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ABTA 2015 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Wednesday 12th November 2014

See the 2015 Calendar of Events in Antigua & Barbuda from the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority, below. Click here to view an online version of the calendar.

JANUARY
January 1: Minival – New Year’s Day Cultural Parade, www.visitantiguabarbuda.com
January 17: Antigua Yacht Club – Round the Island Race, www.antiguayachtclub.com
January 17: EAG Hike to Fort Barrington, www.eagantigua.org
January 29 – February 1:  Super Yacht Challenge, www.thesuperyachtchallenge.com 
January 30:  Art Exhibition at Sugar Ridge Club, Featuring work by artist & photographer Emile Hill, www.sugarridgeantigua.com

Every Friday:  Copper and Lumber Seafood Fridays
Every Sunday: Shirley Heights Sunday Sunset BBQ
Cricket Season Jan – July
Netball Season Jan - July
Volleyball Season Jan - Dec

FEBRUARY
February 6: Wobbly Boat Club Race www.abma.ag
February 1 – 8: Antigua Dragon Yacht Club Challenge, www.abma.ag
February 13 – 15:  Jolly Harbour Yacht Club Regatta, www.jollyharbourregatta.com
February 20 –27: Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) Caribbean 600 Race, www.caribbean600.rorc.org
February 20 - 22: Antigua & Barbuda Open Golf Championship, www.visitantiguabarbuda.com
February 21:  The Second Health and Wellness Street Festival
February 21: EAG Hike to Pinching Bay, www.eagantigua.org
February 27: Art Exhibition, at Sugar Club, featuring a new collection of eclectic art by Jane Seagull, Art at the Ridge’s artist-in-residence, www.sugarridgeantigua.com

Basketball Season Feb - July

MARCH
March 1: Windies Legends Charity Cricket Challenge www.libertasportsclub.com
March 14-15: Antigua Yacht Club Annual Laser Open, www.antiguayachtclub.com
March 21: EAG Hike to Santa Maria Hill, www.eagantigua.org
March 28: AUA Rohr Tinman Triathlon, antiguatinmantriathlon.com  
March 27: Art Exhibition at Sugar Club featuring stunning acrylic and resin abstract paintings by Sarah Allan, www.sugarridgeantigua.com
March 28: Annual Flower and Garden Show (Antigua and Barbuda Horticultural Society) www.antiguahorticulture.com

APRIL
April 4: Barbuda Community Festival (NEW)
April 6: Antigua and Barbuda International Kite Festival, www.visitantiguabarbuda.com
April 13 – 17: England versus West Indies ODIs, www.visitantiguabarbuda.com
April 15 – 20: Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta, www.antiguaclassics.com
April 15 – 20:  Curtain Bluff Fantasy Tennis Camp, www.curtainbluff.com
April 23: Guadeloupe to Antigua Race, www.sailingweek.com
April 24:  Yachting World Round Antigua Race, www.sailingweek.com
April 25 – May 1: 48th Antigua Sailing Week, www.sailingweek.com
April 27: Art Exhibition at Sugar Club featuring restoration furniture and pieces painted by Sarah Allan, www.sugarridgeantigua.com
April 29: Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge, www.nonsuchbayresort.com

MAY
May 2: Dockyard Day
May 1 – 3: Nautical Music Festival, www.nauticalmusicfest.com
May 2 – 9: Antigua Tennis Week at Curtain Bluff, www.curtainbluff.com
May 21 - 22:  Antigua and Barbuda Marlin Classic, www.antiguabarbudasportfishing.com
May 22-24: Antigua and Barbuda Sport Fishing Tournament, www.antiguabarbudasportfishing.com
May 24: Antigua & Barbuda Half Marathon ‘Run in Paradise’, www.visitantiguabarbuda.com (NEW)
May 22 – May 25: Barbuda Caribana Celebrations, www.visitantiguabarbuda.com
May 25: Annual Whit Monday 4x1.5 mile Road Relay www.antiguasportscalendar.com

Every Sunday from 17th May to 8th November: Nonsuch Bay Sunday BBQ and Sailing Regatta

JUNE
Antigua and Barbuda Romance Month
June: Annual Warri Tournament
June 1 – June 19: RIDE Antigua 2015 – Nonsuch Bay Kitesurfing Camp, www.nonsuchbayresort.com
June 3 – 5: Antigua Hotels and Tourist Association presents Showcase Antigua & Barbuda, www.antiguahotels.org  (TRADE EVENT)
June 20: EAG Tour through the Mangroves, www.eagantigua.org
June 25: National Tourism Awards, www.antiguahotels.org  (TRADE EVENT)

JULY
July 26 – August 5: 58th Antigua Carnival, The Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival www.antiguacarnival.com

Turtle Watching Season: July – October www.visitantiguabarbuda.com

AUGUST
August 3: Carnival Monday www.antiguacarnival.com
August 4:  Carnival Tuesday www.antiguacarnival.com
August 15: EAG Hike to Indian Creek, www.eagantigua.org
August 15 – August 16: Antigua and Barbuda Mango Fest www.visitantiguabarbuda.com
August: Urlings Seafood Festival

Football Season August - February

SEPTEMBER
September 25 - 26: Francis Nunes Jr. Memorial Fishing Tournament & Seafood Festival, www.antiguabarbudasportfishing.com

OCTOBER
October 23 – November 2: Independence Week of Activities www.independence.gov.ag
October 30: National Dress Day/Heritage Day

NOVEMBER
November 1: 34th Antigua and Barbuda’s Independence Celebrations
November 2: Antigua and Barbuda Independence Ceremonial Parade and Independence Food Fair
November 6 – 7: Best in the West Fishing Tournament, www.antiguabarbudasportfishing.com
November 15 – 22: Nonsuch Bay Wine Week, www.nonsuchbayresort.com
November 21 - 22: Jolly Harbour Yacht Club Annual Regatta, www.jhycantigua.com
November 22: Winestock, Antigua’s Festival of Wine at Nonsuch Bay Resort, www.nonsuchbayresort.com
November 28 - 29: Moods of Pan Festival, www.visitantiguabarbuda.com

DECEMBER
December 6: Christmas Caribbean Rally Leaves Lanzarote for Antigua www.sailingrallies.com
December 9:     V.C. Bird Snr. Day (National Holiday) (New)
December 4 - 10: 54th Antigua Charter Yacht Show, www.antiguayachtshow.com
December 19, 26 & 27: Antigua Yacht Club HighTide Christmas Series, www.antiguayachtclub.com
December 20: Third Annual Freetown Day Festival  
December 25: Nelson’s Dockyard Christmas Day Champagne Party
December 31: Nelsons Pursuit Race, www.antiguayachtclub.com
December 31: Nelson’s Dockyard Old Year’s Night Party
December (new moon): Star-gazing with the EAG, www.eagantigua.org

 


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