A week of costumed revelers taking to the streets, two carnival camps – Jamaica Carnival and Bacchanal Jamaica – paint- and rum-throwing, parades, all-night parties and live reggae, calypso, and particularly soca. H…
This new one-day festival praises all that's best in some of Jamaica's earliest, yet sometimes overlooked, musical genres: ska and rocksteady. It attracts nationally and internationally famous acts, and the music ru…
Jamaica's biggest annual sporting event is a highly charged youth athletics contest, as scouts from around the world arrive to get a glimpse of future champions. A great atmosphere, as locals fill the stands to over…
The finals of the reggae, dancehall and reggaeton dance competition, with troupes of young dancers battling it out among themselves at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre.
Exhibition featuring the very best of contemporary Jamaican art, held in even-numbered years at the National Gallery.
Annual event at the Little Theatre, with traditional Jamaican song and dance, saucy humor and fabulous costumes.
Week-long urban art festival featuring the best of new painting, photography and sculpture, as well as gallery shows, concerts and readings.
Devon House promotes a colorful display of arts, crafts and culinary delights in the week before Christmas.
A two-day event held in Portmore. It features food and crafts fairs, folk theater, traditional dance and drumming, and musical performances.
Held the last week of July, this is a spirited competition to name the most outstanding original gospel song of the year.