Lose yourself in the soul of Tobago as the island’s Carnival delivers an authentic and intimate cultural experience that keeps old traditions alive while simultaneously embracing new trends. Chip through the streets to the sound of soca and peel away the layers to discover the rich traditions, colorful history and magical rhythms that make Tobago’s Carnival a festival you won’t soon forget!
Lose yourself in the soul of the island as Tobago comes alive for the annual Carnival celebrations. Dance through the streets to the infectious beats of soca and steelpan music. Peel away the layers and discover the rich traditions, colorful history and magical rhythms that make Tobago’s Carnival an authentic and intimate island festival you won’t soon forget!
Turtle Watching Season
Witness one of nature's phenomenons at one of the world’s premier turtle watching destinations. A visit to the various nesting sites around the island will grant you a chance of a lifetime to see female turtles come to shore to nest or tiny hatchlings scurry their way to the ocean soon after eggs are hatched.
Buccoo Goat and Crab Race Festival
Take in a true sporting spectacle at the Easter Goat and Crab Race Festival. Witness the entertaining novelty of thoroughbred goats thundering down a race track tethered to jockeys, then try your hand at the humorously slow-paced crab race, where these large crustaceans are gently coaxed across the finish line at their leisure.
Tobago Jazz Experience
The annual music festival promises a marvelous experience that boasts of being "more than music", combining the sweet sounds of local and world-renowned artists with stunning beach-front views.
Tobago International Game Fishing Tournament
The idyllic village of Charlotteville comes alive with anglers from all over to world for fast fun fishing for both amateurs and professionals. The tournament draws big game fisherman who can appreciate great camaraderie, competition and fishing conditions.
Tobago International Sea to Sea Marathon
Sea to Sea Marathon is an annual premier international race with options to enter the 5K, 10K, half marathon or the full marathon. Run from the Caribbean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean through Tobago's ancient rainforest, picturesque villages and the island's capital of Scarborough.
Massy Rainbow Cup International Triathlon
Competitors come from all around the region, and as far as the UK, Europe and Australia to compete in this one-day event with seven races to choose from. The triathlon is suited for any athlete from weekend warrior, recreational competitor, junior athlete all the way up to elite.
Tobago Dragon Boat Festival
Get caught up in the aquatic action at the annual Dragon Boat Festival, where the best of the best in Trinidad and Tobago compete in this 2,000-year-old sport. The Pigeon Point Heritage Park serves as a gorgeous backdrop for this explosion of sports and culture, with elements such as the Chinese dragon dance being featured alongside local Tobagonian entertainment.
Tobago Heritage Festival
The annual festivities were created to preserve the unique cultural traditions of Tobago. Visit the many quaint and friendly villages and experience their way of life, language and varied oral traditions, culture, dances, music and of course, their culinary delights.
Trinidad and Tobago Great Race
The annual Great Race begins in Trinidad and ends in Tobago. Join the excitement as thousands of spectators congregate at various vantage points to see the high powered speed boats go head-to-head throughout the 85-mile crossing. The thrilling race starts in the Gulf of Paria in Trinidad and the last course takes the boats up the West Coast of Tobago, to Plymouth and then back down to finish in Store Bay.
Tobago International Cycling Classic
Against the backdrop of breathtaking vistas, Tobago’s scenic roadways double as a challenging racecourse for the annual International Cycling Classic. Professional athletes and amateur riders maneuver demanding terrain, cheered on by enthusiastic spectators who are able to spend their downtime taking in the unique experiences Tobago has to offer.
Tobago Blue Food Festival
Feed your inner foodie at the Blue Food Festival, where the commonly used local ground provision, dasheen, is the main ingredient in every delectable dish. Ranked among CNN’s “World’s Best Food Festivals For Serious Food Fanatics”, this unique twist on the typical culinary event will take you on a gastronomical adventure with inventive dasheen dishes, edifying farm tours; exhilarating crayfishing competitions and live, local entertainment.