Antigua Carnival - July 27th - August 6th, 2013
A fantastic event not to be missed giving insight into the culture of this small island. An extremely lively and colorful celebration of the freedom gained further to slavery being abolished on 1st August 1834. What started as an informal annual festival officially became Antigua Carnival in 1957. Since then the festival has developed into 10 days of music, dance and revellery, with street marches, jump-ups and formal evening shows – calypso, pan, and Carnival Queen pageants – always around the last week in July the first week in August. In 2013, the festival is from July 27th - August 6th.
Come and enjoy local talent of all ages in shows, competions and parades. As a visitor you can observe from the side lines or put on something comfortable and come "jump up" with the locals. You will find a variety of local foods and drinks being served along the road side. The music will sweep you into the Carnival atmosphere. We look forward to seeing you!!!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - to be confirmed
Jul 27th - Opening Parade
Jul 28th - Kids Carnival
Jul 29th - Queen Carnival
Jul 30th - Teen Splash
Jul 31st - Food Fair
Aug 1st - National Panarama Competition
Aug 2nd - Jaycees Caribbean Queen Show
Aug 3rd - LIME party
Aug 4th - Calypso Monarch Show
Aug 5th - Calypso Monday
Aug 6th - Carnival Tuesday
Check http://antiguacarnival.com/ for more details.
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