Events & Festivals:

February: Super Yacht Cup – Three days of racing.

March/April: Antigua & Barbuda International Kite Festival – This fun festival for the whole family is held annually at Devil's Bridge. Admire colourful and creative kites, learn how to build your own kite at a workshops, and enjoy food and drink from local stalls.

18-24 April 2018: Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta – Four days of racing.

28 April-04 May 2018: Antigua Sailing Week – Commencing on the last Sunday in April every year, this week of world-class sailing and fantastic parties is one of the biggest events in the World Sailing calendar and attracts hundreds of boats from around the Caribbean.

June: Antigua & Barbuda Sports Fishing Tournament – Anglers compete against each other in this three-day event held at historic Nelson's Dockyard.

22 July-02 August 2018: Antigua Carnival – Ten days of celebrations with lively street parties, parades, pageants, dance, live music and food stalls.

December: Antigua Charter Yacht Show – Showcases the world's finest charter yachts at Nelson’s Dockyard Marina in English Harbour, the Falmouth Harbour Marina and the Antigua Yacht Club Marina. 

Good to know:

Visitors should be aware that it is an offence for anyone, including children, to dress in camouflage clothing, which is reserved for military personnel only. Further, guests may be asked to remove any such items, at the airport on arrival and such items, including any items found by Customs in guests’ luggage are subject to confiscation.

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