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An Ibiza-Style Music Festival Is Coming to Cancun

 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 …

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Major Music Festival Planning Barbados Return

 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 …

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A New Food Festival in Cancun

 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 …

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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 …

rums

 The Caribbean’s leading celebration of rum is returning to St Barth next year for another week-long festival featuring the best of Caribbean rum and rhum agricole. The Caribbean Rum Awards, a partnership of Caribbean Journal and the Saint Barth Rum …

montserrat flights

 Regional air carrier Winair is launching additional flights to Montserrat for the upcoming peak tourist season in 2020.  The carrier will be launching new flights in January and March on its Twin-Otter aircraft, according to a statement from the government …

usvi tourism festivals

 By the Caribbean Journal staff From the popular “Ag” Festival to Crucian Christmas, the USVI is one of the Caribbean’s hubs for great events. And now the territory’s Department of Tourism has launched a new division to enhance these assets. …

bahamas junkanoo festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the icons of The Bahamas: the energy and sound of Junkanoo, The Bahamas’ famous musical mix of carnival, masquerade dance and parade. And while you can find Junkanoo across The Bahamas during …

st barth food festival

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The sixth annual St Barth Gourmet Festival has announced the eight featured guest chefs for this year’s event. The guest chefs attending the festival include Chef Arnaud Faye, Relais & Châteaux La Chèvre d’Or; Chef Eric Bouchenoire, Joel …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s greatest racing events is back for its 35th edition this year with Martinique’s one-of-a-kind Tour de Yoles sailing festival. The week-long event is a nautical competition unique to Martinique — and one …

saint lucia music festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A top Caribbean music festival is back in Saint Lucia this summer with the return of Mercury Fest. The beach music party, produced by Epic Events, is one of the region’s most anticipated summer festivals. …

caribbean martinique rum festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Lovers of the best rums in the Caribbean can unite on the French Caribbean island of Martinique next month for the region’s newest, hottest rum festival. It’s called the Martinique Rhum Awards, and it’s a …