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Festivals and Events

Let Her Inspire You

Festivals and Events

On this island, there’s always a party happening somewhere. Events in Saint Lucia range from weekly street jump-ups and fish fries to rich cultural celebrations and vibrant music festivals. You can experience incredible traditions and learn about local heritage, all while having the time of your life.

For those who feel compelled to compete even on vacation, the island hosts a triathlon called the TRI Saint Lucia. The island also is the finishing point for the world-renowned Atlantic Rally for Cruisers sailing event. There’s never any shortage of fun and exciting activities, no matter when you choose to visit.

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SAINT LUCIA JAZZ FESTIVAL: Produced in collaboration with JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER 4-12 May 2019

Renowned as the premier jazz festival in the Caribbean, the 2019 Saint Lucia Jazz Festival will for the first time ever be produced in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center. This is the first ever overseas collaboration for the US based institution. The festival will feature modern jazz performed in intimate venues and public settings throughout Saint Lucia. For this inaugural year of collaboration, Jazz at Lincoln Center has programmed a stellar lineup. Christian McBride, Ledisi, Etienne Charles, Russell Hall, and Patrick Bartley will serve as artists-in-residence in Saint Lucia during the week-long festival. Artists Gregory Porter, Dianne Reeves, Catherine Russell, Somi, The Baylor Project, Veronica Swift, members of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, and a host of musicians and collaborators from the Caribbean will perform throughout the week.

Summer in Saint Lucia: The Caribbean’s Largest Summer Festival

Saint Lucia strings together four distinct festivals that create a non-stop party for months-on-end. These festivals include our long-standing Jazz Festival, the Roots and Soul Festival, Carnival, and the Arts and Heritage Festival. Lively dancing, breathtaking art and costumes, unique cocktails, and mouthwatering cuisine are just a few of the things you can expect from this wonderous Saint Lucia event.

The Atlantic Rally for Cruisers: Test Your Sailing Skills

If you’re a sailing enthusiast, the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers is an opportunity for an amazing adventure. Crossing the Atlantic in a small sailboat may not be for everyone, but it’s an irresistible challenge for sailors who want to test their skill. For everyone else, it’s a chance to take in the aesthetics of finely crafted vessels in surroundings of unimaginable beauty.

Chocolate Heritage Month: Chocolate as it’s Meant to be Tasted

The landscape and the climate of Saint Lucia create optimal conditions for growing cocoa beans of the finest quality. Chocolate History Month is the perfect time to come try the delectable chocolate and other cocoa products at the source. You can also tour plantations to learn about the island’s history of cocoa production, which dates back to the 1700’s.

Jounen Kwéyòl: A Celebration of Creole Tradition

One of the festivals in Saint Lucia that stands out the most is Jounen Kwéyòl. This Saint Lucia event celebrates the island’s Creole food, local music, and traditional garb. It’s an explosion of sound, color, and flavor that will leave you with a feeling of pure joy.

Saint Lucia’s Mercury Fest Event: Cut Loose and Have Fun 19 & 20 July 2019

People who love partying at the beach shouldn’t miss the chance to cut loose at Saint Lucia’s Mercury Fest event. It’s one of the biggest beach parties in the Caribbean, enhanced by the natural beauty of the land and sea. Escape the stress of everyday life and indulge your desire to have some fun on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

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