Dominica hosts major festivals throughout the year that provide a series of exciting activities. The year begins with the Carnival celebrations, dubbed "the Real Mas" for its originality, spontaneity and strong traditions of masquerade costumes. For a full Events Calendar document, click here (PDF, 400kb).

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Carnival, or 'The Real Mas', is a pre-Lenten festival, and usually falls in February or March each year. It is unquestionably the most festive season in Dominica. It is hard to miss the fervour of the people's loyalty to their favourite calypsonian o...
Dominica is the newest venue for international cricket in the Caribbean but has quickly become known as the cricket-loving capital of the Caribbean because of the fusion of culture and cricket.  The mix of traditional culture of  bois bois,...
The Dominica Watersports Association holds its annual Dive Fest in early July. Full Event Calendar Coming Soon!  The event provides whale watching deals, special dive packages, snorkeling picnics, canoe racing, and marine educational tou...

Dominica Festival of Arts (DOMFESTA), which runs from April to June, showcases theatrical and dance performances, concerts, and artistic workshops geared at developing local artistic expressions.

One of the best ways to Discover Dominica! Join us on the first three Saturdays in May for wonderful hike in the Nature Isle. Visit DHTA's website for details....
Every year, the country commemorates it's Independence with a season of cultural activities which can last as long as four weeks. These celebrations portray vivid examples of the island's cultural influences. The traditional dances display European t...
Dominica's Jazz 'n Creole, first presented in 2010 is a fusion of jazz music with creole music, food and culture. The family event is held annually at Fort Shirley in the Cabrits National Park during the Pentecost holiday weekend. A number of fringe ...

Celebrated annually during the month of May, Tourism Awareness Month's aim is to increase awareness of the tourism and hospitality industry’s economic, cultural and social contributions to our Nature Isle, Dominica.

Three nights of pulsating rhythms! A celebration of Creole music held annually in October. TICKETS Single Night Pass: EC $120 / US $45 / € 40 Season Pass: EC $325 / US $122 / € 109   TICKET LOCATIONS Bullseye Pharmacy (Fe...