June 15 – 22

San Pedro Lobster Fest

Belize

The San Pedro Lobster Festival is an annual 10-day event that celebrates the reopening of the lobster season in Belize with over 20 activities and lobster-themed foods.

501-226-2198

https://flowersseaswim.com

June 17

A Village ting

Anguilla

This cultural festival held at one of the island’s heritage sites, the Ole East End School, celebrates games and food of yesteryear.

June 19 - 20

Showcase Antigua-Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda’s dedicated travel trade buiness-to-business event aims at increasing tourism from the U.S., Canada, U.K., Europe and the Caribbean.

ahta@candw.org

June 19 - 28

Kingston on the Edge Urban Art Festival

Jamaica

KOTE Urban Art Festival is an annual nine-day studio and performing arts festival that began in 2007. It is a multiple venue summer festival held throughout Kingston City.

www.kingstonontheedge.org

June 19 - 30

International Zouk Festival

Martinique

Martinique is the birthplace of Zouk, a rhythmic mix of many different styles, including compas, cadence and bal granmoun, mazurka and more. Concerts, conferences, masterclasses, singing contests, DJs and live zouk music are all part of this event.

Facebook: Festival International du Zouk de la Martinique

June 20 - 22

All Andros Crab Fest

Andros Island

Bahamas

Andros is known as the land of crabs. Highlights will be the crab cultural show, the releasing of the crabs, crab culinary contest and Crabs of Andros life cycle display.

242-368-2286.

June 21

Fête de la Musique

Martinique

La Fête de la Musique is a celebration of Martinique’s rich musical tradition with free concerts performed on the streets throughout the island.

June 21 - 23

Placencia’s Lobster Fest

Belize

The event is planned to coincide with the start of the Placencia Fisherman’s Cooperative annual Fisherman’s Day festivities and the start of lobster season.

501-523-3396

June 28 - July 9

Vincy Mas

St. Vincent & the Grenadines

Vincentians and visitors get all revved up in a spectacular fashion for carnival, as they are immersed in a pulsing ambience of steel pan, costumes, calypso and revelry.

June 29

Fisherman’s Birthday

Grenada

The town of Gouyave, Grenada’s main fishing district, is the center for Fisherman’s Birthday celebrations. Fishermen and vendors and their families attend church services followed by a procession to the Gouyave Bay where the priest blesses beautifully decorated boats, followed by boat races, local cuisine and merrymaking.

www.puregrenada.com.

June 29

Middle Caicos Crab Fest

Turks & Caicos

This event showcases the communities of Middle Caicos and North Caicos by spotlighting the cultural heritage of catching, cooking and eating local land crabs.

crabfestmiddlecaicostci@gmail.com

June to July 16

St. Lucia Carnival

St. Lucia Carnival offers a variety of competitions including Power and Groovy Monarch, Senior and Junior Panoramas and the Inter-Commercial House Calypso competition, dozens of community events and popular parties and fetes. The season culminates in an exciting, fun-filled two-day Parade of the Bands.

www.stlucia.org.

July 1

International Reggae Day

Jamaica

Kingston celebrates of global reggae culture and Jamaican creativity.

www.ireggaeday.com