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Summer is just over a month away and Barbados is buzzing with activity as preparations begin for the official start of the Crop Over season. January itself marks the start of a new year with events and events for 2020, which will take place from 17 to 23 January.
There is no better way to get a feel for the vibrant Caribbean culture of Barbados than to visit the world's most popular reggae music festival, the Caribbean Music Festival. Undoubtedly the most famous and popular event on the island, this festival brings together a number of international stars in a single event for all the islands. People from all over Barbado and other countries visit the Barbados Festival to celebrate the old sounds of jazz and reggae and to hear the new sounds of emerging - and emerging - artists. Also from 19 to 27 May, the Barbados Gospel Festival will be held with local and international artists and a range of other events and activities.
Where to be at the best parties: Day or night, there are a number of places to visit in Barbados, from the most popular bars and restaurants in the city centre to the best places to be in 2018. Other events on the island include the Caribbean Music Festival, Barbado Festival of Arts and Culture and the Carnival of the Americas.
Make sure to plan your visit in advance to add an element of fun and excitement to your luxurious stay. Find out what's going on in Barbados and stay for the ultimate adventure holiday, including all the top events.
Note: This year's Barbados Food and Rum Festival will indeed be the highlight of the year for your culinary experience in Barbado. See our list of 10 essential things to do in Barbada to visit the historic sights of Bridgetown and taste the finest Mount Gay rum we have made in Trinidad and Trinidad and Tobago.
This big event is a week long and offers different kinds of reggae in different places on the island. In November, the Barbados Cycle Festival is also held, one of the country's biggest music events. This is the biggest music festival in Barbada with over 1,000 bands from all over the world, including the likes of Big Boi, Biggie Smalls and many more.
If you are a fan of classic reggae or like a more modern sound combination, the Barbados Reggae Festival is a stunning event. The highlight of the festival is a night of Bajan culture, music and food for all.
If you're heading to Barbados soon, the sugar rush season runs from October to November with a host of experiences, including a mixology roadshow. At the end of the month, the annual Caribbean Music Festival takes place, featuring rock, reggae, blues and folk bands from around the world. The other event, the Barbados Run, which runs from November to March on the first Saturday of the month, is a running event that winds its way through the streets of the capital, Bridgetown.
In February, one of the most famous events in Barbados takes place, the Holetown Festival, which takes place from February to March every first Saturday of the month. March is also the month when CHUM FM (104.5) comes to Toronto and broadcasts live from Barbado for its annual breakfast in Barbada.
Sugar cane is no longer produced on a large scale in Barbados, and the Crop Over has become a celebration that signals the end of the annual sugar cane harvest. The Bahamas, Grenada and Trinidad have the largest sugar cane plantations in the world, as well as a large number of other plantations in the Caribbean.
Barbados hosts a host of fun events and festivals, so it's no wonder 2020 is going to be an incredible year for Barbados, and you should be a part of it. There are a number of annual Barbados festivals and major events that help attract tourists to the island, which is known for its beautiful beaches, beautiful scenery and flying fish, as well as for its good food and entertainment. Originally held in 2005, the Barbados Reggae Festival now attracts well over 25,000 people to the four-day event, offering a wide range of music, dance, food, entertainment and a variety of other activities.
From music to fishing to sports, there's bound to be a Barbados festival that interests you, so make a note of it if you want to be sure you're attending one. Sailing is huge in Barbado and there is no better time than this year to visit the Barbada S Sailing Week from January 16 to 24. The first annual Caribbean Sails Festival, which takes place from 18 to 23 January, is a must-see for anyone interested in sailing and sailing in general.
The Radical SR3 Races of Barbados will be held on the Atlantic coast from 23 to 26 January. From surfing to kayaking, sailing, canoeing, mountain biking and other activities, visitors can enjoy a wide range of events, from sailing to music and music, fishing to sports and more.