2017/2018
Trinidad & Tobago Calendar






Dates in red are public holidays
dates and events are subject to change or be cancel without notice
2017
December 29th Nov. to 3rd Dec. - Brian MacFarlane's Christmas Production entitled 'Christmas Joy - The Gift of the Drum' at Queen's Hall, St Ann's. Showtimes: Nov. 29 to Dec. 2, pre-shows and actual shows will take place each night from 7pm, with the finale on December 3, starting at 5.30pm. Entertainment by University of Trinidad and Tobago's (UTT) Rapturous Voice; Kelwyn Hutcheon; Lennox Gray; Anne Fridal; Wendell Constantine; Wendy Sheppard; and Bentley Potter Ballet Students just to name a few.

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.

7th - Tobago’s Community-Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP)'s Christmas Barter Market at the Bethesda Community Centre.

7th to 10th - BP Marionettes' Senior and Junior Choir presents their Christmas concert entitled ‘I Dream A World’‘ at Queen’s Hall, St. Anns. Showtimes: Thu. 7th to Sat. 9th at 7.30 pm; Sun. 10th at 5 pm. Tickets are just $150 on opening night and $200 for the Friday performance, while the Saturday and Sunday shows are $200 open, $250 reserved, and $300 premium reserved. There are $25 discounts for early birds, seniors, children, students, and Patrons of Queen’s Hall. Tickets for I Dream a World are available at marionetteschorale.com and from members; at the Living Water Community (Frederick Street, 625-6730) from today; and at Queen’s Hall (10 am–5:30 pm) from Monday, November 27. The Marionettes can be contacted on Facebook, and at orders@marionetteschorale.com or 790-1751 (9 am – 5 pm, Monday–Saturday).

8th - Newtown Playboys Parang Soca Lime at the Pan Theatre, Newtown; 6 pm. Featuring: Pelham Goddard & Roots, Marilyn Williams, Mauriss Cagan, Los Angeles de San Miguel and Newtown Playboys. Admission: $100.

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.

9th - Kelwyn Hutcheon Christmas Concert at Fiesta Plaza, MovieTowne at 8.30 pm. Featuring Kelwyn Hutcheon, Orville Roach Trio and special guest Rosezanna Winchester.

9th - T&Tec Tropical Angel Harps & Friends present's Its Annual Blast Off at Tropical Angel Harps Pan Theatre, Southern Main Road, Enterprise, Chaguanas. Entertainment by: CAL Invaders, Bp Renegades, T&T Defence Force, T&TEC Tropical Angel Harps, Los Amigos Parang Group and DJ Base-E-FEXX. Admission: Free.

9th - Pan Trinbago South/Central Regions presents 2nd Annual Christmas Dinner at Dance at City Hall Auditorium, Harris Promenade, San Fernando; 8 pm. Entertainment: Darren Shepherd, Fusion Steel and parang band. Dress Code: Semi-Formal. Contribution $250 TT; Tickets available at P/T South Central Region, 9B Park Street, San Fernando or call 657-1622.

9th to 10th - T&T Youth Philharmonic Orchestra (TTYP) concert entitled 'Christmas: Wonder of His Glorious Majesty' at Napa, Port of Spain. Part of the proceeds are in aid of TTYP's property fund. For more information refer to TTYP WhatsApp: 736-1763; email: boxoffice@sacottyp.org or info@sacottyp.org.

10th - Carols by Candlelight at President's Grounds; 5.30 pm. Featuring: Kelwyn Hutcheon, Stephanie Nahous, Yohan Chuckaree, Natalia Dopwell, The Carib Santa Rosa Parang Group and the Providence Girls Choir.

10th - St. James Community Improvement Committee (CIC) Christmas Concert featuring Sharlene Flores & Flores De San Jose and Luces Brillantes at the St. James Amphitheatre and Park, Western Main Road, St. James; 7pm. Admission is free to the public.

11th to 16th - Christmas Village at the Esplande, Milford Road, Scarborough, Tobago.

12th - 2017 Pan Shoot Out Competition (PSOC) at San Fernando's City Hall on Harris Promenade, at 7 pm.

12th - Tobago’s Community-Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP)'s 'Christmas Kitchen' community social at Buccoo Beach today, starting 10 am.

14th to 17th - Lydians Christmas Concert entitled 'Hold Out Your Ligh' at Queen's Hall, St. Anns. All shows will begin at 7:30 pm except Sunday which will begin at 6 pm. Tickets for Hold Out Your Light are available now, General Admission; $150 with limited special reserve tickets at $200. A Thursday night $100 special is available along with TTARP and Tertiary-education student discounts available at the Queen’s Hall box Office only. Other ticket outlets include: Queen’s Hall Box Office (624-1284 Ext 1); Signature 2000 Limited, Hotel Normandie (624-2958); La Tropicale Flower Shoppe, 23A Patna Street, St James (628-0769) Home Land Furnishings Piarco Plaza (669-8626/Gulf City Mall - 657-2220); Got Ya Back Clothing - West Entrance Ground Floor, Long Circular Mall (376-3987); and, all Lydian members. For more information: Call 268-9556 or 338-6024, info@thelydianstt.com/thelydiansingers@yahoo.com. Visit Lydians: facebook.com/theLydiansTT or www.thelydianstt.com.

15th - Southern Marines Steelband Foundation presents 'Pan and Parang' at Southern Marines Panyard - Pan Palais, Southern Main Road, Marabella; 7 pm. Featuring: Los Ruisenores and Fusion Steel. Admission: $25.

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

16th - Come Celebrate the Christmas Spirit's concert at Fiesta Plaza, MovieTowne, Invaders Bay, Port of Spain. Featuring Kevon Carter and Trisha Lee Kelshall.

16th - QED (Quite Exquisitely Done) is hosting its third instalment of the annual Christmas charity concert, 'One Night In December (ONID)' at Undercover Garden Centre in Santa Cruz; 4 pm. Featuring: Raymond Edwards, Edward Cumberbatch and Nigel Floyd. For tickets and souvenirs, please contact QEDTT at: qedtt3@gmail.com or call: 387-3146; Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/287036645127499/ Follow QEDTT on Facebook @QuiteExquisitelyDoneTT and on Instagram: @qed.tt

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

16th - Sopranissimo: The Concert at All Saints Anglican Church, Port-of-Spain. Featuring the top three T&T sopranos, Llettesha Sylvester, Danielle Williams and Ayrice Wilson. Tickets cost $200. For more information, call 683-2666, 738-6316, 393-8611 and find Sopranissimo: The Concert on Facebook.

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

17th - St. James Community Improvement Committee (CIC) Christmas Concert featuring St. James Tripolians and Scrunter's Pan Groove at the St. James Amphitheatre and Park, Western Main Road, St. James; 7pm. Admission is free to the public.

20th - St. James Community Improvement Committee (CIC) Christmas Concert featuring St. James Police Youth Club and DJ Jeffrey at the St. James Amphitheatre and Park, Western Main Road, St. James; 7pm. Admission is free to the public.

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.

7th - Signal Hill Choir presents 'Soca-Lypso' at Queen's Hall, St Ann's from 5.30 pm to 9 pm.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

18th - Buccoo Harvest Festival.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

2nd - Phagwa-Holi Festival.

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

4th - Mt. St. George Harvest Festival.

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

8th - International Women's Day.

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

14th - Commonwealth Day.

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.

19th to 20th - Sea to Sea Marathon in Tobago. Run from the Caribbean sea to the Atlantic Ocean through Tobago's ancient rainforest, picturesque villages and the island's capital of Scarborough.

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.

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

27th - Parangrama (Arima Fest 2018).

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

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

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

1st - Emancipation Day.

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

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

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

3rd - Arima Festival.

3rd to 5th - Delaford Fishermen Festival.

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

5th - Speyside Harvest Festival.

5th - St George East Community Festival at Talparo Recreation Grounds; 10 am to 6 pm. Sporting competitions, cultural showcase, cuisine corner, community artifacts and craft display.

9th to 12th - Santa Rosa Festival.

5th - The Felicity Charlieville Fishing Association (FCFA)'s Annual Fishing Tournament at Gulf of Paria via Cunupia River, Cacandee Road, Felicity. For more information and registration details, call 389-7413.

10th - Tobago Curry Duck and Cocktails Festival at Parlatuvier Bay, Tobago followed by a street party. Admission is free! For further information please call Mrs Nicole Chance-Stewart at 682-8723 or email: tobagocurryduckandcocktails@gmail.com.

12th - Arima Borough Days

12th - International Youth Day.

12th - Parlatuvier Fisherfolk Festival at Parlatuvier Bay Tobago followed by a street party. Admission is free! For further information please call Mrs Nicole Chance-Stewart at 682-8723 or email: tobagocurryduckandcocktails@gmail.com..

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.

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

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

1st - All Saint's Day.

1st - Tunapuna Day.

2nd - All Soul's Day.

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

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

7th - Divali.

11th - Rememberance Day.

11th - Black Rock Harvest Festival.

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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