Events and Festivals

This vibrant island plays host to an astonishing array of annual events including world-class sports, music festivals, theatre performances and our much-loved Barbados carnivals.

  • WSL Suring Championships  |  Apr 11 – 16
  • Oistins Fish Festival  |  Apr 15 – 17
  • Barbados International Fishing Tournament  |  Apr 19 – 23
  • J24 Open  |  Apr 22 – 23
  • Barbados Sprint Triathlon  |  Apr 23
  • Reggae Festival  |  Apr 23 – 30
  • Sir Garfield Sobers Golf Classic  |  Apr 27 – 30
  • Barbados Old Brigand Regatta  |  May 5 – 7
  • Barbados Island Fit Games  |  May 5 – 7
  • Golden Oldies Cricket Festival  |  May 7 – 14
  • Barbados Ninja Throwdown  |  May 20
  • Gospelfest  |  May 20 – 28
  • OK Class Dinghy Sailing Championship  |  May 25 – 31
  • Celtic Festival  |  May 26 – 29
  • Sol Rally Barbados – King of the Hill  |  May 27 – 28
  • Crop Over Festival  |  June – August
  • Waterman Festival  |  June 1 – 12
  • Sol Rally Barbados  |  June 2 – 5
  • Intl Master Football Festival  |  June 2 – 5
  • Finn World Masters Championships  |  June 2 – 9
  • WAFA World Flower Show  |  June 22 – 25
  • Crop Over Cityfest  |  June 24
  • Barbados Beach Tennis Open  |  June 26 – July 2
  • Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools Cricket  |  July 9 – 23
  • Pan Fusion  |  July 14
  • Pan On De Sand  |  July 16
  • Soca On De Sand  |  July 23
  • Kiddies Kadooment  |  July 29
  • Soca Royale  |  July 30
  • Emancipation Walk  |  Aug 1
  • Bridgetown Market/Foreday Morning  |  Aug 4 – 6
  • Pic O De Crop Finals  |  Aug 5
  • Crop Over Kadooment Grand Finale  |  Aug 7
  • Carifesta Caribbean Festical  |  Aug 17 – 27
  • Hockey Festival  |  Aug 20 – 26
  • Barbados Beach and Wellness Festival  |  Sept 2 – 3
  • The Barbados Cycling Festival  |  Sept 4 – 9
  • National Dinghy Championship  |  Sept 10 – 24
  • Barbados Surfing Nationals  |  TBC
  • Monarch’s of the Court Road Tennis  |  TBC
  • National Triathlon  |  Oct 1
  • Elan Trotman Jazz Excursion  |  Oct 6 – 9
  • National Dinghy Championship  |  Oct 8 – 22
  • Titans Aquatic Intl Swim Meet  |  Oct 19 – 22
  • Dragon World Championship  |  Oct 28 – 30
  • Festival of Speed  |  TBC
  • Barbados Open Water Festival  |  Nov 1 – 5
  • Restaurant Week  |  Nov 1 – 15
  • Sizzling Beach Volleyball  |  Nov 4 – 5
  • Barbados Dart Festival  |  Nov 5 – 15
  • Barbados Independence Pro-Surf Festival  |  Nov 9 – 12
  • Darcy Beckles Invitational Bodybuilding Classic  |  Nov 11
  • Food & Rum Festival  |  Nov 16 – 19
  • Islands Odyssey (Cornell Sailing)  –  TBC
  • NIFCA Festival of Arts  |  TBC
  • Run Barbados Marathon Weekend  |  Dec 1 – 3
  • Rugby7s  |  Dec  9 – 10

 

We stayed in one of the staySky properties for eight nights and it was definitely one of the best holidays we have had. The resort was very friendly and we felt very relaxed.

Sel, UK