2020/2021
Trinidad & Tobago Calendar






Dates in red are public holidays
dates and events are subject to change or be cancel without notice
2020
November 7th Sep to 5th Nov - National Interclub (Tennis).

1st - All Saint's Day.

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

1st - Tunapuna Day.

2nd - All Soul's Day.

5th to 14th - Divali Nagar 2020 (virtual event this year due to covid). Each night will not only feature some of the best performances from past events but it will also feature ‘live’ presentations from special guests and a ‘live’ host taking you through the night’s proceedings.

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

7th - Stephen Ames Cup Golf Tournament at Pointe-a-Pierre Golf Course, Pointe-a-Pierre.

8th - Black Rock Harvest Festival.

10th - 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.

11th - Rememberance Day.

14th - Divali.

14th - World Diabetes Day.

14th to 15th - Trinidad & Tobago Matchplay Golf Tournament.

15th - Les Couteaux Harvest Festival.

15th - Moriah Harvest Festival.

15th - Scarborough Harvest Festival.

15th - Music on the Meadows III at the Green Meadows, Santa Cruz; 5 pm, gates open at 3 pm for the craft market. Admission is $250 and $400 for VIP. Children 12 and under are free. For more info: Facebook event page or WhatsApp 394-4336 or 290-4968.

18th - San Fernando Day.

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

22nd - Mt. Gomery Harvest Fest.

22nd - Pan Trinbago's Pan Christmas Party.

22nd - The Shelter Charity Golf Tournament at SAGC (St. Andrew's Moka Golf Course), Maraval.

27th - 3rd Annual LATCAFEST (Latin Caribbean Folk Music Festival) at Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; Doors open at 6 pm. Prizes for Best Latin Dress & Dance. Food & Drinks on Sale. Tickets: Early Bird $150; General Admission $200; Special Reserve $300 or at the door $250. Tickets available at all NLCB Outlets. For tickets call 681-2393, 324-1556, 719-5094, or 753-8287 or visit www.latcafest.com.

27th - TTGA Corporate Golf Tournament.

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.

28th to 29th - The Picoplat Music Development Foundation's concert, 'Glorious' at Queen's Hall, St Ann's. A fully-staged performance of Mozart's comedy The Impresario along with seasonal favourites. Featuring: vocalists tenor Edward Cumberbatch, baritone Krisson Joseph, and sopranos Deborah Aboud, Anneliese Kelly and Natalia Dopwell, accompanied by pianist Eunmi Choi and conducted by musical director June Nathaniel, with set design by Daniella Walcott and dramatic direction by Dr Helmer Hilwig. Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended as seating will be limited to 33 per cent of the hall's capacity, and therefore only 250 people can be accommodated. Tickets will all be reserved seating and will be available from November 16. No intermission and there will be no food or drinks on sale at the theatre, in order to comply with covid19 guidelines at the venue. Temperature checks and hand sanitisation will be conducted upon entry, and all patrons’ masks must cover their nose and mouth for the duration of the event. Tickets will only be sold directly from the Queen’s Hall Box Office, in order to keep patrons distanced in the hall and keep records for contact tracing purposes.

28th Nov to 5th Dec - Tobago House Assembly Week Celebrations at Shaw Park Complex; Dwight Yorke Stadium and other venues.

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

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December 28th Nov to 5th Dec - Tobago House Assembly Week Celebrations at Shaw Park Complex; Dwight Yorke Stadium and other venues.

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 House of Assembly Day (Tobago Day).

4th - Tobago Day Expo and Sports and Family Day at the Buccoo Integrated Facility, Auchenskeoch Buccoo Bay Road, Buccoo.

4th - National Parang Associatio of Trinidad Tobago (NPATT) presents Tres Noches De Parang at The Auditorium, Queen's Hall, St. Anns; 7.30 pm. Featuring: BB Serenades, Solo Para Ti Los Amigos Cantadores. Cover Charge: $200, Tickets on Sale at the QH Box office.

5th - National Parang Associatio of Trinidad Tobago (NPATT) presents Tres Noches De Parang at The Auditorium, Queen's Hall, St. Anns; 7.30 pm. Featuring: Los Ruisenores, Voz Music, and Los Alumnos De San Juan. Cover Charge: $200, Tickets on Sale at the QH Box office.

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

6th - Plymouth Harvest Festival.

6th - National Parang Associatio of Trinidad Tobago (NPATT) presents Tres Noches De Parang at The Auditorium, Queen's Hall, St. Anns; 6.00 pm. Featuring: Dominic Thompson and Friends, Una Sola Voz and Amantes De Parranda. Cover Charge: $200, Tickets on Sale at the QH Box office.

9th to 15th - ASATT Invitational Swim at National Aquatic Centre, Couva.

9th to 15th - National/Invitational Water Polo Championship at National Aquatic Centre, Couva.

9th to 15th - Marlins Open Water Swim at Las Cuevas.

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

13th - Marlins Open Water Classic at Las Cuevas; 7am to 11am.

16th to 22nd - Short Course Swim Trials at National Aquatic Centre, Couva.

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.

27th to 31st - Fed Cup/Davis Cup Trials (Tennis).

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

31st - Old Year's Festivities.

TBA - RBC Trinidad (Tennis).

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2021
January 1st - New Year's Day.

3rd - Pembroke Harvest Festival.

9th - The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation's Interfaith Service and Military Parade at St Joseph RC Church from 7.30 am. to 2 pm.

9th - The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation's Family Fun and Sports Day at Constantine Park, Macoya; from 1 pm. to 6 pm.

10th - World Hindi Day.

10th - Parlatuvier Harvest Festival.

10th - Spring Garden Harvest Festival.

16th - The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation Food Festival and Street Party from St John's Road to Morton Street; 5 pm. to midnight.

17th - 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.

24th - Besetha Harvest Festival.

24th - St. Patrick's Harvest Festival.

24th - SWAHA International Hindu Organisation Annual Sports Day at the Ato Boldon Stadium; 9 am.

31st - Savannah Party - National Panorama Semi-Finals (Medium and Large Conventional Bands) at Carnival, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 1pm.

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February 2nd - World Wetlands Day.

4th - World Cancer Day.

7th - Hope Harvest Festival.

7th - 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.

12th - Chinese New Year (Year of the Ox).

13th - National Panorama Finals (Large Conventional Bands) at Pan City, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 7pm.

14th - Adelphi Harvest Festival.

14th - Dimanche Gras at Carnival City, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 7 pm.

15th - Carnival Monday.

15th - Ganesh Jayanti.

16th - Carnival Tuesday.

17th - Ash Wednesday.

19th to 21st - Blackmans' annual Friendship Festival entitled 'Love Revolution' at Canaan, Tobago. For further info, call 868-363-4422 or email friendshipfestivaltt@gmail.com.

19th to 21st - Tobago Carnival Regatta 2021 at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

20th - Carnival Lagniappe, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 7pm.

20th - Pigeon Feast Fest '2021 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.

21st - Buccoo Harvest Festival.

28th - Bon Accord Harvest Festival.

28th - Franklyn Harvest Festival.

TBA - 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.

TBA - RGP's Alternative Comedy Festival 2021 at SAPA (Southern Academy for the Performing Art), San Fernando and NAPA (National Academy for the Performing Art), Port of Spain.

TBA - Talk Tent 2021 at Queen's Hall, St Ann's.. The show times are 8 o'clock on the first two nights and at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

TBA - T&T Carnival Comedy Fest 2021 at Venue TBA. 8:30 pm. For more information visit www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

TBA - World Comedy Festival 2021 (Spektakula Promotions with YMG Productions).

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

7th - Mt. St. George Harvest Festival.

8th - International Women's Day.

11th - Maha Shivaratri.

14th - Commonwealth Day.

17th - St. Patrick Day.

19th - St. Joseph Day.

20th - International Earth Day.

21st - St Francois Valley Girls' College annual 5K Run/Walk, St Clair Road, Queen's Park Savannah.

24th - Wheels on the Avenue (cycling) at Ariapita Avenue, Port of Spain.

26th to 28th - Horticultural Society of Trinidad and Tobago (HSTT) Flower Show at Trinidad Country Club.

29th - Kendra Phagwa Festival at the Kendra Grounds, Gilibia Trace, Raghunanan Road, Enterprise, Chaguanas; 9 am.

29th - Phagwa-Holi Festival at Orange Valley Hindu School, Waterloo and Aranjuez Savannah.

30th - Spiritual Baptist Liberation Shouter Day.

30th - Pigeon Peas Festival in Diego Martin.

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

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

1st - Mayaro Borough Days.

1st - National Youth Day.

2nd - Good Friday.

2nd to 3rd - Easter International Grand Prix at Arima Velodrome.

3rd - 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.

4th - Easter Sunday.

4th - Radio 90.5FM Easter Kite Flying at Queen's Park Savannah.

5th - Easter Monday.

5th - Buccoo Goat, Donkey & Crab Races at Mt. Pleasant, Tobago.

6th - Buccoo Goat, Donkey & Crab Races at Buccoo, Tobago.

7th - World Health Day.

12th - Hindi (Hindu) New Year.

18th - Charlotteville Harvest Festival.

18th to 24th - Administrative Professional's Week (Secretary's Week).

18th to 24th - National Volunteer Week.

21st - Ram Navami.

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

22nd - Earth Day.

22nd - The San Fernando City Corporation's Annual San City Green Expo at Skinner Park in San Fernando; 10 am.

22nd to 25th - 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 - Goodwood Harvest Festival.

25th - National Rapso Day.

26th - Audrey Jeffers Day.

26th - Hanuman Jayanti.

26th - National Security Officers Day of Appreciation.

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

1st - Point Fortin Borough Day.

2nd - Belle Garden Harvest Festival.

2nd - 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).

2nd - 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.

2nd to 8th - National Tourism Week.

3rd - 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.

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).

8th - 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.

9th - Europe Day.

9th - 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.

9th - Mason Hall Harvest Festival.

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

9th - 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.

10th to 16th - Nurses Week (Nurses Day 6th).

11th to 15th - Tobago International Game Fishing Tournament at Charlotteville, Tobago.

12th - International Nurses Day.

13th - Eid-ul-Fitr.

13th - Jazz Under the Stars 2021 at Green Meadows, Santa Cruz. Tickets $375, available at Pita Pit (All Outlets); Wendy's (All Outlets / Tobago); The Paper Based Bookstore; Normandie Hotel, 235-2762; Think Artwork Studio, 63 Carlos Street, 769-1948; Dalton-Brown Optometrists, Arima, 667-3115. E-Tickets: Soca Islands, www.socaislands.com. For more information visit: www.jazzunderthestarstt.com.

15th - Rainbow Cup International Triathlon at Grafton Beach, Tobago.

15th - 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.

15th - TTTF (Trinidad and Tobago Triathlon Federation) Triathletes Can Cook Fundraiser at Rock Back on the Bay, Chaguaramas; 6pm to 11pm.

15th to 16th - 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.

16th - Whim Garden Harvest Festival.

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

21st to 23rd - Sugar & Energy Festival at Gilbert Park, California.

22nd - Arima Boys' Government School's Walkathon. It begins at 7 a.m., with the start and end points at the school, King Street, Arima.

22nd - 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.

23rd - Delaford Harvest Festival.

23rd - Tobago Culinary Festival at Pigeon Point.

23rd - 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.

23rd to 25th - Chief Secretary's Tournament (golf) at Plantations Golf Club, Lowlands, Tobago.

25th - African Liberation Day.

28th - North Eastern College hosts its May Fair at the school's compound, Graham Trace, Ojoe Road, Sangre Grande; 10 am.

28th to 29th - Salsa Fiesta TnT at at Queen's Hall, St. Ann's. For more information visit http://www.salsafiestatnt.com.

29th - North Coast Jazz Festival 2021 at at Festival Ground, Sir Solomon Hochoy Park, Blanchisseuse. Gates Open: 2PM; Show Time: 4pm; COST: $350TT.

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 - Prime Ministers Charity Golf Tournament at Magdalena Grand Gold Course, Hampden Road, Lowland, Tobago.

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.

30th - The Annual Ganga Dhaaraa River Festival at Blanchisseuse.

30th - The Mango Melee (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 or email: mangomeleett@gmail.com.

TBA - Mother's Day Comedy Festival (Randy Glasgow Productions - RGP). For more information contact RGP at 622-0834 and 628-9158 or visit 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 Mar. to 31st Aug. - Leatherback Watching in Trinidad & Tobago.

1st - Whit Monday.

3rd - Corpus Christi.

3rd - Labor Day Celebrations 2021: Labour Day Calypso Finals at Fyzabad Hall; 7 pm.

4th - Labor Day Celebrations 2021: A Festival of Drums at the Charlie King Junction in Fyzabad; 5 pm.

5th - World Environmental Day.

5th - WeBeat 2021 - Mannie Dookie 5K Fun - 6 am.

5th to 6th - Chief Secretary's Golf Tournament at Magdalena Grand Gold Course, Hampden Road, Lowland, Tobago.

6th - Bloody Bay Harvest Festival.

6th to 8th - Couva/Pt Lisas Chamber of Commerce's Sugar and Energy Festival and Central Games at Gilbert Park, California.

8th - World Oceans Day.

9th - Health & Wellness Day (WeBeat 2021) 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.

9th - Film Night (WeBeat 2021) 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.

10th - 5-A-Side Steelband Competition (WeBeat 2021) at St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 8 pm, Admission Cost. Tickets available: Crosby's Cleve's, Committee Members and at the venue on the days of the events.

11th - WeKaiso (WeBeat 2021) at St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 8 pm, Admission Cost. Tickets available: Crosby's Cleve's, Committee Members and at the venue on the days of the events.

11th to 13th - The Tableland Pineapple Farmers' Association (TPFA) Annual Fruit Festival at Nu Image Simplex Complex, Tableland.

12th - J'Ouvert (WeBeat 2021) 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.

12th - Roxborough Harvest Festival.

12th - 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.

12th - Pan Parade (WeBeat 2021) 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.

12th - Prime Ministers Charity Golf Tournament at Magdalena Grand Golf Resort, Lowland, Tobago.

13th - Labor Day Celebrations 2021: Rienzi Cycling Classic from San Fernando to Point Fortin to Fyzabad at 5 am. and ends at 10 am.

13th - Labor Day Celebrations 2021: Thanksgiving Service at the Fyzabad Union Hall.

13th - The People's National Movement's Annual Sports and Family Day at Eddie Hart Savannah, Tacarigua.

14th - World Blood Donor Day (WBDD).

16th - International Yoga Day (IDY).

19th - Labour Day.

19th - Ganga Dashahara.

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.

19th - 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.

19th - Yoruba Village Drum Festival is held annually the day before Father's Day, Yoruba Village Square, Piccadilly Street, Port of Spain.

20th - Father's Day.

20th - Lambeau Harvest Festival.

20th - Pan Trinbago Northern Region - Father's Day Football Match & Cooler Lime at St. Mary's Grounds.

20th - The Friends of Victory Foundation (FoVF)'s Annual "Victory Games" at Police Barracks Grounds, Long Circular Road, St James.

20th - Fun Father's Day 5 K Walk-A-Son at the Eddie Hart Savannah, Tacarigua to Clifford Street, Curepe.

20th - 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.

25th to 27th - Charlotteville Fisherman Festival at Charlotteville.

25th to 27th - Island Crashers' Festival at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

26th - Carli Bay Fish Fest at Carli Bay Fishing Facility, Couva.

26th - The Ministry of Sport's National Youth Sport Festival at Eastern Regional Indoor Sporting Arena and Eddie Hart Grounds, Tacarigua from 8 am.

26th to 27th - Tobago Dragon Boat Association Regatta at Pigeon Point Heritage Park; 8am to 4pm. For more information visit http://ttdbf.webs.com.

27th - World Diabetes Day.

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

1st to 5th - Mango Festival at UWI (University of West Indies).

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

3rd - Old Hilarians' annual luncheon at Jubilee Hall, Keate Street, Port of Spain.

4th - Castara Harvest Festival.

4th - Box Car Derby (Arima Fest 2021).

4th - 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.

8th to 12th - Tobago Motor Rally at Turtle Beach.

10th - Miss Arima Pageant Royale (Arima Fest 2021).

11th - Rath Yaatra.

12th - Caricom Day.

16th to 1st Aug - Tobago Heritage Festival.

18th - Food Fair (Arima Fest 2021).

18th - Roxborough Seafood Festival at Fish Market in Roxborough.

21st to 25th - Great Fete Weekend in Tobago.

23rd - Parangrama (Arima Fest 2020).

23rd to 30th - Chief Secretary Bago T10 Blast at Cyd Gray Complex in Roxborough.

25th - Laventille Rhythm Section's Annual Sports & Family Day at Erica Street Recreational Grounds, Success Village, Laventille.

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

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

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

1st - Emancipation Day.

1st - Arima Borough Days.

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 - Speyside Harvest Festival.

1st - 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.

1st - 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 - Avocado and Breadfruit Festival at the Green Market, Saddle Road, Santa Cruz; 7.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

3rd - Arima Festival (Arima Fest).

6th to 8th - Delaford Fishermen Festival.

7th - Laventille Steelband Festival at Eastern Main Road, Laventille; 5pm.

8th - 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 - Queen's Royal College's (QRC) 2021 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.

11th - World Steelpan Day.

11th to 15th - Santa Rosa Festival.

12th - International Youth Day.

12th - Arima Borough Day

13th - 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.

14th - WeRunArima 5k at Arima Velodrome, Arima. For more information call 473-6134 or visit: http://werunarima.com or email: info@firecrackerlife.com.

19th - Hosay Festival.

21st - 2021 Great Race from Williams Bay, Chaguaramas to Store Bay, Tobago. Staggered start with the 50 mph boats at 7.10 am; 60 mph boats at 7.20 am and The 130 mph A Class boats at 8 am.

22nd - 103FM Curry Duck Competition at Chagville Beach, Chaguaramas.

22nd - Raksha Bandhan.

23rd - Feast Day of Santa Rosa Festival.

25th - Carib Santa Rosa Festival (Arima Fest 2021).

28th - Pan on De Avenue on Aripita Avenue, Woodbrook.

28th - 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.

29th - Indepan Fest along Tragarete Road, from Colville Street to Maraval Road; 6pm.

29th - Shri Krishna Janam Ashtmi.

30th - Angostura Rum Day.

30th - Santa Rosa Day.

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

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 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.

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 9th - Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindus Ganesh Utsav).

10th to 12th - Angostura Rum Festival hosted by Angostura Ltd at Laventille compound. (corner Eastern Main Road and Trinity Avenue).

15th to 18th - 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.

15th to 25th - Rio Claro Heritage Festival.

17th - International Coastal Clean Up Day.

19th - Maracas Open Water Swim Classic at Maracas Bay.

19th - Starbucks 5K Coffee; 4 pm. The race starts and finishes at Starbucks, Ellerslie Plaza, Maraval.

20th to 6th Oct. - Hindus Memorial Services (observance of Pitra Paksh).

24th - Republic Day.

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

24th - Republic Day Regatta at Roxborough, Tobago.

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

24th to 3 Oct - Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week.

26th - Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) annual 'Police Men Can Cook' at at the Pavilion of the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

27th - World Tourism Day.

28th to 3rd Oct. - Tobago International Cycling Classic.

29th to 3rd Oct. - Tobago Fest.

30th - Caribbean Youth Day.

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October 20th Sep. to 6th Oct. - Hindus Memorial Services (observance of Pitra Paksh).

24th Sep to 3 Oct - Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week.

28th Sep. to 3rd Oct. - Tobago International Cycling Classic.

29th Sep. to 3rd Oct. - Tobago Fest.

2nd - The International day of the Elderly.

2nd - RBC Run for Kids at Queens Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 4 pm to 6 pm.

3rd to 9th - Fire Prevention Week.

7th - Chaguanas Borough Days.

8th - First Peoples' Ritual at the Red House in homage to the Ancestors.

8th to 17th - Santa Rosa First Peoples Heritage Week.

9th - Maritime 5k - Costume Run for Fun at Nelson Mandela Park, St. Clair; 4 pm. For more information call 674-0130 ext. 4026.

9th - Scotiabank Women against Breast Cancer 5K Classic at Queens Park Savannah Port of Spain and Skinners Park, San Fernando; 4 pm to 6 pm. For more information visit tt.scotiabank.com/virtualswabc5k for details and to register.

9th to 10th - Tobago Open Golf Tournament.

10th - Dragon Boat Festival at the western end of Chagville, Chaguaramas (next to the Military Museum) from 8 am. to 4 pm.

10th - First Peoples' Water Ritual at the First Peoples Heritage Site, Arima.

10th - Store Bay Open Water Swimming Classic at Store Bay Beach.

12th - Chinese Arrival Day.

13th - Beacon's Cycling on the Avenue in Woodbrook; 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm.

13th - First Peoples' Smoke Ceremony at the Hyarima Monument (Day of Recognition).

14th - Ramleela.

14th - Santa Rosa First Peoples Day.

16th - World Food Day.

17th - Tobago Blue Food Festival at L'Anse Fourmi Bloody Bay Recreation Grounds.

24th - Patience Hill Harvest Festival.

24th - United Nations Day.

24th - UWI SPEC Interntional Half-Marathon (The University of the West Indies Sports and Physical Education Centre). For further information, persons are asked to contact The UWI St. Augustine Academy of Sport at 868-662-2002 ext 83808.

25th - Roxborough Powerboat Regatta 2020 at Roxborough, Tobago.

26th - Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

TBA - Divali Nagar 2021.

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November 1st - All Saint's Day.

1st - Tunapuna Day.

2nd - All Soul's Day.

4th - Divali.

5th to 7th - Bago Sport Beach Football International. For more information visit http://www.bagosports.com.

7th - Mason Hall's Annual Sports and Family Day.

11th - Rememberance Day.

14th - Black Rock Harvest Festival.

14th - World Diabetes Day.

18th - San Fernando Day.

18th - Kaartik (Kartik Nahan/Kartik Snan/Kartik Purnima).

20th - Parang in a Pot - St Joseph's Convent, Port-of-Spain.

21st - Les Couteaux Harvest Festival.

21st - Moriah Harvest Festival.

21st - Scarborough Harvest Festival.

27th - 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.

28th - Mt. Gomery Harvest Fest.

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December 1st - International World National AIDS Day.

2nd- The Annual Tobago House of Assembly Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Louis D'or Nurseries.

3rd - Tobago House of Assembly Day.

4th - Tobago Day.

4th to 10th - Tobago House Assembly Week Celebrations at Shaw Park Complex; Dwight Yorke Stadium and other venues.

5th - Plymouth Harvest Festival.

10th - Radio Tambrin's Annual Christmas Parade and Children Treat from the Old Market car park; 3pm.

18th - Scrunter's "Pork Dance" (Annual Christmas Parang Fete) at De Forest, Vega de Oropouche, Sangre Grande.

19th - Barcode's Annual 'Pig Out' Christmas Lime.

25th - Christmas Day.

26th - Boxing Day.

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

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

31st - Old Year's Festivities.

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Carnival 2020 - February 24th & 25th
Carnival 2021 - February 15th & 16th Carnival 2021 cancelled due to Covid19 Virus
Carnival 2022 - February 28 & March 1
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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