The Carnival in St Barts is a must-visit celebration that enchants visitors with its vibrant spirit and cultural richness. Beginning with the heartwarming school parade on February 9th, where local students proudly display their creativity through colorful costumes, the festivities culminate in the main parade on Mardi Gras.
To taste, to admire, to excite... There is always something happening on St Barth, something that invites you to pass by, to stroll around, to stay... and sometimes even to settle down!
Our News & Lifestyle section presents the upcoming St Barth events focusing on food, fashion, the sea, and always desirable destinations.
Jazz concerts and chamber recitals in the churches of Gustavia and Lorient with internationally acclaimed artists. The music festival’s 40th season presents a program of classical opera, jazz performances, recitals, and event for the children. Opening gala with the young talents. Tickets sold online and at concert entrances.
The countdown has begun for 2024! At midnight, the sky of Saint-Barthélemy will light up with a thousand and one colors, featuring a magnificent fireworks display to dazzle you. The celebration continues in Gustavia, offering you an exciting musical atmosphere that will add magic to all the festivities.
This regatta takes place every year on the last day of December and marks the end of the year in St Barths since 1995. Open to all, it brings together sailing enthusiasts from all walks of life for a friendly race around the island. Enjoy the show! You will be able to see the most beautiful ships on the island during the New Year's regatta.
During the month of December, the Christmas Village is set up on Gustavia harbor, in front of the harbor master's office. Twenty-seven stands offer their products and creations to the public from 5 p.m. onwards. Numerous events are organized to make the most of this period, including the traditional "Chanté Nwel". Younger visitors won't want to miss the Christmas parade and photo sessions with Santa Claus on Sundays, December 10 and 17 at 5 p.m.
The St Barth Cata Cup is an annual catamaran regatta that has attracted professional sailors, passionate amateurs as well as local crews for over a decade. It's not just a competition, but a celebration of sailing, camaraderie, and the natural beauty of St Barts. The event is renowned for its relaxed atmosphere and festive spirit.
The St Barth Gourmet Festival is a must-doculinary event that brings together internationally renowned chefs every year. This unique gastronomic experience combines the excellence of French cuisinewith local flavors. For the 10th edition, St Barth will once again be the scene of culinary delights as guest chefs take over the kitchens of the island'sestablishments to offer their extraordinary creations.
This event commemorates the twinning between Saint Barts and the Swedish town of Piteå, as well as the long-standing ties between the two territories. At the heart of the event are several activities, including the "Gustavialoppet" race and the "Foulée des Ti Mouns". This sporting contest offers both adults and children the chance to take part in a thrilling race. For those who prefer a more leisurely approach, a walk is also on the program.
On August 24th, the island lights up with joy for Saint Barth’s Day. Families, friends, and visitors come together for an unforgettable celebration. Music, dances, various activities, and a festive spirit combine to pay tribute to the very essence of St Barts.
Whether you're a music enthusiast or simply looking for a festive atmosphere, the SB Jam Musik Festival is the perfect event to enjoy a unique musical experience in St Barts. After an absence of several years, the festival is back on the local cultural calendar, featuring artists from all over the Caribbean.