The Barbados Cropover
Date: August 1-3, 2015
The largest carnival-like cultural event which takes place on the island is the Crop Over festival. As in many other Caribbean and Latin American countries, Crop Over is an important event for many people on the island, as well as the thousands of tourists that flock to the island to participate in the annual events.
The festival includes musical competitions and other traditional activities. The male and female Barbadian that harvested the most sugarcane are also crowned as the King and Queen of the crop. It gets under way from the beginning of July, and ends with the costumed parade on Kadooment Day, held on the first Monday of August
The Barbados Cropover is bigger and better then any other type of carnival. This is an experience everyone must witness once in their lifetime. The island and the weekend features the hottest parades, calypso, Kadooment and soca in the world. See why making plans to Barbados in 2013 means the ultimate in the island celebration experience
This Festival sets itself apart from the avalanche of other Caribbean Festivals with its strong historical nuance paying homage to Barbadosí rich past. And even with such a distinct Barbadian cultural root, the Festival draws all people under one cultural umbrella for the ultimate party experience.
And yet, Crop Over is not just about revelry. Dozens of events is guaranteed to satisfy a wide range of appetites. the crop over calendar has something for everyone.
Crop Over appeals to the die-hard party enthusiasts as well as the old (and young!) cultural purists.
Simply put, Crop Over is a jam-packed festival for all!
But donít take our word for it. Come and experience the Sweetest Summer Barbados Festival for yourself!