Top Choice Cultural in Accompong

Accompong Maroon Festival

The best time to get a sense of Accompong’s uniqueness is during the traditional Accompong Maroon Festival. The festival celebrates Accompong’s nominal independence and is a riot of traditional dancing, drumming, me…
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Fiestas de Santiago Apóstol

Puerto Rico’s African soul is unveiled for five days every July during the Fiestas de Santiago Apóstol, a cultural extravaganza of drums, masks and hybrid religious iconography in honor of Saint James, the town's pa…
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Fiestas Patronales de Vieques

In the third week of July, Viequenses party hard to celebrate the Vírgen del Carmen, patron saint of the sea, seafarers, fisherman. More a festival than a religious event, islanders gather in Isabel Segunda's centra…
Top Choice Music in Montego Bay

Red Stripe Reggae Sumfest

The largest reggae festival in Jamaica typically includes more than 50 world-class reggae and dancehall artists. Held in July at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Center, it starts with a beach party on Walter Fletch…
Top Choice Music in San Juan & Around

Festival Casals

Since 1956 renowned soloists and orchestras have come from all over the world to join the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra in performing virtuoso concerts night after night, primarily at El Centro de Bellas Artes Luis…
Top Choice Cultural in San Juan & Around

Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián

For a full week around the third weekend of January, Old San Juan's Calle San Sebastián hums with processions, music, food stalls and larger-than-ever crowds. During the day, it’s folk art and crafts; at night, it’s…
Top Choice Culture in Santiago de Cuba


One of the largest and most authentic in the Caribbean, Santiago de Cuba's version of Carnaval lets loose with fantastic costumes, food stalls, and music round the clock. The whole city spills out onto the streets t…
Top Choice Music in St Ann’s Bay

Rebel Salute

The biggest roots reggae concert in Jamaica goes down on the second Saturday in January at Plantation Cove outside St Ann's Bay. The two-day festival is a must for any reggae fan.
Top Choice Music in Roseau

World Creole Music Festival

For three days, Roseau gets swept up in the head-rushing, feet-stomping beats of zouk, compa, soca, bouyon, afro beat, calypso and reggae during this famous annual festival. The rum-fueled party kicks off in the day…
Top Choice Cultural in Royal Naval Dockyard and Sandys Parish

Cup Match

This biannual holiday, held on the last Thursday and Friday in July (or first week in August) is one of Bermuda's biggest. It marks Emancipation Day – the freeing of Bermuda's slaves, and continues the century-old t…