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Bequia_Easter_Regatta_2013In January, we get the year off to a great start with music at Bequia's Music Festival and Mustique's Blues Festival. When Spring arrives, head to Bequia for the world famous Easter Regatta or take a trip south to Union for the wild and wonderful Easterval celebrations. Both held annually at Easter in March/April.

March commemorates National Heroes & Heritage Month, and in April St. Vincent & the Grenadines celebrates Gospel Fest and Fisherman's Month.

In May it's time for Mayreau Regatta and Canouan's Regatta other very popular sailing races.

Junior_QOB_SVG_Players_2013Join us in June/July for Vincy Mas, the Hottest Carnival in the Caribbean! This lively and colourful fete is held annually and includes the Miss SVG Competition, Mardi Gras Parade of Bands, Calypso Monarch, King & Queen of Carnival and much, much more!

July also marks Bequia Fisherman's Day Competition and Canouan Carnival.

In the month of August, it's our Breadfruit Festival - a tasty celebration of St Vincent & The Grenadines' 25 species of breadfruit and their historical importance.

Joy_copy_copyKeep on dancing in September at our Dance Festival. Participate in National Independence activities during October. It's time for Theatre Arts Festival in November. Also, Live, Love and Embrace Tourism in St. Vincent & the Grenadines with Tourism Month events.

We finish off the year in December with the National Christmas Festival and our Nine Mornings Festival, an indigenous festival unique to St. Vincent & The Grenadines with pre-dawn street concerts, fetes, fun competitions, traditional music and steel pan each of the nine days before Christmas in various towns and villages.

Public Holidays

Public Holidays in St. Vincent & the Grenadines are held annually as follows:

arrow_grSee list of 2016 public holidays here (PDF)...

arrow_grSee list of 2017 public holidays here (PDF)...

arrow_grSee list of 2018 public holidays here (PDF)...

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Visit our Calendar of Events & Activities for specific dates and more information about each of our festivals.

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For weekly activities download the St. Vincent & the Grenadines Hotel & Tourism Association's "What's On" Newsletter.

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arrow_grView a copy of SVG Tourism Authority's E-Newsletter Fourth Quarter 2015 here (PDF)...


Nine Mornings Festival

St. Vincent & the Grenadines "Celebrating A Unique Vincentian Tradition 2016 - The Best Ever" Nine Mornings December 16th - 24th. 

SVG Tourism Authority Approved

TourismappovedlogoThe St. Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority has been working assiduously since its inception in 2009 to enhance and develop tourism services that are integral to the development of the sector. To date, five (5) tourism service standards have been developed: Tourist Accommodation Standard, Code of Practice for Tour Guides, Code of Practice for Tour Operators, Code of Practice for Short-Term Vehicle Rentals and Code of Practice for Taxi Operators.

Upon successful completion of these elements, the service provider will then be registered and licensed as an approved tourism service provider and will be listed appropriately in all marketing and promotional material of the SVG Tourism Authority.

Approved service providers will also be given a license along with badges or stickers that will bear the approved tourism logo (as seen above). This license must be to be displayed on their person(s), vehicle(s), vessel(s) or in a conspicuous place in the establishment.

Service providers who are not registered are encouraged to visit the Quality Assurance Unit in the SVG Tourism Authority on the 2nd Floor of the NIS Building, Upper Bay Street, Kingstown or call telephone 785-456-6222 for further information. Approved service providers who have not collected their certificates, licenses and/or stickers are also asked to contact the Authority.

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arrow_grSee List of Approved Short Term Vehicle Rentals here (PDF)...

arrow_grSee List of Approved Taxi Operators here (PDF)...



podium_with_tourism_logo_July_2012_copyMemorabilia Items For Sale

Memorabilia items are available for sale at the St. Vincent & the Grenadines Tourism Authority.


Get your favourite memorabilia of St. Vincent & the Grenadines today, while stocks last...

"DO 32" Baby-Tees
Price: EC$30.00 each

"DO 32" T-Shirt
Price: EC$30.00 each


Rent a Podium
Price: EC$100.00 per hr or $600.00 per day



Islands of Eden Book
Price: EC$135.00 each

n.b. Items are not available for online purchase.

To purchase please contact:
St. Vincent & The Grenadines Tourism Authority (SVGTA)
P.O. Box 834
2nd Floor, NIS Building
Upper Bay Street, Kingstown
St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Tel:  784-456-6222
Fax: 784-485-6020
Email:  svgta@discoversvg.com