Special events

Weekly

Antigua Hash House Harriers: Every other Saturday

Antigua Yacht Club “Mini Dinghy Regattas”: Every second Sunday

Jolly Harbour Yacht Club:  Weekly Saturday Sailing

Copper and Lumber Seafood Fridays: Every Friday

Shirley Heights “Made with Pride in Antigua”: Every Thursday from December – April

Shirley Heights Sunset BBQ Party: Every Sunday

Now in its 31st year, from 4.00pm the sweet pulsating rhythms of the steelband accompany mouth-watering smells of the barbecue. Spectacular sunsets are standard party fare and the much talked about green flash really can be seen! At 7.00pm the entertainment changes and some of the island’s finest party bands are featured until 10.00pm.

Annual Events

JANUARY

5th -20th January 2019 – Annual New Year’s sports Classic

31st January – 3rd February 2019 – Super Yacht Challenge

 

FEBRUARY

8th – 10th February 2019 – Jolly Harbour Valentine’s Regatta

22nd – 24th February 2019 – Antigua & Barbuda Gold Open Championships

 

MARCH

9th March 2019 – Soothe: Neo-soul, jazz rhythms and spoken words

23rd – 24th March 2019 – Antigua Yacht Club Annual Laser Open

 

APRIL

17th – 23rd April 2019 – Antigua Classic Regatta

22nd April 2019 – Antigua & Barbuda International Kite Festival

27th April 2019 – 3rd May 2019 – Antigua Sailing Week

 

MAY

4th May 2019 – Dockyard Day

 

JUNE

6th – 9th June 2019 – Barbuda’s Caribana Celebrations

7th – 9th June 2019 – Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament

 

JULY

6th – 7th July 2019 – Antigua & Barbuda Mango Festival

26th July – 6th August 2019 – ANTIGUA CARNIVAL – Caribbean Summer Festival!

 

AUGUST

5th August 2019 – Carnival Monday / J’ouvert (Public Holiday)

6th August 2019 – Carnival Tuesday / Last Lap Jump Up (Public Holiday) 

 

SEPTEMBER

28th September 2019 – Francis Nunes Jr. Memorial Fishing Tournament & Seafood Festival

 

OCTOBER

October – Independence Celebration events begin

 

NOVEMBER

16th – 18th November 2019 – Jolly Harbour Yacht Club Annual Regatta

30th November – 1st December 2019 – Moods of Pan Festival

 

DECEMBER

4th – 10th December 2019 – Antigua Charter Yacht Show

25th December 2019 – Nelson’s Dockyard Christmas Day Champagne Party

31st December 2019 – Nelson’s Dockyard Old Year’s Night Party

 

Antigua & Barbuda Public Holidays 2019

01 January 2019        New Years Day

19 April 2019             Good Friday

22 April 2019             Easter Monday

06 May 2019              Labour Day Holiday

10 June 2019              Whit Monday

05 August 2019          Carnival Monday

06 August 2019          Carnival Tuesday

01 November 2019      Independence Day

09 December 2019      V.C. Bird Day

25 December 2019       Christmas Day

26 December 2019      Boxing Day