Special events


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

From 4.00pm the sweet pulsating rhythms of the steel band 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


Annual New Year’s sports Classic

Super Yacht Challenge



Jolly Harbour Valentine’s Regatta

Antigua & Barbuda Gold Open Championships



Soothe: Neo-soul, jazz rhythms and spoken words

Antigua Yacht Club Annual Laser Open



Antigua Classic Regatta

Antigua & Barbuda International Kite Festival

Antigua Sailing Week



Dockyard Day



Barbuda’s Caribana Celebrations

Antigua & Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament



Antigua & Barbuda Mango Festival

ANTIGUA CARNIVAL – Caribbean Summer Festival!



Carnival Monday / J’ouvert (Public Holiday)

Carnival Tuesday / Last Lap Jump Up (Public Holiday)



Francis Nunes Jr. Memorial Fishing Tournament & Seafood Festival



Independence Celebration events begin



Jolly Harbour Yacht Club Annual Regatta

Moods of Pan Festival



Antigua Charter Yacht Show

Nelson’s Dockyard Christmas Day Champagne Party

Nelson’s Dockyard Old Year’s Night Party


Antigua & Barbuda Public Holidays 2020

01 January 2020        New Years Day

10 April 2020             Good Friday

13 April 2020             Easter Monday

04 May 2020              Labour Day Holiday

01 June 2020              Whit Monday

03 August 2020          Carnival Monday

04 August 2020          Carnival Tuesday

01 November 2020      Independence Day

02 November 2020      Independence Day Holiday

09 December 2020      V.C. Bird Day

25 December 2020       Christmas Day

26 December 2020      Boxing Day