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Saint Lucia Independence Day
22 Feb '17, Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia will celebrate its 39th Independence Anniversary. A number of activities will be held islandwide. The island gained its Independence
from Great Britain on February 22nd, 1979.
Saint Lucia Jazz Festival
12 May '17 - 14 May '17, Saint Lucia
A celebration of Caribbean and international jazz music. Events will take place across the island, culminating with a star-studded concert at Pigeon Island National Landmark on Sunday, May 14. Star-studded headliners include Grammy nominated singer and actress Vanessa Williams and dynamically talented Rachelle Ferrell. Confirmed headliners such as Rupert Lay, steel pannist Victor Provost and Malavoi,hailing from Martinique, will also take the stage. Saint Lucian Jazz music will also be prominently featured with the Rupert Lay Quartet, Michael Robinson and the Caribbean band Bluemangó. www.stlucia.org/summerfestival
Roots & Soul
16 Jun '17 - 18 Jun '17, Saint Lucia
Dedicated to new trends in reggae, conscious hip-hop, Afropunk and R&B, this festival will also mark the launch of Saint Lucia Carnival. www.stlucia.org/summerfestival
Saint Lucia Fishermen’s Feast (Fete Peche)
29 Jun '17, Saint Lucia
This is a thanksgiving celebration by the islands Fishermen in collaboration with the Fishermen’s Co-operative. It starts with Church Services and transforms into parties, activities and other entertainment in various villages islandwide. (Dennery Village Feast of St. Peter) Last Sunday in June.
Saint Lucia Carnival
1 Jul '17 - 18 Jul '17, Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia Carnival is a spectacular explosion of color displaying our art, culture, music and dance.
A number of Carnival events and parties take place in the lead up to the Carnival Pageant. Titles such as Carnival Queen, Calypso Monarch, Panorama Champions, and Party & Soca Monarch are all awarded. J’ouvert starts at 4:00 am to start off the Carnival Day. Then revelers take to the streets in an array of colour as each band vies for the coveted title of “Band of the Year” during the 2-day Parade of Bands.
Chocolate Heritage Month
1 Aug '17 - 31 Aug '17, Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia celebrates Chocolate Heritage Month having recognized the role cacao and its beloved byproduct chocolate has played in its history. A number of on-island experiences and month long festivals delve in Saint Lucia’s cacao roots offering travelers unbeatable island-wide hotel and resort promotions of chocolaty fun.
Saint Lucia Food & Rum Festival
24 Aug '17 - 27 Aug '17, Saint Lucia
- This gastronomic festival invites chefs, wine connoisseurs, rum fanatics and foodies from the Caribbean and around the globe. Inspired by Chefs Nina Compton and Doran Payne, the event will feature culinary demonstrations, rum and wine tastings, dining events and experiences, and musical performances. www.stlucia.org/summerfestival
La Rose Flower Festival
30 Aug '17, Saint Lucia
This cultural event is one of the two Flowers Festivals “La Rose” and “La Marguerite” held annually to preserve Saint Lucia’s rich cultural memory, history and heritage. These two Flower festivals are derived from historical rival societies who sing virtues of their flowers.
“La Rose” members pledge their allegiance to the rose by dressing in the colour red and creating displays of the Rose flower.
9 Sep '17 - 16 Sep '17, Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia is one of the most scenic islands in Caribbean with first rate dive and snorkeling just off shore. There is endless beauty beneath the surface at Saint Lucia’s many dive sites that teem with rainbow color reefs and colorful varied marine life. To highlight the Saint Lucia Dive experience, Saint Lucia will host the 2nd annual Dive Fest which will feature five days of two (2) tank dives at different locations on island. Other activities will include a photography competition, Lion Fish Derby, a sunset cruise followed by a Night Dive and a Cultural Extravaganza.
Country & Blues Festival
15 Sep '17 - 17 Sep '17, Saint Lucia
The festival will reflect the diversity and modernity of the genres of music that act as powerful storytellers of the past and draw strong parallels to Saint Lucian folk traditions. www.stlucia.org/summerfestival