The Barbados Crop Over Festival

No Crew Left Behind Sweepstakes 2017

No Crew Left Behind Campaign will be inviting the Caribbean to live like a local and experience the Barbados's lively Crop Over Festival.

Our Instagram Photo Contest - This summer five (5) lucky persons will have the chance to WIN an all expense paid trip to Crop Over 2017 in beautiful Barbados. Each winner will bring a crew of four (4) along for this awesome experience. Enter Instagram Contest here

Our Sweepstakes Contest - This summer 1 lucky person will have the chance to WIN an all expense paid trip to Crop Over 2017 in beautiful Barbados. The sweepstakes winner will bring along 1 guest for this awesome experience. Enter Sweepstakes here

This summer Barbados invites travelers to live like a local and experience the island's lively Crop Over Festival, celebrating a 200 year-old tradition that honors the end of the sugar cane season. The six-week festival celebrates all that is Bajan with dusk till dawn parties, arts and crafts markets and a culinary-driven street fares. This year is exceptionally special as Barbados has the honour of hosting two major cultural events during August, Crop Over and Carifesta with thousands of people from all over the world coming to Barbados to attend both festivals.These two events will be a cultural melting pot, where you can expect to see the best the Caribbean has to offer.

Grand Kadooment Day celebrates the end of Crop Over, where Masquerade Bands make their way to Spring Garden highway with revelers dressed in sequin costumes decorated with colorful feathers, jewels and bright accents; dancing behind music trucks and moving bars. The finale of Crop Over's events makes this the island's most exciting day of the year. As you will hear Bajans say: "Crop Over it sweet fuh days!"

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The Crop Over celebration recalls our colonial past when sugar cane was king, and creativity abounds with indigenous art, craft, calypso, flower festivals, folk concerts and revelry at Foreday Morning. But it is Grand Kadooment - the climax of the festival - which generates the most heat, energy and colour! The event is great fun for everyone, even if you're watching the masqueraders from the sidelines and not "jumping" in a costumed band.

Revellers, among whom are countless international celebrities, including our very own mega star, Rihanna, make their way through the streets in a kaleidoscope of colour to the Spring Garden Highway, where the party continues well into the night with more revelry, music, food and fireworks, set against the picturesque backdrop of Brighton beach.

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