2018/2019
Trinidad & Tobago Calendar






Dates in red are public holidays
dates and events are subject to change or be cancel without notice
2018
October 24th Sep. to 8th Oct. - Hindus Memorial Services (observance of Pitra Paksh).

1st - Trinidad & Tobago Budget Day.

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.

6th - Reunion of Radio Trinidad Staff (105 Radio Tempo; Vibe CT105; 730am Radio Trinidad; Rhythm Radio 95.1; 95.1 The Best Mix; Sangreet 106.1) at Jenny's on the Boulevard. For more information contact Sherman Fyfe at 794-2403.

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 - Sumaria Parang at San Rafael Parish Hall.

13th to 14th - Tobago Open Golf Tournament.

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

16th - World Food Day.

18th - A music production by Caribbean Steelpan Connextion entitled 'From Belmont to Paris' - A Love Story about the Steelpan at Alliance Francaise, Alcazar Street, St Clair; 6 pm. Under the patronage of the Alliance and the French Embassy. The show will also feature instrumentalists and vocalists but will specifically reflect on the experiences of the musicians of Calypsociation Steel Orchestra whose annual journey to local Panorama festivities began some 18 years ago. From Belmont to Paris is a fundraiser to assist with travel expenses for the Connextion's planned trip to the Calypsociation Steel Orchestra's 25th anniversary celebrations in December. The band was invited to be part of the event and also hopes to produce a digital CD for retail during the visit. For more information and tickets: e-mail Caribbean.steelpan@gmail.com.

19th - Ramleela.

19th to 20th - Rawle Gibbons' musical production entitled 'Sing De Chorus' at Naparima Bowl, San Fernando. Featuring: Phillip Murray (Black Sage); David Bereaux; Roderick 'Chucky' Gordon; Krisson Joseph; Adam Pascal; Syntyche Bishop; Nicole Carter and Alana Ash. In addition Judith Laird (Set and costume design) and Musical director, Marva Newton, and the La Cou Kaiso Band.

20th - Generation - The Concert at Arima Angel Harps Pan Theater; 7.30pm - 10pm. Featuring: Arima Angel Harps Steel Orchestra, Betaudier's Steelpan Academy, Island magic Steelband and Arima All Stars. Price - $100.

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

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.

27th - Arimathea Parang at Maracas St Joseph Community Centre.

27th to 28th - Rawle Gibbons' musical production entitled 'Sing De Chorus' at Shaw Park Tobago. Featuring: Phillip Murray (Black Sage); David Bereaux; Roderick 'Chucky' Gordon; Krisson Joseph; Adam Pascal; Syntyche Bishop; Nicole Carter and Alana Ash. In addition Judith Laird (Set and costume design) and Musical director, Marva Newton, and the La Cou Kaiso Band.

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

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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.

6th - Divali.

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

10th - Bethel Parang at Roundabout, Santa Cruz.

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 - Junior Parang competition at Preysal Secondary School.

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

18th - Junior Parang competition at Preysal Secondary School.

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.

24th - Jerusalem Parang at CAL Skiffle Pan Theatre, Coffee Street, San Fernando.

24th - Parang Fiesta at Lion`s Cultural Centre, Port of Spain; 4pm to 10:30 pm. Featuring: Incredible Myron B, Rembunction, Rome, Ronoman, Los Alumnos De San Huan, BB Serenaders and Dr. Ross. Tickets available at all NLCB Outlets from 15th October 2018.

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.

8th - Bethany Parang at Surrey Village Recreation Ground, Lopinot.

8th - T&T & The Chutney Music Universe’s presents ‘The Raja ~ Rakesh Yankaran’ All Inclusive Birthday Concert at Couva South Multi Purpose Complex, 8:30 pm. You Bring Your Drinks, Food, Big Lime & The Raja & His Musical Friends Will Supply The Music. Tickets available at all NLCB Lotto Booths Nationwide from October 6. For more information call The 24 Hour Ticket Hotline 774 5555.

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 - Bethelem Parang at Velodrome, Arima.

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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Dates in red are public holidays
dates and events are subject to change or be cancel without notice
2019
January 1st - New Year's Day.

5th - Parang Season Finale (Le Rois) at Holly B Promenade, Arima.

6th - Pembroke Harvest Festival.

12th - The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation's Interfaith Service and Military Parade at St Joseph RC Church from 7.30 am. to 2 pm.

12th - The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation's Family Fun and Sports Day at Constantine Park, Macoya; from 1 pm. to 6 pm.

13th - Parlatuvier Harvest Festival.

13th - Spring Garden Harvest Festival.

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

20th - 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.

27th - Besetha Harvest Festival.

27th - St. Patrick's Harvest Festival.

27th - SWAHA International Hindu Organisation Annual Sports Day at the Ato Boldon Stadium; 9 am.

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February 2nd - World Wetlands Day.

3rd - Hope Harvest Festival.

4th - World Cancer Day.

5th - Chinese New Year (Year of the Pig).

9th - Ganesh Jayanti.

10th - Adelphi Harvest Festival.

14th - Tobago Love Soca Weekend (Randy Glasgow Productions - RGP) presents 'Welcome Party' at Canoe Bay Beach Resort, Lowlands. Tickets for the TLS Weekend available at all Penny Savers Supermarkets in Tobago and all NLCB Lotto Booths Nationwide. One can also book at www.tlsweekend.com and contact the 24-hour international hotline 1-868-774-5555 and email info@tlsweekend.com.

15th - Tobago Love Soca Weekend (Randy Glasgow Productions - RGP) presents 'Soca Spree' at Canoe Bay Beach Resort, Lowlands. Tickets for the TLS Weekend available at all Penny Savers Supermarkets in Tobago and all NLCB Lotto Booths Nationwide. One can also book at www.tlsweekend.com and contact the 24-hour international hotline 1-868-774-5555 and email info@tlsweekend.com.

16th - Tobago Love Soca Weekend (Randy Glasgow Productions - RGP) presents 'Dusk In White' at Canoe Bay Beach Resort, Lowlands. Tickets for the TLS Weekend available at all Penny Savers Supermarkets in Tobago and all NLCB Lotto Booths Nationwide. One can also book at www.tlsweekend.com and contact the 24-hour international hotline 1-868-774-5555 and email info@tlsweekend.com.

16th to 18th - Tobago Carnival Regatta 2019 at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

17th - Buccoo Harvest Festival.

17th - Tobago Love Soca Weekend (Randy Glasgow Productions - RGP) presents 'Wet N Wild' at Canoe Bay Beach Resort, Lowlands. Tickets for the TLS Weekend available at all Penny Savers Supermarkets in Tobago and all NLCB Lotto Booths Nationwide. One can also book at www.tlsweekend.com and contact the 24-hour international hotline 1-868-774-5555 and email info@tlsweekend.com.

22nd to 24th - Blackmans' annual Friendship Festival entitled 'Love Revolution' at Canaan, Tobago. For further info, call 868-363-4422 or email friendshipfestivaltt@gmail.com.

23rd - Pigeon Peast Fest '2019 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.

24th - Bon Accord Harvest Festival.

24th - Franklyn Harvest Festival.

24th - All Stars's Soca by de River at AllStars, Panyard, Duke Street, Port of Spain; 9 pm. Music by Trinidad All Stars Tickets: $200TT; Available from Band Members and at the Panyard or call 627-2121, 741-0796 or 379-5896.

TBC - Everybody Loves Raymond Annual Valentine's Day Concert at the Centre of Excellence, Macoya, from 7 pm. Featuring: Amit Mishra, Avanie Joshi, G3: Varun, Vinesh, Amish and Arvind (sons of Raymond and Richard Ramarine). plus Raymond Ramnarine with his band Dil-E-Nadan.

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

3rd - Mt. St. George Harvest Festival.

4th - Carnival Monday.

4th - Maha Shivaratri.

5th - Carnival Tuesday.

6th - Ash Wednesday.

6th - Hindi (Hindu) New Year.

8th - International Women's Day.

8th to 10th - Talk Tent 2019 at Queen's Hall, St Ann's.. The show times are 8 o'clock on the first two nights and at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

8th to 10th - T&T Carnival Comedy Fest 2019 at Venue TBA. 8:30 pm. For more information visit www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

8th to 10th - World Comedy Festival 2018 (Spektakula Promotions with YMG Productions).

14th - Commonwealth Day.

17th - St. Patrick Day.

17th - 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.

21st - Phagwa-Holi Festival.

21st - Kendra Phagwa Festival at the Kendra Grounds, Gilibia Trace, Raghunanan Road, Enterprise, Chaguanas; 9 am.

24th to 26th - Horticultural Society of Trinidad and Tobago (HSTT) Flower Show at Trinidad Country Club.

27th - Wheels on the Avenue (cycling) at Ariapita Avenue, Port of Spain.

30th - Spiritual Baptist Liberation Shouter Day.

30th - Pigeon Peas Festival in Diego Martin.

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

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

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

1st - Mayaro Borough Days.

1st - National Youth Day.

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 to 13th - National Volunteer Week.

14th - Charlotteville Harvest Festival.

14th - Ram Navami.

19th - Good Friday.

19th - Hanuman Jayanti.

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

21st - Easter Sunday.

21st - Goodwood Harvest Festival.

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.

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

25th - National Rapso Day.

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.

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).

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

30th - Point Fortin Borough Day.

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 Under the Stars at the Green Meadows Estate, Santa Cruz, from 5 pm. Tickets: $350 available at Paper based Bookshop, Normandie hotel - 625-3197, Wendys Gulf City, Montrose and St Christopher. The concert will offer a full bar and food on sale, chairs available, door prizes, mats and coolers allowed, secure parking, and gates will open at 4 pm. For more information visit Jazzunderthestars2019 on Facebook and Instagram or call: 313-4102, 621-1427, 730-3103, 678-1139 or 680-1068.

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.

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

4th - Pt. Fortin Borough Steelband Competition (Pan on the Move) at Market Square, Point Fortin.

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 - Point Fortin Borough Day.

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 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.

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.

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

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 - 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.

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 - North Coast Jazz Festival 2019 at at Festival Ground, Sir Solomon Hochoy Park, Blanchisseuse.

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 - Hampton International Games (Track & Field) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 2 pm.

26th - Delaford Harvest Festival.

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.

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 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 - 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.

23rd - Port of Spain Day.

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

16th to 4th Aug - Tobago Heritage Festival.

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

26th - Parangrama (Arima Fest 2019).

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)

10th - Hosay Festival.

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

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

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.

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.

26th to 1st Oct - Tobago International Cycling Classic.

28th - Tourism Day.

29th - Tobago Open Plantations (Golf Tournament).

30th - Caribbean Youth Day.

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October 27th Sep to 2nd Oct - 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.

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 to 12th - Fire Prevention Week.

7th - Chaguanas Borough Days.

8th - Ramleela.

12th - Chinese Arrival Day.

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).

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.

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.

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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