2019
Trinidad & Tobago Calendar






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

1st - Mayaro Borough Days.

1st - National Youth Day.

4th - Jazz Under the Stars 2019 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.

6th - Jazz Artists on The Greens at The Greens at Farm Road, Saint Joseph. Gates open at 3.30 pm with show time starting at 5 pm. For more info: visit JAOTG page on Facebook or jaotg.com.

7th - World Health Day.

7th - Lady Hochoy Home Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

7th to 13th - National Volunteer Week.

8th to 11th - RBL Caribbean Junior Open at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

12th to 14th - Falcon Games (Athletics) at Dwight Yorke Stadium, Claude Noel Hwy, Scarborough, Tobago; 10 am.

12th to 14th - New Fire Festival 2019 at Ortinola Estate, St Joseph. A weekend of live and recorded music, art, yoga, education, great food and fun by the river, while creating bonds that last a lifetime.

14th - Charlotteville Harvest Festival.

14th - Desperadoes Remembers Carnegie: From Orpheus to Iron Love (In Celebration of the NGC Pat Bishop National Heroes Years) at Lord Kitchener Auditorium, Napa (National Academy for the Performing Arts), Frederick Street, Port of Spain; 6pm. Featuring: Desperadoes Steel Orchestra, Edward Cumberbatchm The Lydian Male Voice Choir, THe Lydian Steel, Desperadoes Youth Steel with Special Guest Accompanist Lindy Ann Bodden Ritch and Special Gust Conductor Maestro Jesus Beltron Acosta Ruiz. Tickets: General Admission $200; Special Reserve $300; available at PHats International (East, West, South locations), WACK RAdio, Hotel Normandie Market, La Tropicall Flower Shop, Cleve's Muuis Shop, Signature 2000, Crosby and Despers Gift Shop. For more information call 338-6024;625-5684; 383-0004 or NAPA Box office 625-4224.

14th - The Birth of Skin and Steel - Roots Rhythms and Melodies at Kaiso Blues Café,Wrightson Road, Port of Spain; 6 pm. to 10pm. Featuring: renowned drummer Gerry 'Drums' Achee and friends along with Steve Taylor, electronic xylophone player.

14th - Ram Navami.

14th - TTTF National Aquathon at Las Cuevas. For more information visit: http://triathlon.co.tt.

19th - Good Friday.

19th - Hanuman Jayanti.

19th to 20th - Easter International Grand Prix at Arima Velodrome.

20th - Daren Ganga Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

21st - Easter Sunday.

21st - Goodwood Harvest Festival.

21st - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Church Service at Open Bible Cathedral; 8am.

21st - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Gospel Concert at Victor Chin Kit Park; 7pm.

21st - Radio 90.5fm Easter Kite Flying at Queen's Park Savannah.

21st to 27th - Administrative Professional's Week (Secretary's Week).

22nd - Easter Monday.

22nd - Buccoo Goat, Donkey & Crab Races at Mt. Pleasant.

22nd - Earth Day.

23rd - Buccoo Goat, Donkey & Crab Races at Buccoo.

23rd - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Launch at Victor Chin Kit Park; 7pm.

24th - Administrative Professional's Day (Secretary's Day).

24th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Coast Guard Band Concert at Victor Chin Kit Park; 6pm.

24th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Community Spotlight: Rhythm Rama & Love (Wear White) at Sunset Beach; 6pm.

24th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Diaspora Day at Clifotn Hill Beach Resort; 6pm.

25th - National Rapso Day.

25th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Pre-School Swim Meet at Point Fortin Community Pool; 8am. to 2pm.

25th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Regiment Band Concert at Victor Chin Kit Park; 6pm.

25th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Community Spotlight: Tribute to the Achievers at Southern Gardens; 7pm.

25th - The San Fernando City Corporation's Annual San City Green Expo at Skinner Park in San Fernando; 10 am.

25th to 28th - The Tobago Jazz Experience with performances at Speyside, Signal Hill, Scarborough, Castara and the Pigeon Point Heritage Park.

26th - Audrey Jeffers Day.

26th - National Security Officers Day of Appreciation.

26th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Military Parade: Streets of Point Fortin (starts at Coronation Park, ends at Mahaica Oval); 11am.

26th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Icons in the Sun Concert at Victor Chin Kit Park; 3pm.

26th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Ms. Point Fortin Borough Pageant at Eygpt Government Primary School; 8pm.

27th - 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).

27th - HNC (Holy Name Convent) Walkathon, starting point going around the Savannah. Registration 6:30 am; Start Time 7.30 am. Food and drinks items on sale.

27th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Tassarama & Curry Duck Cookout at Sieunarine's Restaurant & Bar; 4pm.

27th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Youth Dance Off at Victor Chin Kit Park; 6pm.

27th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Feel D' Vibes at Tornadoes Panyard; 3pm. to 9pm.

27th to 28th - MLGCC Open Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

28th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Individual Junior Swim Meet at Point Fortin Community Pool; 8am. to 5pm.

28th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Community Spotlight: Pan in D' Streets (Agard Road/Streets of Point Fortin); 7pm.

28th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Civic Old Boys' Sunday Brunch at Mahaica Oval; 12 noon.

28th - World Music, International Night at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

29th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Prison Band Concert at Victor Chin Kit Park; 6pm.

29th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Boxing at Cheater's Resturant & Bar; 7pm.

30th - Point Fortin Borough Day.

30th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Community Spotlight: Vintage Meets Soca at New Village Recreation Ground; 7pm.

TBA - Cousoumeh IV will be staged at Siparia Deltones Steel Orchestra Panyard; 6 pm. Music by: Carlton 'Zanda' Alexander and the Coal Pot Band and the Petrotrin Siparia Deltones Steel Orchestra. Tickets: $80. For more information contact Akinola Sennon (267-0876); Alpha Sennon (382-5780); or Email: deltonesinstitute@gmail.com.

TBA - Diatonic Steel in Motion at High Street Siparia; 6 pm.

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

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

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

1st - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Community Spotlight: Hollywood Bollywood in Hollywood at Pt. Ligoure Recreation Ground; 7pm.

1st - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Vaughnette Bigford presents V Spot - The Semi Inclusive Jazz Expereience at Clifton Hill Manor, Point Fortin; 7pm. Featuring: Vaughnette Bigford and CAL Skiffle Steel Orchestra. Tickets $400; For Tickets contact : 746-3956 (MING); 724-3041; 678-7809 (VB) or 648-1678 (Zadd & Eastman).

2nd - Confucius Institute at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus' Chinese Food Festival at the University Inn and Conference Centre.

2nd - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Republic Bank "Pan on the Parkway" at Techier Main Road; 5pm.

2nd - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - "We Products" A Market Fair Experience at Victor Chin Kit Park; 9am. to 6pm.

2nd - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Rumshop Lime at Wickham Stree; 7pm.

3rd - Mother's Day Comedy Tour (Randy Glasgow Production) at Diego Martin Sporting Complex, Diego Martin; 8.30pm. General Admission $100; Open reserved available on request. Tickets available at all NLCB Lotto Booths. For more information call 774-5555 or email: rgpltd2002@yahoo.com.

3rd - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - "We Meet" - Streets of Point Fortin; 6pm.

3rd - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Police Band Concert at Victor Chin Kit Park; 6pm.

3rd to 19th - Women 15000 Professional Tennis Tournament.

4th - Mother's Day Comedy Tour (Randy Glasgow Production) at NAPA (National Academy for the Performing Arts), Frederick Street, Port of Spain; 8pm. General Admission $100; Open reserved available on request. Tickets available at all NLCB Lotto Booths. For more information call 774-5555 or email: rgpltd2002@yahoo.com.

4th - Jazz Under the Stars at Green Meadows, Santa Cruise; 5pm. Featuring: Arturo Tappin; Neval Chatelal & Nishard M; Rikki Jai; JSL (Guadeloupe Jazz Trio) and more... Tickets $375; available at Alliance Grancaise; Paper Based Bookstore (Normandie); Pita Pit (All Locations) and Wendy's (All Locations).

4th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Jouvert - Streets of Point Fortin; 4am.

4th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Pan on the Move - Streets of Point Fortin; 5pm.

4th - SAGC Corporate Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

5th - Belle Garden Harvest Festival.

5th - 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).

5th - 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.

5th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Bedrock at Lake Asphalt, La Brea; 4pm. to 11pm.

5th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Cool Down on the Beach at Guapo/Clifton Hill Beach; 5pm.

5th - Zenith Relays (Athletics) at Dwight Yorke Stadium, Claude Noel Hwy, Scarborough, Tobago; 10 am.

5th to 11th - National Tourism Week.

6th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Community Spotlight: Gonzales Originals Sports and Community Event at Guapo Recreation Ground; 10am.

6th - Pt Fortin Borough Days Celebration - Kaiso Unplugged at Garden Jewelz; 7.30pm.

6th - 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.

6th to 12th - Nurses Week (Nurses Day 6th).

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

7th - Point Fortin Borough Day Regatta at Guapo Beach Facility, Clifton Hill, Point Fortin; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

9th - Europe Day.

11th - 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.

11th - Mother's Day Comedy Tour (Randy Glasgow Production) at Irwin Park Shopping Complex, Siparia; 8pm. General Admission $100; Open reserved available on request. Tickets available at all NLCB Lotto Booths. For more information call 774-5555 or email: rgpltd2002@yahoo.com.

11th - Mother's Day UpMarket at the Trinidad Country Club in Maraval; from 9 am to 3 pm.

11th - Rafi Mohammed's Mother Day Tribute at entre of Excellence, Macoya; 8pm. For further information visit www.rafimohammed.com.

11th - Abilene Wildcats Track Classic (Athletics) at Larry Gomes Stadium, Arima; 10 am.

11th - TTTF Triathlete Can Cook Too Fundraiser. For more information visit: http://triathlon.co.tt.

12th - Mother's Day.

12th - Eastern Credit Union 31st 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.

12th - International Nurses Day.

12th - Mason Hall Harvest Festival.

12th - 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.

14th to 18th - Tobago International Game Fishing Tournament at Charlotteville, Tobago.

16th to 25th - Caribbean Festival of Arts (Carifesta) 2019 entitled 'The Tangible and Intangible - Connect, Share, Invest'.

17th - Scotia Bank Against Breast Cancer Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

18th - Mother's Day Comedy Tour (Randy Glasgow Production) at Naparima Bowl, San Fernando; 8pm. General Admission $100; Open reserved available on request. Tickets available at all NLCB Lotto Booths. For more information call 774-5555 or email: rgpltd2002@yahoo.com.

18th - Rainbow Cup International Triathlon at Grafton Beach, Tobago.

18th - North/South Pan Spektakula at Skinner Park, San Fernando; 7 pm. Featuring: Renegades, Desperadoes, Allstars, Fonclaire, Pan Elders and Skiffle. Tickets $300; less $75 if bought by Saturday, 13th April. Tickets available at: All NLCB Lotto Booths; Atherley's (Sutton Street, San F'do); Seon's Bar (Royal Road, San F'do); Cleve's (Frederick Street, POS); WACK Radio Station (San F'do); San Fernando City Hall; Ramsingh (Couva and Chaguanas) and online at suntixx.com. For more information call 628-8700.

18th - 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.

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

18th to 19th - Hampton International Games Heats (Track & Field) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 9 am.

18th to 19th - St Andrews Invitational - SAGICOR Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

18th - MAP Invitational Games (Athletics) at Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella; 10 am.

18th to 19th - 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.

19th - Whim Garden Harvest Festival.

20th to 21st - International Marathon, a Half Marathon, a 10k and a 5k in Tobago. For more information visit http://www.seatoseamarathon.com.

22nd to 26th - The Embassy of Mexico, United Airlines, Copa Airlines and Corona Beer's Mexican Food Festival at Hyatt Regency Trinidad, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain.

23rd - CAGC Trials Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

24th - CAGC Trials Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

24th - Mother's Day Comedy Tour (Randy Glasgow Production) at Buccoo Integrated Facility, Buccoo, Tobago; 8pm. General Admission $100; Open reserved available on request. Tickets available at all NLCB Lotto Booths. For more information call 774-5555 or email: rgpltd2002@yahoo.com.

24th - North Eastern College hosts its May Fair at the school's compound, Graham Trace, Ojoe Road, Sangre Grande; 10 am.

24th to 26th - Sugar & Energy Festival at Gilbert Park, California.

25th - African Liberation Day.

25th - Arima Boys' Government School's Walkathon. It begins at 7 a.m., with the start and end points at the school, King Street, Arima.

25th - CAGC Trials Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

25th - Eastern Region Presents 'Pan for the People' at Cushe Government Primary School; 4pm. Admission: Free, Food and Drinks on Sale. Performances by Sange Grande Cordettes, Curepe Scherzando, Arima Angel Harps, Moods and Augmented Groove.

25th - Mother's Day Comedy Tour (Randy Glasgow Production) at Centre of Excelence, Macoya; 8pm. General Admission $100; Open reserved available on request. Tickets available at all NLCB Lotto Booths. For more information call 774-5555 or email: rgpltd2002@yahoo.com.

25th - North Coast Jazz Festival 2019 at at Festival Ground, Sir Solomon Hochoy Park, Blanchisseuse. Gates Open: 2PM; Show Time: 4pm; COST: $350TT. Entertainment by: 3canal, Maya Scott, Kashiff Wilson Kwartet, Gates Praise, Natasha Joseph and Sharlan Bailey.

25th - 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.

25th to 26th - NGC/NAAATT Combined Events Championships (Athletics) at Hasley Crawford Stadium, Wrightson Extension Road, Port of Spain; 10 am.

26th - Delaford Harvest Festival.

26th - CAGC Trials Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

26th - Tobago Culinary Festival at Pigeon Point.

26th - 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.

26th to 28th - Chief Secretary's Tournament (golf) at Plantations Golf Club, Lowlands, Tobago.

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 entitled 'Mixed Fun' at the Sports and Physical Education Centre of the UWI, St Augustine (UWI SPEC).

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

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

31st to 1st Jun. - Salsa Fiesta TnT at at Queen's Hall, St. Ann's. 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.

1st to 2nd - Chief Secretary's Golf Tournament at Magdalena Grand Golf Resort, Lowland, Tobago.

31st May to 1st Jun. - Salsa Fiesta TnT at at Queen's Hall, St. Ann's. For more information visit http://www.salsafiestatnt.com.

2nd - Bloody Bay Harvest Festival.

2nd- The Mango Melee - The Donkey Stones Games (A mango Festival) at Eddie Harts Grounds, Tacarigua; 10 am to 5 pm. Best dish with use of key ingredient. Best mango chow, mango sucker and mango races. Family event and children activities. For more information call 390-5430 or 320-0398 or email: mangomeleett@gmail.com.

2nd - WeBeat 2019 - WeTreat for children 12 & under; 3 pm to 6 pm; Free; St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James.

2nd to 4th - Couva/Pt Lisas Chamber of Commerce's Sugar and Energy Festival and Central Games at Gilbert Park, California.

4th - WeBeat 2019 - Health Day and Film Night at St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James; 8 am; Free.

5th - WeBeat 2019 - JazzBeat at the St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James.

5th - World Environmental Day.

5th - Eid-ul-Fitr.

6th - Labor Day Celebrations 2019: Labour Day Calypso Finals at Fyzabad Hall; 7 pm.

6th - WeBeat 2019 - Pan Explosion at St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James.

7th - Labor Day Celebrations 2019: A Festival of Drums at the Charlie King Junction in Fyzabad; 5 pm.

7th - WeBeat 2019 - 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.

7th - 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.

8th - 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.

8th - Prime Ministers Charity Golf Tournament at Magdalena Grand Golf Resort, Lowland, Tobago.

8th - Rainbow Cup International Triathlon & TTTF National Triathlon at Turtle Beach, Tobago. For more information visit: http://triathlon.co.tt.

8th - WeBeat 2019 - J'Ouvert at St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, 5 am.

8th - WeBeat 2019 - Mannie Dookie 5K Fun - 6 am.

8th - WeBeat 2019 -Steelband Parade - Steel Orchestras, Rhythm Sections, Traditional Mas Characters, 7 pm - 2 am; Free.

8th - World Oceans Day.

9th - Labor Day Celebrations 2019: Rienzi Cycling Classic from San Fernando to Point Fortin to Fyzabad at 5 am. and ends at 10 am.

9th - Labor Day Celebrations 2019: Thanksgiving Service at the Fyzabad Union Hall.

9th - Roxborough Harvest Festival.

9th - The People's National Movement's Annual Sports and Family Day at Eddie Hart Savannah, Tacarigua.

10th - Whit Monday.

12th - Ganga Dashahara.

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

14th - World Blood Donor Day (WBDD).

14th to 16th - The Tableland Pineapple Farmers' Association (TPFA) Annual Fruit Festival at Nu Image Simplex Complex, Tableland.

16th - Father's Day.

16th - Fun Father's Day 5 K Walk-A-Son at the Eddie Hart Savannah, Tacarigua to Clifford Street, Curepe.

16th - Lambeau Harvest Festival.

16th - Pan Trinbago Northern Region - Father's Day Football Match & Cooler Lime at St. Mary's Grounds.

16th - The Friends of Victory Foundation (FoVF)'s Annual "Victory Games" at Police Barracks Grounds, Long Circular Road, St James.

16th - The Father's Day Spectacular at Centre of Excellence in Macoya. For further information visit www.rafimohammed.com.

16th - 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 p.m.

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

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

20th - Corpus Christi.

22nd - Tobago/East/South vs North/West for the Ash Ali Cup Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

23rd - Port of Spain Day.

23th - Tobago/East/South vs North/West for the Ash Ali Cup Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

27th - World Diabetes Day.

28th to 30th - Island Crashers' (IC) Festival at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

29th - The Ministry of Sport's National Youth Sport Festival at Eastern Regional Indoor Sporting Arena and Eddie Hart Grounds, Tacarigua from 8 am.

29th to 30th - Charlotteville Fisherman Festival at Charlotteville.

29th to 30th - Coral Cup Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

29th to 30th - Tobago Dragon Boat Association Regatta at Pigeon Point Heritage Park; 8am to 4pm. For more information visit http://ttdbf.webs.com.

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

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July 1st Mar to 31st Aug - Leatherback Watching in Tobago

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

4th - Rath Yaatra.

4th to 8th - Mango Festival at UWI (University of West Indies).

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

6th - Old Hilarians' annual luncheon at Jubilee Hall, Keate Street, Port of Spain.

7th - Castara Harvest Festival.

7th - TTTF Indoor Try-a-Tri National at Aquatic Centre, off Couva Main Road, Balmain, Couva. For more information visit: http://triathlon.co.tt.

7th - 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.

11th - Caricom Day.

11th to 15th - Tobago Motor Rally at Turtle Beach.

13th - Box Car Derby (Arima Fest 2019).

13th - Miss Arima Pageant Royale (Arima Fest 2019).

14th - Food Fair (Arima Fest 2019).

14th - TTTF National Duathlon at Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain. For more information visit: http://triathlon.co.tt.

14th - Roxborough Seafood Festival at Fish Market in Roxborough.

16th to 4th Aug - Tobago Heritage Festival.

20th to 27th - RBC Tobago Tennis Tournament.

24th to 28th - Great Fete Weekend in Tobago.

26th - Parangrama (Arima Fest 2019).

26th to 28th - NGC/Sagicor/NAAATT Open Championships (Athletics) at Hasley Crawford Stadium, Wrightson Extension Road, Port of Spain.

27th - Nationwide Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

28th - 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 to 4th Aug - Tobago Heritage Festival.

1st - Emancipation Day.

1st - Arima Borough Days.

1st - Arima Fest.

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

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

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

2nd to 4th - Delaford Fishermen Festival.

3rd - Arima Festival.

3rd - Laventille Steelband Festival at Eastern Main Road, Laventille; 5pm.

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

4th - Speyside Harvest Festival.

4th - St George East Community Festival at Talparo Recreation Grounds; 10 am to 6 pm. Sporting competitions, cultural showcase, cuisine corner, community artifacts and craft display.

4th - The Felicity Charlieville Fishing Association (FCFA)'s Annual Fishing Tournament at Gulf of Paria via Cunupia River, Cacandee Road, Felicity. For more information and registration details, call 389-7413.

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

8th to 11th - Santa Rosa Festival.

9th - Tobago Curry Duck and Cocktails Festival at Parlatuvier Bay, Tobago followed by a street party. Admission is free! For further information please call Mrs Nicole Chance-Stewart at 682-8723 or email tobagocurryduckandcocktails@gmail.com.

11th - Parlatuvier Fisherfolk Festival at Parlatuvier Bay Tobago followed by a street party. Admission is free! For further information please call Mrs Nicole Chance-Stewart at 682-8723 or email: tobagocurryduckandcocktails@gmail.com.

12th - Arima Borough Days.

12th - International Youth Day.

13th - Queen's Royal College's (QRC) 2019 edition of the school's Reunion & Family Day at the College grounds, St Clair, from noon. Admission is free and light refreshments will be on sale, and all are encouraged to walk with their coolers and baskets. No glass bottles allowed. For more information on the Reunion and Family Day, please call 472-4204, 620-0428, 681-7879, 790-0129, 320-6904, 680-3260, 764-4020, 372-0712, 489-4867, 759-5419, 702 -0393, 364-9997, 387-2411, 620-4772

15th - Raksha Bandhan.

16th to 25th - Carifesta XIV in T&T

17th - 2019 Great Race from Pier 1 Chaguaramas to Store Bay, Tobago; Pirogues class leave at 6:50am.; M Class leave at 8am.

23rd - Feast Day of Santa Rosa Festival.

24th - Rainbow Annual Dance Festival at NCIC Nagar, Narsaloo Ramaya Marg, Endeavour, Chaguanas from 7 pm to 10 pm. For further info: 389-8425 or the NCIC's office at 671- 6242 or 665-6733.

24th - Shri Krishna Janam Ashtmi.

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

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

25th - Indepan Fest along Tragarete Road, from Colville Street to Maraval Road; 6pm.

26th - Pan on De Avenue on Aripita Avenue, Woodbrook.

30th - Angostura Rum Day.

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

30th - Santa Rosa Day.

31st - Independence Day.

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

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

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

31st - Starlift annual Independence Day Brunch at Starlift panyard, Mucurapo Road Extension, Mucurapo, Woodbrook.

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September 2nd to 12th - Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindus Ganesh Utsav).

6th to 8th - Angostura Rum Festival hosted by Angostura Ltd at Laventille compound. (corner Eastern Main Road and Trinity Avenue)

7th to 8th - Chagaramus Open (Rudder Alexander) Golf Tournament at Chaguramas Golf Course,Chaguramas.

10th - Hosay Festival.

13th to 15th - 17th South Caribbean Open Golf Tournament at Magdalena Grand Golf Resort, Lowland, Tobago.

13th to 28th - Hindus Memorial Services (observance of Pitra Paksh).

15th - Maracas Open Water Swim Classic at Maracas Bay.

15th Rainbow Warriors Triathlon Club Mini Dualthon. For more information visit: http://triathlon.co.tt.

17th - International Coastal Clean Up Day.

18th to 21st - Mexican Annual Food Festival held with the collaboration of the Embassy of Mexico at Hilton Trinidad's Pool Terrace Garden Restaurant from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm.

18th to 28th - Rio Claro Heritage Festival.

22nd - Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) annual 'Police Men Can Cook' at at the Pavilion of the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

22nd - UWI Endowment Fund Charity Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

24th - Republic Day.

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

24th - Republic Day Regatta at Roxborough, Tobago.

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

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

28th - Scotiabank Women against Breast Cancer 5K Classic at Queens Park Savannah Port of Spain and Skinners Park, San Fernando; 4 pm to 6 pm.

25th to 28th - Tobago Fest.

28th - Tourism Day.

29th - Tobago Open Plantations (Golf Tournament).

30th - Caribbean Youth Day.

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October 1st to 6th - Tobago International Cycling Classic.

2nd - Beacon's Cycling on the Avenue in Woodbrook; 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm.

2nd - The International day of the Elderly.

3rd - Rainow Warriors Triathlon Club Tag Team Triathlon. For more information visit: http://triathlon.co.tt.

5th - RBC Run for Kids at Queens Park Savannah, Port of Spain’ 4 pm to 6 pm.

6th - Dragon Boat Festival at the western end of Chagville, Chaguaramas (next to the Military Museum) from 8 am. to 4 pm.

6th - Stephen Ames Open Golf Tournament at Pointe-a-Pierre Golf Course, Pointe-a-Pierre.

6th to 12th - Fire Prevention Week.

7th - Chaguanas Borough Days.

7th to 16th - Santa Rosa First People's Heritage Week.

8th - Ramleela.

12th - Chinese Arrival Day.

12th - Maritime 5k - Costume Run for Fun at Nelson Mandela Park, St. Clair; 4 pm. For more information call 674-0130 ext. 4026. or email: cattale@maritimefinancial.com.

12th to 13th - Tobago Open Golf Tournament.

13th - Store Bay Open Water Swimming Classic at Store Bay Beach.

16th - World Food Day.

17th to 27th - Divali Nagar 2019.

20th - Patience Hill Harvest Festival.

20th - Tobago Blue Food Festival at L'Anse Fourmi Bloody Bay Recreation Grounds.

24th - United Nations Day.

26th - Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

27th - Divali.

27th - The University of the West Indies Sports and Physical Education Centre (UWI SPEC) Half-Marathon.

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November 1st - All Saint's Day.

1st - Tunapuna Day.

1st to 3rd - Bago Sport Beach Football International. For more information visit http://www.bagosports.com.

2nd - All Soul's Day.

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

10th - Black Rock Harvest Festival.

11th - Rememberance Day.

12th - Kaartik (Kartik Nahan/Kartik Snan/Kartik Purnima).

12th - Maritime 5k Costume Run for Fun at Nelson Mandela Park, St. Clair; 4.00 pm. For more information call: 674-0130 ext. 4026 or email: cattale@maritimefinancial.com. 14th - World Diabetes Day.

16th - Parang in a Pot - St Joseph's Convent, Port-of-Spain.

17th - Les Couteaux Harvest Festival.

17th - Moriah Harvest Festival.

17th - Scarborough Harvest Festival.

18th - San Fernando Day.

23rd - Guardian Group Shine (5KM Run/Walk or 10KM Run) at Nelson Mandela Park, Port of Spain; 4 pm to 7 pm. For more information email: run2shine@myguardiangroup.com. 24th - Mt. Gomery Harvest Fest.

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December 1st - International World National AIDS Day.

1st - Plymouth Harvest Festival.

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

3rd - Tobago House of Assembly Day.

4th - Tobago Day.

5th - The Annual Tobago House of Assembly Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Louis D'or Nurseries.

13th - Radio Tambrin's Annual Christmas Parade and Children Treat from the Old Market car park; 3pm.

14th - Scrunter's "Pork Dance" (Annual Christmas Parang Fete) at De Forest, Vega de Oropouche, Sangre Grande.

15th - Barcode's Annual 'Pig Out' Christmas Lime.

25th - Christmas Day.

26th - Boxing Day.

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

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

31st - Old Year's Festivities.

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Carnival 2019 - March 4th & 5th
Carnival 2020 - February 24th & 25th
Carnival 2021 - February 15th & 16th
dates and events are subject to change or be cancel without notice.
Dates in red are public holidays
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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