSRA) of Covigne Road, Diego Martin. For more info: 307-2493 or 757-0739.

24th to 25th - TTGFA Wahoo Tournament. (Fishing Tournament)

24th to 10 Mar. - Tranquility Open Tennis Tournament

25th - Bon Accord Harvest Festival.

25th - Franklyn Harvest Festival.

25th - One a Week Evolution Duathlon Race at Diego Martin Highway, Diego Martin; 6:30 am to 10 am.

25th - Southern Games Heats (Athletics) at Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella; 9 am.

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March 16th Feb. to 4th Mar. - 2018 Alternative Comedy Festival (Randy Glasgow Productions) For more information call 628-9158 or 622-0834 or visit www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

18th Feb. to 17th Mar. - The T&T Music Festival at Queen's Hall, St. Anns. For more information call 753-2376 or visit www.ttmusicfestival.org or Trinidad & Tobago Music Festival Association HBM on Facebook.

24th Feb. to 10 Mar. - Tranquility Open Tennis Tournament

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

2nd - Phagwa-Holi Festival.

3rd - Alternative International Comedy Festival (RGP) at Buccoo Intergrated Facility, Buccoo, Tobago. VIP & Regular Tickets at NAPA & SAPA Box Offices; All regular outlets in your area. For more information call 628-9158 or 622-0834 or visit www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

3rd - Everybody Loves Raymond Annual Valentine's Day Concert at the Centre of Excellence, Macoya, from 7 pm. Featuring: Amit Mishra, Avanie Joshi, G3: Varun, Vinesh, Amish and Arvind (sons of Raymond and Richard Ramarine). plus Raymond Ramnarine with his band Dil-E-Nadan.

4th - Mt. St. George Harvest Festival.

4th - Alternative International Comedy Festival (RGP) at Enchanted Gardens, Princes Town. VIP & Regular Tickets at NAPA & SAPA Box Offices; All regular outlets in your area. For more information call 628-9158 or 622-0834 or visit www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

8th - International Women's Day.

10th - Percussion on the Greens at DCFA, Green Street, St Augustine. Admission: $60TT Adults, $30TT Students.

14th - Commonwealth Day.

15th to 18th - Trinidad & Tobago Open Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

16th to 25th - St Augustine Senior Tennis Tournament.

17th - St. Patrick Day.

18th - Southern Games (Athletics) at Guaracara Park, San Fernando; 9 am.

18th - St Francois Valley Girls' College annual 5K Run/Walk, St Clair Road, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

19th - St. Joseph Day.

20th - International Earth Day.

22nd - Hindi (Hindu) New Year.

24th to 25th - Falcon Games (Athletics) at Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet, Tobago; 9 am.

28th - Wheels on the Avenue (cycling) at Ariapita Avenue, Port of Spain.

30th - Good Friday.

30th - Spiritual Baptist Liberation Shouter Day.

30th - Pigeon Peas Festival in Diego Martin.

30th to 2nd Apr. - Chetwynd International Seniors Tennis Tournament.

30th to 1st Apr. - Horticultural Society of Trinidad and Tobago (HSTT) Flower Show at Trinidad Country Club.

31st - Daren Ganga Foundation Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

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

30th Mar. to 1st Apr. - Horticultural Society of Trinidad and Tobago (HSTT) Flower Show at Trinidad Country Club.

30th Mar. to 2nd Apr. - Chetwynd International Seniors Tennis Tournament.

1st - Easter Sunday.

1st - Mayaro Borough Days.

1st - National Youth Day.

1st - Easter International Cycling Grand Prix at the National Cycling Centre in Couva.

1st - Radio 90.5fm Easter Kite Flying at Queen's Park Savannah.

1st - Simplex Games 2018 (Athletics) at Gasparillo; 2 pm.

2nd - Easter Monday.

2nd - Buccoo Goat, Donkey & Crab Races at Mt. Pleasant.

3rd - Buccoo Goat, Donkey & Crab Races at Buccoo.

3rd to 6th - RBL Caribbean Junior Open Golf Torunament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

6th to 14 - Trinity Cup Tennis Tournament.

7th - Jazz Artists on The Greens at Farm Road, Saint Joseph. Gates open at 3.30 pm with show time starting at 5 pm. For more info: visit JAOTG page on Facebook or http://jaotg.com. 7th - Tobago Jaguars Juvenile Games (Athletics) at Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet, Tobago.

7th - World Health Day.

7th to 8th - Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club Open Golf Tournmanet at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

8th - TTTF National Aquathlon (Swimming and Running) at Las Cuevas Beach; 7:00 am to 11:00 am. Distances and age groups are as follows: 11 to 12 - 250 swim / 1k run; 13 to 15 - 500 swim / 2k run; 16 & Over - 1000 swim / 3k run. This event will also be a qualifier for CARIFTA 2018. Trophies and points will be offered to the top 10 finishers in all age groups.

10th to 14th - TTGFA Marlin Madness Tournament. (Fishing Tournament)

15th - Charlotteville Harvest Festival.

15th - CAJGC/CAGC Fundraiser Golf Tournament.

15th - ACE Tennis Academy Family Doubles Tournament.

15th - NGC/NAAA Relay Festival (Athletics) at Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella; 11 am.

15th to 22nd - National Volunteer Week.

19th - Tobago Fashion Coda all-inclusive event at the Magdalena Grand Beach and Golf Resort.

21st - NGC/NAAA Field Events & Hurdles Festival (Athletics) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 10 am.

21st to 22nd - St Andrews Invitational Sagicor Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

21st to 27th - TennisTT A & B Classifieds Tennis Tournament.

21st to 29th - The Tobago Jazz Experience with performances at Speyside, Signal Hill, Scarborough, Castara and the Pigeon Point Heritage Park.

22nd - Earth Day.

22nd - Goodwood Harvest Festival.

22nd to 28th - Administrative Professional's Week (Secretary's Week).

25th - Administrative Professional's Day (Secretary's Day).

25th - National Rapso Day.

25th - Ram Navami.

26th - Audrey Jeffers Day.

26th - National Security Officers Day of Appreciation.

26th - The San Fernando City Corporation's Annual San City Green Expo at Skinner Park in San Fernando; 10 am.

28th - Jazz in the East at the Speyside Recreational Ground, Tobago from 6 pm.

28th - Maximising Athletic Potential (MAP) Invitational Meet at Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella; 10 am.

28th to 29th - The first ever Caribbean International Invitational Open Combat Sports Championship at the National Cycling Centre (NCC) in Couva.

28th to 29th - Tobago Beach Jazz at Black Rock, Tobago; 11 am.

30th - Point Fortin Borough Day.

31st - Hanuman Jayanti.

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

3rd - Confucius Institute at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus' Chinese Food Festival at the University Inn and Conference Centre.

5th - Point Fortin Borough Day.

5th - Masters Local Chyampionships 2018 (Athletics) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo.

6th - Belle Garden Harvest Festival.

6th - BWIA Customer Service Department (better known as Traffic) annual Mothers' Day Brunch at Green Meadows' compound located on Santa Barbara Boulevard, Santa Cruz, starting at 11 am. For more info contact Donna (683 9739); Ruby (720- 2640); Joan (663-2664); or Angel (789- 2329).

6th - Choka Fest (sada roti with a range of choka, including baigan, tomatoes, aloo, coconut, salt-fish and smoked herring) at Nu Image Simplex Complex, New Grant, Princes Town.

6th - One a Week Evolution Multisport Series 2018 Duathlon Race at Diego Martin Highway, Diego Martin; 6:30 am to 10 am.

6th - Zenith Relays (Athletics) at Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet, Tobago.

7th - Feast of La Divina Pastora, High Street, Siparia (Siparia Fete).

7th to 13th - Nurses Week (Nurses Day 6th).

9th - Europe Day.

9th - Abilene Wildcats Track Classic (Athletics) at Larry Gomes Stadium, Arima.

12th - Blink BMobile Shiv Shakti Dance Company Ltd. Annual Mother's Day Spectacular at the Southern Academy for the Performing Arts (Sapa), located at the corner of Todd Street and Rienzi Kirton Highway, San Fernando, 7 pm. For more information, go to Shiv Shakti's Facebook page or call 779-6783 for ticket information.

12th - International Nurses Day.

12th - Mother's Day UpMarket at the Trinidad Country Club in Maraval; from 9 am to 3 pm.

12th - Rafi Mohammed's Mother Day Tribute at Centre of Excellence, Macoya; 8pm. For further information visit www.rafimohammed.com.

13th - Mason Hall Harvest Festival.

13th - Mother's Day.

13th - The Vitas House Hospice Annual Tea Party in the Port of Spain Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency; from 3 pm to 6 pm. For more information call 628-4673 and 628-9824.

15th to 19th - Tobago International Game Fishing Tournament at Charlotteville, Tobago.

18th - United Way of Trinidad and Tobago's (UWTT) National Day of Caring.

19th - Rainbow Cup International Triathlon at Grafton Beach, Tobago.

19th - Sisters Can Cook V (The Sisters of St Dominic's Children's Home), at Holy Name Convent, 2 Queen's Park East, Port of Spain. Tickets are priced at $300 and are available at the home's main office on Belmont Circular Road. Dinner will be served from 5pm to 8pm. For more info: 624-7882, 625- 7163, 706-4582 or 393-1281 between 8 am to 8 pm for bookings.

19th to 20th - Agostini Insurance Brokers Ladies Open/CAGC Trials Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

19th to 20th - Hampton International Games Heats (Track & Field) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 9 am.

19th to 20th - Sea to Sea Marathon in Tobago; 5 am Sat. to 12 pm Sun. Run from the Caribbean sea to the Atlantic Ocean through Tobago's ancient rainforest, picturesque villages and the island's capital of Scarborough. 5K run: Scarborough; 10K run: Bacolet; Half Marathon: Goodwood; Marathon: Main Ridge Forest Reserve.

20th - Whim Garden Harvest Festival.

23rd to 24th - CAGC Trials Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

23rd to 27th - The Embassy of Mexico, United Airlines, Copa Airlines and Corona Beer's Mexican Food Festival at Hyatt Regency Trinidad, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain.

24th - Ganga Dashahara.

25th - African Liberation Day.

25th - North Eastern College hosts its May Fair at the school's compound, Graham Trace, Ojoe Road, Sangre Grande; 10 am.

25th to 27th - Sugar & Energy Festival at Gilbert Park, California.

26th - The Annual Gourmet Evening hosted by the Lions Club of Port of Spain Central at the Club's Cultural Centre on Fitz Blackman Drive, Woodbrook, from 6.30 pm.

26th - North Coast Jazz Festival 2018 at at Festival Ground, Sir Solomon Hochoy Park, Blanchisseuse.

26th to 27th - Cagc Trials/Tobago Open Golf Tournament at Plantations Golf Course, Lowland, Tobago.

26th to 27th - Hampton International Games (Track & Field) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 2 pm.

27th - Delaford Harvest Festival.

27th - Tobago Culinary Festival at Pigeon Point.

28th - Tobago May Pole Festival entitled Colours of D'Wind at Goodwood High School. The festival begins at 2 pm and will also include an exhibition of traditional food and craft.

30th - Indian Arrival Day.

30th - Mere Desh Celebrations at the Centre Pointe Mall Chaguanas.

31st - Corpus Christi.

TBA - Mother's Day Comedy Festival (Randy Glasgow Productions - RGP). For more information contact RGP at 622-0834 and 628-9158 or visit http://www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

TBA - Randy Glasgow Productions Mother's Day Concert. For further information, also call Randy Glasgow Productions at 628-9158.

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

1st - Tobago Heritage Festival Launch at the Market Square Carpark, Scarborough at 5:30 pm.

1st to 2nd Jun. - Salsa Fiesta TnT at Queen's Hall, St. Ann's. For more information visit http://www.salsafiestatnt.com.

1st to 3rd - Couva/Pt Lisas Chamber of Commerce's Sugar and Energy Festival and Central Games at Gilbert Park, California.

2nd to 3rd - NGC/NAAA National Junior Championships (Athletics) at venue tba; 10 am.

2nd to 10th - National Open Championships Tennis Tournament.

3rd - Bloody Bay Harvest Festival.

3rd - CAJGC/CAGC Fundraiser Golf Tournament.

3rd - WeBeat 2018 - WeTreat for children 12 & under; 3 pm to 6 pm; Free; St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James.

4th - Whit Monday

5th - WeBeat 2018 - Health Day and Film Night at St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James; 8 am; Free.

5th - World Environmental Day.

6th - WeBeat 2018 - JazzBeat at the St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James.

7th - Labor Day Celebrations 2018: Labour Day Calypso Finals at Fyzabad Hall; 7 pm.

7th - WeBeat 2018 - Pan Explosion at St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James.

8th - Labor Day Celebrations 2018: A Festival of Drums at the Charlie King Junction in Fyzabad; 5 pm.

8th - WeBeat 2018 - Vintage Kaiso ... a star-studded line-up of veteran calypsonians and younger favourites performing their more popular selections, 8 pm; St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James.

8th - World Oceans Day.

8th - 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.

9th - Massy Rainbow Cup (14th) National Triathlon Championship at Turtle Beach, Courland Bay, Tobago; 7 am to 12 am.

9th - WeBeat 2018 - Steelband & Traditional Mas Parade at St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, 5 am.

9th to 10th - NGC/NAAA Combined Events Championships (Athletics) at Hasley Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain; 10 am.

10th - Labor Day Celebrations 2018: Rienzi Cycling Classic from San Fernando to Point Fortin to Fyzabad at 5 am. and ends at 10 am.

10th - Labor Day Celebrations 2018: Thanksgiving Service at the Fyzabad Union Hall.

10th - Roxborough Harvest Festival.

10th - The People's National Movement's Annual Sports and Family Day at Eddie Hart Savannah, Tacarigua.

10th - WeBeat 2018 - Boat Cruise. Tickets are available from any of St James CIC members, Crosby's St James, and Cleve's One Stop, Frederick Street.

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

14th - World Blood Donor Day (WBDD).

15th - Eid-ul-Fitr.

15th to 17th - Chief Secretary's Golf Tournament at Plantations Golf Course, Lowlands, Tobago.

15th to 17th - The Tableland Pineapple Farmers' Association (TPFA) Annual Fruit Festival at Nu Image Simplex Complex, Tableland.

16th to 17th - NGC/NAAA National Juvenile Championships (Athletics) at Hasley Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain; 9 am.

17th - Father's Day.

17th - Fun Father's Day 5 K Walk-A-Son at the Eddie Hart Savannah, Tacarigua to Clifford Street, Curepe.

17th - Lambeau Harvest Festival.

17th - Pan Trinbago Northern Region - Father's Day Football Match & Cooler Lime.

17th - The Friends of Victory Foundation (FoVF)'s Annual "Victory Games" at Police Barracks Grounds, Long Circular Road, St James.

17th - 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.

19th - Labour Day.

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

19th - Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) Butler 20K Run in San Fernando.

22nd to 24th - NGC/Sagicor/NAAA National Open Championships (Athletics) at Hasley Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain; 3 pm.

23rd - Port of Spain Day.

27th - World Diabetes Day.

28th - Matelot Fisherman's Fete.

It’s really an all day affair and If you are coming to our Community for th 29th to 1st Jul. - Island Crashers' (IC) Festival at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

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

30th - The Ministry of Sport's National Youth Sport Festival at Eastern Regional Indoor Sporting Arena and Eddie Hart Grounds, Tacarigua from 8 am.

30th to 1st Jul. - Charlotteville Fisherman Festival at Charlotteville.

30th to 1st Jul. - Tobago Dragon Boat Association Regatta at Pigeon Point Heritage Park; 8am to 4pm. Admittance is $20. For more information visit http://ttdbf.webs.com.

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

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

29th May to 1st Jul. - Island Crashers' (IC) Festival at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

30th May to 1st Jul. - Charlotteville Fisherman Festival at Charlotteville.

30th May to 1st Jul. - Tobago Dragon Boat Association Regatta at Pigeon Point Heritage Park; 8am to 4pm. Admittance is $20. For more information visit http://ttdbf.webs.com.

1st - Castara Harvest Festival.

1st - 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.

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

5th to 9th - Mango Festival at UWI (University of West Indies).

7th - Old Hilarians' annual luncheon at Jubilee Hall, Keate Street, Port of Spain.

8th - One a Week Evolution Multisport Series 2018 Aquathlon Race at Las Cuevas Beach Facility; 6am to 11 am.

11th - Caricom Day.

12th to 16th - Tobago Motor Rally at Turtle Beach.

14th - Box Car Derby (Arima Fest 2018).

14th - Miss Arima Pageant Royale (Arima Fest 2018).

14th - NGC/NAAA President's Classic (Athletics) at Hasley Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain; 2 pm.

14th - Rath Yaatra.

15th - CAGC Fundraiser Golf Tournament.

15th - Food Fair (Arima Fest 2018).

15th - Roxborough Seafood Festival at Fish Market in Roxborough.

15th - 20th - Sagicor Tennis Tournament.

16th to 1st Aug. - Tobago Heritage Festival.

25th to 29th - Great Fete Weekend in Tobago.

27th - Parangrama (Arima Fest 2018).

29th - Laventille Rhythm Section's Annual Sports & Family Day at Erica Street Recreational Grounds, Success Village, Laventille.

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

16th Jul. to 1st Aug. - Tobago Heritage Festival.

1st - Emancipation Day.

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.

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

3rd - Arima Festival.

3rd to 5th - Delaford Fishermen Festival.

4th - Laventille Steelband Festival at Eastern Main Road, Laventille; 5pm.

5th - Speyside Harvest Festival.

5th - 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.

9th to 12th - Santa Rosa Festival.

5th - 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.

10th - 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.

12th - Arima Borough Days

12th - International Youth Day.

12th - 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..

17th to 25th - ITF Tobago Tennis Tournament.

18th to 19th - Trinidad & Tobago 2 Ball Better Ball Championships Golf Tournament.

23rd - Feast Day of Santa Rosa Festival.

25th - 2018 Great Race from Pier 1 Chaguaramas to Store Bay, Tobago; Pirogues class leave at 6:50am.; M Class leave at 8am.

25th - Carib Santa Rosa Festival.

25th - 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 / 665-6733.

26th - 103FM Curry Duck Competition at Chagville Beach, Chaguaramas.

26th - Indepan Fest along Tragarete Road, from Colville Street to Maraval Road; 6pm.

26th - Raksha Bandhan.

30th - Carib Woodbrook Playboyz Annual Pre-Independence Day Steelband Parade along Tragarete Road, Newtown.

30th - Santa Rosa Day.

30th - Angostura Rum 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 - CAL Invaders' Independence Brunch opposite the Queen's Park Oval on Tragarete Road in Woodbrook; 7am.

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

31st - White Oak Starlift's Independence Brunch at its pan complex on Mucurapo Road Extension, St James.

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September 2nd - Shri Krishna Janam Ashtmi.

2nd - Whan Tong Agencies Team Championships Golf Tournament.

7th to 9th - Angostura Rum Festival hosted by Angostura Ltd. at Laventille compound (Corner Eastern Main Road and Trinity Avenue).

8th to 9th - Chaguramas Open Golf Tournament at Chaguramas Golf Course, Chaguaramas.

12th to 23rd - Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindus Ganesh Utsav).

14th to 16th - 17th South Caribbean Open Golf Tournament.

16th - Maracas Open Water Swim Classic at Maracas Bay.

17th - International Coastal Clean Up Day.

19th to 22nd - 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.

19th to 29th - Rio Claro Heritage Festival.

23rd - Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) fourth annual 'Police Men Can Cook' at at the Pavilion of the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

24th - Republic Day.

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

24th - Republic Day Regatta at Roxborough, Tobago.

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

24th to 8th Oct. - Hindus Memorial Services (observance of Pitra Paksh).

28th - Tourism Day.

29th - Scotiabank Women against Breast Cancer at Queens Park Savannah Port of Spain and Skinners Park, San Fernando.; 4 pm to 6 pm.

29th to 30th - Tobago Open Tennis Tournament.

30th - Caribbean Youth Day.

30th - One a Week Evolution Multisport Series 2018 Aquathlon Race at Las Cuevas Beach Facility; 6 am to 11 am.

30th - TTGA Corporate Golf Tournament.

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October 24th Sep. to 8th Oct. - Hindus Memorial Services (observance of Pitra Paksh).

1st - Hosay Festival.

2nd - The International day of the Elderly.

3rd - Beacon's Cycling on the Avenue 7 in Port of Spain; 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm.

3rd to 7th - Tobago International Cycling Classic.

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

7th - Chaguanas Borough Days.

7th - Dragon Boat Festival at the western end of Chagville, Chaguaramas; from 8 am. to 4 pm.

7th to 13th - Fire Prevention Week.

12th - Chinese Arrival Day.

13th to 14th - Tobago Open Golf Tournament.

14th - Store Bay Open Water Swimming Classic at Store Bay Beach.

16th - World Food Day.

19th - Ramleela.

21st - CAJGC/CAGC Fundraiser Golf Tournament.

21st - Patience Hill Harvest Festival.

21st - Tobago Blue Food Festival at L'Anse Fourmi Bloody Bay Recreation Grounds.

21st to 28th - National Tourism Week.

24th - United Nations Day.

26th - Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

28th - The University of the West Indies Sports and Physical Education Centre (UWI SPEC) Half-Marathon.

20th to 6th Nov. - Divali Nagar 2018.

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November 20th Oct. to 6th Nov. - Divali Nagar 2018.

1st - All Saint's Day.

1st - Tunapuna Day.

2nd - All Soul's Day.

2nd to 4th - Bago Sport Beach Football International. For more information visit http://www.bagosports.com.

6th - Mason Hall's Annual Sports and Family Day.

7th - Divali.

11th - Rememberance Day.

11th - Black Rock Harvest Festival.

11th - Trinidad & Tobago Matchplay Qualifier Golf Tournament.

14th - World Diabetes Day.

17th - Parang in a Pot - St Joseph's Convent, Port-of-Spain.

17th to 18th - Trinidad & Tobago Matchplay Golf Tournament.

18th - Les Couteaux Harvest Festival.

18th - Moriah Harvest Festival.

18th - San Fernando Day.

18th - Scarborough Harvest Festival.

22nd - Kaartik (Kartik Nahan/Kartik Snan/Kartik Purnima).

24th - Guardian Group Shine at Nelson Mandela Park, Port of Spain; 4 pm to 7 pm.

25th - Mt. Gomery Harvest Festival.

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December 1st - International World National AIDS Day.

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

2nd - Plymouth Harvest Festival.

3rd - Tobago House of Assembly Day.

3rd to 7th - TennisTT Top 16 Invitational Tennis Tournament.

4th - Tobago Day.

6th - The Annual Tobago House of Assembly Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Louis D'or Nurseries.

9th - One a Week Evolution Multisport Series 2018 Triathlon Race at Venue TBA; 6 am to 11 am.

14th - Radio Tambrin's Annual Christmas Parade and Children Treat from the Old Market car park; 3pm.

15th - Scrunter's "Pork Dance" (Annual Christmas Parang Fete) at De Forest, Vega de Oropouche, Sangre Grande.

16th - Barcode's Annual 'Pig Out' Christmas Lime.

25th - Christmas Day.

26th - Boxing Day.

26th - 1Penta Annual Paints Kite Flying Competition at Plymouth Recreation Grounds.

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

30th - Tobago Annual Flying Colours Kite Festival at the Plymouth Recreation Ground, Plymouth.

31st - Old Year's Festivities.

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Carnival 2018 - February 12th & 13th
Carnival 2019 - March 4th & 5th
Carnival 2020 - February 24th & 25th
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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