The Caribbean’s Top Chocolate Festival Is Back

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The Caribbean’s premier chocolate festival is back again for its 10th edition this year.  The Grenada Chocolate Festival, which first started in 2014, will be running from May 16 to 23, celebrating the rich culture and history of chocolate production […]


Why JetBlue Is Adding More Flights to Grenada This Summer

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JetBlue Airways is expanding its service to Grenada for its popular summer festival season, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Between Aug. 7 and Sept. 1, JetBlue will be adding a second daily nonstop flight during Spicemas, the island’s premier cultural celebration.  […]


Machel Montano to Headline Music Festival in Jamaica 

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Soca superstar Machel Montano is headlining a highly-anticipated music festival in Kingston, Jamaica next month.  Montano will headline “Wi Fete.- the Ultimate Caribbean Music Festival,” which will be held on April 15 during the weekend of Jamaica’s Carnival.  It will […]


This Is the Summer’s Must-Visit Caribbean Music Festival 

St Kitts Caribbean Music Festival

It’s been a Caribbean music Mecca for nearly three decades, an annual summer gathering that’s an essential stop for any music star with an interest in the Caribbean.  A staple of the region’s music scene for 25 years, the St […]

In Bonaire, an Unforgettable Caribbean Summer Festival 

Caribbean Bonaire Summer Festival

Maybe you’ve been to a rum festival. Maybe you’re just beginning a journey into the world of premium rum. Or maybe you’re just looking for a new kind of beach vacation.  Either way, Bonaire Rum Week should be on your […]

A Major New Music Festival in the US Virgin Islands 

US Virgin Islands Music Festival

A major new music festival is coming to St Croix in the United States Virgin Islands next week.  The new US Virgin Islands Caribbean Music Festival is the product of a collaboration between the United Jazz Foundation and and the […]


The Bahamas' Atlantis Paradise Island Is Launching a New Food Festival 

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The Atlantis Paradise Island resort is launching a major new Caribbean food festival this March.  The inaugural Nassau Paradise Island Wine & Food Festival will run from March 15-March 19, 2023, a five-day festival showcasing top chefs, sommeliers, bartenders and […]

The British Virgin Islands' Big Diving Festival Is Back

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A new diving festival is coming back to the British Virgin Islands early next year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  It’s called Wreck Week, and it will run from Feb. 12-18.  The weeklong diving event was created to “generate interest and […]

Top Caribbean Rum Festival Returning to Bonaire in 2023 

bonaire caribbean festival rum

If you’ve been to a rum festival, you’re familiar with the routine.  A large indoor conference hall, crowded booths, typically thousands of miles from the Caribbean.  But if you love rum, there is another option: Bonaire Rum Week.  The Caribbean’s […]


Junkanoo Is Back in The Bahamas 

the bahamas' junkanoo celebrations are back for the holidays

After two years off amid the pandemic, The Bahamas’ greatest art form is making its triumphant return for the holiday season.  Junkanoo, The Bahamas’ national cultural festival, returns for its largest celebration in the heart of downtown Nassau on Boxing […]

In Saint Lucia, a Different Kind of Food Festival 

saint lucia taste the bay foof festival

Saint Lucia has some of the most compelling gastronomy in the Caribbean: an intoxicating blend flavors and tastes, cultures and cuisines.  Celebrating that diversity was precisely the aim of the island’s newest festival, Taste the Bay, which held its smashing […]

St Croix’s Big Christmas Festival Is Back 

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It’s one of the Caribbean’s greatest Christmas celebrations: the St Croix Crucian Christmas Festival, now in its 70th year.  This year’s event runs from Dec. 11 through Jan. 7, returning in person for the first time since the onset of […]


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