Next Celebration: July/August 2017

The biggest cultural fete in the BVI is in Tortola in August, the event is known as the Emancipation Festival and also as August Festival. It’s a celebration of Emancipation. Activities include pageants, food fair, musical shows, horse races and parade.

Schedule: Tortola Festival 2017 schedule is not yet available, please check back. You can view the 2016 Schedule below for an idea of the annual events.

Past Events

july 2016

27jul8:00 pmCalypso Show8:00 pm Tortola Festival Village
29julAll DayCultural Food Fair(All Day: friday) Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park
31julAll DayEmancipation March | Emancipation Service | Miss BVI(All Day: sunday)
31jul11:00 amEast End Long Look Festival11:00 am Long Bay, Beef Island

august 2016

3aug4:00 amEast End Long Look Festival4:00 am
3aug1:00 pmGrand Parade - East End Long Look Festival1:00 pm
5augAll DayCarrot Bay Cultural Fiesta(All Day: friday)
6augAll DayCarrot Bay Cultural Fiesta(All Day: saturday)

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Village Lineup

july 2016

26jul8:00 pmContra Band | Sisa | Kylo and Stylee Band | Vibe8:00 pm Tortola Festival Village
27jul8:00 pmCalypso Show | Small Axe8:00 pm Tortola Festival Village
28jul8:00 pmTriple Kay | Xtreme Band8:00 pm Tortola Festival Village
29jul8:00 pmFinal Faze | Beenie Man | Sizzla | Showtime Band8:00 pm Tortola Festival Village
30jul8:00 pmOMG | Kassav | Destra | Vibe8:00 pm Tortola Festival Village
31jul8:00 pmLatin Band | IPM | Venomous Poizon8:00 pm Tortola Festival Village

august 2016

1aug8:00 pmRelentless The Band | Hard Core Band | OMG8:00 pm Tortola Festival Village
2augAll DayEast End Long Look Festival(All Day: tuesday)