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grenada chocolate fest

The Grenada Chocolate Fest Is Back 

 It’s been called the Caribbean Capital of Chocolate.  And the minute you set foot in Grenada, you begin to understand.  They call the spice isle for a reason, and the island’s rich, fertile soil and intoxicating culture are exemplified in …

aruba soul beach music

Aruba’s Top Music Festival Is Back 

 Aruba’s popular Soul Beach Music Festival is back.  The annual event will make its post-pandemic return from May 25-30.  Headliners will include Mary J. Blige, New Edition and comedian Mike Epps.  In a statement, the Aruba Tourism Authority said it …

punta cana j balvin

J Balvin Is Coming Back to Punta Cana 

 Reggaeton superstar J Balvin is returning to Punta Cana.  Balvin is bringing back his NEON Punta Cana music festival to the Dominican Republic, following a sold-out 2001 edition.  The event will run from Dec 7-11, 2022 in the Dominican Republic’s …

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dominica jazz festival

 One of the Eastern Caribbean’s top music festivals is making a comeback.  Dominica’s popular Jazz n’ Creole festival will return to the Cabrits National Park on May 1, 2022, following a two-year hiatus amid the pandemic.  This will be the …

barbados crop over

 Barbados’ endlessly popular Crop Over festival is making a comeback, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The summer festival is set to return this year after a two-year hiatus amid the pandemic.  The unique event typically draws thousands of visitors to the …

st maarten sxm music

 A major music festival is making its return to St Maarten this year.  The SXM Festival, one of the Caribbean’s hottest music events, is slated for March 9-13, 2022.  This year’s event will feature some of the top names in …

st kitts music comeback

 One of the Caribbean’s most popular music festivals is coming back.  The St Kitts Music Festival, which had grown into one of the region’s most sought after music events before the pandemic, is returning in 2022.  This year’s event will …

caribbean rum festival top

 A master class in rare bottlings of Jamaican rum. A rum-and-cigar pairing with Davidoff. A blind-tasting competition of the Caribbean’s most sought-after rums. A journey through the world of the Rhum Agricole of Martinique and Guadeloupe.  It’s the Caribbean’s leading …

cancun ibiza music

 Another new music festival is coming to Cancun on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  It’s called Ibiza Spirit, and the new festival aims to bring the “spirit and culture of Ibiza” to Cancun, with a mix of pool parties, boat …

barbados music festival

 One of the Caribbean’s major music festivals is planning a comeback.  The Vujaday Music Festival is planning to return Barbados, targeting a five-night event from Feb. 9-13, 2022, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The festival guides attendees from oceanfront stages to …

cancun food festival royalton

 Blue Diamond Resorts is launching a food festival, the company said this week.  The first-ever Cancun Food + Drink Experience will be held at the all-inclusive Royalton CHIC Suites Cancun Resort and Spa from Sept. 19-26.  The festival will gather …

grand bahama dive festival

 One of the region’s top diving destinations now has its own dive festival, Caribbean Journal has learned. It’s called Dive Grand Bahama, and it will be held July 19-23, 2021.  The event gathers Bahamas Dive ambassadors and local dive operators …

jamaica jazz blues festival

 This year’s edition of the Jamaica Jazz & Blue’s Festival is going virtual.  The music event will be held from March 4-6, with an additional charity component that will help raise funds for industry professionals affected by the pandemic.  The …

british virgin islands spring regatta

 The British Virgin Islands Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival has been postponed, Caribbean Journal has learned. The festival, which has been slated to come back for its 2021 edition, has now been postponed until 2022, organizers said.  The move comes …

british virgin islands spring regatta

 The popular BVI Spring Regatta in the British Virgin Islands will be held this year, in accordance with the British Overseas Territory’s health and safety protocols.  The regatta will take place from March 29 to April 4, 2021, beginning with …

jamaica reggae sunsplash

 Jamaica’s legendary Reggae Sunsplash festival has returned after a 14-year hiatus with a virtual event this year.  This year’s reggae celebration will run Nov. 27-28, with one-of-a-kind access to live performances and artist interviews.  The festival first debuted in 1978 …

st croix christmas festival

 St Croix’s popular Crucian Christmas Festival is going virtual this year.  The island’s annual holiday fete will run virtually from Dec. 11 to Jan. 6, with a “robust” lineup of music, entertainment and online events, according to the US Virgin …

st croix taste festival

 St Croix, one of the Caribbean’s hottest culinary destinations right now, is set for another edition of the popular Taste of St Croix food festival.  The 2020 edition of the event, which will be held on April 2, will be …