CULTURAL EVENTS and PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN THE CARIBBEAN – NOVEMBER 2017

Island of Saint Eustatius / Statia - Photo: Cees Timmers

NOVEMBER 2017

IMPORTANT: Certain cultural events can be cancelled because of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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From October 25 to November 3 : The International Days of the Harp in the Caribbean and Guiana (GUADELOUPE)*Photo

From November 29 to November 5 : 21th Dominican Republic Jazz Festival (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)

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November 1 : All Saints Day (MARTINIQUE ; GUADELOUPE*; SAINT BARTHÉLEMY ; SAINT MARTIN ; SABA etc.)*Photo

November 1 : Grap a Kongo in Capesterre-Belle Eau (GUADELOUPE)

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November 1 : Open Canvas at KARoo – each Wednesday night, local artists & creative people gather to paint (CAYMAN ISLANDS)*Photo

November 1 : David Hamilton Jackson Liberty Day (US VIRGIN ISLANDS)

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November 1 : 36th Anniversary of Independence – Ceremonial Parade – Food Fair (ANTIGUA & BARBUDA)*Photo

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November 1 : Creative Nassau Market – Jewelry, painting, ceramics, music, clothing, food etc. (THE BAHAMAS)*Photo

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November 2 : All Soul’s Day *Photo

November 2 : 11th edition “Kout Tanbou ou sonjé lé Mo” – Tribute to the Dead with gwoka, in Goyave (GUADELOUPE)

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November 2 : Game Night – Bellot, Monopoly etc. (SABA)*Photo

November 2 : Carubbian Festival, every Thursday evening in San Nicolas (ARUBA)

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November 2 : Punda Thursday Vibes (CURAÇAO)*Photo

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From November 2 to 5 : Caribbean Food and Wine Festival (TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS)* Photo

November 3 : Independence Day (DOMINICA)

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November 3 : Martinique Île Magique – Classical music (MARTINIQUE)*Photo

November 3 : Santo Domingo de Fiesta (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)

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November 3 : Gouyave Fish Friday (GRENADA)*Photo

November 3 : Full Moon Party in Kokomo Beach (CURAÇAO)

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From November 3 to 5 : Pirates Week Festival in Cayman Brac (CAYMAN ISLANDS)*Photo

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From November 3 to 5 : Saba Lobster Fest – Culinary Fair (SABA)*Photo

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From November 3 to 5 : Love Festival – House Music Festival & all kind of love… (ARUBA)*Photo

From November 3 to 30 : Documentary Month (GUADELOUPE)

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From November 03 to December 03 : 11th edition National Theatre Arts Festival (ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES)

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November 4 : Sound System Solidarity Ba Dominique – Music, food, drink (GUADELOUPE)*Photo

November 4 : Community Day of Service (DOMINICA)

November 4 : Spicy Divas in Concert (GRENADA)

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November 4 : Residents free entry to the National Museum, every Saturday (CAYMAN ISLANDS)*Photo

November 4 : Story & Crafts Time – Children (CAYMAN ISLANDS)

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November 4 : Taste of Bonaire Wellness – Food, local products, zumba, yoga etc. (BONAIRE)*Photo

November 4 : Santo Domingo de Fiesta (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)

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November 4 : Christmas Craft Fair (CURAÇAO)*Photo

November 4 : South Market in San Fernando (TRINIDAD & TOBAGO)

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From November 4 to 9 : Santo Domingo Colonial Fest (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)*Photo

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November 5 : Grupo Bonyé in the Colonial City (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)* Photo

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November 7 : Bonbini Festival, every Tuesday evening in Fort Zoutman (ARUBA)* Photo

November 8 : Open Canvas at KARoo – each Wednesday night, local artists & creative people gather to paint (CAYMAN ISLANDS)

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November 8 : Creative Nassau Market – Jewelry, painting, ceramics, music, clothing, food etc. (THE BAHAMAS)*Photo

November 9 : Punda Thursday Vibes (CURAÇAO)

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November 9 : Carubbian Festival, every Thursday evening in San Nicolas (ARUBA)*Photo

From November 9 to 11 : Colloquium Esthetic and Art (CUBA)

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From November 9 to 12 : Livin’ in the Sun – Dance Music Festival (ANGUILLA)*Photo

From November 9 to 12 : The Antigua Dance Academy Caribbean Folk Dance Festival “Out of the Drum” (ANTIGUA & BARBUDA)

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From November 9 to 13 : Pirates Week Festival in Grand Cayman (CAYMAN ISLANDS)*Photo

November 10 : Santo Domingo de Fiesta (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)

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November 10 : Lecture “Maryse CONDÉ and Africa” with Jean N’Sondé– Médiathèque Caraïbe, Basse-Terre (GUADELOUPE)*Photo

November 10 : Remembrance Day (TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS)

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November 10 : Changing of the Guard Ceremony in Nassau, Governor’s House, every 2 Saturday (THE BAHAMAS)*Photo

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From November 10 to 12 : 2nd edition Salon de la Gourmandise (GUADELOUPE)*Photo

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From November 10 to 12 : 8th edition Caribulles 2017 – Comic Festival (GUADELOUPE)*Photo 

November 11 : St Martin Day / Concordia Day (ST MARTIN)

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November 11 : 1918 Armistice Day (GUADELOUPE ; MARTINIQUE ; ST BARTHÉLEMY ; ST MARTIN)*Photo

November 11 : Santo Domingo de Fiesta (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)

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November 11 : Miss India Contest (GUADELOUPE)*Photo

November 11 : Veterans Day Holiday (US VIRGIN ISLANDS ; PUERTO RICO)

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November 11 : Residents free entry to the National Museum, every Saturday (CAYMAN ISLANDS)*Photo

November 11 : Rememberance Day (TRINIDAD & TOBAGO)

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November 11 : Story & Crafts Time – Children (CAYMAN ISLANDS)*Photo

November 11 : Meeting of the Minds: Culinary Fusion – Grand Bahama (THE BAHAMAS)

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From November 11 to 19 : 11th edition Restaurant Week (JAMAICA)*Photo

November 12 : Grupo Bonyé in the Colonial City (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)

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November 12 : Wear White Walk (SINT EUSTATIUS)*Photo

November 13 : Remembrance Day (CAYMAN ISLANDS)

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From November 13 to 15 : NyamJam Food and Music Festival (JAMAICA)*Photo

From November 13 to 17 : Barbados Carolinas Connection Week (BARBADOS)

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November 14 : Gospel Night (SINT EUSTATIUS)*Photo

November 14 : Bonbini Festival, every Tuesday evening in Fort Zoutman (ARUBA)

From November 14 to 18 : 7th International Educational Film Festival (GUADELOUPE)

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November 15 : Open Canvas at KARoo – each Wednesday night, local artists & creative people gather to paint (CAYMAN ISLANDS)*Photo

November 15 : Creative Nassau Market – Jewelry, painting, ceramics, music, clothing, food etc. (THE BAHAMAS)

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November 15 : Youth Night (SINT EUSTATIUS)*Photo

November 15 : Green Castle Homecoming Festival in Eleuthera & Harbour Islands – Cultural activities, food, drinks, live bands performances (THE BAHAMAS)

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November 16 : Statia Day (ST EUSTATIUS)*Photo

November 16 : Night Out in Oistins – Festival (BARBADOS)

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November 16 : Carubbian Festival, every Thursday evening in San Nicolas (ARUBA)*Photo

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From November 16 to 19 : Alliouagana, Festival of the Word (MONTSERRAT)*Photo  

November 17 : Rum Extravaganza (BARBADOS)

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November 17 : Miss India Contest – Final round (GUADELOUPE)*Photo

November 17 : Sunset Jazz in Frederiksed – St Croix (US VIRGIN ISLANDS)

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November 17 : Santo Domingo de Fiesta (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)*Photo

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From November 17 to 19 : Pirates Week Festival in Little Cayman (CAYMAN ISLANDS)*Photo

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From November 17 to 24 : Biguine d’Hier, Biguine d’Aujourd’hui – Association Jénès with its troop “Viré Gadé” (GUADELOUPE) *Photo

From November 17 to January 6 : St Kitts & Nevis National Carnival – Sugar Mas (ST KITTS & NEVIS)

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November 18 : Story & Crafts Time – Children (CAYMAN ISLANDS)*Photo

November 18 : Residents free entry to the National Museum, every Saturday (CAYMAN ISLANDS)

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November 18 : Kino Kabaret in Lakasa -Theme : Kino Retro 2017 (GUADELOUPE)

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From November 18 to 19 : Festi Coco – Coconut Fair – Cakes, coco water, sorbet, etc. (GUADELOUPE)*Photo

From November 18 to 19 : Shiva’s School of Dance Annual Production (ANTIGUA & BARBUDA)

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From November 18 to 19 : Cap Lambi / Conch – Great Craft and culinary Fair in Port-Louis (GUADELOUPE)*Photo

November 19 : Grupo Bonyé in the Colonial City (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)

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November 19 : Puerto Rico Discovery Day (PUERTO RICO)*Photo

November 19 : Feet in the Sand Beach Party – Music, dance, food (BARBADOS)

From November 19 to December 16 : Family Nights under the Lights (TRINIDAD & TOBAGO)

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From November 20 to 26 : Kamo Lari, Salon De Culture urbaine Créole / Creole Urban Culture Fair (GUADELOUPE)*Photo

From November 20 to 26 : Santo Domingo International Poetry Festival (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)

From November 20 to 26 : Merengue Week (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)

From November 20 to December 2 : 14th edition Festival des Quatres Chemins / Theatre (HAITI) 

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November 21 : Bonbini Festival, every Tuesday evening in Fort Zoutman (ARUBA)*Photo

November 22 : Fashion meets Art in San Nicolas (ARUBA)

November 22 : Creative Nassau Market – Jewelry, painting, ceramics, music, clothing, food etc. (THE BAHAMAS)

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November 22 : Open Canvas at KARoo – each Wednesday night, local artists & creative people gather to paint (CAYMAN ISLANDS)*Photo

November 23 : Punda Thursday Vibes (CURAÇAO)

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November 23 (4th Thursday: Thanksgiving (US VIRGIN ISLANDS ; PUERTO RICO)*Photo

November 23 : Carubbian Festival, every Thursday evening in San Nicolas (ARUBA)

From November 23 to 26 : Oualie Fest in Nevis (ST KITTS & NEVIS)

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November 24 : Show “Sé Pitit an Mwen” – Combating Addiction – Auditorium, Basse-Terre (GUADELOUPE)*Photo

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November 24 : Konvwaka by the tanbouyé Yves Thôle in Memorial ACTe (GUADELOUPE)*Photo

November 24 : Santo Domingo de Fiesta (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)

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November 24 : Art Society T&T Night Film (TRINIDAD & TOBAGO)*Photo

November 24 : Changing of the Guard Ceremony in Nassau, Governor’s House, every 2 Saturday (THE BAHAMAS)

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November 24 : Arts and Crafts Festival (THE BAHAMAS)*Photo

From November 24 to December 22 : Nwèl Kakadò in Vieux-Habitants (GUADELOUPE)

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From November 24 to December 22 : Chanté Nwèl / Christmas songs concerts (GUADELOUPE)*Photo

From November 24 to 25 : Gemonite’s Moods of Pan Festival (ANTIGUA & BARBUDA)

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From November 24 to 26 : 2nd edition Aruba Art Fair in San Nicolas (ARUBA)*Photo

November 25 : Santo Domingo de Fiesta (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)

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November 25 : Valley Street Festival (ANGUILLA)*Photo

November 25 : Story & Crafts Time – Children (CAYMAN ISLANDS)

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November 25 : Speightstown Sizzlin – Food & Rum edition (BARBADOS)*Photo

November 25 : Residents free entry to the National Museum, every Saturday (CAYMAN ISLANDS)

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November 25 : 14th edition Turks & Caicos Conch Festival (TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS)*Photo

From November 25 to 26 : One World Ska and Rocksteady Music Festival (JAMAICA)

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From November 25 to 26 : 5th Anegada Lobster Festival (BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS)*Photo

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From November 25 to December 2 : The Cayman Islands International Storytelling / Gimistory (CAYMAN ISLANDS)*Photo

From November 25 to December 2 : Festival Écritures des Amériques 2017 (GUADELOUPE)

November 26 : The Eastern Market (TRINIDAD & TOBAGO)

November 26 : Grupo Bonyé in the Colonial City (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)

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From November 26 to December 2 : Tourism Week (ANGUILLA)*Photo

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From November 26 to December 3 : Fort-de-France Jazz Festival (MARTINIQUE)*Photo

November 28 : Bonbini Festival, every Tuesday evening in Fort Zoutman (ARUBA)

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November 29 : Open Canvas at KARoo, each Wednesday night – local artists & creative people gather to paint (CAYMAN ISLANDS)*Photo

November 29 : Creative Nassau Market – Jewelry, painting, ceramics, music, clothing, food etc. (THE BAHAMAS)

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November 30 : Statia Taste of the Cultures – Food, drink, arts & crafts, music, entertainment (SINT EUSTATIUS)*Photo

November 30 : Carubbian Festival, every Thursday evening in San Nicolas (ARUBA)

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November 30 : Punda Thursday Vibes (CURAÇAO)*Photo

November : Miss Turks and Caicos islands Gospel Pageant 2017 (TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS)

Late November : Jayuya Indian Festival – Celebration of Taino culture (PUERTO RICO)

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November : Cine Global Film Festival (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC)*Photo