2019/2020
Trinidad & Tobago Calendar






Dates in red are public holidays
dates and events are subject to change or be cancel without notice
2019
August 1st Mar to 31st Aug - Leatherback Watching in Tobago.

15th Jul to 9th Aug - The Southern Marines Steelband Foundation's Pan Camp 2019 at Pan Palais, Southern Main Road, Marabella; 9 am to 3 pm. The camp includes field trips. There will also be a graduation function. We are catering for thirty campers. Registration fee for the camp is $500and may be done at the Southern Marines Pan Palais, Southern Main Road, Marabella (next door to the Limin Supermarket). Previous camps have introduced more than 300 young people to music theory and the technique of playing the national instrument in an organised and disciplined manner and have assisted parents in working class communities to have their children choose options that do not involve risky behavior.

16th Jul to 4th Aug - Tobago Heritage Festival.

1st - Emancipation Day.

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.

1st - 17th Annual Walke Street Emancipation Committee Freedom Run 5K at Walke Street, Sangre Grande; 4 pm. Registration will start at 1 pm on race day at a cost of $20, but people eager to register can call 356-0931 or 370-5326.

2nd to 4th - Delaford Fishermen Festival.

3rd - Arima Festival.

3rd - Trinidad All Stars Seniors Foundation Launch & Awards Ceremony at Trinidad Allstars Panyard, 46-48 Duke Street, Port of Spain; 7 pm. Donation $50. Entertainment by St. Margarets`s Superstars, Dane Gulstan, Clive Telemaque, Akeil & Friends, AllStars Junior Band, Mr Q, Noel La Pierre and Cutting Crew.

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

3rd - YUMA Vibe Fete at Hasley Crawford Stadium, Wrightson Extension Road, Port of Spain.

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.

4th - Trinidad and Tobago Youth Philharmonic presents 'Romantic Overtures-Animated Classics, celebrating 20 years (1999-2019)" at NAPA, Frederick Street, Port of Spain;t 5:30 pm. All proceeds from ticket sales will go towards the building fund to construct our nation's first school for orchestral excellence: The TTYP Music Academy. With this in mind, TTYP invites all music teachers, music students, primary and secondary schools, churches and the general public to attend in support of our youth, as we establish an orchestral tradition in Trinidad and Tobago. Your contribution is only $200 per ticket. Tickets can be purchased as follows: 1) From parents and students of TTYP before 22nd July. 2) From Bishop Anstey High School, Trinity East College from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Monday 15th July to Monday 22nd July. 3) Online at https://www.suntixx.com/viewevent/1240 4) At over 1300 Lotto/VIA outlets nationwide 5) At NAPA Box Office 6) At Quality Stationery Supplies, St Augustine (Behind Massy Stores 645-9882) 7) At Musicians Paradise Port of Spain: 222-2970 and San Fernando: 377-2545; Kenneth Listhrop, (751-6297) Founder and Music Director; Carlos Fenson 361-0268 or Patricia Jaggasar-Clement 386-292.

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

5th to 16th - Supernovas Youth Steelpan Music Camp at Surrey Village Commmunity Centre. Ages 8 to 18. Camp Registration: July 29th to 30th; 4pm to 6pm. Registration Fee: $100. For more information contact 385-1544, 741-1929 or 338-1391.

5th to 23rd - Anthony 'Juggie' Rose Music Camp at Exodus Pan Theatre, Eastern Main Road, St Augustine.

8th to 11th - Santa Rosa Festival.

9th - The National Trust of T&T in Collaboration with the Water Taxi Service's Western Isles Boat Tour on the Water Taxi. Cost: Upper Deck $125; Lower Deck $100. Boarding 10.30 am; Sailing. 11 am; Returning 2pm. For more information visit: www.nationaltrustt.tt; email: info@nationaltrust.tt; or call 225-4750 or 7066316.

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 - Arima Borough Days.

10th - Arima Fest 2019 at Arima Bus Layby; 5pm.

10th - Down 'de' Island Mini Cruise & Historical Tour on the water taxi that includes a mystery island stop. Sailing times: San Fernando (Boarding: 8.15 am; Departing: 9 am; Returning: 4pm); Port of Spain (Boarding: 10 am; Departing: 10.30 am; Returning: 3pm). Adults: $200; Children $160 (Ages 5 to 12); Under 5: Free. No Bathing at the Mystery Island stop; snack and drinks on sale. For more information call 688-SIMZ (7649) or email simztours@gmail.com. To view flyer click here.

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

14th to 24th - Pan American Youth Water Polo Championships at the National Aquatic Centre, off Couva Main Road, Couva.

15th - Raksha Bandhan.

16th to 24th - Streets of the Caribbean Carifesta XIV Grand Martket at Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 11 am to 11pm. Admission: Free. Shop, Dine Lime: Fashion District; Street Parades; Trade District; Craft District; Live at Lunch; Country District; Country Nights; Food Park; Live Concerts and Green Corner.

16th to 25th - Carifesta XIV at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain, and in locations throughout TT. Carifesta XIV will celebrate the spirit, culture and heritage of Caribbean people through music, dance, theatre, film, visual arts, literary arts, culinary arts, fashion, folklore, craft and symposia.

17th - 2019 Great Race from Williams Bay, Chaguaramas to Store Bay, Tobago; 7am.

17th - Carifesta XIV's Decades of Dance at Queen's Hall, St. Ann's; 6 pm.

17th - Carifesta XIV's By Women Only For Everyone at Naparima Bowl, San Fernando; 6 pm. Admission: Free. Featuring: Liettesha Slvester; Xavier Strings; Sally Sagram; Cecilia Salazar; Candice Caton; Keba Williams; Wendy Sheppard & Rosezanna Hernandez-Windchester with Johanna Chukaree; Natasha Joseph; Nehilet Blackman & Band; Claudette Peters; Ophelia Marie; Michelle 'Big Red' King; Ayiti Coles & Renette Desir; Sarina Constantie; Yolanda Thomas; SJC Voix Riches, Amy Dwarika, Rochelle Rawlins and Aaliyah Lewis.

17th - Exousia Mas Carnival Launc 2020 entitled 'The Crucible' at Fuzion Night Club, Cascadia Hotel, Ariapita Road, St Ann's.

17th - Laventille Steelband Festival at Eastern Main Road, Laventille; 4pm.

17th - Swavic Steel orchestra presents 'Toast to Pan' at Hazel Rogers Dick Park, Dick Street, San Fernando; 5pm to 11pm. Admission: Free; Drinks and Refreshments on sale. Music by: Fonclaire, Nightinggales, Swavic and T Clan Audio Sound System.

17th to 24th - Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival at various venues. For more information visit ttfilmfestival.com.

18th - Cousoumeh 4 - The Sound Of A Village at Ellis Knight Pan Yard Complex, Railway Road, Siparia; 4pm. Admission $200.

18th - Pan Trinbago's Annual Church Service at the Cathedral Church of The Holy Trinity, Abercromby Street, Port of Spain; 8 am. Bands should bring their Flags for blessing.

18th - Pan Trinbago's Street Procession of Steelband Flags from Church yard (Cathedral Church of The Holy Trinity), North on Abercromby Street, turning left unto Duke, then left unto Melbourne Street to Pan Trinbago's Head Office Car Park, corner Duke & Melbourne Streets, Port of Spain for the culminating of Steelpan Appreciation Day Function.

18th - Steelpan Appreciation Day at Pan Trinbago Head Office, Duke & Melbourne Streets, Port of Spain; 12 noon.

18th - Rhythm of the Caribbean at Queen's Hall, St. Ann's; 6pm. Admission: Free. Featuring: Ell Andall; Dane Gulston and Johann Chuckaree; Mungal Patasar and Pantar; Rikki Jai; David Rudder; Paul Beaubrun with performances by Vision the Band; Ronaldo London; Kuttin Edge with Thaila King; Zamfir 'Man' Znagie' Adams; Jing Ping Band; Helon Francis; Sauve Steel; Country Boys Tassa Group and Garve Sandy.

20th - Caribbean Jazz Show entitled 'All Jazzed Up' at NAPA (National Academy for the Performing Arts), Frederick Street, Port of Spain; 7pm. Admission: Free. Featuring: Etinne Charles; Vaughnette Bigford; David Boothman & the Caribbean Renaissance Jazz Ensemble; Ijo the Band; Gerald Kebreau & Friends; Adana Roberts; Gerard Balfour; Kalabash; Nia Golden; UTT Band; Ruth Osmond; and James Jessey Joseph.

21st - Pan & Powder Festival - Carifesta XIV from City Hall to Grand Market, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 5 pm to 10pm.

21st - The National Trust of T&T in Collaboration with the Water Taxi Service's Western Isles Boat Tour on the Water Taxi. Cost: Upper Deck $125; Lower Deck $100. Boarding 10.30 am; Sailing. 11 am; Returning 2pm. For more information visit: www.nationaltrustt.tt; email: info@nationaltrust.tt; or call 225-4750 or 7066316.

22nd - Pan Pinnacle - Carifesta XIVat Trinidad AllStars Pan Theatre, Duke Street, Port of Spain; 6pm. Admission: $100.

22nd - Vintage Royal - Rudder & relator at Kafe Blue, #10 Wrightson Road, Port of Spain; Doors: 8pm; Showtime: 9pm. Free Parking. Admission: $200.

23rd - Feast Day of Santa Rosa Festival.

24th - Island beats Super Concert featuring Calypso Rose at Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain. For more information visit www.carifesta.net for more details.

24th - Pan Sweet Pan Solidarity Concert at MHTL Starlift Steel Orchestra, #1 Christopher Samuel Drive, Mucarapo; Doors open 5pm; Showtime: 6pm. Admission: $100 at the door. Food & Drinks on sale. Featuring: Trinidad AllStars, Desperadoes, Supernova, Silver Stars, Katzenjammers, Joylanders, Tripolians and more.

24th - Paul Keens-Douglas (Carifesta XIV) at Book Fair Tent, Grand Market, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 4pm to 5pm. Admission Free.

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.

24th - Tamana Caves (The Myth, The Cave, The Story) in Sandgre Grande; 3pm. $60 per person; Transport $100. For more infor call 349-2087 or 315-7891.

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

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

25th - Pan for the People at Carl's Big Tard, Coal Mine.

29th - Pan Trinbago's Conversation with The Pioneers at Trinidad AllStars Pan Theatre, Duke Street, Port of Spain; 6pm.

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.

30th - Emancipation Support Committee Youth Steelband Concert at Lidj Yasu Omowale Village, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 3pm to 6pm.

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 - Newtown Playboys presents its 4th Annual Independence Brunch and Street Party at #64 Tragarette Road (between Picton and Woodford Streets), Port of Spain. Admission: Free; Brunch: 6am; Street Festival: 12noon; Food and Drinks on Sale. Music by Exodus, Trinidad AllStars, Joylanders, Deltones, Arima Angel Harps, Fusion Steel, Newtown Playboys along with popular soca artists, calypsonians and rhythm sections.

31st - Pan on D'Avenue, Steel & Brass on Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook; 6pm.

31st - Shell Invaders' Independence Brunch at Shall Invaders Panyard, Tragarete Road, Newtown; 7am.

31st - Starlift Annual Independence Day Brunch at Starlift House of Music, #1 Christopher Samuel Drive, Mucurapo; Brunch 11am; Entertainment 12 noon to 4pm. Admission: $200 (food included) or $75 at the door (without food); coolers allowed. Entertainment by: Baron, Relator, Oscar B, Errol Fabien, Brimblers, Starlift Junior, Starlift an DJ. For tickets and more information contact Brinsley 689-3297, Lana 687-7763, Marlene 763-1949 or Starlift panyard 622-9308.

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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.

21st - Moods Steel Orchestra presents Courts of Steel 10 at Curepe Community Center, Sotuhern Main Road, Curepe; 8pm. Featuring Exodus, Pamberi, Curepe Scherzando, Invaders, Melodians, Curepe Invaders Dance Company, Moods, popular djs and many more. Admission $100 advance; food and drinks on sale; NO coolers allowed. For tickets or more information call 369-3996, 745-2037, 317-4513 or 337-0053.

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 - Invaders Hawaiian Invasion Jouvert.

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.

24th - Voces Jovenese presents 'Start de Parang 2019' at Lion's Cultural Centre, Port of Spain. Featuring: Reigning National Junior Parang Champs Armonias Magnificas; La Familia de la Parranda; Los Sonidos; Los Alumnos de San Juan; Los Ruisenores and host band Voces Jovenes. After the parang, vintage jam DJ Kabuki. Advance Tickets: $175; at Door $200; pre show starts at 6:30pm. Tickets are available at all Xtra Food Ltd., Cleve One Stop (Port of Spain), Adams Bagels and Simon's Musical Supplies. Fully stocked bar; no coolers allowed. Parking available at Woodbrook Youth Facility. For more info call 366-3552; 689-9535; 762-2270 or 776-3695.

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.

28th - Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) Women In Leadership Forum.

28th to 29th - The Show Stopper ~ Raymond Ramnarine with his band Dil-E-Nadan at Sundar Popo Hall (SAPA), Todd Street, San Fernando. Showtime: (Saturday Sep. 28 ~ 8 PM; Sunday Sep. 29 ~ 5:30 PM). General & Open VIP Tickets Go On Sale July 15 At All Lotto Booths Nationwide.

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.

18th 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.

29th - Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee Annual Awards Gala at Hyatt Regency Trinidad, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain; 6pm.

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
2020
January 1st - New Year's Day.

5th - Pembroke Harvest Festival.

11th - The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation's Interfaith Service and Military Parade at St Joseph RC Church from 7.30 am. to 2 pm.

11th - The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation's Family Fun and Sports Day at Constantine Park, Macoya; from 1 pm. to 6 pm.

12th - Parlatuvier Harvest Festival.

12th - Spring Garden Harvest Festival.

15th - The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation Food Festival and Street Party from St John's Road to Morton Street; 5 pm. to midnight.

19th - 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.

25th - Chinese New Year (Year of the Rat).

26th - Besetha Harvest Festival.

26th - St. Patrick's Harvest Festival.

26th - SWAHA International Hindu Organisation Annual Sports Day at the Ato Boldon Stadium; 9 am.

28th - Ganesh Jayanti.

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February 2nd - World Wetlands Day.

2nd - Hope Harvest Festival.

4th - World Cancer Day.

9th - Adelphi Harvest Festival.

16th - Buccoo Harvest Festival.

21st - Maha Shivaratri.

21st to 23rd - Blackmans' annual Friendship Festival entitled 'Love Revolution' at Canaan, Tobago. For further info, call 868-363-4422 or email friendshipfestivaltt@gmail.com.

21st to 23rd - Tobago Carnival Regatta 2020 at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

22nd - Pigeon Feast Fest '2020 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.

23rd - Bon Accord Harvest Festival.

23rd - Franklyn Harvest Festival.

23rd - All Stars's Soca by de River at AllStars, Panyard, Duke Street, Port of Spain; 9 pm. Music by Trinidad All Stars Tickets: $200TT; Available from Band Members and at the Panyard or call 627-2121, 741-0796 or 379-5896.

24th - Carnival Monday.

25th - Carnival Tuesday.

26th - Ash Wednesday.

TBC - 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.
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March 1st to 31st Aug. - Leatherback Watching in Trinidad & Tobago.

1st - Sportindustrytt Conference.

2nd - Mt. St. George Harvest Festival.

8th - International Women's Day.

10th - Phagwa-Holi Festival.

10th - Kendra Phagwa Festival at the Kendra Grounds, Gilibia Trace, Raghunanan Road, Enterprise, Chaguanas; 9 am.

14th - Commonwealth Day.

15th - St Francois Valley Girls' College annual 5K Run/Walk, St Clair Road, Queen's Park Savannah.

17th - St. Patrick Day.

19th - St. Joseph Day.

20th - International Earth Day.

25th - Hindi (Hindu) New Year.

25th - Wheels on the Avenue (cycling) at Ariapita Avenue, Port of Spain.

27th to 29th - Horticultural Society of Trinidad and Tobago (HSTT) Flower Show at Trinidad Country Club.

30th - Spiritual Baptist Liberation Shouter Day.

30th - Pigeon Peas Festival in Diego Martin.

TBA - Alternative Comedy Festival (Randy Glasgow Productions) at various venues TBA. For more information call 628-9158 or 622-0834 or visit www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

TBA - Percussion on the Greens at DCFA (Department of Creative and Festival Arts - Musical Arts Unit), Gordon Street, St. Augstine; 3:30 pm. Admission: TT $60.00 Adults; TT $20.00 Children.

TBA - Talk Tent 2020 at Queen's Hall, St Ann's. The show times are 8 pm. on the first two nights and at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

TBA - T&T Carnival Comedy Fest 2020 at Venue TBA. 8:30 pm. For more information visit www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

TBA - World Comedy Festival 2020 (Spektakula Promotions with YMG Productions).

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

1st - Mayaro Borough Days.

1st - National Youth Day.

2nd - Ram Navami.

4th - Jazz Artists on The Greens at 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 jaotg.com.

7th - World Health Day.

8th - Hanuman Jayanti.

10th - Good Friday.

10th to 11th - Easter International Grand Prix at Arima Velodrome.

12th - Easter Sunday.

12th - Radio 90.5FM Easter Kite Flying at Queen's Park Savannah.

13th - Easter Monday.

13th - Buccoo Goat, Donkey & Crab Races at Mt. Pleasant.

14th - Buccoo Goat, Donkey & Crab Races at Buccoo.

19th - Charlotteville Harvest Festival.

19th to 25th - Administrative Professional's Week (Secretary's Week).

19th to 25th - National Volunteer Week.

22nd - Administrative Professional's Day (Secretary's Day).

22nd - Earth Day.

23rd - The San Fernando City Corporation's Annual San City Green Expo at Skinner Park in San Fernando; 10 am.

23rd to 26th - The Tobago Jazz Experience with performances at Speyside, Signal Hill, Scarborough, Castara and the Pigeon Point Heritage Park.

25th - ASJA Boys' College, San Fernando & Parent Teacher Association's Annual Choka Fest at the school compound; 4 pm. For additional information or to assist, contact ASJA Boys' College (657- 8373) and, or PTA Secretary (390-7368).

25th - National Rapso Day.

26th - Audrey Jeffers Day.

26th - Goodwood Harvest Festival.

26th - National Security Officers Day of Appreciation.

30th - Point Fortin Borough Day.

TBA - Jazz on the Beach at Mt Irvine Bay, Tobago; 11 am.

TBA - World Music, International Night at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

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

2nd - Jazz Under the Stars at Green Meadows, Santa Cruise; 5pm. Tickets $375; available at Alliance Grancaise; Paper Based Bookstore (Normandie); Pita Pit (All Locations) and Wendy's (All Locations).

3rd - Belle Garden Harvest Festival.

3rd - 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).

3rd - 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.

4th - The Scleroderma Care Foundation will hold its Annual Awareness Walk "Unite Against Scleroderma" at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain from 3 pm. The Scleroderma Care Foundation continues to raise awareness of the chronic, auto-immune disease and raise some of the funds required to keep the organisation going.

3rd to 9th - National Tourism Week.

7th - Confucius Institute at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus' Chinese Food Festival at the University Inn and Conference Centre.

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

9th - Europe Day.

9th - 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.

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

10th - Mother's Day.

10th - Mason Hall Harvest Festival.

10th - Eastern Credit Union 32nd Annual Road Race at La Joya Complex, St. Joseph (15K)/St. Mary's Children's Home, Tacarigua (5K); 6.00 am to 10.00 am.

10th - 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.

11th to 17th - Nurses Week (Nurses Day 6th).

12th - International Nurses Day.

12th to 16th - Tobago International Game Fishing Tournament at Charlotteville, Tobago.

16th - Rainbow Cup International Triathlon at Grafton Beach, Tobago.

16th - Sisters Can Cook VI (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.

16th to 17th - 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. For more information visit: http://www.seatoseamarathon.com.

17th - 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.

17th - Whim Garden Harvest Festival.

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

22nd - North Eastern College hosts its May Fair at the school's compound, Graham Trace, Ojoe Road, Sangre Grande; 10 am.

22nd to 24th - Sugar & Energy Festival at Gilbert Park, California.

23rd - Arima Boys' Government School's Walkathon. It begins at 7 a.m., with the start and end points at the school, King Street, Arima.

23rd - North Coast Jazz Festival 2020 at at Festival Ground, Sir Solomon Hochoy Park, Blanchisseuse. Gates Open: 2PM; Show Time: 4pm; COST: $350TT.

23rd - 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.

24th - Eid-ul-Fitr.

24th - Delaford Harvest Festival.

24th - Tobago Culinary Festival at Pigeon Point.

24th - Whitehall Striders annual Maracas Walk; 12.2 miles from the Queen's Park Savannah to Maracas Beach; 4 am. Interesting persons can call the Whitehall Strider coordinators Yvonne Gordon at 797-1070 and Roy Bisnath at 628-1763.

24th to 26th - Chief Secretary's Tournament (golf) at Plantations Golf Club, Lowlands, Tobago.

25th - African Liberation Day.

29th to 30th - Salsa Fiesta TnT at at Queen's Hall, St. Ann's. For more information visit http://www.salsafiestatnt.com.

30th - Indian Arrival Day.

30th - Annual Indian Arrival Day Junior Chess Tournament at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Gasparillo Bypass Road, Gasprillo; 9 am. Advance registration is required and can be made at 678-0132.

30th - Guardian Media Limited (GML - VibeCT 105FM/95.1FM/Slam 100.5 FM/Sangeet 106.1FM/Sky 99.5 FM /Aakash Vani 106.5 FM) Sports and Family Day at the Sports and Physical Education Centre of the UWI, St Augustine (UWI SPEC).

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

30th - Tobago May Pole Festival entitled Colours of D'Wind at Goodwood High School. The festival begins at 2pm and will also include an exhibition of traditional food and craft.

31st - Ganga Dashahara.

31st - The Annual Ganga Dhaaraa River Festival at Blanchisseuse.

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 - Rafi Mohammed's Mother Day Tribute at venue TBA; 8pm. For further information visit: www.rafimohammed.com.

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

1st - Whit Monday.

4th - Labor Day Celebrations 2020: Labour Day Calypso Finals at Fyzabad Hall; 7 pm.

5th - Labor Day Celebrations 2020: A Festival of Drums at the Charlie King Junction in Fyzabad; 5 pm.

5th - World Environmental Day.

6th - WeBeat 2020 - Mannie Dookie 5K Fun - 6 am.

7th - Bloody Bay Harvest Festival.

7th to 9th - Couva/Pt Lisas Chamber of Commerce's Sugar and Energy Festival and Central Games at Gilbert Park, California.

8th - World Oceans Day.

10th - Health & Wellness Day (WeBeat 2020) 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.

10th - Film Night (WeBeat 2020) 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.

11th - Corpus Christi.

11th - 5-A-Side Steelband Competition (WeBeat 2020) 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.

12th - WeKaiso (WeBeat 2020) 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.

12th to 14th - The Tableland Pineapple Farmers' Association (TPFA) Annual Fruit Festival at Nu Image Simplex Complex, Tableland.

13th - J'Ouvert (WeBeat 2020) 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.

13th - 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.

13th - Prime Ministers Charity Golf Tournament at Magdalena Grand Golf Resort, Lowland, Tobago.

13th - Pan Parade (WeBeat 2020) 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.

14th - Roxborough Harvest Festival.

14th - World Blood Donor Day (WBDD).

14th - Labor Day Celebrations 2019: Rienzi Cycling Classic from San Fernando to Point Fortin to Fyzabad at 5 am. and ends at 10 am.

14th - Labor Day Celebrations 2019: Thanksgiving Service at the Fyzabad Union Hall.

14th - The People's National Movement's Annual Sports and Family Day at Eddie Hart Savannah, Tacarigua.

16th - International Yoga Day (IDY).

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 - Dining With The Saints (DWTS) at the St Mary's College compound. Secure parking will be available at nearby locations and a free shuttle service between the car parks and the venue will be provided. Tickets are available at the Past Students' office and from all members of the organising committee.

20th - Yoruba Village Drum Festival is held annually the day before Father's Day, Yoruba Village Square, Piccadilly Street, Port of Spain.

21st - Father's Day.

21st - Lambeau Harvest Festival.

21st - Pan Trinbago Northern Region - Father's Day Football Match & Cooler Lime at St. Mary's Grounds.

21st - The Friends of Victory Foundation (FoVF)'s Annual "Victory Games" at Police Barracks Grounds, Long Circular Road, St James.

21st - Fun Father's Day 5 K Walk-A-Son at the Eddie Hart Savannah, Tacarigua to Clifford Street, Curepe.

21st - 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.

23rd - Port of Spain Day.

23rd - Rath Yaatra.

26th to 28th - Charlotteville Fisherman Festival at Charlotteville.

26th to 28th - Island Crashers' Festival at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

27th - World Diabetes Day.

27th - Carli Bay Fish Fest at Carli Bay Fishing Facility, Couva.

27th - The Ministry of Sport's National Youth Sport Festival at Eastern Regional Indoor Sporting Arena and Eddie Hart Grounds, Tacarigua from 8 am.

27th to 28th - Tobago Dragon Boat Association Regatta at Pigeon Point Heritage Park; 8am to 4pm. For more information visit http://ttdbf.webs.com.

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

TBA - Rafi Mohammed's Father's Day Spectacular at Centre of Excellence in Macoya. For further information visit www.rafimohammed.com.

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

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

2nd to 6th - Mango Festival at UWI (University of West Indies).

3rd - Tobago Heritage Festival Launch at the Market Square Carpark, Scarborough at 5:30 pm.

4th - Old Hilarians' annual luncheon at Jubilee Hall, Keate Street, Port of Spain.

5th - Castara Harvest Festival.

5th - 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.

9th to 13th - Tobago Motor Rally at Turtle Beach.

11th - Caricom Day.

11th - Box Car Derby (Arima Fest 2020).

11th - Miss Arima Pageant Royale (Arima Fest 2020).

19th - Food Fair (Arima Fest 2020).

19th - Roxborough Seafood Festival at Fish Market in Roxborough.

16th to 1st Aug - Tobago Heritage Festival.

22nd to 26th - Great Fete Weekend in Tobago.

24th - Parangrama (Arima Fest 2020).

26th - Laventille Rhythm Section's Annual Sports & Family Day at Erica Street Recreational Grounds, Success Village, Laventille.

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

1st - Emancipation Day.

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 - 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.

2nd - Laventille Steelband Festival at Eastern Main Road, Laventille; 5pm.

2nd - Speyside Harvest Festival.

2nd - 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.

3rd - Arima Festival (Arima Fest).

3rd - Avocado and Breadfruit Festival at the Green Market, Saddle Road, Santa Cruz; 7.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

3rd - Raksha Bandhan.

7th to 9th - Delaford Fishermen Festival.

8th - WeRunArima 5k at Arima Velodrome, Arima. For more information call 473-6134 or visit: http://werunarima.com or email: info@firecrackerlife.com.

9th - 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.

10th - Arima Borough Days.

10th - Shri Krishna Janam Ashtmi.

11th - Queen's Royal College's (QRC) 2020 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.

12th - Arima Borough Days.

12th - International Youth Day.

12th to 16th - Santa Rosa Festival.

13th to 22nd - Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindus Ganesh Utsav).

14th - 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.

15th - 2020 Great Race from Pier 1 Chaguaramas to Store Bay, Tobago; Pirogues class leave at 6:50am.; M Class leave at 8am.

22nd - Pan on De Avenue on Aripita Avenue, Woodbrook.

22nd - 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.

23rd - Feast Day of Santa Rosa Festival.

23rd - 103FM Curry Duck Competition at Chagville Beach, Chaguaramas.

23rd - Indepan Fest along Tragarete Road, from Colville Street to Maraval Road; 6pm.

25th - Carib Santa Rosa Festival (Arima Fest 2020).

29th - Hosay Festival.

30th - Angostura Rum Day.

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

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 1st to 16th - Hindus Memorial Services (observance of Pitra Paksh).

11th to 13th - Angostura Rum Festival hosted by Angostura Ltd at Laventille compound. (corner Eastern Main Road and Trinity Avenue).

16th to19th - 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.

16th to 26th - Rio Claro Heritage Festival.

17th - International Coastal Clean Up Day.

20th - Maracas Open Water Swim Classic at Maracas Bay.

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.

26th - Scotiabank Women against Breast Cancer 5K Classic at Queens Park Savannah Port of Spain and Skinners Park, San Fernando; 4 pm to 6 pm.

26th to 27th - Tobago Open Tennis Tournament.

27th - Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) annual 'Police Men Can Cook' at at the Pavilion of the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

28th - Tourism Day.

29th to 4th Oct - Tobago International Cycling Classic.

30th - Caribbean Youth Day.

30th to 4th Oct - Tobago Fest.

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October 29th to 4th Oct - Tobago International Cycling Classic.

30th to 4th Oct - Tobago Fest.

2nd - The International day of the Elderly.

3rd - RBC Run for Kids at Queens Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 4 pm to 6 pm.

4th to 10th - Fire Prevention Week.

7th - Chaguanas Borough Days.

10th - 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.

10th to 11th - Tobago Open Golf Tournament.

11th - Dragon Boat Festival at the western end of Chagville, Chaguaramas (next to the Military Museum) from 8 am. to 4 pm.

11th - Store Bay Open Water Swimming Classic at Store Bay Beach.

12th - Chinese Arrival Day.

14th - Beacon's Cycling on the Avenue in Woodbrook; 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm.

16th - World Food Day.

18th - Tobago Blue Food Festival at L'Anse Fourmi Bloody Bay Recreation Grounds. 24th - United Nations Day.

25th - Patience Hill Harvest Festival.

25th - Ramleela.

25th - The University of the West Indies Sports and Physical Education Centre (UWI SPEC) Half-Marathon.

26th - Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

TBA - Divali Nagar 2020.

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November 1st - All Saint's Day.

1st - Mason Hall's Annual Sports and Family Day.

1st - Tunapuna Day.

2nd - All Soul's Day.

6th to 8th - Bago Sport Beach Football International. For more information visit http://www.bagosports.com.

8th - Black Rock Harvest Festival.

11th - Rememberance Day.

14th - Divali.

14th - World Diabetes Day.

15th - Les Couteaux Harvest Festival.

15th - Moriah Harvest Festival.

15th - Scarborough Harvest Festival.

18th - San Fernando Day.

21st - Parang in a Pot - St Joseph's Convent, Port-of-Spain.

22nd - Mt. Gomery Harvest Fest.

28th - 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.

29th - Kaartik (Kartik Nahan/Kartik Snan/Kartik Purnima).

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December 1st - International World National AIDS Day.

3rd - Tobago House of Assembly Day.

3rd - The Annual Tobago House of Assembly Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Louis D'or Nurseries.

4th - Tobago Day.

5th to 11th - Tobago House Assembly Week Celebrations at Shaw Park Complex; Dwight Yorke Stadium and other venues.

6th - Plymouth Harvest Festival.

11th - Radio Tambrin's Annual Christmas Parade and Children Treat from the Old Market car park; 3pm.

19th - Scrunter's "Pork Dance" (Annual Christmas Parang Fete) at De Forest, Vega de Oropouche, Sangre Grande.

20th - 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.

11th - Radio Tambrin's Annual Christmas Parade and Children Treat from the Old Market car park; 3pm.
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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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