Events in the BVI
Big days mean big festivities. And with so much rich history and
culture, the British Virgin Islands have a lot to celebrate. From
taking in the Calypso sounds and sights that highlight the Freedom
March during the August Monday’s parade to ringing in the New
Year with fellow travelers from all over the globe on Jost Van Dyke
celebrating Old Year’s Night .
29th Annual Sweethearts
of the Caribbean & 25th Annual Classic Yacht Regatta
February 15, 2008 to
February 17, 2008
Hosted by the Jolly Roger Restaurant & Bar – West End
A Grand Affair
February 23, 2008
Black Tie Ball, Gala Dinner and Charity Auction at Government House.
Dancing to the Jaunita Williams Band Ticket price: $200 per person
Proceeds will be devoted to saving lives in the BVI from the threats of
Diabetes, HIV/AIDS, and Cancer. To buy tickets, contact Stephen Cooper
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Caribbean Arts &
March 8, 2008 to
March 12, 2008
This unusual cultural event brings together artisans from throughout
Caribbean to display, sell and demonstrate their crafts at a variety of
locations in the beautiful British Virgin Islands. Visit website.
Dark & Stormy
March 9, 2008 to
March 12, 2008
Hosted by Neptune's Treasure, Anegada & The Jolly Roger, West
12th Annual Wahoo
Tournament-Sport Fishing at its Best!
March 21, 2008 to
March 23, 2008
This event will take place in Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda. Please click
here for more information about this event.
BVI Spring Regatta
& Sailing Festival
March 31, 2008 to
April 6, 2008
7 days of fun with 2 great events in one, racing and partying through
the beautiful British Virgin Islands.
Spanish Town Fisherman's
Jamboree & 12th Annual Wahoo Fishing Tournament
April 22, 2008 to
April 23, 2008
This popular fishing tournament attracts many competitors as well as
onlookers. Food, music and beach fun are just part of that fun-filled
Virgin Gorda Easter
April 22, 2008 to
April 24, 2008
Easter Festival on Virgin Gorda is a weekend filled with jam-packed
activities ranging from Calypso monarch competition, Queen shows and
nightly village entertainment.
8th BVI Music Festival
May 23, 2008 to May
Where the sound of music meets the sounds of nature. Enjoy
world-renowned artists at this beach-front venue.
33rd Foxy's Wooden Boat
May 25, 2008 to May
Funds support the Jost Van Dyke Preservation Society West End Yacht
16th Annual Firecracker
500 Race & Chili Cook-off
June 29, 2008 to June
Funds support KATS (Kids and the Sea Program), West End Yacht Club
International Youth Regatta
July 11, 2008 to July
Nanny Cay Hotel & Marina, RBVI Yacht Club
54th BVI Emancipation
July 25, 2008 to
August 10, 2008
This annual festival is also known as August Festival and is the
territory's Premier Cultural showcase with an array of activities,
events, including the freedom march, emancipation service, Calypso
monarch competition, boat races, Rise and Shine tramps, August Monday's
Parade, and much more.
11th Foxy's "Cat Fight"
October 26, 2008 to
October 28, 2008
Multi-hulls only-West End Yacht club
Memorial 17th Annual Memorial Challenge Regatta
December 1, 2008 to
December 2, 2008
Pirate race hosted by the Jolly Roger, West End & Norman
Island, West End Yacht Club
New Year's Eve on Jost
December 31, 2008
Jost Van Dyke is known as one of the top three places in the world to
be at for New Year’s Eve. On that night, also known as Old
Year’s night, this yachtman’s haven welcomes
visitors from all over the globe, from movie stars to just ordinary
joes, from old salts to dedicated landlubbers. Plenty of food and lots