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Annual Events

Crop Over Festival
Barbados Jazz Festival
Gospel Festival

Current Events

  Jazz Festival Jazz Festival (Jan 9-19)
The Barbados Jazz Festival, which celebrates the best in international and local jazz talent, has become a major annual Caribbean event. Venues typically include the modern Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex, historic Sunbury Plantation House, and the popular open air venue, Farley Hill National Park.

  Gospel Festival Gospel Festival (May)
Dedicated to Barbados, the Caribbean and the international community, the Barbados Gospelfest maintains a standard of excellence second to none, and has become a vital festival fixture for the region at large.

  Crop Over Crop Over (Aug)
Crop Over, a five-week summer festival, is Barbados' most popular and colourful festival. It's origins can be traced back to the 1780's, a time when Barbados was the world's largest producer of sugar. At the end of the sugar season, there was always a huge celebration to mark the culmination of another successful sugar cane harvest - the Crop Over celebration.

  World Golf Championship World Golf Championship Cup (Dec 7-10)
Barbados has been chosen to host the 2006 World Golf Championships World Cup. The four-day will be played at the Sandy Lane Resort on the west coast of the island.




Special Highlights

  Sightseeing Sightseeing
There's so much to discover about this island - from the historic homes and buildings that tell the story of our past, to the underground wonder of our natural caves. You will see our natural beauty in the tropical flowers that bloom around you and the breathtaking landscapes and seascapes that abound.

  Sports Sports
Whatever your tastes, Barbados has the sport for you! You may participate by going kayaking, fishing or playing a round of golf, or be a spectator at a cricket match, horse race or surfing competition!

  Golf Golf
Sunny weather all year round makes Barbados an ideal location for golfing and the perfect vacation spot for golfers and "would-be" golfers!

  Hiking Hiking
Hike Barbados takes you through cane fields, gullies, tropical forests and coastal communities to explore the unique geological and social structure of Barbados.

  Horse Riding Horse Riding
Explore Barbados on horseback! Local riding centres offer a variety of trail rides and exciting scenic rides along the beach for those with any level of experience.

  Kayaking Kayaking
Explore Barbados by kayak! Enjoy a fascinating experience in the warm tropical breezes as you glide across the crystal clear Caribbean waters and past white sandy beaches.

  Parasailing/Paragliding Parasailng/Paragliding
Imagine harnessing into a parachute and skiing off into the sky high above the boat and beach .... or jumping off a cliff to soar in the wind, admiring the gorgeous view below. In Barbados, these dreams can come true!






Radio Stations

  Liberty (98.1FM)

  VOB (92.9FM)
VOB (92.9FM)

  Mix 96 (96.9FM)
MIX 96 (96.9FM)



  The Barbados Advocate The Barbados Advocate

  The Nation The Nation

  Barbados National Barbados National


Television Stations