What’s On

May

Event

Where

6th – 7th

St James Annual Flower Show

Montego River Garden, Porto Bello, Montego Bay

 

www.facebook.com/St-James-Horticultural-Society-214966928520709/

28 May  to 4th June

Ocho Rios Jazz Festival

 

An established annual festival featuring Caribbean and International Jazz musicians

Various venues Ocho Rios

 

www.facebook.com/JamaicaOchoRiosInternationalJazzFestival/

June

 

 

7th to 11th

 

 

Caribbean Fashion Week

 

Some of the best designers in the Caribbean Show off their current collection.

Kingston

 

www.caribbeanfashionweek.com

Tel: (876) 968 1089 960 1370

 

 

23rd to 24th

 

 

Boston Jerk Festival

 

In celebration of Jamaica’s famous Jerk Pork and Jerk Chicken.  A finger licking spicy style of preparing food native to Jamaica.

 

 

 

Boston, Portland, Jamaica

 

 

www.bostonjerkfest.com

 

July

 

 

 

16th to 22nd

Reggae Sumfest

 

The home of Reggae hosts the best Reggae festival in the world. Part, party, party with some of the best Reggae Artists in Jamaica and from around the world.

Catherine Hall, Montego Bay

 

 

 

For information and line up

www.reggaesumests.com

 

August

Two of the most important dates in Jamaica’s calendar happens this month

 

1st

Emancipation Day

Following many slave rebellions in Jamaica. Africans were emancipated from slavery August 1, 1834.  The Emancipation Declaration was read from the steps of Kings House in former capital Spanish Town, St Catherine.

 

 

 

 

Celebrations Island wide

 

www.visitjamaica.com

 

 

6th

Independence Day

Music and celebrations throughout the island to mark Jamaica’s independence from Britain 6 August 1962.

 

 

 

Celebrations Island wide

www.visitjamaica.com