Ask anyone who’s been to Barbados what they loved the most and they will say; ‘the people’. Barbadians are known for their warm and welcoming disposition, love for life and sense of fun. There’s no better way to get a feel for Barbados’ vibrant Caribbean Culture than to see how they celebrate during the many festivals that they host each year. With colourful costumes, marching bands and street parades – it’s impossible not to get swept up in the infectious atmosphere. Read on to discover the top five festivals in Barbados.
Crop Over Festival
June to August each year marks the end of the sugar cane harvest and brings about the biggest date in the Barbados calendar, Crop Over festival. Over six weeks, the streets of Barbados transform into one huge country-wide celebration with a carnival of extravagant costumes, colourful dancing parades and live calypso music. There are different events