Next Celebration: July/August 2023
The biggest cultural fete in the British Virgin Islands is in Tortola in August. The event is called the BVI
Emancipation Festival, also known as August Festival. It is a celebration of Emancipation. Activities
include pageants, food fair, musical shows, horse races and a parade.
Schedule: The 2023 BVI Emancipation Festival schedule is not yet available but have a look at the
2019 schedule below for an idea of what you can expect.