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Crop Over the Best Summer Festival

Crop Over – the best Summer Festival in the World

First off, what is Crop Over?

No better time to visit and experience the rich culture of Barbados than the Crop Over Festival from May (band launch parties) to August (Kadooment Day). The largest and most anticipated event of the Summer, Crop Over, dates back to 1688! Like the name suggests, Crop Over used to celebrate the end of the Sugar Cane Harvest in Barbados. Today it is a colourful celebration of culture, music and dance. Continue reading

2018 Crop Over Calendar

The Official Crop Over 2018 Calendar

Crop Over is a celebration of the culture and history of Barbados. This tradition began in 1687 during the plantation days to celebrate the end of a harvest. Today the celebrations aim to keep the rich culture alive through music, dance, food, arts and many other celebrations. Continue reading

Crop Over Festival Barbados

Crop Over Festival in Barbados
Crop Over Festival, Barbados

Ahhh summertime in Barbados yet again! No better time to experience our rich culture in its full glory! Crop Over, Barbados’ largest and most anticipated festival has been traced as far back as 1688. Originally this celebration signaled the end of the annual sugar cane harvest, but over the years it has evolved into Continue reading