2015/2016
Trinidad & Tobago Calendar






Dates in red are public holidays
dates and events are subject to change or be cancel without notice
2015
August 1st Mar to 31st Aug - Leatherback Watching in Tobago.

16th Jul to 1st Aug - Tobago Heritage Festival.

31st Jul to 2nd Aug - Delaford Fishermen Festival.

1st - Emancipation Day.

1st - Arima Borough Days.

1st - Arima Fest.

2nd - Speyside Harvest Fest.

2nd - Laventille Steelband Festival at Eastern Main Road, Laventille; 4pm.

2nd - 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.

2nd - Caribbean Cross Training 5k and 10k Open Water (Swimming) at Tobago.

4th to 9th - Roving Anansi Theatre (Produced by Passion Fruit Publishing Ltd, Wire Bend: Myths for a New Time) at Little Carib Theatre, White and Robert Streets, Woodbrook. Two shows daily at 2 pm and 6 pm. The shows are targeting children ages two to 14 years, as well as the child in everyone. Wire Bend’s cast comprises Kurtis Gross, Kenwyn Felix (making his return to the stage after almost 15 years), Arnold “Pinny" Goindhan, Mark Nottingham, Nicole Wong Chong, Renee King, Sasha Clarke, Shelly Narine and Kemlon Nero. For the children’s enjoyment, different nights at the Little Carib Theatre are themed with treats provided by corporate partners. August 4 is Book Day; August 5, Toy Day; August 6, Tech Day; August 7, Pizza Day; August 8, Ice Cream Day and August 9 is Snack Day. Some of the themed days would be repeated at the other venues.

5th to 9th - Santa Rosa Festival.

5th to 9th - Great Fete Weekend in Tobago.

7th - 4th Annual 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.

9th - 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.

11th to 13th - Roving Anansi Theatre (Produced by Passion Fruit Publishing Ltd, Wire Bend: Myths for a New Time) at the South Academy of the Performing Arts (SAPA), Todd Street, San Fernando. Two one-and-a-half-hour shows daily at 2 pm and at 6 pm. The shows are targeting children ages two to 14 years, as well as the child in everyone. Wire Bend’s cast comprises Kurtis Gross, Kenwyn Felix (making his return to the stage after almost 15 years), Arnold “Pinny" Goindhan, Mark Nottingham, Nicole Wong Chong, Renee King, Sasha Clarke, Shelly Narine and Kemlon Nero.

12th - International Youth Day.

18th to 21st - Roving Anansi Theatre (Produced by Passion Fruit Publishing Ltd, Wire Bend: Myths for a New Time) at the La Joya Auditorium. Two shows daily 2 pm and 6 pm. The shows are targeting children ages two to 14 years, as well as the child in everyone. Wire Bend’s cast comprises Kurtis Gross, Kenwyn Felix (making his return to the stage after almost 15 years), Arnold “Pinny" Goindhan, Mark Nottingham, Nicole Wong Chong, Renee King, Sasha Clarke, Shelly Narine and Kemlon Nero.

22nd - 2015 Great Race from Pier 1 Chaguaramas to Store Bay, Tobago; Pirogues class leave at 6:50am.; M Class leave at 8am.

22nd - Pan on the Avenue is being held in honour of Black Stalin and 24 pan tuners. Staged by the Woodbrook St James Community Association along Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook.

22nd - Carnival City Jazz 2015 at Carnival City Ultra Lounge, Gulf City Mall, San Fernando; 6pm-10pm. Limited Advance Tickets $100. VIP Specials available on request. Call our booking hotline now 223-1194/1193 or 2807710. Tickets available from Carnival City Members Club and Carnival City Ultra Lounge. Click here to view flyer.

22nd to 23rd - YMCA Invitational Swim Meet at YMCA Pool in Tobago.

23rd - 103FM Curry Duck Competition at Chagville Beach, Chaguaramas.

23rd - Feast Day of Santa Rosa Festival.

25th - Carib Santa Rosa Festival (Arima Fest 2015).

29th - Raksha Bandhan.

30th - Santa Rosa Day.

29th - Fourth Annual Rainbow 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. The groups scheduled to participate are: the Shiv Shakti, Prema Shakti, Wasafoli (African and limbo), Radha Krishna Dance Group, Brian Mangaroo and Khalnayak, Tri Devi , Nalini Akal and the N9 Dancers, Kaizan Shakti Dance Company, Trinidad Multicultural Dance Group, Kiss Natraj Dance Company and the Chinese Dragon Dancers. The event will also see performances from tassa, nagara, chutney and pan.

30th - Carib Woodbrook Playboyz annual pre-Independence Day steelband parade and brunch along Tragarete Road, Newtown. Brunch at Woodbrook Playboyz panyard.

30th - Tassa Association of T&T (TATT) presents the Tassarama & Classical Championships at Ato Bolden Stadium, Arima. For more information contact TATT at 624-1024, or 788-4668 or 377-2211, or email: tassa_association@yahoo.com.

30th - Indepan Fest along Tragarete Road, from Colville Street to Maraval Road; 6pm, Steelbands to perform include Trinidad All Stars, Super Novas, Phase II Pan Groove, Exodus, Silver Stars, and guest appearances will be by SuperBlue and Scrunter.

31st - Independence Day.

31st - Red, White & Black Independence Day Tournament (Golf Tournament) at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

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

31st - Carib Woodbrook Playboyz Independence Brunch at the old panyard. Music by Petrotrin Phase II Pan Groove, Exodus and Super Novas.

31st - CAL Invaders' Independence Brunch opposite the Queen's Park Oval on Tragarete Road in Woodbrook; 7am. Music by St James Tripolians.

31st - White Oak Starlift's Independence Brunch at its pan complex on Mucurapo Road Extension, St James.

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September 4th - Shri Krishna Janam Ashtmi.

7th - Trinidad and Tobago General Elections.

11th to 13th - Angostura Rum Festival hosted by Angostura Ltd. at Laventille compound.

12th to 13th - South Caribbean Open (Golf Tournament) at Plantations Golf Club, Lowlands, Tobago.

13th - Just Wee & Friends's Junior Carnival Band launch entitled "Carousel" at the St James Amphitheatre, Western Main Road, St James, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free.

15th to 29th - Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival Tenth Anniversary at various cinemas. The full slate of films is as follows: Memories of Underdevelopment (Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Cuba, 1968); The Harder They Come (Perry Henzell, Jamaica, 1972); Bim (Hugh A. Robertson, Trinidad and Tobago, 1974); One People (Pim de la Parra, Suriname, 1976); Man By the Shore (Raoul Peck, Haiti, 1983); Sugar Cane Alley (Euzhan Palcy, Martinique, 1983); One Way Ticket (Agliberto Menéndez, Dominican Republic, 1988); What Happened to Santiago (Jacobo Morales, Puerto Rico, 1989); Ava and Gabriel: A Love Story (Felix de Rooy, Curaçao, 1990); Strawberry and Chocolate (Tomás Gutiérrez Alea and Juan Carlos Tabío, Cuba, 1993).

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

20th - Maracas Open Water Swim Classic at Maracas Bay.

20th - International Coastal Clean-up (ICC) at various beaches in TnT.

20th - Invaders Gala Awards Ceremony a venue TBA to honour the contributions of past arrangers, managers, captains, and present stage-side members.

24th - Republic Day.

25th - Trinidad and Tobago host the 11th edition of the Miss Global International Pageant at the Radisson Hotel, Port of Spain. For more info or to be a sponsor for the event contact Celina Ramjit at 497-8934 or Sohan Badall at 374- 5885.

26th - Rotary Club of St Augustine Charity Tournament (Golf Tournament) at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

26th - 17th Annual Scotiabank Women Against Breast Cancer 5k Classic.

26th to 27th - Tobago Open Tennis Tournament.

27th - TTGA Corporate (Golf Tournament) at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

27th to 12th Oct - Hindus Memorial Services (observance of Pitra Paksh).

27th to 27th Oct - Ram Leela Festival.

28th - Tourism Day.

28th to 4th Oct - Tobago International Cycling Classic.

30th - Caribbean Youth Day.

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October 27th Sep to 12th Oct - Hindus Memorial Services (observance of Pitra Paksh).

27th Sep to 27th Oct - Ram Leela Festival.

28th Sep to 4th Oct - Tobago International Cycling Classic.

2nd - The International day of the Elderly.

2nd - Nereid's Yacht Rally will be sailing off from Store Bay. The event which is a non-competitive race say organisers, will include a diverse mix of international yachtsmen and women. The rally includes stopovers in Guyana, French Guiana and Suriname, as well as Chaguaramas.

4th - Clubs Team Championships Golf Tournament.

4th to 10th - Fire Prevention Week.

7th - Chaguanas Borough Days.

7th - The Third Annual Beacon sponsored Cycling on the Avenue, also called 'Cycling on the Avenue 3' 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm, in Woodbrook.

11th - Store Bay Open Water Swimming Classic at Store Bay Beach.

11th - Old Hilarians' Association Lime at Flair the Restaurant, 2 Taylor Street (corner of Taylor Street & Ariapita Avenue) Woodbrook.

11th - Dragon Boat Festival at the western end of Chagville, Chaguaramas, (next to the Military Museum) from 8 am. to 4 pm.

12th - Chinese Arrival Day.

16th - World Food Day.

17th to 18th - T&T C&D Class Championships Golf Tournament.

18th - Tobago Blue Food Festival at L'Anse Fourmi Bloody Bay Recreation Grounds - An annual event of entertainment and cooking.

18th to 25th - National Tourism Week.

22nd - Ramleela.

24th - United Nations Day.

24th to 25th - Junior Championships (Tennis) at Country Club, Maraval.

25th - Patience Hill Harvest Fest.

25th - The 12th edition (2015) of the University of the West Indies Sports and Physical Education Centre (UWI SPEC) Half-Marathon.

25th - Immortelle Charity Tournament (Golf Tournament) at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

26th - Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

31st - Junior Championships (Tennis) at Country Club, Maraval.

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November 1st - Black Rock Harvest Fest.

1st - All Saint's Day.

2nd - All Soul's Day.

6th to 8th - Bago Sport Beach Football International. For more information visit http://www.bagosports.com.

11th- Divali.

11th - Rememberance Day.

14th - World Diabetes Day.

14th to 15th - T&T Two Ball Better Ball Strokeplay Championships Golf Tournament.

15th - Les Couteaux Harvest Fest.

15th - Moriah Harvest Fest.

15th - Scarborough Harvest Fest.

18th - San Fernando Day.

22nd - Mt. Gomery Harvest Fest.

23rd - Hosay Festival.

25th - Kaartik.

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December 1st - International World National AIDS Day.

1st - Celebrating Life Charity Tournament (Golf Tournament) at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

3rd - The 7th Annual Tobago House of Assembly Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Louis D'or Nurseries.

5th to 6th - SAGC Christmas Hamper (Golf Tournament) at St. Andrew's Golf Course, Maraval.

5th to 11th - Tobago House Assembly Week Celebrations at Shaw Park Complex; Dwight Yorke Stadium and other venues.

6th - Plymouth Harvest Fest.

11th - Radio Tambrin's Annual Christmas Parade and Children Treat. The parade is scheduled to start at 3pm from the Old Market car park.

13th - Barcode's Annual 'Pig Out' Christmas Lime.

19th - Scrunter's 'Pork Dance' (Annual Christmas Parange Fete) at De Forest, Vega de Oropouche, Sangre Grande.

20th - Millennium Lakes Christmas Hamper (Golf Tournament) at Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club, Trincity.

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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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.

10th - Parlatuvier Harvest Fest.

10th - Spring Garden Harvest Fest.

15th to 17th - TATIL Open Invitational at St Andrew's Golf Course in Moka, Maraval.

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.

17th - T&T International Marathon.

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.

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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).

9th - Carnival Tuesday.

10th - Ash Wednesday.

11th - Ganesh Jayanti.

14th - Adelphi Harvest Fest.

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

21st - Buccoo Harvest Fest.

28th - Bon Accord Harvest Fest.

28th - Franklyn Harvest Fest.

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

6th - Mt. St. George Harvest Fest.

7th to 8th - Maha Shiva Raatri.

8th - International Women's Day.

14th - Commonwealth Day.

17th - St. Patrick Day.

19th - St. Joseph Day.

20th - International Earth Day.

20th - Jazz Artists on The Greens at The Greens at Farm Road, Farm Road, Saint Joseph, Trinidad & Tobago.

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

24th - Phagwa-Holi Festival.

25th - Good Friday.

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

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.

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

30th - Spiritual Baptist Liberation Shouter Day.

30th - Pigeon Peas Festival in Diego Martin.

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

1st - Mayaro Borough Days.

1st - National Youth Day.

7th - World Health Day.

8th - Hindi New Year.

10th to 17th - National Volunteer Week.

15th - Ram Navami.

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.

22nd - Hanuman Jayanti.

22nd - Earth Day.

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

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.

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 7th May - Point Fortin Borough Celebrations.

1st - Belle Garden Harvest Fest.

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.

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.

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.

12th - International Nurses Day.

15th - Whim Garden Harvest Fest.

16th - Whit Monday.

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

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

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

22nd - Delaford Harvest Fest.

22nd - Tobago Culinary Festival at Pigeon Point.

25th - African Liberation Day.

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.

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.

5th - World Environmental Day.

5th - Bloody Bay Fest.

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.

12th - Roxborough Harvest Fest.

12th - Labor Day Celebrations 2015: Rienzi Cycling Classic at 5 a.m. and ends at 10 am.

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

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

14th - Ganga Dashahara.

14th - World Blood Donor Day (WBDD).

17th to19th - The Tableland Pineapple Farmers' Association (TPFA) Annual Fruit Festival at Nu Image Simplex Complex, Tableland.

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 - 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.

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.

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.

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).

11th - Caricom Day.

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).

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

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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.

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.

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.

17th - International Coastal Clean Up Day.

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

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

24th - Republic Day.

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

24th to 25th - Tobago Open Tennis Tournament.

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

28th - Tourism Day.

30th - Caribbean Youth Day.

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

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.

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.

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.

23rd - Patience Hill Harvest Fest.

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

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.

11th - Rememberance Day.

13th - Black Rock Harvest Fest.

14th - World Diabetes Day.

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

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.

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.

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 2015 - Febuary 16th & 17th
Carnival 2016 - February 8th & 9th
Carnival 2017 - February 27th & 28th
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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