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Information for some of the events in 2009 has yet to be published, but below is a flavour of things to come. The page will be updated as information becomes available. Further details on events may be found here and here.
The month when the first harvest festivals get under way. Harvests are community feasts held throughout the year in different churches on the island, for example in Parlatuvier, Spring Garden or Plymouth.
The Tobago Carnival Regatta takes place from 10th -14th, from Crown Point Beach Hotel. Exciting for anyone who likes sailing, or just watching these magnificant boats.
Turtle nesting season runs from 1st March to 1st September. During these months, giant leatherback turtles come to lay their eggs on many of Tobago’s popular beaches, including Courland Bay and Turtle Beach. Save Our Sea turtles, SOS Tobago is a local charity organisation that organises turtle patrols – contact them for information on these night-time excursions. [ 639 9669 ]
The 10th Annual Tobago Game Fishing Tournament will once again be held in the beautiful fishing village of Charlotteville, found in Man O' War Bay at the north-east end of the island, from 19th to 22nd.
Dont forget the Cricket! England vs Caribbean, 6th - 15th March in Trinidad.
The Tobago Jazz Festival will be help in Plymouth over the week-end of 24th - 26th.
3rd - Belle Garden Harvest Fest
Tobago International Gospel Fest at Shaw Park.
The Tobago Heritage Festival is a celebration of Tobago’s heritage
with many cultural displays held in different villages over the whole
island. Lasts for two weeks, from July 12th to August 2nd.
29th August , the powerboat race between Chagauramas in Trinidad and Store Bay in Tobago, the Carib Great Race is anticipated. Pirogues start at 6:30 am and powerboats at 8:00 am. Expect them after 10:00 am.
Tobago Fest is a recent addition to Tobago’s calendar. This
mixture of Carnival and Heritage takes place at the end of September.
Towards the middle of the month, some villages hold
their annual harvest festivals.
Tobagonians love their Christmas too, so expect plenty
of activities going on during this month. They especially have a tradition
of redecorating and refurbishing their houses for Christmas, so everyone
is busy in the run up to the big day!
Last updated on 11 January, 2009 Copyright © 2007 - Carl Rose. All Rights Reserved.