GRENADA’S 2013 EVENTS

GRENADA’S 2013 EVENTS

Grenada Sailing Week Camper & Nicholsons Race Series, January 31 – February 5, 2013, invites sailors from around the world to come “Sail de Spice.” for this international 4-day yacht racing event.

The Grenada Sailing Festival Heritage Work Boat Regatta, February 2-3, 2013, Le Mans style sailing races.

Carriacou Carnival, February 11-12, 2013, complete with vibrant calypso competition, J’ouvert, a celebration of culture where masqueraders dance, colorful costumes with imaginative themes, and soca music.

The South Grenada Regatta, February 21-24, 2013, three major races with five categories, a pirate’s trail, dinghy racing and a huge racing party with BBQ and live music.

The St. Patrick’s Day Festival, March 11-17, 2013, a week of activities held in the most northern parish in Grenada, St. Patrick.

The 4th Annual Carriacou Maroon & String Band Music Festival, April 26-28, 2013, showcasint the island’s traditions from local foods, to song and dance.

The Tri de Spice Grenada International Triathlon, Easter Sunday – march 31st  2013, is ideal for athletes of all ages, who will run along the picturesque Carenage and Kirani James Boulevard.

Fisherman’s Birthday, June 29, 2013, is observed annually as the Feast of St. Peter, patron saint of fishermen.

Carriacou Regatta, July 28 – August 5, 2013, competitors from around the world with work boats, racing boats, sailing boats and yachts.

Grenada Drum Festival, August 5, 2013, with choreographed drumming and dancing by a variety of local groups.

Grenada’s Carnival is the island’s biggest celebration with a blend of music, creativity, color and partying. August 12-13, with Carnival Monday and Tuesday celebrations.

Carriacou Parang, December 20-22, comes to life on the weekend before Christmas Day.

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