2018
Trinidad & Tobago Calendar






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

30th Mar. to 1st Apr. - Horticultural Society of Trinidad and Tobago (HSTT) Flower Show at Trinidad Country Club.

30th Mar. to 2nd Apr. - Chetwynd International Seniors Tennis Tournament.

1st - Easter Sunday.

1st - Mayaro Borough Days.

1st - National Youth Day.

1st - Easter International Cycling Grand Prix at the National Cycling Centre in Couva.

1st - Radio 90.5fm Easter Kite Flying at Queen's Park Savannah.

1st - Love Warriors: The Concert at Kaiso Blues Café, 85 Woodford Street, Newtown. Featuring: singer/songwriter Ruth Osman, jazz guitarist Theron Shaw and singer/guitarist Nigel Rojas of Orange Sky. For more information, visit ruthosman.com or Whatsapp 468-3095; 290-4428.

1st - Simplex Games 2018 (Athletics) at Gasparillo; 2 pm.

2nd - Easter Monday.

2nd - Buccoo Goat, Donkey & Crab Races at Mt. Pleasant.

2nd - Bhola-LaCaille's Girls Just Wanna Have FUNdraiser at the Arima West Government Primary School; 5pm. The Girls Just Wanna Have FUNdraiser began with a simple idea—to raise funds to buy musical instruments to teach music to youths in troubled areas, as part of an initiative set up by Maria Bhola-La Caille and her husband - Music With a Mission Ministries.

3rd - Buccoo Goat, Donkey & Crab Races at Buccoo.

3rd to 6th - RBL Caribbean Junior Open Golf Torunament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

6th to 14 - Trinity Cup Tennis Tournament.

7th - Tobago Jaguars Juvenile Games (Athletics) at Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet, Tobago.

7th - World Health Day.

7th to 8th - Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club Open Golf Tournmanet at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

8th - TTTF National Aquathlon (Swimming and Running) at Las Cuevas Beach; 7:00 am to 11:00 am. Distances and age groups are as follows: 11 to 12 - 250 swim / 1k run; 13 to 15 - 500 swim / 2k run; 16 & Over - 1000 swim / 3k run. This event will also be a qualifier for CARIFTA 2018. Trophies and points will be offered to the top 10 finishers in all age groups.

10th to 14th - TTGFA Marlin Madness Tournament. (Fishing Tournament)

14th - When Kaiso Was Kaiso at Lions Cultural Centre, 10 Fitzblackman Drive, Woodbrook. A Tribute in Honor of Deceased Calypso Icons. Featuring: David Bereaux & Friends; Swami; Doppy; Temples; Black Sage; Relator; Crazy; Chucky Gordon; Rio and Chris Garcia. Admission: $200; door: $250, avialable at Queen's Park Oval Office/Bar; Crosby's Record Shop, St. James; Richard's, West Mall; Trade Winds Hotel, St. Joseph Village; and Grame Gellizeau, San Fernando. For more information call Swami 678-7323; David 799-7930; Nigel 317-6537; Tom-705-8322 or Cindy 371-6476.

15th - Charlotteville Harvest Festival.

15th - CAJGC/CAGC Fundraiser Golf Tournament.

15th - ACE Tennis Academy Family Doubles Tournament.

15th - NGC/NAAA Relay Festival (Athletics) at Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella; 11 am.

15th - Cousoumeh III will be staged at Siparia Deltones Steel Orchestra Panyard; 6 pm. Music by: Carlton 'Zanda' Alexander and the Coal Pot Band, the Petrotrin Siparia Deltones Steel Orchestra, Mistah Shak and Faces of Culture are only a few of the features acts at the festival. Tickets: $80. For more information contact Akinola Sennon (267-0876); Alpha Sennon (382-5780); or Email: deltonesinstitute@gmail.com.

15th to 22nd - National Volunteer Week.

18th to 24th - Carvalho Productions’ (children/family theatre production) ‘The Spectacular Zico’ at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s. Shows at 9.30 am and 1.30 pm, with weekend shows at 3.30 pm and 6.30 pm. For more information, call 684-8382, or visit our Facebook Page: “Carvalho Productions.,br.
19th - Tobago Fashion Coda all-inclusive event at the Magdalena Grand Beach and Golf Resort.

21st - Culture Fiesta D' Cooler Lime at J's Big Shed, Coora Branch Road Siparia; 9 pm to 4 am. Performances by Impulse, Johnny King, Chris Garcia, Eddie Charles, Rikki Jai, Siparia Rhythm Section plus djays. Advance tickets $100, avialable at Cleves; Seons Bar; Darryl's BBQ; Artherly's; Harry Bar; Frenzone Bar Millington Compound Penal; Denny Medicine Cor Siparia and Tucker Rest & Bar.

21st - Diatonic Steel in Motion tribue to Johnny King at High Street Siparia; 6 pm. Featuring: Arima All Stars; Gonzales Sheikers; Curepe Polyphonics; Blanca 47; New Dimension; Scrunters Pan Groove; T&T Fire Services; Trinidad East Side; San Juan All Stars; Trinidad East Side; Uni Stars and Harlem Snycopators.

21st - DreadFest (Reggae festival) at Izinga's Place, 23 Fitt Street, Woodbrook. Assortment of reggae infused art, craft, food, fashion, literature and music.

21st - 2018 Jazz Under the Stars at the Green Meadows Estate, Santa Cruz, from 5 pm. Featuring: Arturo Tappin; Elan Parle; Nishard "Nishard M" Mayrhoo and Neval Chatelal; Nigel Rojas of Orange Sky; The Good Vibez Band; Samuel Thomas; Moore Music Productions family will add to the musical mix. 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 Jazzunderthestars2018 on Facebook and Instagram or call: 313-4102, 621-1427, 730-3103, 678-1139 or 680-1068.

21st - NGC/NAAA Field Events & Hurdles Festival (Athletics) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 10 am.

21st to 22nd - St Andrews Invitational Sagicor Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

21st to 27th - TennisTT A & B Classifieds Tennis Tournament.

22nd - Earth Day.

22nd - Goodwood Harvest Festival.

22nd to 28th - Administrative Professional's Week (Secretary's Week).

26th to 27th - Carvalho Productions’ (children/family theatre production) ‘The Spectacular Zico’ Southern Academy for the Performing Arts (Sapa). Shows at 9.00 am noon. For more information, call 684-8382, or visit our Facebook Page: “Carvalho Productions.

25th - Administrative Professional's Day (Secretary's Day).

25th - National Rapso Day.

25th - Ram Navami.

26th - Audrey Jeffers Day.

26th - National Security Officers Day of Appreciation.

26th - The San Fernando City Corporation's Annual San City Green Expo at Skinner Park in San Fernando; 10 am.

26th - Tobago Fashion Coda 6 entitled "Smile" at The Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort's, Tobago Plantations Estate, Lowlands, Tobago.

28th - Jazz in the East, Caribbean Night at the Speyside Recreational Ground, Tobago from 6 pm.

28th - Maximising Athletic Potential (MAP) Invitational Meet at Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella; 10 am.

28th to 29th - The first ever Caribbean International Invitational Open Combat Sports Championship at the National Cycling Centre (NCC) in Couva.

29th - The Lydian Singers and Steel concert entitled 'Lydians on the Mount-Glorious!' at The Abbey of Our Lady of Exile at Mount St Benedict; 6 pm. A fund-raising effort in aid of the church. Tickets for Lydians on the Mount—Glorious! are only $150 and are available from all Lydian members and from the Information Booth at the Mount St Benedict. Parking for patrons is available in the church yard.For reservations call: 268-9556/338-6024 or e-mail thelydiansingers@yahoo.com.

29th - World Music, International Night at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

30th - Point Fortin Borough Day.

31st - Hanuman Jayanti.

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

3rd - Confucius Institute at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus' Chinese Food Festival at the University Inn and Conference Centre.

5th - Point Fortin Borough Day.

5th - Pt. Fortin Borough Steelband Competition (Pan on the Move) at Market Square, Point Fortin. Featuring: Jah Roots, bpTT Renegades, CAL Skiffle, Desperadoes, Massy Trinidad All Stars, Exodus, Invaders, First Citizen Supernovas, Shell Invaders, Phase II Pan Groove, Pan Elders, Angostura Newtown Playboys Steel Symphony and others.

5th - Masters Local Chyampionships 2018 (Athletics) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo.

6th - Belle Garden Harvest Festival.

6th - BWIA Customer Service Department (better known as Traffic) annual Mothers' Day Brunch at Green Meadows' compound located on Santa Barbara Boulevard, Santa Cruz, starting at 11 am. For more info contact Donna (683 9739); Ruby (720- 2640); Joan (663-2664); or Angel (789- 2329).

6th - Choka Fest (sada roti with a range of choka, including baigan, tomatoes, aloo, coconut, salt-fish and smoked herring) at Nu Image Simplex Complex, New Grant, Princes Town.

6th - One a Week Evolution Multisport Series 2018 Duathlon Race CANCELLED at Diego Martin Highway, Diego Martin; 6:30 am to 10 am.

6th - Zenith Relays (Athletics) at Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet, Tobago.

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

7th to 13th - Nurses Week (Nurses Day 6th).

9th - Europe Day.

9th - Abilene Wildcats Track Classic (Athletics) at Larry Gomes Stadium, Arima.

11th to 13th - The Bagasse Company's new theatrical production entitled 'The Calypso Girls' at the Central Bank Auditorium, Port of Spain.

12th - Blink BMobile Shiv Shakti Dance Company Ltd. Annual Mother's Day Spectacular at the Southern Academy for the Performing Arts (Sapa), located at the corner of Todd Street and Rienzi Kirton Highway, San Fernando, 7 pm. For more information, go to Shiv Shakti's Facebook page or call 779-6783 for ticket information.

12th - Caribbean Steelpan Connextion's (CSC) concert series entitled 'For the Women in Steel' at Pandemonium Steel Orchestra panyard, 3 Norfolk Street, Belmont; at 8 pm. Entertainment by The Codrington Pan Family, The Fuh Real Band with pannist Triston Marcano, Derron Ellies, Suave Steel and Jaime McLeod and Melanie Ramsarran. This year, CSC has decided to honour Vanessa Headley of Golden Hands Steel Orchestra and Candice Andrews-Brumant, leader of bpTT Renegades Steel Orchestra at the event. While both women scored gold at the helm of their respective National Panorama steelbands for 2018. They are also being recognised for the continued positive influence in youth development and their spirit of entrepreneurship in the local steelpan fraternity. Tickets are available at $200 and are food inclusive. For purchases, call 374.5262.

12th - International Nurses Day.

12th - Mother's Day UpMarket at the Trinidad Country Club in Maraval; from 9 am to 3 pm.

12th - Rafi Mohammed's Mother Day Tribute at Centre of Excellence, Macoya; 8pm. For further information visit www.rafimohammed.com.

13th - Mason Hall Harvest Festival.

13th - Mother's Day.

13th - The Vitas House Hospice Annual Tea Party in the Port of Spain Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency; from 3 pm to 6 pm. For more information call 628-4673 and 628-9824.

15th to 19th - Tobago International Game Fishing Tournament at Charlotteville, Tobago.

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

19th - Rainbow Cup International Triathlon at Grafton Beach, Tobago.

19th - Sisters Can Cook V (The Sisters of St Dominic's Children's Home), at Holy Name Convent, 2 Queen's Park East, Port of Spain. Tickets are priced at $300 and are available at the home's main office on Belmont Circular Road. Dinner will be served from 5pm to 8pm. For more info: 624-7882, 625- 7163, 706-4582 or 393-1281 between 8 am to 8 pm for bookings.

19th - HADCO's Jam Down Concert at Phase II Pan Groove Panyard; from 7:00pm to 1:00am. Featuring: Phase II Pan Groove & Len "Boogsie" Sharpe, Etienne Charles and much more.

19th to 20th - Agostini Insurance Brokers Ladies Open/CAGC Trials Golf Tournament at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

19th to 20th - Hampton International Games Heats (Track & Field) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 9 am.

19th to 20th - 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.

20th - Whim Garden Harvest Festival.

23rd to 24th - CAGC Trials Golf Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

23rd to 27th - The Embassy of Mexico, United Airlines, Copa Airlines and Corona Beer's Mexican Food Festival at Hyatt Regency Trinidad, Wrightson Road, Port of Spain.

24th - Ganga Dashahara.

25th - African Liberation Day.

25th - North Eastern College hosts its May Fair at the school's compound, Graham Trace, Ojoe Road, Sangre Grande; 10 am.

25th to 27th - Sugar & Energy Festival at Gilbert Park, California.

26th - The Annual Gourmet Evening hosted by the Lions Club of Port of Spain Central at the Club's Cultural Centre on Fitz Blackman Drive, Woodbrook, from 6.30 pm.

26th - North Coast Jazz Festival 2018 at at Festival Ground, Sir Solomon Hochoy Park, Blanchisseuse.

26th to 27th - Cagc Trials/Tobago Open Golf Tournament at Plantations Golf Course, Lowland, Tobago.

26th to 27th - Hampton International Games (Track & Field) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 2 pm.

27th - Delaford Harvest Festival.

27th - Tobago Culinary Festival at Pigeon Point.

28th - Tobago May Pole Festival entitled Colours of D'Wind at Goodwood High School. The festival begins at 2 pm and will also include an exhibition of traditional food and craft.

30th - Indian Arrival Day.

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

31st - Corpus Christi.

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

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.

9th - Indo Comedy Festuval 2018 featuring the Ramsingh Family at Rienzi Complex, Couva. Tickets Available at all NLCB Lotto Booths Nationwide.

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 - WeBeat 2018 - WeTreat for children 12 & under; 3 pm to 6 pm; Free; St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James.

4th - Whit Monday

5th - WeBeat 2018 - Health Day and Film Night at St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James; 8 am; Free.

5th - World Environmental Day.

6th - WeBeat 2018 - JazzBeat at the St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James.

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

7th - WeBeat 2018 - Pan Explosion at St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James.

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

8th - WeBeat 2018 - Vintage Kaiso ... a star-studded line-up of veteran calypsonians and younger favourites performing their more popular selections, 8 pm; St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James.

8th - World Oceans Day.

8th - Yoruba Village Drum Festival at The Yoruba Village Square, corner of Piccadilly Street and Old St Joseph Road, Port of Spain; from 2 pm. to 8pm.

9th - Indo Comedy Festuval 2018 featuring the Ramsingh Family at Rienzi Complex, Couva. Tickets Available at all NLCB Lotto Booths Nationwide.

9th - Massy Rainbow Cup (14th) National Triathlon Championship at Turtle Beach, Courland Bay, Tobago; 7 am to 12 am.

9th - WeBeat 2018 - Steelband & Traditional Mas Parade at St. James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, 5 am.

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

10th - WeBeat 2018 - Boat Cruise. Tickets are available from any of St James CIC members, Crosby's St James, and Cleve's One Stop, Frederick Street.

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

14th - World Blood Donor Day (WBDD).

15th - Eid-ul-Fitr.

15th to 17th - 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 - 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 20K Run in San Fernando.

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

23rd - Port of Spain Day.

27th - World Diabetes Day.

28th - Matelot Fisherman's Fete.

It’s really an all day affair and If you are coming to our Community for th 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 - The Ministry of Sport's National Youth Sport Festival at Eastern Regional Indoor Sporting Arena and Eddie Hart Grounds, Tacarigua from 8 am.

30th to 1st Jul. - Charlotteville Fisherman Festival at Charlotteville.

30th to 1st Jul. - Tobago Dragon Boat Association Regatta at Pigeon Point Heritage Park; 8am to 4pm. Admittance is $20. For more information visit http://ttdbf.webs.com.

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

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

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

30th May to 1st Jul. - Charlotteville Fisherman Festival at Charlotteville.

30th May to 1st Jul. - Tobago Dragon Boat Association Regatta at Pigeon Point Heritage Park; 8am to 4pm. Admittance is $20. For more information visit http://ttdbf.webs.com.

1st - Castara Harvest Festival.

1st - The Network of Rural Women Producers (NORWP) in collaboration with the University of the West Indies, Ministry of Food Production, Sangre Grande Regional Corporation and Inter American Institute of Corporation and Agriculture’s Mango Festival and Competition at UWI Field Station, Mt Hope.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

17th - International Coastal Clean Up Day.

19th to 22nd - Mexican Annual Food Festival held with the collaboration of the Embassy of Mexico at Hilton Trinidad's Pool Terrace Garden Restaurant from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm.

19th to 29th - Rio Claro Heritage Festival.

23rd - Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) fourth annual 'Police Men Can Cook' at at the Pavilion of the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

24th - Republic Day.

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

24th - Republic Day Regatta at Roxborough, Tobago.

24th - 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 at Queens Park Savannah Port of Spain and 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 to 13th - Fire Prevention Week.

12th - Chinese Arrival Day.

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.

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

7th - Divali.

11th - Rememberance Day.

11th - Black Rock Harvest Festival.

11th - Trinidad & Tobago Matchplay Qualifier Golf Tournament.

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 at Nelson Mandela Park, Port of Spain; 4 pm to 7 pm.

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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