The Crop Over Festival in Barbados which ends with the spectacular Carnival/Kadooment Parade, is the season used to celebrate the ending of the local Sugar Cane harvest, and is distinctly unique from the Carnival festivities in other Caribbean countries.
Fun Barbados - The Barbados Crop Over FestivalAmong the most popular events of the season is the Soca Royale, which is not to be missed. This is where the most popular party songs from the tents and airwaves are judged in competition for the title of Party Monarch and Sweet Soca Monarch.
The last lap weekend is the climax of the festival and every minute is accounted for. Friday night sees the start of the finals of the Pic-O-De-Crop Competition; here you will hear mainly social commentary. Eight finalists compete at a tension filled Kensington Stadium for the title of Calypso Monarch.
WHERE WILL THE CROPOVER EVENT BE HELD?
Barbados is considered to be the hottest island spot in the world.
WHAT ARE THE EXACT DATES FOR THE EVENT?
On July 28 - August 1, 2017 Barbodos will host the hottest family event in the of the year
THE BIG CROP OVER WEEKEND! (Last weekend leading up to Grand Kadooment/Carnival Day)
Friday Night, after the Pic-O-De-Crop Finals, there is the Foreday Morning Jump Up held in the early hours of Saturday morning, which is a much cooler option to the heat of Kadooment Day. After the Foreday Morning Jam you can hit the beach and create your own sunrise beach party.
Fun Barbados - The Barbados Crop Over Festiva lSaturday, if you still have energy left, you may want to stay on for Bridgetown Market, a (3) Day event and the biggest cultural street fair in the Caribbean.
Sunday night is the Crop Over Cohobblopot in Barbados, one of the biggest and most exciting events of the season.
Monday is Grand Kadooment Day/Carnival in Barbados, the culmination of the Crop Over Festival. This is a spectacular daytime street carnival & parade, and where the Tune-Of-The-Crop or Road March Song is judged.