2022/2023
Trinidad & Tobago Calendar






Dates in red are public holidays
Carnival 2023 - February 20th & 21st; Carnival 2024 - February 12th & 13th
Events, dates or times are subject to be changed or be cancelled without notice when this page was compiled.
2022
October 1st Jun. to 30th Nov. - Hawksbill Turtles Watching in Trinidad & Tobago.

23rd Sep. to 2nd Oct. - Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week.

27th Sep. to 2nd Oct. - Tobago International Cycling Classic.

29th Sep. to 2nd Oct. - Tobago Fest.

30th Sep. to 1st Oct. - Krave's (Tarouba Plaza, Marabella) Third Annual Peruvian Food Festival - Guests can enjoy a three-course prix fixe meal curated by Aristotles. Panama-based Peruvian chef Aristotles Breña Jaime team up with its executive chef Dominique Beens to bring authentic Peruvian cuisine to Trinidad and Tobago. Reservations are strongly recommended for all these events ... for more information call 372-3722; 325-2870, WhatsApp 325-2870 or e-mail reservations@kravedining.com.

30th Sep. to 2nd Oct. - Tom, Dick and Harry comedy play entitled 'Better Than We? Wey!' at the Central Bank Auditorium, Eric Williams Plaza, Independence Square, Port of Spain;Showtime 8 pm (Fri & Sat) and 6 pm (Sun). Tom, Dick and Harry's cast includes Kearn Samuel, Nicholas Subero, Arnold 'Pinny' Goindhan, Kevon S Brooks, Mark Nottingham, Kyle Hernandez, Cindy F Daniel, Shevonne Tricia Metivier, Paula Hamilton-Smith and Gervais Aleong. For ticket info and details follow Better Than We? Wey! Productions on Facebook and Instagram or at betterthanwewey@gmail.com. 1st - RBC Run for Kids at Queens Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 4 pm to 6 pm.

1st - Titans of Steel the Rebirth at The House of Steel (Joylanders Panyard), Railway Road, Couva; 6 pm. Featuring: 6 bands including your host NGC Couva Joylanders Steel Orchestra and also a Special Guest Artiste to perform. Admission: Single: $100; Couple: $160; Group of 5: $300; All kids 17 and under FREE! Drinks specials available all night long. To reserve a cocktail table call: 304- 6730 or 681-9721.

1st - St. James Secondary Alumni holds Backyard Cooler Lime at St James Secondary School, Panka Street, St James; 8 pm.

2nd - Krave's (Tarouba Plaza, Marabella) Third Annual Peruvian Food Festival - Around the World with Krave, the award-winning, all-you-can-eat brunch is a Peruvian food fiesta. Panama-based Peruvian chef Aristotles Breña Jaime team up with its executive chef Dominique Beens to bring authentic Peruvian cuisine to Trinidad and Tobago. Reservations are strongly recommended for all these events ... for more information call 372-3722; 325-2870, WhatsApp 325-2870 or e-mail reservations@kravedining.com.

2nd - The International day of the Elderly.

2nd - Desperadoes presents Rel-Ease De Tension 5K Fun Run & Walk ~ After Run Brunch and Lime at corner of Tragarete Road and Victoria Avenue, Port of Spain. Run begins ~ 6 am; Cool Down & Breakfast ~ 8am; Jam Session ~ 9 am - till.

2nd - Mango Melee presents the Cousoumelee (sweet potato, cassava and ground food artisan fair trade festival) at YWCA, Gordon Street, St. Augustine; 11 am - 4pm. For more information call 390-5340.

3rd to 30th Nov. - Curry Cue Fundraiser ar Hott Shoppe, Mucurapo Road, St. James in aid of Medical Expenses for Natalia Ramjohn. Choice of 1 regular roti or 2 mini rotis (bineless chicken, beef; boned chicken or vegetarian). Cost $50; for tickets call 396-2612 or 678-5892.

5th - Ramleela.

5th - Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organisation (TUCO) will officially launch Calypso History Month 2022 at the VIP Lounge Grand Stand, Queen's Park Savannah;10 am.

5th to 9th - Southex International Expo 2022 entitled 'BIB - Back in Business'.

7th - Chaguanas Borough Days.

8th - 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.

8th to 9th - Ase Odun Olokun, the Orisha Festival of the Ocean and Planetary Waters, will take place in Tobago. Saturday’s activities will include a lecture panel, heritage site visits, and music and dancing. Sunday is the Ritual Day and this will take place at the historic Nylon Pool. All are invited. Packages are available which include: boat tickets to Tobago; accommodation at the Royal Princess Apartments and other venues; ground transport; and more. To reserve attendance at this year’s Ase Odun Olokun please call or WhatsApp 797-0949 or 681-4117 for details or check out the Ase Odun Olokun Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ASE-ODUN-Olokun-877295442385665.

8th to 9th - Dragon Boat Festival at Skallywag Bay Adventure Park, Chaguaramas from 9 am. The event is free of charge and open to the public.

8th to 9th - Tobago Open Golf Tournament.

9th - Store Bay Open Water Swimming Classic at Store Bay Beach.

9th to 15th - Fire Prevention Week.

12th - Santa Rosa First Peoples' Ritual at the Red House in homage to the Ancestors; 10 am.

12th - Chinese Arrival Day.

12th - Beacon's Cycling on the Avenue in Woodbrook; 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm.

13th - Santa Rosa First Peoples' Water Ritual at the Arima River; 9 am.

14th - Santa Rosa First Peoples Day.

14th - Santa Rosa First Peoples' Smoke Ceremony at the Hyarima Monument (Day of Recognition); 7 am.

15th - Carib Beer Day.

15th - CIBC FirstCaribbean Walk for the Cure 5K. The 5K will start at TGIF around the Queen's Park Savannah at 4 pm. The participants will run around the savannah, before heading through St Clair. They will then return to the savannah and end the race at TGIF. To register for the 5K, interested people can visit www.fcibrunforthecure.com. The deadline to register is October 8.

15th to 23rd - Divali Nagar 2022.

16th - World Food Day.

16th - Tobago Blue Food Festival at L'Anse Fourmi Bloody Bay Recreation Grounds; 10 am to 6 pm.

18th - Sunlight Empire Limited holds Emerging Talent Star Audition at Conference Hall, Technology Centre, Tobago; 11 am.

19th to 20th - World Food Day at the Parade Grounds, Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet.

22nd - Pan Tringago's Pan on D' Waterfront at Esplande, Scarborough, Tobago; 8 pm. Admission Free.

23rd - Patience Hill Harvest Festival.

23rd - 46th Republic Day Celebration at Kafe Blue, 1D Wrightson Road (behind SWWTU Hall), Port-of-Spain; 8 pm. Featuring Ken & Crew, Naomi, Gerelle, Pan Jumbie, Organizer and more.

23rd - Kairi People holds Get Listed at Stages on the Avenue, cnr Petra Street & Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook.; 8 pm. Music by DJs Keith Riley, Kevin Royale, Reecie Tee and Charlotte.

23rd - UWI SPEC Interntional Half-Marathon (The University of the West Indies Sports and Physical Education Centre). For further information, persons are asked to contact The UWI St. Augustine Academy of Sport at 868-662-2002 ext 83808.

24th - Divali.

24th - United Nations Day.

24th - Roxborough Powerboat Regatta 2022 at Roxborough, Tobago.

26th - Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

27th - Best Era of Soca (Randy Glasgow Production) at Buccoo, Tobago. Featuring: Drupatee, Iwer and Superblue. Tickets: call 868-774-555 or visit: islandetickets.com. Click here to see flyer.

28th - International Creole Day.

28th to 30th - Tobago Carnival.

29th - For the Love of Joey at D' Grove Retreat, #29 Sealand Drive, Grove Park, South Oropouchel; 9 pm to 4 am: Admision $100 Door more. Featuring: Joey Lewis Orchestra; DJ Alpha B; Dj Lawyer and Sweet Sweet Parang Music. 29th - Josi presents She's Royal - A Glamour Event at Police Mess, Long Circular Road, St James; Time: 9.30 pm. Music by DJs Kevin Royale and Kabuki.

29th - The Commission holds Eyes Wide Shut all-inclusive.at Hilton Trinidad, Port-of-Spain; 6.30 pm.

30th - CIBC FirstCaribbean Fun Ride. Participants will ride from the CIBC Maraval branch to the Chaguanas branch and back.

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November 1st Jun. to 30th Nov. - Hawksbill Turtles Watching in Trinidad & Tobago.

3rd Oct. to 30th Nov. - Curry Cue Fundraiser ar Hott Shoppe, Mucurapo Road, St. James in aid of Medical Expenses for Natalia Ramjohn. Choice of 1 regular roti or 2 mini rotis (bineless chicken, beef; boned chicken or vegetarian). Cost $50; for tickets call 396-2612 or 678-5892.

1st - All Saint's Day.

1st - Tunapuna Day.

2nd - All Soul's Day.

4th - Randy Glaglow Productions 'Tobago vs Trinidad Comedy Bacchanalia' at Buccoo Integrated Facilty, Tobago; 8 pm. Featuring both island's funniest Comedians & Dramatists. Admission: 2 person on 1 ticket ~ $350; Single Tickets ~ $200. avialable ar Penny Savers Islandwide or islandeventtickets.com or contact the 24 hr hot line 774-5555. Coolers and food welcomed.

TBA - Randy Glaglow Productions 'Tobago vs Trinidad Comedy Bacchanalia' at Buccoo Integrated Facilty, Tobago; 8 pm. Featuring Soca - Pan - Calypso - Chutney from both Islands. Admission: 2 person on 1 ticket ~ $350; Single Tickets ~ $200. avialable ar Penny Savers Islandwide or islandeventtickets.com or contact the 24 hr hot line 774-5555. Coolers and food welcomed.

4th to 6th - Bago Sport Beach Football International.

5th - Kess Ramsey presents Christians Can Laugh Too at NAPA (National Academy for the Performing Arts), Frederick Street, Port of Spain; 7 pm. Featuring: Kess Ramsey; Rizon; Simmy the Trini; Kevin Soyer; Keevo; Gervail Jr Lee Lemo; Quinton Neckles with Host Wendell Bompart. Tickets $100 till Oct 29th; For ticket information call 725-0707.

5th - Trinidad & Tobago Carnival Launch 2023 at Grand Stand, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 4 pm. Admission: Free to the entire Family. Featuring the best of Calypso, soca, pan mas. Coolers alloed, no glass bottles.

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

8th - Kaartik (Kartik Nahan/Kartik Snan/Kartik Purnima).

11th - Rememberance Day.

13th - Black Rock Harvest Festival.

14th - World Diabetes Day.

18th - San Fernando Day.

19th - Parang in a Pot - St Joseph's Convent, Port-of-Spain.

20th - Les Couteaux Harvest Festival.

20th - Moriah Harvest Festival.

20th - Scarborough Harvest Festival.

20th - Terri Lions presents 'I Am Lion - The Concert' at the amphitheatre, Naparima Bowl, San Fernando; Gates Open at 5 pm; Concert at 6pm.

25th - Annual LATCAFEST (Latin Caribbean Folk Music Festival) at Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; Doors open at 6 pm. Prizes for Best Latin Dress & Dance. Food & Drinks on Sale. Tickets: Early Bird $150; General Admission $200; Special Reserve $300 or at the door $250. Tickets available at all NLCB Outlets. For tickets call 681-2393, 324-1556, 719-5094, or 753-8287.

26th - 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.

26th - Rakesh Yankeran 48th Anniversary Celebratory Concert at the Amphitheatre, Naparima Bowl, San Fernando.

27th - Mt. Gomery Harvest Fest.

27th - The Palmiste Historical Society's third annual Chrisitmas tree-lighting at the corner of Aileen Avenue and Brash Boulevard, Palmiste (opposite the Palmiste Park) San Fernando; 5.30 pm. A small ceremony will be held before the lights are turned on at 6 pm.

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December 1st - International World National AIDS Day.

1st - The Annual Tobago House of Assembly Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Louis D'or Nurseries.

2nd - Tobago Day Expo and Sports and Family Day at the Buccoo Integrated Facility, Auchenskeoch Buccoo Bay Road, Buccoo.

3rd to 9th - Tobago House Assembly Week Celebrations at Shaw Park Complex; Dwight Yorke Stadium and other venues.

4th - Tobago Day (Tobago House of Assembly Day).

4th - Plymouth Harvest Festival.

6th - Tobago Cross Country Championships at Mt. Irvine, Tobago.

9th - Radio Tambrin's Annual Christmas Parade and Children Treat from the Old Market car park; 3pm.

11th - NAAATT Cross Country Championships at Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

17th - Scrunter's "Pork Dance" (Annual Christmas Parang Fete) at De Forest, Vega de Oropouche, Sangre Grande.

18th - 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.

Dates in red are public holidays
Carnival 2023 - February 20th & 21st; Carnival 2024 - February 12th & 13th
Events, dates or times are subject to be changed or be cancelled without notice when this page was compiled.
2023
January 1st - New Year's Day.

1st - Pembroke Harvest Festival.

8th - Parlatuvier Harvest Festival.

8th - Spring Garden Harvest Festival.

10th - World Hindi Day.

14th - The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation's Interfaith Service and Military Parade at St Joseph RC Church; 7.30 am. to 2 pm.

14th - The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation's Family Fun and Sports Day at Constantine Park, Macoya; from 1 pm. to 6 pm.

14th to 15th - Brechin Castle Open Golf Championships at Couva.

21st - The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation Food Festival and Street Party from St John's Road to Morton Street; 5 pm. to midnight.

22nd - Besetha Harvest Festival.

22nd - Chinese New Year (Year of the Water Rabbit).

22nd - St. Patrick's Harvest Festival.

22nd - SWAHA International Hindu Organisation Annual Sports Day at the Ato Boldon Stadium; 9 am.

24th - Ganesh Jayanti.

28th - Prime Minister Charity Golf ClassicGolf tournament at the Magdalena Grand Beach and Golf Resort in Tobago.

29th - 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 am. For more information call 628-3760, email: info@ttmarathon.com or visit: http://ttmarathon.com.

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February 2nd - World Wetlands Day.

4th - World Cancer Day.

5th - Hope Harvest Festival.

5th - Savannah Party - National Panorama Semi-Finals (Medium and Large Conventional Bands) at Pan City, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

10th to 12th - Pointe-a-Pierre Three-Day Open Golf tournament at the Pointe-a-Pierre Golf Club.

12th - Adelphi Harvest Festival.

12th - Trinidad All Stars's Soca by de River at AllStars, Panyard, Duke Street, Port of Spain; 9 pm. Music by Trinidad All Stars.

17th to 19th - Blackmans' Annual Friendship Festival at Canaan, Tobago. For further info, call 868-363-4422 or email: friendshipfestivaltt@gmail.com.

17th to 19th - Tobago Carnival Regatta 2023 at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

18th - Maha Shivaratri.

18th - National Panorama Finals (Medium and Large Conventional Bands) at Pan City, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 7 pm.

18th - Pigeon Feast Fest '2023 at St. Ann's. Hosted by the Upper Cemetery Street Residents Association (UCSRA) of Covigne Road, Diego Martin. For more info: 307-2493 or 757-0739.

19th - Buccoo Harvest Festival.

19th - Dimanche Gras 2023 at Carnival City, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 7 pm.

20th - Carnival Monday.

21st - Carnival Tuesday.

22nd - Ash Wednesday.

25th - Carnival Lagniappe 2023 at Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain; 7 pm.

26th - Bon Accord Harvest Festival.

26th - Franklyn Harvest Festival.

TBA - Everybody Loves Raymond Annual Valentine's Day Concert.

TBA - RGP's Alternative International Comedy Festival 2023.

TBA - Talk Tent 2023 at Queen's Hall, St Ann's.

TBA - World Comedy Festival 2023 (Spektakula Promotions with YMG Productions) at Venue TBA.

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

5th - Mt. St. George Harvest Festival.

8th - International Women's Day.

13th - Commonwealth Day.

17th - St. Patrick Day.

19th - St. Joseph Day.

19th - St Francois Valley Girls' College Annual 5K Run/Walk, St Clair Road, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

20th - International Earth Day.

22nd - Hindi (Hindu) New Year.

22nd - Wheels on the Avenue (cycling) at Ariapita Avenue, Port of Spain.

24th to 26th - Horticultural Society of Trinidad and Tobago (HSTT) Flower Show at Trinidad Country Club, Champs Elysées, 137 Long Circular Road, Port of Spain.

29th - Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) for secondary students. The examination will be in three parts - English Language Arts Writing, Mathematics and English Language Arts.

30th - Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day.

30th - Pigeon Peas Festival in Diego Martin.

30th - Ram Navami.

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

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

TBA - Phagwa-Holi Festival.

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

1st - Mayaro Borough Days.

1st - National Youth Day.

6th - Hanuman Jayanti.

7th - Good Friday.

7th - World Health Day.

7th to 9th - Easter International Grand Prix at Arima Velodrome. Admission to the Grand Prix is $50 per adult and $20 for children under 12.

8th to 14th - Chief Secretary Bago T10 Blast at Cyd Gray Complex in Roxborough, Tobago.

9th - Easter Sunday.

9th - Charlotteville Harvest Festival.

9th - Radio 90.5FM Easter Kite Flying at Queen's Park Savannah.

10th - Easter Monday.

10th - Buccoo Goat, Donkey & Crab Races at Mt. Pleasant.

10th - Carnbee/Mt. Pleasant Community Enhancement Group's Annual Easter Monday Sports and Family Day at Mt Pleasant Recreational Grounds, Mt. Pleasant.

11th - Buccoo Goat, Donkey & Crab Races at Buccoo.

16th to 22nd - National Volunteer Week.

20th to 24th - The Tobago Jazz Experience with performances at Speyside, Signal Hill, Scarborough, Castara and the Pigeon Point Heritage Park.

21st - Eid-ul-Fitr.

22nd - Earth Day.

22nd - 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) / PTA Secretary (390-7368).

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

23rd - Goodwood Harvest Festival.

25th - 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.

25th - National Rapso Day.

26th - Administrative Professional's Day (Secretary's Day).

26th - Audrey Jeffers Day.

26th - National Security Officers Day of Appreciation.

27th - The San Fernando City Corporation's Annual San City Green Expo at Skinner Park in San Fernando; 10 am.

30th - Point Fortin Borough Day.

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

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

4th - UWI St. Augustine Campus' Confucius Institute Chinese Food Festival at University Inn and Conference Centre, 30 St Augustine Circular Road, St. Augustine.

6th - Shiv Shakti Dance Company's Annual Mother's Day Spectacular at the Southern Academy for the Performing Arts (SAPA), 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.

7th - Belle Garden Harvest Festival.

7th - Choka Fest at Nu Image Simplex Complex, New Grant, Princes Town.

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

7th - The Vitas House Hospice Annual Tea Party in the Port of Spain Ballroom, Hyatt Regency. For more information call 628-4673 or 628-9824.

7th to 13th - National Tourism Week.

8th - The Scleroderma Care Foundation's Annual Awareness Walk at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain from 3 pm. The Scleroderma Care Foundation continues to raise awareness of the chronic and, auto-immune disease.

8th to 14th - Nurses Week (Nurses Day 6th).

9th - Europe Day.

9th to 13th - Tobago International Game Fishing Tournament at Charlotteville, Tobago.

12th - International Nurses Day.

14th - Mother's Day.

14th - Mason Hall Harvest Festival.

14th - Mother's Day UpMarket at the Trinidad Country Club in Maraval; from 9 am to 3 pm.

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

20th - Rainbow Cup International Triathlon at Grafton Beach, Tobago.

20th - Sisters Can Cook (The Sisters of St Dominic's Children's Home) at Holy Name Convent, 2 Queen's Park East, Port of Spain; 5pm to 8pm. For more information call: 625-7081 or 625-7163.

20th - Trinidad and Tobago Triathlon Federation (TTTF) Triathletes Can Cook Too Fundraiser. For more information call 465-1256.

20th to 21st - Sea to Sea Marathon in Tobago; 5 am Sat. to 12 pm Sun. Run from the Caribbean sea to the Atlantic Ocean. 5K run: Scarborough; 10K run: Bacolet; Half Marathon: Goodwood; Marathon: Main Ridge Forest Reserve. For more information visit: http://www.seatoseamarathon.com.

21st - Whim Garden Harvest Festival.

21st to 23rd - Chief Secretary's Golf Tournament at Plantations Golf Club, Lowlands, Tobago. 25th - African Liberation Day.

26th - North Eastern College's May Fair at the school's compound, Graham Trace, Ojoe Road, Sangre Grande; 10 am.

26th to 30th - Salsa Fiesta TnT at Cascadia Hotel, Ariapita Road, Port of Spain. For more information call: 471-5898 or visit http://www.salsafiestatnt.com.

27th - Arima Central Secondary School's Walkathon, King Street, Arima; 7 am. (starting and ending at the school)

27th - North Coast Jazz 2023 at Sir Solomon Hochoy Park, Blanchisseuse; gates open 2.30 pm; show 3.30 pm. For more information call 628-5835.

28th - Delaford Harvest Festival.

28th - Eastern Credit Union Annual Road Race 5K and 15K Race; 6 am. 5KM race route: starting in Tacarigua by the St. Mary's Children's Home proceeding in a westerly direction along the Priority Bus Route to end before the St. Joseph Police Station. 15KM race route: starting at the La Joya Facility, Eastern Main Road, St. Joseph and proceed in a westerly direction until Farm Road, St. Joseph (WASA). The race will then proceed in an easterly direction on the Priority Bus Route, till Five Rivers Junction (making a loop) then headed west to end before the St. Joseph Police Station.

28th - Tobago Culinary Festival at Pigeon Point.

28th - Whitehall Striders' Maracas Walk from the Queen's Park Savannah to Maracas Beach; 4 am (12.2 miles walk/run). For more information call Yvonne Gordon at 797-1070 or Roy Bisnath at 628-1763.

30th - Indian Arrival Day.

30th - Ganga Dashahara.

30th - Guardian Media Ltd Sports and Family Day at the Sports and Physical Education Centre of the UWI, St Augustine.

30th - Indian Arrival Day Junior Chess Tournament at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Gasparillo Bypass Road, Gasprillo; 9 am. For more information call 678-0132.

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

30th - Tobago May Pole Festival at Goodwood High School, Windward Road, Goodwood.



TBA - Jazz Under the Stars at Green Meadows, Santa Cruz.

TBA - Jazz Under the Stars at Green Meadows, Santa Cruz.

TBA - Randy Glasgow Productions' Mother's Day Comedy Festival.

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June 1st Mar. to 31st Aug. - Leatherback Watching in Trinidad & Tobago.

1st to 30th Nov. - Hawksbill Turtles Watching in Trinidad & Tobago.

3rd - WeBeat 2023 - Mannie Dookie 5K Fun; 6 am.

4th - Bloody Bay Harvest Festival.

4th to 6th - Couva/Pt Lisas Chamber of Commerce's Sugar and Energy Festival and Central Games at Gilbert Park, California.

5th - Whit Monday.

5th - World Environmental Day.

7th - WeBeat 2023 - Health & Wellness Day at St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 9 am to 2 pm.

7th - WeBeat 2023 - Film Night at St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 7 pm.

8th - Corpus Christi.

8th - WeBeat 2023 - 5-A-Side Steelband Competition at St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 8 pm.

8th - World Oceans Day.

9th - WeBeat 2023 - WeKaiso at St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St. James; 8 pm.

10th - Massy Rainbow Cup National Triathlon Championship at Turtle Beach, Courland Bay; 7 am. For more information call 632-9004 or 784-4128 or email: info@rainbowtri.com.

10th - WeBeat 2023 - J'Ouvert starting at St James Amphitheatre along Western Main Road, St. James; 4 am to 7 am.

10th - WeBeat 2023 - Pan Parade along Western Main Road, St. James; 7 pm to 2 am.

11th - Labor Day Celebrations 2023 - Rienzi Cycling Classic from San Fernando to Point Fortin to Fyzabad; 5 am. to 10 am.

11th - Labor Day Celebrations 2023 - Thanksgiving Service at the Fyzabad Union Hall.

11th - Roxborough Harvest Festival.

11th - The People's National Movement's (PNM) Annual Sports and Family Day at Eddie Hart Savannah, Tacarigua.

12th - Ganga Dhaaraa River Festival at Blanchisseuse.

14th - World Blood Donor Day (WBDD).

16th - International Yoga Day (IDY).

16th to 18th - Tobago Open at Magdalena Grand Beach & Golf Resort, Hampden Road, Lowland, Tobago.

17th - Yoruba Village Drum Festival at Yoruba Village Square, Piccadilly Street, Port of Spain.

18th - Father's Day.

18th - Lambeau Harvest Festival.

18th - Pan Trinbago Northern Region - Father's Day Football Match & Cooler Lime at St. Mary's Grounds.

18th - Tobago African Union (TAU)'s Butler Day Celebrations at Dock Site, Milford Road, Scarborough; 6 pm.

19th - Labour Day.

19th - Labour Day Celebrations 2023 - Wreath Laying Ceremonies at Tubal Uriah Butler's grave site, Apex Cemetery, Fyzabad & La Brea Charles' grave site, Southern Main Road, Fyzabad; 7:30 am to 8:30 am.

19th - Labour Day Celebrations 2023 - Gathering at Avocat Junction, Fyzabad; 9:00 am.

19th - Labour Day Celebrations 2023 - March from Avocat Junction, Fyzbad to Butler Hall of the Revolution, Charlie King Junction, Fyzabad; 10:00 am./10:30 am. to 12:30 pm./1:00 pm.

19th - Labour Day Celebrations 2023 - Rally at Butler Hall of the Revolution, Charlie King Junction, Fyzabad; 1:00 pm/1:30 pm.

19th - Labour Day Celebrations 2023 - Cultural Show - Butler Hall of the Revolution, Charlie King Junction, Fyzabad; 4:00 pm./4:15pm.

19th - Labour Day Celebrations 2023 - Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) Butler Classics 5K Junior Race starting at Jovan's Grocery, Harris Village, South Oropouche.

19th - Labour Day Celebrations 2023 - Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) Butler Classics 20K Walk/Run starting at OWTU, Circular Road, San Fernando; 5am.

20th - Rath Yaatra.

23rd - Port of Spain Day.

23rd - Olympic Day.

23rd to 25th - Charlotteville Fisherman Festival at Charlotteville.

23rd to 25th - Island Crashers' Festival at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

24th - Carli Bay Fish Festival at Carli Bay Fishing Facility, Couva.

24th - Dining With The Saints (DWTS) at the St Mary's College Compound, Frederick Street, Port of Spain; 6. 30 pm to 11.30 pm. Tickets are available at the Past Students' office and from all members of the organizing committee.

24th to 25th - Tobago Dragon Boat Association Regatta at Pigeon Point Heritage Park; 8am to 4pm.

27th - World Diabetes Day.

TBA - Raymond Ramnarine's Father's Day Concert at Centre of Excellence in Macoya; 7 pm. Featuring: Raymond Ramnarine and his band Dil-E-Nadan.

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

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

1st Jun. to 30th Nov. - Hawksbill Turtles Watching in Trinidad & Tobago.

1st - Mango Melee '23 at the corner of (Mango in Food Artisan Fair Trade Festival) Warner Street & St John's Road, St. Augustine; 11.00 am to 5.00 pm. For more information call 390-5340.

1st - Old Hilarians' annual luncheon at Jubilee Hall, Keate Street, Port of Spain.

2nd - Castara Harvest Festival.

2nd - Mango Melee '22 (Mango in Food Artisan Fair Trade Festival) at the corner of Warner Street & St John's Road, St. Augustine; 11.00 am to 4.00 pm. For more information call 390-5340.

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

8th - Avocado and Breadfruit Festival at the Green Market, Saddle Road, Santa Cruz; 7 am. to 1 pm.

8th - Arima Fest 2023 - Box Car Derby.

8th - Arima Fest 2023 - Miss Arima Pageant Royale.

9th - Mango Melee '22 (Mango in Food Artisan Fair Trade Festival) in San Fernando.For more information call 390-5340.

10th - Caricom Day.

16th - Arima Fest 2023 - Food Fair.

16th - Roxborough Seafood Festival at Fish Market in Roxborough, Tobago.

23rd - Laventille Rhythm Section's Annual Sports & Family Day at Erica Street Recreational Grounds, Success Village, Laventille.

26th to 30th - Great Fete Weekend in Tobago.

28th - Arima Fest 2023 - Parangrama. 28th - Hosay Festival.

Mid July to early August - Tobago Heritage Festival.

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

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

1st Jun. to 30th Nov. - Hawksbill Turtles Watching in Trinidad & Tobago.

1st - Emancipation Day.

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.

1st - Tobago Heritage's Emancipation Concert.

3rd - Arima Festival.

4th to 6th - Delaford Fishermen Festival.

4th to 11th - The Commonwealth Youth Games in Tobago .... Seven sports (aquatics (swimming) ~ athletics ~ cycling (road race, time trial, and track) ~ rugby sevens ~ triathlon ~ beach volleyball ~ Fast5 netball).

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

6th - 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.

6th - Speyside Harvest Festival.

9th to 13th - Santa Rosa Festival.

11th - World Steelpan Day.

11th - Tobago Curry Duck and Cocktails Festival at Parlatuvier Bay, Tobago. For further information please call Mrs Nicole Chance-Stewart at 682-8723 or email tobagocurryduckandcocktails@gmail.com.

12th - International Youth Day.

12th - WeRunArima 5k at Arima Velodrome, Arima. For more information call 473-6134.

13th - Arima Borough Day.

13th - Parlatuvier Fisherfolk Festival at Parlatuvier Bay Tobago. For further information please call Mrs Nicole Chance-Stewart at 682-8723 or email: tobagocurryduckandcocktails@gmail.com.

19th - 2023 Great Race from Williams Bay, Chaguaramas to Store Bay, Tobago. Starting time: 50 mph at 7.10 am; 60 mph boats at 7.20 am and 130 mph boats at 8 am.

23rd - Feast Day of Santa Rosa Festival.

25th - Carib Santa Rosa Festival.

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

26th - 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.

27th - Independence Ppan Fest along Tragarete Road, Port of Spain; 6pm.

30th - Angostura Rum Day.

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

30th - Raksha Bandhan.

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, Mucurapo Road, St. James.

31st - Newtown Playboys Annual Independence Brunch and Street Party at #64 Tragarette Road (between Picton and Woodford Streets), Port of Spain. Admission: Free; Brunch: 6 am; Street Festival: 12 noon; Food and Drinks on Sale.

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

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

Mid July to early August - Tobago Heritage Festival.

TBA - Caribbean Premier League T20 Cricket Matches.

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September 1st Jun. to 30th Nov. - Hawksbill Turtles Watching in Trinidad & Tobago.

6th - Shri Krishna Janam Ashtmi.

8th to 10th - Angostura Rum Festival hosted by Angostura Ltd at Laventille compound (corner Eastern Main Road and Trinity Avenue), Port of Spain.

13th - CariFin (Caribbean, Financial Institutions) Games at Queen’s Park, Savannah, Port of Spain.

17th - International Coastal Clean Up Day.

17th - Maracas Open Water Swim Classic at Maracas Bay.

17th - Starbucks 5K Coffee Run; 4 pm. The race starts and finishes at Starbucks, Ellerslie Plaza, Maraval.

19th - Ganesh Chaturthi (Hindus Ganesh Utsav).

20th to 23rd - 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.

20th to 30th - Rio Claro Heritage Festival.

21st to 27th - Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival.

22nd to 1st Oct. - Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week.

24th - Republic Day.

24th - Republic Day Regatta at Roxborough, Tobago.

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

24th - Scotiabank Women against Breast Cancer 5K Classic at Queens Park Savannah Port of Spain and Skinners Park, San Fernando; 4 pm to 6 pm.

24th - Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) Annual 'Police Men Can Cook'.

26th to 1st Oct. - Krave's (Tarouba Plaza, Marabella) Annual Peruvian Food Festival. Reservations are strongly recommended, for more information call 372-3722; 325-2870, WhatsApp 325-2870 or e-mail reservations@kravedining.com.

26th to 1st Oct. - Tour of Tobago. (Tobago International Cycling Classic)

27th - World Tourism Day.

29th - World Maritime Day.

29th to 14th Oct. - Hindus Memorial Services (observance of Pitra Paksh).

30th - Caribbean Youth Day.

TBA - Caribbean Premier League T20 Cricket Matches.

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October 1st Jun. to 30th Nov. - Hawksbill Turtles Watching in Trinidad & Tobago.

22nd Sep. to 1st Oct. - Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week.

26th Sep. to 1st Oct. - Tour of Tobago. (Tobago International Cycling Classic)

26th Sep. to 1st Oct. - Krave's (Tarouba Plaza, Marabella) Annual Peruvian Food Festival. Reservations are strongly recommended, for more information call 372-3722; 325-2870, WhatsApp 325-2870 or e-mail reservations@kravedining.com.

29th Sep. to 14th Oct. - Hindus Memorial Services (observance of Pitra Paksh).

2nd - The International Day of the Elderly.

7th - Chaguanas Borough Day.

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

8th - Store Bay Open Water Swimming Classic at Store Bay Beach, Tobago.

8th to 14th - Fire Prevention Week.

9th - Fire Prevention Day.

11th - Beacon's Cycling on the Avenue in Woodbrook; 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm.

12th - Chinese Arrival Day.

12th - Santa Rosa First Peoples' Ritual at the Red House in homage to the Ancestors; 10 am.

13th - First Peoples' Water Ritual at the First Peoples Heritage Site, Arima.

14th - Santa Rosa First Peoples Day.

14th - First Peoples' Smoke Ceremony at the Hyarima Monument (Day of Recognition).

14th - Maritime 5k Costume Run for Fun at Nelson Mandela Park, St. Clair; 4 pm. For more information call 674-0130 ext. 4026.

14th to 15th - Tobago Open Golf Tournament.

15th - Carib Beer Day.

15th - Tobago Blue Food Festival at L'Anse Fourmi Bloody Bay Recreation Grounds.

16th - World Food Day.

21st to 22nd - RBC Run for Kids at Queens Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

22nd - Patience Hill Harvest Festival.

22nd - UWI SPEC Interntional Half-Marathon. For more information, contact The UWI St. Augustine Academy of Sport at 868-662-2002 ext 83808.

23rd - Roxborough Powerboat Regatta 2023 at Roxborough, Tobago.
24th - Ramleela.

24th - United Nations Day.

26th - Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

28th - International Creole Day.

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November 1st Jun. to 30th Nov. - Hawksbill Turtles Watching in Trinidad & Tobago.

1st - All Saint's Day.

1st - Tunapuna Day.

2nd - All Soul's Day.

3rd to 12th - Divali Nagar 2023.

3rd to 5th - Bago Sport Beach Football International.

5th - Black Rock Harvest Festival.

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

11th - Rememberance Day.

12th - Moriah Harvest Festival.

12th - Les Couteaux Harvest Festival.

12th - Scarborough Harvest Festival.

14th - World Diabetes Day.

12th - Divali.

18th - Parang in a Pot - St Joseph's Convent, Port of Spain.

18th - San Fernando Day.

19th - Mt. Gomery Harvest Fest.

24th - LATCAFEST (Latin Caribbean Folk Music Festival) at Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

25th - 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.

26th - The Palmiste Historical Society's Chrisitmas tree-lighting at the corner of Aileen Avenue and Brash Boulevard, Palmiste (opposite the Palmiste Park) San Fernando.

27th - Kaartik (Kartik Nahan/Kartik Snan/Kartik Purnima).

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December 1st - International World National AIDS Day.

1st - Tobago Day Expo and Sports and Family Day at the Buccoo Integrated Facility, Auchenskeoch Buccoo Bay Road, Buccoo.

2nd to 8th - Tobago House Assembly Week Celebrations at Shaw Park Complex; Dwight Yorke Stadium and other venues in Tobago.

3rd - Plymouth Harvest Festival.

4th - Tobago Day (Tobago House of Assembly Day).

7th - The Annual Tobago House of Assembly Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Louis D'or Nurseries.

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

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

25th - Christmas Day.

26th - Boxing Day.

26th - 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
Carnival 2023 - February 20th & 21st; Carnival 2024 - February 12th & 13th
Events, dates or times are subject to be changed or be cancelled without notice when this page was compiled.
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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