2 - Carnival Last Lap - This holiday parade day on St. Kitts marks the end of Carnival.
A full program of activities during the eight
days include: cultural expositions; various water
sports activities; horse racing; culinary contests;
and an arts and crafts exhibition.
TBA House & Garden Tour- A tour of
private homes and gardens organized by the Nevis Historical
Conservation Society - 869-469-5786
15 - Carion Health Spa Triathlon. Nevis Cycle & Triathlon Club Telephone:
29 - From Nevis to St. Kitts - Channel Swim. B. Weber memorial cross channel
swim. Nevis Cycle & Triathlon
Club. Telephone: 869-469-9682
- Apr. 13 Good Friday
- Apr. 16 Easter Monday
Apr. 13 Good Friday - Kite Flying on both islands as part of the observance of Good Friday
At the Flats of Cole Hill, Nevis, kite flyers gather for this Caribbean-wide tradition. The days previous, a kite-making workshop fosters the airborne art with adults and children. Softball cricket and traditional Easter food round out he day-long party. Contact: 869-469-1992
16 - Easter Monday - Public Holiday on both islands with picnics a tradition
16 - Easter Monday - Horse racing on Nevis in the afternoon. 869-469-3477
TBA - Fun Golf
TBA - Netball League in St. Kitts
- 7 Labour Day - Public Holiday and celebration for working people. Political parties and trade unions hold a parade, food fairs and beauty competitions. 869-465-4040
18 - International Museums Day. Special exhibits. NHCS 869-469-5786
13 - International Triathlon, St. Kitts - 1.5 km swim in the Caribbean followed by a two lap 40 km bike race along the stunning but hilly S. Peninsula and then a 10 km run along surfaced roads and the golf course. 869-465-4040
.TBA - Fun Golf
TBA - Track & Field - National Bank Club Championship St. Kitts
TBA - Male Volleyball League St. Kitts
TBA - Opening Day of Cricket in Nevis
TBA - Beach Volleyball at Turtle Beach, SKB
TBA - Conch Shell & Kayak Relay Races, Turtle Beach, St. Kitts
TBA - Guavaberry Caribbean Offshore Regatta
From St. Maarten to St. Kitts to Nevis and back again, this race includes mono-hulls and multi-hulls which depart at midnight Thursday and spend the following nights in St. Kitts then Nevis. Sailing enthusiasts are welcomed to parties at each port. Details: 869-465-8766. St. Kitts Boating Club
- 4 Whit Monday - This holiday marks the end of the Easter season and celebrates the appearance of Jesus to his disciples. This public holiday is celebrated by family picnics and beach barbecues. 869-465-4040.
1-3 - St. Kitts Amateur Golf Open Championship at the Royal St. Kitts Golf Course. Call 869-465-1075
This festival features a broad and exciting range of musical expression including jazz, R&B, soca, reggae from both local and international artist. Previous years’ line up included Cece Winans, Freddy Jackson, Shirley Ceaser, Chaka Khan, Peabo Bryson, Earl Klugh, Arrow, Krosfyah and Arturo Tappin and attracted press such as Billboard Magazine, BET and Much Music. 869-465-4040
4 - Whit Monday - Horseracing
TBA - St. Kitts & Nevis Regatta
Yacht racing event. Contact: Julian Rigby, 869-469-9682
TBA - Junior Tennis Championship
TBA - Fun Golf
TBA - Caribbean Cup Race
Inter- Island Mountain Bike Race, featuring both cross -country and downhill races. Contact: Winston Crooke of Team Nevis Cycle Club 869-469-9682
27 - Annual Food Fair, Nevis 869-469-5786
Jul. 30 - Aug. 7 Culturama, Nevis
This popular and festive annual event on Nevis celebrates the island's history, folklore, and culture and offers a variety of spectacular events and activities. Details 869-469-1992.
TBA Leeward Islands Senior Track & Field
TBA Fun Golf
- 6 Emancipation Day (August Monday)
Commemorates the emancipation of slaves throughout the British West Indies in 1834.
1-7 Culturama continues (see July)
7 - Culturama Last Lap
11- Caribbean International Food Fair - St. George's Rectory, Nevis; begins at 11:00 AM
TBA - Fun Golf
Independence celebrations and cultural performances throughout September 2001. There will be military parade celebration at Warner Park followed by beach picnics and parties.
16 - National Heroes Day
19 - Independence Day - Public celebrations on St. Kitts and Nevis
Independence Week Activities
2001 marks the 18th anniversary of St. Kitts & Nevis nationhood. A schedule of celebration and events currently being planned including parades, picnics, dances and cocktail receptions.
TBA - Women’s Volleyball Championship
TBA - Independence Golf Tournament open to all amateur golfers. There will be lots of fun, so come down to St. Kitts and join us.
TBA - Nevis Open 10K
TBA - Fun Golf
TBA - Seventh Annual Sports Fishing Tournament; organized by the Nevis Yacht Club; 869-463-3477
TBA - St. Kitts and Nevis Culinary Festival - Top chefs and bartenders compete for the Chef and Bartender of the Year Awards 869-465-5304
TBA - Basketball Championship
TBA - Cross Country Championship
TBA - Netball business League
TBA - Fun Golf
- 25 Christmas Day
- 26 Boxing Day
December 24, 2009 - January 2, 2010 National Carnival, St. Kitts
A spectacle of festivals, queens shows, calypso competitions, parades and street dancing, celebrating ancient traditions with a distinct Caribbean rhythm. The symbols from national folklore, the bull, the clown and masquerade, on brightly colored costumes, parade floats, and band instruments. Carnival Office 869-465-4151.
Festivities of carnival include Calypso Monarch Competition, Caribbean Talented Teen Competition, J'Ouvert ( a street celebration which begins in the wee hours of the morning of the 26th)
Dec. 31 - Old Year’s Night
Traditionally, Kittitians and Nevisians head to church for midnight services. Some revelers meet at the Shoreline in St. Kitts and have a drink before heading off the fancy balls hosted by the hotels around the island with dancing and partying into the morning.