2016
Trinidad & Tobago Calendar






Dates in red are public holidays
dates and events are subject to change or be cancel without notice
2016
January 1st - New Year's Day.

3rd - Pembroke Harvest Fest.

9th - Pelham Goddard and Roots will be celebrating their 40th anniversary in the music business entitled "Our Carnival Story - The Fete" at Hotel Normandie in St Ann's 'Under the Trees'.

9th to 10th - Brechin Castle Open (Golf Tournament).

10th - Parlatuvier Harvest Fest.

10th - Spring Garden Harvest Fest.

15th - TSTT BLINK bmobile Enterprise Invitational Golf Tournament at St. Andrews Golf Club.

16th - The Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation Food Festival and Street Party on St John's Road to Morton Street; 5 p.m. to midnight. The streets will be lined with tents and local cuisine.

16th - The Prime Minister's Best Village Trophy Competition 2016 launch with the hosting of 'Traditions of Carnival' at Coronation Park, Point Fortin at 1 pm.

16th - The Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) will be hosting its 2015 Awards Ceremony & 50th Anniversary Awards Functions at the Naparima College Auditorium in San Fernando from 2 p.m.

16th - TTCF MTB Eliminator - Test Event (cycling - mountain bikes) at Bellerand Park, Chaguaramas.

16th to 17th - 'Real Housewives of Port-of-Spain' (play) at Queen's Hall, St Ann's. The comedy’s cast include Penelope Spencer, Debra Boucaud Mason, Leslie-Ann Lavine, Corinne Browne, Ria Ali and Zo-Marie Tanker, along with appearances by Richard Ragoobarsingh who also directs the play, Bradley Logan, Sheldon Augustine and David Serette. Tickets are available at the Box Office at Queen’s Hall from 10 am to 6pm daily (624- 1284 ext 1) and at popular outlets.

17th - T&T International Marathon.

18th - Monday Night Theatre Forum hosted by Tony Hall and Raymond Choo Kong with special guest Ralph Maraj at Trinidad Theatre Workshop, corner Jerningham Avenue and Norfolk Street, Belmont from 7pm.

23rd to 24th - TATIL Open Invitational at St Andrew's Golf Course in Moka, Maraval.

24th - Besetha Harvest Fest.

24th - St. Patrick's Harvest Fest.

24th - SWAHA International Hindu Organisation Annual Sports Day at the Ato Boldon Stadium; 9 am.

28th - Carona Ladies Stablefordat St. Andrews Golf Club.

30th to 31st - Svelty Ladies Open at St. Andrews Golf Club.

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February 2nd - World Wetlands Day.

4th - World Cancer Day.

7th - Hope Harvest Fest.

8th - Carnival Monday.

8th - Chinese New Year (Year of Monkey).

8th to 16th - Brian Mac Farlane’s retrospective exhibit titled Brian Mac Farlane at the Art Society, Jamaica Boulevard and St Vincent Avenue, Federation Park, Port-of-Spain. Admission is US $20 (TT $120); Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 11 am- 6 pm, and Saturday, 10 am to 1 pm. For more information call 622-9827 or email: exhibitions@artsocietytt.org.

9th - Carnival Tuesday.

10th - Ash Wednesday.

11th - Ganesh Jayanti.

11th - Benefit concert for Dr. Winsford Devine at Country Club Port of Spain.

13th - Cro Cro Untouched Concert at SAPA (Southern Academy for the Performing Arts), Todd Street, San Fernando.

13th to 14th - Seniors Trials at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club.

14th - Adelphi Harvest Fest.

14th - 31st Biennial Music Festival of The Trinidad and Tobago Music Festival Association's Gala Opening Ceremony at Queen's Hall, Port of Spain.

1th - The UWI Classic Concert 2016 entitled ''Pappy' - A Tribute to Roy Cape - He Gave Us the Music' at the Hyatt Regency. Another star-studded cast of entertainers is planned for this year including 3Canal, David Rudder, Destra Garcia, Olatunji, Machel Montano, Patrice Roberts, Farmer Nappy, Ricardo Drue and many more all accompanied by The Roy Cape All Stars and Blaxx. In 2015, proceeds of this event were granted to UWI honorary graduate, Leroy ‘Black Stalin’ Calliste in an effort to defray his medical expenses. As beneficiary of this year’s concert, all proceeds will go towards Cape’s medical expenses. For more information on ''Pappy' - A Tribute to Roy Cape' and to purchase tickets, please contact The UWI's Office of Institutional Advancement and Internationalisation at 662-2002 exts. 82683/ 82682 or email: camille.edwards@sta.uwi.edu or carol.ayoung@sta.uwi.edu.

14th to 12th Mar - The T&T Music Festival Association premieres its Diamond Jubilee Celebrations with the hosting of its 31st Music Festival at venues in North and South. Patrons and supporters can receive the Association’s newsletter and updates on other Diamond Jubilee activities by emailing info@ttmusicfestival.org using the subject “Newsletter request.” You can also keep up to date on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/ttmusicfestival, or on Twitter: @ttmfa For further information, contact: National Office: 9 Avenue First, Ste. 4, St James ... email: info@ttmusicfestival.org; North: 8 Rust Street, St Clair, (756-1236/789-4929) ... email: north@ttmusicfestival.org; South: 2 Ruth Avenue, Les Efforts West, San Fernando (333-0402) .... email: south@ttmusicfestival.org; Tobago: 495-6441/771-1872/309-0750 .... tobago@ttmusicfestival.org; website http://www.ttmusicfestival.org.

19th to 20th - Scarborough Cup at the Plantations Golf Culb.

19th to 21st - Tobago Carnival Regatta 2014 at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

20th - Veteran Honour List Show at La Joya Sporting Complex, Eastern Main Road, St. Joseph.

20th to 21st - 2016 TTCF Track Series #1 at Irwin Park Sporting Complex, Siparia.

21st - Buccoo Harvest Fest.

27th - Everybody loves Raymond Annual Post-Valentine Concert at Centre of Excellence, Macoya. Featuring Indian singer Mohammed Irfan, plus a Bollywood orchestra from Mumbai and Raymond Ramnarine with his band Dil-E-Nadan.

27th to 28th - SAGC Club Championships at St. Andrews Golf Club.

27th to 28th - 2016 TTCF Track Series #2 (cycling) at Arima Velodrome.

28th - Bon Accord Harvest Fest.

28th - Franklyn Harvest Fest.

28th - TTGA Challenge.

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March 14th Feb to 12th Mar - The T&T Music Festival Association premieres its Diamond Jubilee Celebrations with the hosting of its 31st Music Festival at venues in North and South. Patrons and supporters can receive the Association’s newsletter and updates on other Diamond Jubilee activities by emailing info@ttmusicfestival.org using the subject “Newsletter request.” You can also keep up to date on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/ttmusicfestival, or on Twitter: @ttmfa For further information, contact: National Office: 9 Avenue First, Ste. 4, St James ... email: info@ttmusicfestival.org; North: 8 Rust Street, St Clair, (756-1236/789-4929) ... email: north@ttmusicfestival.org; South: 2 Ruth Avenue, Les Efforts West, San Fernando (333-0402) .... email: south@ttmusicfestival.org; Tobago: 495-6441/771-1872/309-0750 .... tobago@ttmusicfestival.org; website http://www.ttmusicfestival.org.

19th to 21st - Tobago Carnival Regatta 2014 at Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago.

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

4th to 6th - Luces Brothers Memorial International Classic (cycling) at Irwin Park Sporting Complex, Siparia.

5th - Celebrating Life World Aids day/Future Generations Anti Child Abuse at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club.

6th - Mt. St. George Harvest Fest.

6th - The Shelter Golf Charity at St. Andrews Golf Club.

7th to 8th - Maha Shiva Raatri.

8th - International Women's Day.

10th - Southern Games (cycling) at Southern Main Road, Marabella.

12th - Jazz Artists on The Greens at The Greens at Farm Road, Farm Road, Saint Joseph, Trinidad & Tobago.

12th to 13th - Southern Games (cycling) at Guaracara Park, Pointe-a-Pierre.

13th - River Raid 10 (Mountain Bike Race & Trail Run)

13th - Aujoma Ltd Charity Golf Tournament at St. Andrews Golf Club.

14th - Commonwealth Day.

17th - St. Patrick Day.

17th to 20th - Trinidad & Tobago Open at St. Andrews Golf Club.

19th - St. Joseph Day.

19th to 20th - Barracuda Track League (cycling) at Skinner Park, San Fernando.

20th - International Earth Day.

20th - St Francois Valley Girls' College annual 5K Run/Walk, St Clair Road, Queen's Park Savannah.

23rd - Wheels on the Avenue (cycling) at Ariapita Avenue, Port of Spain.

24th - Phagwa-Holi Festival.

25th - Good Friday.

25th to 26th - Easter International Grand Prix at Arima Velodrome.

25th to 27th - Horticultural Society of Trinidad and Tobago (HSTT) Flower Show at Trinidad Country Club.

26th - Daren Ganga Foundation (Golf Tournament).

27th - Easter Sunday.

27th - Radio 90.5fm Easter Kite Flying at Queen's Park Savannah.

28th - Easter Monday.

28th - Buccoo Goat, Donkey & Crab Races at Mt. Pleasant.

28th - Toyota Earth Day Cycle Classic at Toyota Showroom - Barataria.

29th - Buccoo Goat, Donkey & Crab Races at Buccoo.

29th - RBL Caribbean Junior Open (Practice Round) at St. Andrews Golf Club.

30th - Spiritual Baptist Liberation Shouter Day.

30th - Pigeon Peas Festival in Diego Martin.

30th to 31st - RBL Caribbean Junior Open at St. Andrews Golf Club.

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

1st - Mayaro Borough Days.

2nd - Siparia Track Challenge Event (cycling) at Irwin Park Sporting Complex, Siparia.

4th - RBL Caribbean Junior Open at St. Andrews Golf Club.

5th to 7th - RBL Caribbean Junior Open at St. Andrews Golf Club.

1st - National Youth Day.

7th - World Health Day.

8th - Hindi New Year.

10th - POS West Rotary Club Charity Golf Tournament at St. Andrews Golf Club.

10th to 17th - National Volunteer Week.

13th - Sports & Tourism Golf Challenge at St. Andrews Golf Club.

15th - Ram Navami.

16th - 17th National Junior Trials.

16th to 24th - The Tobago Jazz Experience with performances at Speyside, Signal Hill, Scarborough, Castara and the Pigeon Point Heritage Park.

17th - Charlotteville Harvest Fest.

17th - 2016 TTCF MTB Series #1 (cycling - mountain bikes).

22nd - Hanuman Jayanti.

22nd - Earth Day.

23rd - 24th Sagicor Open at St. Andrews Golf Club.

23rd to 24th - Jazz on the Beach at Mt Irvine Bay, Tobago; 11 am.

23rd to 24th - 2016 TTCF Track Series #3 at Irwin Park Sporting Complex, Siparia.

24th - Goodwood Harvest Fest.

24th to 30th - Administrative Professional's Week (Secretary's Week).

25th - National Rapso Day.

26th - Audrey Jeffers Day.

26th - National Security Officers Day of Appreciation.

27th - Administrative Professional's Day (Secretary's Day).

28th - The San Fernando City Corporation's 3rd Annual San City Green Expo at Skinner Park in San Fernando; 10 am.

28th - 30th CAGC Trials at St. Andrews Golf Club/Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club.

29th to 1st May - National Track Championships - Juveniles & Masters (cycling) at Irwin Park Sporting Complex, Siapria.

29th to 7th May - Point Fortin Borough Celebrations.

30th - Point Fortin Borough Day.

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

29th Apr to 1st May - National Track Championships - Juveniles & Masters (cycling) at Irwin Park Sporting Complex, Siapria.

29th Apr to 7th May - Point Fortin Borough Celebrations.

1st - Belle Garden Harvest Fest.

1st - CAGC Trials at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club.

1st - 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 - Confucius Institute at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus' Chinese Food Festival at the University Inn and Conference Centre.

5th to 9th - National Track Championships - Elite & Juniors (cycling) at National Cycling Centre, Balmain, Couva.

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

6th - Mother's Day Comedy Festival (Randy Glasgow Productions - RGP) at the Buccoo Integrated Facility, Tobago. For more information contact RGP at 622-0834 and 628-9158 or visit http://www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

7th - Pan on the Move (Point Fortin Borough Celebrations) at Market Square, Point Fortin.

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

7th - The Scleroderma Care Foundation will hold its Sixth 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.

7th - Prime Ministers Charity Golf Tournament.

8th - Mother's Day.

8th - Mason Hall Harvest Fest.

8th - Point Fortin Borough Day Regatta at Guapo Beach Facility, Clifton Hill, Point Fortin; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

8th - The Vitas House Hospice fifth annual Tea Party in the Port of Spain Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency; from 3 pm to 6 pm. Tickets costing $450 are available through the Hospice or 628-4673 and 628-9824.

8th - Mother's Day Comedy Festival (Randy Glasgow Productions - RGP) at the Grand Stand, Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain. For more information contact RGP at 622-0834 and 628-9158 or visit http://www.randyglasgowproductions.info.

9th - Europe Day.

11th - 12th Massy Rainbow Cup (Olympic, Sprint, Kids & Try-A-Tri Triathlon, 5k Run).

12th - International Nurses Day.

14th - SAGC Corporate Tournament at St. Andrews Golf Club.

15th - Whim Garden Harvest Fest.

15th - 2016 TTCF MTB Series #2 (cycling - mountain bikes).

16th - Whit Monday.

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

20th - Scotia Bank Against Breast Cancer at St. Andrews Golf Club.

21st - Rainbow Cup International Triathlon at Grafton Beach, Tobago.

21st - St. Augustine Private Hospital Charity at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club.

21st - 22nd - Hampton International Games (Track & Field) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 9:30 am.

22nd - Delaford Harvest Fest.

22nd - Maraval Rotary Club Charity Tournament at St. Andrews Golf Club.

22nd - Tobago Culinary Festival at Pigeon Point.

25th - African Liberation Day.

25th - Cotton Tree Foundation Charity Tournament at St. Andrews Golf Club.

26th - Corpus Christi.

26th - Arima Boys' Government School's Walkathon. It begins at 7 a.m., with the start and end points at the school, King Street, Arima.

26th to 29th - Salsa Fiesta TnT at Cascadia Hotel, Port of Ppain. For more information visit http://www.salsafiestatnt.com.

27th - Whitehall Striders 22nd 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.

27th to 29th - Sugar & Energy Festival at Gilbert Park, California.

27th to 29th - Chief Secretary's Tournament (golf) at Plantations Golf Club, Lowlands, Tobago.

27th to 29th - Caribbean Track Championships/Caribbean Track Cup (cycling) at National Cycling Centre, Valmain Couva.

28th - 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.

28th to 29th - Hampton International Games (Track & Field) at Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo; 2 pm.

30th - Indian Arrival Day.

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.

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



3rd to 5th - Couva/Pt Lisas Chamber of Commerce's Sugar and Energy Festival and Central Games at Gilbert Park, California.

3rd to 11th - WeBeat Festival 2016 at at the St James Park and Amphitheatre.

4th - Oliver Flax Memorial Tournamen tat Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club.

5th - World Environmental Day.

5th - Bloody Bay Fest.

5th - Labor Day Celebrations 2015: Rienzi Cycling Classic from San Fernando - Point Fortin - Fyzabad at 5 a.m. and ends at 10 am.

9th - Labor Day Celebrations 2015: Labour Day Calypso Finals at Fyzabad Hall 7 pm.

10th - Labor Day Celebrations 2015: A Festival of Drums at the Charlie King Junction in Fyzabad at 5 pm.

11th - Massey Stores Trini Scramble at St. Andrews Golf Club.

12th - Roxborough Harvest Fest.

12th - Labor Day Celebrations 2015: Thanksgiving service at the Fyzabad Union Hall.

12th - The 22nd Annual Ganga Dhaaraa River Festival at Blanchisseuse.

12th - Roger Smart Memorial Sprint TT (cycling) at Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

14th - Ganga Dashahara.

14th - World Blood Donor Day (WBDD).

17th to 19th - The Tableland Pineapple Farmers' Association (TPFA) Annual Fruit Festival at Nu Image Simplex Complex, Tableland.

17th to 19th - Chief Secretary's Tournament at Tobago Plantations Gulf Club.

18th - Gentlemen Senior's Classic at St. Andrews Golf Club.

19th - Labour Day.

19th - Labor Day Celebrations 2014: the Butler Classics, Labour Day March, Labour Day show.

19th - Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) Butler 20K Run in San Fernando.

19th - 2016 TTCF MTB Series #3 (cycling - mountain bikes).

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

19th - Father's Day.

19th - Lambeau Harvest Fest.

19th - The Friends of Victory Foundation (FoVF)'s Sixth Annual "Victory Games" at Police Barracks Grounds, Long Circular Road, St James.

19th - The Father's Day Spectacular at Centre of Excellence in Macoya. For further information visit www.rafimohammed.com.

19h - Annual Father's Day concert by Raymond Ramnarine and his band, Dil-E- Nadan at Nu Image Simplex Complex, New Grant, Princes Town; 8 pm.

19th - 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.

20th - Devil's Woodyard Road Race (cycling) at New Grant.

23rd - Port of Spain Day25th - Tobago Dragon Boat Association Regatta at Pigeon Point Heritage Park; 8am to 4pm. For more information visit http://ttdbf.webs.com.

24th to 26th - Charlotteville Fisherman Festival at Charlotteville.

25th - The Ministry of Sport's National Youth Sport Festival at Eastern Regional Indoor Sporting Arena and Eddie Hart Grounds, Tacarigua from 8 am.

25th - Laughlin & de Gannes Lucas Bowl at St. Andrews Golf Club.

26th - SAGC Junior Club Championship at St. Andrews Golf Club.

26th - 2016 TTCF Road Series #3 (cycling).

27th - World Diabetes Day.

27th to 1st Jul - Trinidad & Tobago Jazz Week at various venues. For more information on TnT Jazz Week visit us on Facebook: Jazz Alliance of Trinidad and Tobago or call 625-7123 / 689-4298.

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

27th Jun to 1st Jul - Trinidad & Tobago Jazz Week at various venues. For more information on TnT Jazz Week visit us on Facebook: Jazz Alliance of Trinidad and Tobago or call 625-7123 / 689-4298.

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

2nd - Old Hilarians’ annual luncheon at Jubilee Hall, Keate Street, Port of Spain.

2nd to 3rd - Coral Cup Classic Tournament at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club.

3rd - Castara Harvest Fest.

6th - Eid-ul-Fitr.

6th - Rath Yaatra.

7th to 11th - Mango Festival at UWI (University of West Indies).

7th to 11th - Tobago Motor Rally at Turtle Beach.

9th - Box Car Derby (Arima Fest 2016).

9th - Miss Arima Pageant Royale (Arima Fest 2016).

10th - TTMCO Charity Golf Tournament at St. Andrews Golf Club.

10th - 2016 National MTB Championships (cucling - mountain bikes).

11th - Caricom Day.

11th to 15th - CAJGC (Golf Tournament).

16th to 7th Aug - Tobago Heritage Festival.

17th - Roxborough Seafood Festival at Fish Market in Roxborough.

17th - Food Fair (Arima Fest 2016).

22nd - Parangrama (Arima Fest 2016).

24th - Knights FR Criterium (cycling) at Wallerfield.

27th to 31st - Great Fete Weekend in Tobago.

29th to 31st - National Youth Track Championships (cycling) at Irwin Park Sporting Complex, Siparia.

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

16th Jul to 8th Aug - Tobago Heritage Festival.

1st - Emancipation Day.

1st - Arima Borough Days.

1st - Arima Fest.

5th to 7th - Delaford Fishermen Festival.

6th to 8th - National Road Cycling Championships (6th - Time Trial/7th - Road Race/8th - Criterium) at venue TBA.

7th - Laventille Steelband Festival at Eastern Main Road, Laventille; 4pm.

7th - Speyside Harvest Fest.

7th - The Felicity Charlieville Fishing Association (FCFA) will be hosting its 3rd Annual Fishing Tournament at Gulf of Paria via Cunupia River, Cacandee Road, Felicity. For more information and registration details, call 389-7413.

10th to 14th - Santa Rosa Festival.

12th - International Youth Day.

12th –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.

14th - 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.

18th - Raksha Bandhan.

25th - Carib Santa Rosa Festival (Arima Fest 2016).

27th - 2016 Carib Great Race from Pier 1 Chaguaramas to Store Bay, Tobago; Pirogues class leave at 6:50am.; M Class leave at 8am.

27th - Feast Day of Santa Rosa Festival.

28th - 103FM Curry Duck Competition at Chagville Beach, Chaguaramas.

28th - Toyota Hilux Cycle Classic at Toyota Showroom - Barataria.

30th - Santa Rosa Day.

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

31st - Independence Day.

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September 9th to 11th - Angostura Rum Festival hosted by Angostura Ltd. at Laventille compound.

9th to 11th - South Caribbean Open at Tobago Plantations Golf Club.

10th to 11th - Agostini Insurance Brokers Ladies Open at St. Andrews Golf Club.

14th to 17th - Annual Mexican Food Festival held with the collaboration of the Embassy of Mexico at Hilton Trinidad's Pool Terrace Garden Restaurant from 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm.

17th - International Coastal Clean Up Day.

17th - 2016 TTCF Road Series #4 (cycling).

17th to 30th - Hindus Memorial Services (observance of Pitra Paksh).

18th - Maracas Open Water Swim Classic at Maracas Bay.

18th - Flow Energy Sunday (Mini Duathlon & 1 Lap Savannah Run).

18th - TTGA Corporate Tournament at St. Andrews Golf Club (Golf Tournament).

24th - Republic Day.

24th - 18th Annual Scotiabank Women Against Breast Cancer 5k Classic.

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

24th to 25th - Tobago Open Tennis Tournament.

25th - Southclaine CC Memorial Classic (cycling).

28th to 2nd Oct - Tobago International Cycling Classic.

28th - Tourism Day.

30th - Caribbean Youth Day.

30th - Tobago Open Plantations (Golf Tournament).

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October 28th Sep to 2nd Oct - Tobago International Cycling Classic.

1st to 2nd - Tobago Open Plantations (Golf Tournament).

2nd - The International day of the Elderly.

2nd to 16th - Ram Leela Festival (undecided).

5th - Beacon's Cycling on the Avenue 4; 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm, in Woodbrook.

7th - Chaguanas Borough Days.

8th - RCSA at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club.

9th - Livingwaters Community Charity Tournament.

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

9th - Dragon Boat Festival at the western end of Chagville, Chaguaramas, (next to the Military Museum) from 8 am. to 4 pm.

9th to 15th - Fire Prevention Week.

11th - Ramleela.

11th - Hosay Festival.

12th - Chinese Arrival Day.

14th - Indoor Weekend Series #1 (cycling) at National Cycling Centre, Balmain, Couva.

16th - World Food Day.

16th - Tobago Blue Food Festival at L'Anse Fourmi Bloody Bay Recreation Grounds - An annual event of entertainment and cooking.

16th to 23rd - National Tourism Week.

22nd - Indoor Weekend Series #2 (cycling) at National Cycling Centre, Balmain, Couva.

23rd - Patience Hill Harvest Fest.

23rd - Indoor Weekend Series #3 (cycling) at National Cycling Centre, Balmain, Couva.

23rd - The University of the West Indies Sports and Physical Education Centre (UWI SPEC) Half-Marathon.

23rd - Immortelle Children Centre (Golf Tournament).

24th - United Nations Day.

26th - Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

30th - Divali.

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November 1st - All Saint's Day.

2nd - All Soul's Day.

4th to 6th - Bago Sport Beach Football International. For more information visit http://www.bagosports.com.

6th - Whan Tong Agencies & Delta Club Team Championships (Golf Tournament).

11th - Rememberance Day.

13th - Black Rock Harvest Fest.

14th - World Diabetes Day.

14th - Kaartik (Kartik Nahan/Kartik Snan/Kartik Purnima).

14th - Charlett & Gatcliffe Caddie Championship at St. Andrews Golf Club.

18th - San Fernando Day.

20th - Les Couteaux Harvest Fest.

20th - Moriah Harvest Fest.

20th - Scarborough Harvest Fest.

27th - Mt. Gomery Harvest Fest.

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December 1st - International World National AIDS Day.

1st - The 8th Annual Tobago House of Assembly Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Louis D'or Nurseries.

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

4th - Plymouth Harvest Fest.

4th - Jungle Bells (Cycling - mountain bikes).

9th - Radio Tambrin's Annual Christmas Parade and Children Treat. The parade is scheduled to start at 3pm from the Old Market car park.

18th - Barcode's Annual 'Pig Out' Christmas Lime.

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

25th - Christmas Day.

26th - Boxing Day.

26th - 12th Annual Penta Paints Kite Flying Competition at Plymouth Recreation Grounds.

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

31st - Old Year's Festivities.

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Carnival 2016 - February 8th & 9th
Carnival 2017 - February 27th & 28th
Carnival 2018 - February 12th & 13th
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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