7 Major Events In Tobago
Apart from pristine beaches, wonderful tropical weather & breathtaking diving & snorkeling locations, Trinidad & Tobago are also famous for the local events & celebrations. Here are some of the most popular events & most popular events & festivals celebrated in Trinidad & Tobago... festivals celebrated in Trinidad & Tobago...
Buccoo Goat Race Festival Buccoo Goat Race Festival • Buccoo Goat race festival first took place in 1925 in Tobago. • It takes place on the Tuesday after the Easter day also known as the Easter Tuesday. • Another part of the festival is Crab Racing but is not as popular as the goat race. • This day is an unofficial public holiday in Tobago. Goat Race Tobago
The Great Fete Weekend The Great Fete Weekend • Great Fete Weekend is a party weekend by the beach in Tobago. • This is an annual event. • Many Famous DJs & celebrities come to the Caribbean islands to participate in Great Fete Weekend. • It is a weekend of music, dance party and fun. Great Fete Tobago
Trinidad & Tobago Carnival Trinidad & Tobago Carnival • The Carnival is considered one of the most elaborate shows in the world. • It is one of the most popular and important event of this island nation. • Everyone in the island participates by either being part of the parade or by helping with organizing the parade. • People are decked up in beautiful costumes and the lively music brings the entire street to life. Tobago Carnival
Emancipation Day In Tobago Emancipation Day In Tobago • This day is celebrated on 1st August & marks the abolition of slavery in Trinidad & Tobago in 1838. • The Emancipation Support Committee of Trinidad & Tobago organizes many cultural activities. • Emancipation day is a national holiday. • Many international artists have been part of this celebration. Events in Tobago
Harvest Festival In Tobago Harvest Festival In Tobago • The Harvest Festival usually takes place in early to mid July. • This festival signifies the importance of food in Tobagonians culture & tradition. • All events organized for Harvest Festival are open to the public with an entrance fees. Festivals in Tobago
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