Official Holidays & Public Events

Here's a handy list of Carriacou's annual official holidays and public events. Click on links to see additional information about any specific event. 

  • January 1: New Year's Day
  • February 7: Independence Day
  • February (date varies): Carriacou Carnival "Mas"
  • Easter (dates vary): Good Friday, Easter Monday
  • April ~26 (varies): Carriacou Maroon & String Band Music Festival
  • May 1: Labour Day
  • May 1: Indian Arrival Day
  • May 31 (varies): Whit Monday
  • June 03 (varies): Corpus Christi
  • August ~2 (varies: first Monday of August): Emancipation Day
  • August ~3 (varies): Carriacou Regatta
  • August 11: Grenada Carnival
  • October 25: Thanksgiving Day
  • week-end (Saturday & Sunday) before Christmas: Parang Festival
  • December 25: Christmas Day
  • December 26: Boxing Day

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