2018
Trinidad & Tobago Calendar






Dates in red are public holidays
dates and events are subject to change or be cancel without notice
2018
June 1st Mar. to 31st Aug. - Leatherback Watching in Tobago.

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

1st - WeBeat 2018 - Let's Do It For Tony (Fundraiser...Steelbands and Pannists) at St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 7pm; Contribution at the door.

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

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

2nd - Recognise Love Concert at the National Academy for the Performing Arts (Napa), Port-of-Spain. This is a special fund-raising project where our local artistes are working together to support the students of St Mary's College to obtain school requirements. Featuring: Louis Nurse & The Lynx, Alicia Jaggasar and the band La Casa de Fusion. Patrons are advised to book tickets early at the Napa box office or contact Enrico Rajah at 730-2344.

2nd - Indo Comedy Festuval 2018 featuring the Ramsingh Family at South Haven Shopping Complex, Debe. Tickets Available at all NLCB Lotto Booths Nationwide.

2nd - WeBeat 2018 - Road Show (Pan and Calypso) in front of Crosby's Records, Western main Road, St. James; Free.

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

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

3rd - Bloody Bay Harvest Festival.

3rd - CAJGC/CAGC Fundraiser Golf Tournament.

3rd - QEDTT (Raymond Edwards, Nigel Floyd and Eddie Cumberbatch) Concert entitled 'Remixing the Jam!' at Queen's Hall, St. Ann's; 6.30 pm. Music by: Dean Williams (guitar); Natasha Joseph (steelpan); Richard Joseph (drums); Jill-Ann Walters (keyboard); Jeremy Macintosh (bass); and, Sheena Richardson (percussion). Along with Martina Chow on Alto sax and flute; Kensa James (trombone); Barry Homer (trumpet); and, Tony Paul (sax and flute).

3rd - The Mango Melee 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.

4th - Whit Monday

5th - World Environmental Day.

6th - WeBeat 2018 - Health Day at St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 9am - 2pm; Free.

6th - WeBeat 2018 - Movie Night Screening BIM at St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 7 pm; Free.

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

7th - WeBeat 2018 - Pan Jazz Night at St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 8 pm; $150. Music by National Steel Symphony Orchestra; Codrington Pan Family; Golden Hands Steel Orchestra and Moore's Music.

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

8th - WeBeat 2018 - Komedy Kaiso Night at St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 8 pm; $150

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 - Indo Comedy Festuval 2018 (move to a larger venue and new date...June 30, 2018 at Couva South Multi Purpose Complex) featuring the Ramsingh Family at Rienzi Complex, Couva. Tickets Available at all NLCB Lotto Booths Nationwide.

9th - Magnum Xplosion's inaugural Inferno Concertat the Jean Pierre Complex, Port-of-Spain. Entertainment by: Capleton, Barrington Levy, Busy Signal and Sizzla Kalonji. Details on Inferno are available on Instagram @infernoconcerttt. “We also have a hotline for those requiring additional info. Interested persons can call 684-SHOW (7469),” said the spokesperson. The energy surrounding this show is like no other. “Many are excited to welcome four of the greatest Reggae/Dancehall artistes of this era. General admission tickets are $275 and VIP $450 and they’re already going fast so we’re really encouraging patrons to get them early before the price increases,” said the spokesperson.

9th - Massy Rainbow Cup (14th) 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.

9th - Vaughnette Bigford concert at the Little Carib Theatre, White Street, Port of Spain; 7.30 pm. The music for the concert was arranged by Michael Low Chew Tung (Ming), Theron Shaw, and Rodney and Khalen Alexander.

9th - WeBeat 2018 - J'Ouvert - Starting at the Amphitheatre along the Western Main Road; 4 am; Free.

9th - WeBeat 2018 - Steelband & Traditional Mas & Brite Nite Street Parade, Western Main Road St. James; 7pm; Free.

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

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

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

10th - Roxborough Harvest Festival.

10th - The Little Carib Theatre celebrates 70 years of existence, internationally-renowned classical sitarist Sharda Patasar will take to its iconic Woodbrook stage for a special evening of Indian classical culture and expression on Sunday, June 10, celebrating the arrival of indentured Indian labourers to T&T in 1845. Showtime for the Arrival Day tribute is 6 pm and tickets, costing $150 each, can be purchased at the venue. For bookings and further information, call 622 4644.

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

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

14th - World Blood Donor Day (WBDD).

14th to 17th - Carvalho Theatre Production entitled 'The Right Kind of Wrong' at at the Central Bank Auditorium, Port of Spain. Featuring: Cecilia Salazar and Dese Simon.

15th - Eid-ul-Fitr.

15th - Northern Region PanTrinbago in Collaboration with Uptown Carnival Improvement Committee presents 1-2-3 Plus 'Lets Celebrate with the Champs' at Renegades Panyard, Charlotte Street, Port of Spain; 7pm. Admission $100. Featuring: BP Renegades, Desperadoes, Shell Invaders, and Angosture Newtown Playboys.

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

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

16th to 17th - Naughty Minister's (RS/RR Productions) at Queen’s Hall, St Ann's. Featuring: Richard Ragoobarsingh, Penelope Spencer, Nikki Crosby, Debra Boucaud Mason, Ria Ali, Leslie Ann Lavine and Bradley Logan; directed by Richard Ragoobarsingh and Debra Boucaud Mason. Tickets available from the Box Office at Queen’s Hall opens from Monday, June 11, from 10 am to 6 pm daily, and at the usual outlets. For booking or info call 624 -1284 (ext1) or 338-6024/744-7581.

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

17th - Father's Day.

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

17th - Lambeau Harvest Festival.

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

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

17th - The Tobago Culinary Festival at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago. The gates open at 10 am. and admission is free. The delicious cuisine being sold in the local and international food courts will be on sale from 11 am.

19th - Labour Day.

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

19th - Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) Butler Classics 20K Walk/Run starting at OWTU, San Fernando; 5am.

19th - Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) Butler Classics 5K Junior Race starting at Jovan's Grocery, Harris Village, South Oropouche.

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

23rd - Port of Spain Day.

23rd - The St Mary's College Past Students' Union will host the 19th edition of its popular fund-raising event, Dining With The Saints at the college compound, in Port-of-Spain, (entrance on Pembroke Street). Entertainment by Raymond Ramnarine & Dil-e-Nadan, Hadco Phase II Steel Orchestra led by Len 'Boogsie' Sharpe; ace pannists Dane Gulston and Johann Chuckaree, and joint Chutney Soca Monarch Neval Chatelal, plus DJ Charlo. Secured parking will be available at Atlantic LNG carpark at the top of Pembroke Street and TSTT carpark at the corner of New and St Vincent Streets, with a free shuttle service to and from the venue. Tickets cost $375 and are available at the office of the Past Students’ Union at St Mary’s College (624-8468) and from all members of the Management Committee. Tickets can also be had in South Trinidad from Felix Montenegro (684-5839) and Lighthouse (653-3177); Gregg Mannette (678-7555) East; Louis Ramdhanie (371-9193) Central; and Enrico Rajah of Trini Revellers’ Mas Camp (745-4391) North.

26th - The National Steel Symphony Orchestra will be held outside the eastern side of the National Library Building undercroft, Abercromby Street, Port of Spain.

27th - World Diabetes Day.

28th - Matelot Fisherman's Fete.

28th - The National Steel Symphony Orchestra will be held outside the eastern side of the National Library Building undercroft, Abercromby Street, Port of Spain.

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

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

30th - Indo Comedy Festuval 2018 featuring the Ramsingh Family at Couva South Multi Purpose Complex, Camden Road, Couva. Tickets Available at all NLCB Lotto Booths Nationwide.

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 - Rumble in the Jungle MTB Race (cycling) at D Mangoes, Chaguaramas; 8 am to 11 am. For more information call: 365-0373 or email: brian.marsan@survival-systems.co.tt.

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.

2nd to 8th - Collage Art Group's Art Exhibition entitled 'Memoirs of Our Culture' at the Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica Blvd, Port of Spain. It will showcase our rich, diverse History, Culture and Pastimes. For more information call 377-5594.

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

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

7th - Rhythm and Voices A NGC Nightingales Steel Orchestra Concert in memory of Michael L. J. Scott at Scenic Nightingales Panyard, Tanti Park, Point D'or La Brea; 7.30pm. Featuring: Earl Rodney, Ken "Professor' Philmore, Anselm Walters, Adan Hagley, Francis Prime, Vaughnette Bigfood, Darren Greenidge accompanied by NGC La Brea Nigthingales Steel Orchestra; MC Damien Melville. Admission $150, available at Seon's Bar (San Fernando); Coco Shed (La Brea) and Legends Bar (Pt. Fortin). Part of the proceeds go towards the establisment of "The Michael Scott Memorial Charitable Foundation".

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

8th - Healthy & Green 2018 (cycling) at PowerGen Sports Grounds, Syne Village, Penal; 6.30 am. 11th - Caricom Day.

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

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

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

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

14th - Rath Yaatra.

14th to 15th - Tobago Hospitality and Tourism Institute (THTI)'s First Annual Golf Tournament at the Magdelena Grand Hotel, Tobago. The tournament is a two-ball-better-ball tournament with a maximum handicap of 18. Sponsorship for a team of two persons cost $6,000 per team. There is also room for advertising and other ventures at the event. Further information can be sought from the The THTI calling 660-2196 or emailing info@thti.edu.tt.

15th - CAGC Fundraiser Golf Tournament.

15th - Food Fair (Arima Fest 2018).

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

15th - 20th - Sagicor Tennis Tournament.

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

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

27th - Parangrama (Arima Fest 2018).

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

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

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

1st - Emancipation Day.

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

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

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

3rd - Arima Festival.

3rd to 5th - Delaford Fishermen Festival.

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

4th - WeRunArima 5k at Arima Velodrome, Arima. For more information call 473-6134 or visit: http://werunarima.com or email: info@firecrackerlife.com.

5th - ProPlan Doggy Dash 3 at The Arboretum, Chaguaramas; 2.00 pm. Races: Trail Run/Walk approximately 4km | Shorter Fun events | All dogs must be on a leash | Owners must clean up after their dog | Spectators Welcome. For more information call: 784-4128 or 324-4117.

5th - Speyside Harvest Festival.

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

9th to 12th - Santa Rosa Festival.

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

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

12th - Arima Borough Days

12th - International Youth Day.

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

17th to 25th - ITF Tobago Tennis Tournament.

18th - 2018 Great Race from Pier 1 Chaguaramas to Store Bay, Tobago; Pirogues class leave at 6:50am.; M Class leave at 8am.

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

23rd - Feast Day of Santa Rosa Festival.

25th - Carib Santa Rosa Festival.

25th - Rainbow Annual Dance Festival at NCIC Nagar, Narsaloo Ramaya Marg, Endeavour, Chaguanas from 7 pm to 10 pm. For further info: 389-8425 or the NCIC's office at 671- 6242 / 665-6733.

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

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

26th - Raksha Bandhan.

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

30th - Santa Rosa Day.

30th - Angostura Rum Day.

31st - Independence Day.

31st - Bankers Insurance Half-Marathon from opposite Atlantic Plaza, Point Lisas to the finish line at Bankers Insurance Head Office on Mulchan Seuchan Road, Chaguanas.

31st - CAL Invaders' Independence Brunch opposite the Queen's Park Oval on Tragarete Road in Woodbrook; 7am.

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

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

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September 2nd - Shri Krishna Janam Ashtmi.

2nd - Whan Tong Agencies Team Championships Golf Tournament.

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

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

9th - Flow Energy Sunday Duathlon & Run at Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 7.30 am. For more information call: 784-4128 or visit: http://www.flowenergysunday.com.

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

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

16th - Maracas Open Water Swim Classic at Maracas Bay; 8 am. Races: Events include an Adult(14+)-5,000m, Adult(13+)-3,000m, Adult(13+) & Junior(12&U) 1,000m. For more information call: 771-1147 or email admin.asatt@gmail.com.

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.

23rd - Venture Credit Union 5k (run and walk) at Venture Bldg, 32 Southern Main Road, Couva; Warm-up starts at 6:30 am. For more information call 225-4828 Ext. 237 or visit: http://www.venturecreditunion.com. or email leo.sookoo@gmail.com.

24th - Republic Day.

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

24th - Republic Day Regatta at Roxborough, Tobago.

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

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

28th - Tourism Day.

29th - Scotiabank Women against Breast Cancer (5KM Run/Walk) at Queens Park Savannah Port of Spain; Tobago; Skinners Park, San Fernando.; 4 pm to 6 pm.

29th to 30th - Tobago Open Tennis Tournament.

30th - Caribbean Youth Day.

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

30th - TTGA Corporate Golf Tournament.

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

1st - Hosay Festival.

2nd - The International day of the Elderly.

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

3rd to 7th - Tobago International Cycling Classic.

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

7th - Chaguanas Borough Days.

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

7th - RBC Run for Kids (5KM Run/Walk/15Km Run) at Queens Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 4pm.

7th to 13th - Fire Prevention Week.

12th - Chinese Arrival Day.

13th 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.

13th to 14th - Tobago Open Golf Tournament.

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

16th - World Food Day.

19th - Ramleela.

21st - CAJGC/CAGC Fundraiser Golf Tournament.

21st - Patience Hill Harvest Festival.

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

21st to 28th - National Tourism Week.

24th - United Nations Day.

26th - Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

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

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

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

1st - All Saint's Day.

1st - Tunapuna Day.

2nd - All Soul's Day.

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

4th - RWTC Ultimate Tag Team Triathlon at Queens Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 7.00 am. For more information call 632-9004 or email: info@rainbowtri.com.
,br> 6th - Mason Hall's Annual Sports and Family Day.

7th - Divali.

10th - RJR Savannah 5k Run & MTB Challenge at Queens Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 6.30 am. For more information call 748-4193 or email: richardjonesracing@gmail.com.

11th - Rememberance Day.

11th - Black Rock Harvest Festival.

11th - Mayaro Secondary 5x1km Relay & 5K Run at Mayaro Secondary School; 2.00 pm. Races: Primary Schools 5x1K Relay I Clubs 5x1K Relay I Secondary Schools 5x1K Relay I Corporate 5x1K Relay I Open 5k Run. For more information call: 630 4506 or 775-2045.

11th - Trinidad & Tobago Matchplay Qualifier Golf Tournament.

13th - 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.

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

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

18th - Les Couteaux Harvest Festival.

18th - Moriah Harvest Festival.

18th - San Fernando Day.

18th - Scarborough Harvest Festival.

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

24th - Guardian Group Shine (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.

25th - Mt. Gomery Harvest Festival.

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December 1st - International World National AIDS Day.

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

2nd - Plymouth Harvest Festival.

3rd - Tobago House of Assembly Day.

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

4th - Tobago Day.

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

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

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

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

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

25th - Christmas Day.

26th - Boxing Day.

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

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

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

31st - Old Year's Festivities.

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Carnival 2018 - February 12th & 13th
Carnival 2019 - March 4th & 5th
Carnival 2020 - February 24th & 25th
dates and events are subject to change or be cancel without notice.
Dates in red are public holidays
Key Dates in History

  • 1498 - Christopher Columbus claims Trinidad for the Spanish Crown.
  • 1592 - The Spanish Colonise Trinidad and retain possession for two centuries.
  • 1610 - Dutch traders sell Trinidad its first African slaves
  • 1797 - British forces capture Trinidad and Tobago in 1802
  • 1802 to 1814 - Immigrant Program from China.
  • 1814 - Tobago, which has changed hands several times, is ceded to Britian.
  • 1845 - First indentured immigrants from India (the programme lasted till 1917).
  • 1888 - Tobago is linked with Trinidad in a single administrative unit.
  • 1941 - US military bases built in Trinidad.
  • 1956 - Dr. Eric Williams founds PNM and wins general elections; main support from blacks. Indian population supports opposition
  • 1958 - Trinidad & Tobago joins the Federation of the West Indies and remains a member until its dissolution four years later.
  • 1962 - Independence from Britian.
  • 1970 - Black Power demonstrations cause brief state of emergency.
  • 1976 - Republic within the Commonwealth.
  • 1980 - The Tobago House of Assembly established, internal autonomy 1987.
  • 1981 - Dr. Eric Williams dies after being Head of Government (as Chief Minister and Prime Minister) for 25 years.
  • 1988 - Baseo Panday dismissed from cabinet; forms left wing UNC.
  • 1990 - Prime Minister taken hostage in failed fundamentalist coup.
  • 2010 - Mrs. Kamla Persad-Bissessar was sworn in on May 26, 2010 as the country's first female Prime Minister for Trinidad and Tobago
  • note #1: In the late 18th century both Trinidad and Tobago were cultivated and effectively administered by the French, under an agreement with the Spanish. It was during this period that the French started the plantation system on both islands and began importing the requisite slave labor.





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