2017/2018
Trinidad & Tobago Calendar






Dates in red are public holidays
dates and events are subject to change or be cancel without notice
2017
October 27th Sep. to 1st Oct. - SouthEx International Expo's Business 2 Consumer at Gulf City Shopping Complex, La Romaine; 10 am to 7pm. Free to the public.

27th Sep. to 1st Oct. - Tobago International Cycling Classic.

30th Sep. to 1st Oct. - The Baggasse Company's new original comedy entitled "Dan the Travelling Man" at the Central Bank Auditorium, Port of Spain. Featuring Philomena Alexis Baptiste, Aaron Schneider and Andrew “Fries” Friday. The performance on September 30 is a fund-raiser for the Old Hilarians Association who tirelessly raises much needed funds for their beloved alma mater, Bishop Anstey High School. Baggasse is also offering a $50 discount on tickets to TTARP members for the October 1 performance. Just present your valid TTARP card to claim this discount. For advanced bookings, call 351-6293 or visit www.facebook.com/thebaggassecompany.

1st - Hosay Festival.

1st - Fatima Class of 75 Charity Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

1st - FCB Supernovas with Pan Trinbago Eastern Region co-hosted a gospel steelband fair at the Eddie Hart Grounds in Trincity.

1st - RBC Royal Bank's Race for the Kids (5K and 15K) around the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain. Starting point for the 15K is the top of Woodford Street at 6 am, while the 5K will begin at RBC St Clair at 6.30 am.

1st - RS/RR Productions' "Man Callaloo...The Making of a Perfect Trini Man" at Cipriani College,Churchill Roosevelt Hwy, Valsayn. Featuring: Nikki Crosby, Richard Ragoobarsingh, Debra Boucaud Mason, Penelope Spencer, Bradley Logan and Aaron Schneider. The play is directed by in-house Boucaud Mason and Richard Ragoobarsingh.

1st - Second Annual All Schools Concert, presented by the Music Schools in the Community Division of the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts entitled "Dream Big Concert" at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (Napa), Frederick Street, Port-of-Spain; 5 pm to 7.30 pm. Music schools from five communities will be showcased on the occasion, from tuition gained at the venues of steel orchestras Potential Symphony, Golden Hands, Pan Jammers, Sangre Grande Cordettes, and Amarjyoth Sabha Mandir. The St James Police Youth Club Music School will make a guest appearance. Admission to the October 1 concert is free to the public, and tickets will be available from September 26, at the Culture Division, JOBCO Building, 51-55 Frederick Street, Port-of-Spain, between 10 am and 4 pm.

2nd - Seoul Flute Choir (Hosted by The Embassy of the Republic of Korea) at Daaga Auditorium, UWI; 6.30 pm. Admission: Free and tickets can be collected at Maria’s Bakery (UWI Republic Bank Plaza) and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea from today. Limited to two tickets per person.

2nd - The International day of the Elderly.

2nd - Trinidad & Tobago Budget Day 2017/2018 Budget .

3rd - Seoul Flute Choir (Hosted by The Embassy of the Republic of Korea) at Queen’s Hall, St. Ann's; 6.30 pm. Admission: Free and tickets can be collected at Maria’s Bakery (UWI Republic Bank Plaza) and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea from today. Limited to two tickets per person.

4th - Beacon's Cycling on the Avenue 6 in Port of Spain; 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm.

4th - Calypso on the Plaza featuring Crazy & Bally at Fiesta Plaza, MovieTowne, Invaders Bay. 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. (TUCO Calypso Month)

7th - Chaguanas Borough Days.

7th - Casablanca Music School presents "Youth Stars In Music" at Casablanca Pan Yard, Belmont; 6pm to 9pm; Admission: $140. Annual Christmas Concert and Fund Raiser.

7th - Gary Cordner Concert entitled “Live and Direct in White” at Kaiso Blues Café, #87 Woodford St, Port of Spain. Car Park open 7 pm; Showtime 8:30 pm.

7th - Reaching Souls II at the Eddie Hart Grounds in Trincity. Steelbands billed to perform include Massy Trinidad All Stars, Desperadoes, bpTT Renegades, CAL Invaders, NGC Couva Joylanders, PCS Nitrogen Silver Stars, Pangelics Steel Ensemble, Arima Melodians and Supernovas. As a lagniappe, Chris "Tambu" Herbert and Denyse Plummer are also on the cast.

7th - Parang & Steel at Starlift Panyard, Christopher Samuel Drive and Mucurapo Road, Port of Spain. Featuring Los Parranderos De san Miguel and Starlift Steel Orhcestra. Admission $150tt. For more information call 315-3652, 702-4129 or 397-3153.

7th to 8th - Dragon Boat Festival at the Boardwalk, Chaguaramas.

8th - Store Bay Open Water Swimming Classic at Store Bay Beach.

8th - RCSA Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

8th to 14th - Fire Prevention Week.

11th - Calypso on the Plaza featuring Baron & Karene Asche at Fiesta Plaza, MovieTowne, Invaders Bay. 8:30-9:30 p.m. (TUCO Calypso Month)

11th - Kaiso in yuh Pweffen at City Hall, Port of Spain. 8 p.m. (TUCO Calypso Month)

12th - Chinese Arrival Day.

13th - First Peoples.

14th - Birds and Warriors Cultural Organisation Street Extravaganza at Lenny's Car Park, Coffee Street, San Fernando 7:30 pm. (TUCO Calypso Month)

14th - The Codrington Pan Family Presents 'De Legacy' at UWI TLC Lecture Theatre A; 7 pm. Tickets cost $150 for adults and $75 for Children.

14th to 15th - Noble Douglas Dance Company (NDDC) presents 'Vanishing Pointe' at Queen's Hall, St Ann's. Dedicated to those in the arts who have departed; Todd Hill, Derek Walcott and many others. Showtimes are October 14 at 7.30 pm and October 15 at 5.30 pm. Tickets available at Crosby’s Music Centre, St James, members of NDDC and Queen’s Hall Box Office or Noble Douglas Dance Company (NDDC) facebook page.

15th - Tobago Blue Food Festival at L'Anse Fourmi Bloody Bay Recreation Grounds - An annual event of entertainment and cooking.

15th - Immortelle Children Center Charity Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

15th - Calypso and Pan on the Broadwalk at Chaguaramas Broadwalk. 3 p.m. To 6 p.m. (TUCO Calypso Month)

15th to 22nd - National Tourism Week.

16th - World Food Day.

18th - Divali.

18th - Calypso on the Plaza featuring Johnny King & Spicey at Fiesta Plaza MovieTowne, Invaders Bay. 8:30 to 9:30 (TUCO Calypso Month)

18th - PAN VYBZ III at Naparima Bowl Amphitheatre, San Fernando; 7 pm. Featuring: Fusion Steel Ensemble with Vaugnette Bigford, Candice Alcantara, Moricia Cagan, Kay Alleyne, Kizie Huggins and Aneka Audain and Harold Davis and Warren Harris from Jamaica along with Mr. Desmond, BPTT Renegades and CAL Invaders. Tickets - $200.

18th to 22nd - The Players' Workshop presnts "Peter Shaffer's Equus" at the Little Carib Theatre, Woodbrook. Admission to the Little Carib staging of Equus is $200 and patrons are advised that this play contains adult themes and may not be suitable for those under 18 years. For more information call 497-1864, 682-4348, email theplayersworkshop84@gmail.com, or find The Players’ Workshop on facebook. Showtimes are 8 pm on October 18-21 with a 6 pm staging on October 22.

20th - Calypso Continues: Calypsonians and their offsprings at Lord Kitchener Auditorium NAPA, Port of Spain. 8 p.m. (TUCO Calypso Month)

20th - Ninja's Soca Parang Fiesta at K.B's Restaurant and Bar. Maloney Street Petit Bourg; 9 pm.

21st - Kaiso Dredz music launch at Hotel Normandie, St Ann's. 9 p.m. (TUCO Calypso Month)

22nd - Patience Hill Harvest Festival.

22nd - Etienne Charles' concert entitled "Folklore" at Queen's Hall, St Ann's. Doors open at 5pm. Tickets ($300TT) are available at Queen's Hall Box Office, 624-1284 and Häagen Dazs shops. For more information contact 682-1070.

22nd - The Pink Tea (breast cancer awareness charity) at Chaud Café, One Woodbrook Place, Woodbrook, from 4 pm. Patrons are also encouraged to wear touches of pink, and muses must wear their designers’ interpretations of the theme, Volume.

24th - United Nations Day.

25th - Calypso on the Plaza featuring Superblue & Twiggy at Fiesta Plaza, MovieTowne, Invaders Bay. 8:30 to 9:30 pm. (TUCO Calypso Month)

26th - Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

27th - Central Bank Kaiso Event at Central Bank, Port of Spain. (TUCO Calypso Month)

28th - EVENT CANCELLED - Parang & Steel at Starlift Panyard, Christopher Samuel Drive and Mucurapo Road, Port of Spain. Featuring Los Parranderos De san Miguel and Starlift Steel Orhcestra. Admission $150tt. For more information call 315-3652, 702-4129 or 397-3153.

28th - Shelter Charity Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

28th to 29th - Paul Keens-Douglas' Annual Tim Tim Storytelling show entitled 'When Moon Shine—A 75th Birthday Celebration of Stories' at NAPA, Port of Spain. Tickets are only $200 and are available at Crosby’s, Cleve’s (Frederick St) RIK (Gulf City & Trincity Mall) and Napa Box Office. For more information, visit the Facebook Page pkeensdouglas.

29th - UWI SPEC (University of the West Indies Sports and Physical Education Centre) International Half-Marathon.

29th - TUCO Calypso Boat Ride onboard Treasure Queen II, #3 Gardier Street, Point Cumana; 10 am to 2 pm.

29th - TUCO South Central Zone's Down Memory Lane Concert at San Fernando City Hall Auditorium, Harris Promenade, San Fernando; 7 pm.

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November November 1st - All Saint's Day.

1st - Tunapuna Day.

2nd - All Soul's Day.

3rd to 4th - Bago Sport Beach Football International. For more information visit http://www.bagosports.com.

4th - Kaartik (Kartik Nahan/Kartik Snan/Kartik Purnima).

4th - TUCO North Zone&'s Extemporama at SWWTU Hall, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain; 8.30 pm.

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

5th - Trinidad and Tobago Chinese Steel Ensemble Presents 'Pan and Parang' Brunch Fundraiser at Chaconia Hotel, Saddle Road, Maraval; Time: 11am to 1pm. Tickets: $250, avialable from band members.

5th - TUCO Family Day at Paddock Area, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 10 am.

5th - Whan Tong Agencies Team Championships Golf Tournament.

9th - TUCO Gala at Lord Kitchener's Auditorium. National Academy for Performing Arts (NAPA), Frederick Street, Port of Spain; 8 pm.

11th - Rememberance Day.

12th - Black Rock Harvest Festival.

12th - TTGA Corporate Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

14th - World Diabetes Day.

18th - Malick Folk Performer’s Formal Affair Honoring Artistic Director, Norvan Fullerton at The Cascadia Hotel, 67 Ariapita Road, St, Anns. Admission $450, RSVP by September 30, 2017 to Erica Jackman on Whatsapp 973-896-1246 or Christine 723-1489 or Michael 685-3743.

18th - San Fernando Day.

18th - Parang in a Pot - St Joseph's Convent, Port-of-Spain.

18th to 19th - Massy Trinidad AllStars' Classical Jewels XI entitled 'From Jules to Jemmott' at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA), Port of Spain; Showtime Sat, 18th Nov. at 8 pm; Sun, 18th Nov. at 6 pm. Tickets are priced at $300 and are available at key Massy Food Stores; NAPA’s box office; and, at the Orchestra’s theatre, 46-48 Duke Street, Port-of-Spain (627-2127). Part proceeds will be donated to Goodwill Industries Vocational School for children with special educational needs.

19th - Les Couteaux Harvest Festival.

19th - Moriah Harvest Festival.

19th - Sando Alive Concert at San Fernando City Hall Auditorium. 6 p.m. (TUCO Calypso Month)

19th - Scarborough Harvest Festival.

25th - The Miss India Trinidad and Tobago Organisation (MITT) Pageant at the Couva Chamber's Convention Centre; 8 p.m.

26th - Mt. Gomery Harvest Festival.

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December 1st - International World National AIDS Day.

2nd - EVENT CANCELLED - Parang & Steel at Starlift Panyard, Christopher Samuel Drive and Mucurapo Road, Port of Spain. Featuring Los Parranderos De san Miguel and Starlift Steel Orhcestra. Admission $150tt. For more information call 315-3652, 702-4129 or 397-3153.

2nd - Pan in D Rosa 7 at Lime Blvd, Santa Rosa Heights, Arima; from 6pm to 2 am. Featuring: Desperadoes, BP Renegades, Republic Bank Exodus, PCS Nitrogen Silver Stars, FCB Supernovas, Arima Angel Harps, CAL Invaders, San City Steel Symphony, Platinum, Melodians and Pan Elders.

2nd to 8th - Tobago House Assembly Week Celebrations at Shaw Park Complex; Dwight Yorke Stadium and other venues.

3rd - Plymouth Harvest Festival.

3rd - Tobago House of Assembly Day.

4th - Tobago Day.

7th - The Annual Tobago House of Assembly Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Louis D'or Nurseries.

8th - Pan Trinbago Northern Region - Pan on the Foodcourt Christmas Affair at Savannah Foodcourt.

8th - Radio Tambrin's Annual Christmas Parade and Children Treat. The parade is scheduled to start at 3pm from the Old Market car park.

15th - Pan Trinbago Northern Region - Christmas Party Lime at Northern Region Office.

16th - Scrunter's "Pork Dance" (Annual Christmas Parange Fete) at De Forest, Vega de Oropouche, Sangre Grande.

17th - Barcode's Annual 'Pig Out' Christmas Lime.

25th - Christmas Day.

26th - Boxing Day.

26th - 13th Annual Penta Paints Kite Flying Competition at Plymouth Recreation Grounds.

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

31st - Old Year's Festivities.

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2018
January 1st - New Year's Day.

7th - Pembroke Harvest Festival.

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

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.

14th - Parlatuvier Harvest Festival.

14th - Spring Garden Harvest Festival.

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.

28th - Besetha Harvest Festival.

28th - St. Patrick's Harvest Festival.

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

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February 2nd - World Wetlands Day.

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 - 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.

4th - World Cancer Day.

11th - Adelphi Harvest Festival.

12th - Carnival Monday.

13th - Carnival Tuesday.

13th - Maha Shivaratri.

14th - Ash Wednesday.

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

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

18th - Buccoo Harvest Festival.

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.

25th - Bon Accord Harvest Festival.

25th - Franklyn Harvest Festival.

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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.

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

2nd - Phagwa-Holi Festival.

4th - Mt. St. George Harvest Festival.

8th - International Women's Day.

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

14th - Commonwealth Day.

17th - St. Patrick Day.

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.

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

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

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

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.

2nd - Easter Monday.

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

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

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 - World Health Day.

15th - Charlotteville Harvest Festival.

15th to 22nd - National Volunteer Week.

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

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 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.

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.

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

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

9th - Europe Day.

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.

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 - Hampton International Games (Track & Field) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 9:30 am.

20th - Whim Garden Harvest Festival.

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 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.

31st to 3rd Jun. - Salsa Fiesta TnT at Cascadia Hotel, Port of Spain. For more information visit http://www.salsafiestatnt.com.

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.

31st May to 3rd Jun. - Salsa Fiesta TnT at Cascadia Hotel, Port of Spain. For more information visit http://www.salsafiestatnt.com.

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

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

3rd - Bloody Bay Harvest Festival.

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 - WeBeat 2018 - Steelband & Traditional Mas Parade at St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, 5 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 - The Tableland Pineapple Farmers' Association (TPFA) Annual Fruit Festival at Nu Image Simplex Complex, Tableland.

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.

23rd - Port of Spain Day.

27th - World Diabetes Day.

28th - Matelot Fisherman's Fete.

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

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.

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 - Rath Yaatra.

15th - Food Fair (Arima Fest 2018).

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

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

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..

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.

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

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

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

28th - Tourism Day.

29th - Annual Scotiabank Women Against Breast Cancer 5k Classic.

29th to 30th - Tobago Open Tennis Tournament.

30th - Caribbean Youth Day.

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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.

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.

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

16th - World Food Day.

19th - Ramleela.

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.

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November November 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.

14th - World Diabetes Day.

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

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).

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.

4th - Tobago Day.

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

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.

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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