17 May 2013Blog

Events in June in Barbados

by Summer

Sol Rally Barbados

PaulBourneMalvern3-600x400This is a much anticipated international rally, consisting this year of over 100 competitors.

Stages on June 1st include: French Village to Four Hills, St. Peter; Luke Hill to Pickerings, St. Lucy & Dark Hole to Spring Vale, St. Andrew.

Stages on June 2nd include: Todds to Cliff, St. John; Padmore Village to Golden Grove, St. Philip & Tappy Pond to Bonwell, St. Joseph.

Date: June 1st and 2nd
Time: All Day on both days
Admission: FREE
Venue: Visit Rally Barbados website for additional info
Contact: rallyoffice@rallybarbados.bb

Betty West Kadooment band fete

Betty West costumesBetty West holds a  weekly fete to promote her Kadooment band costumes. Fetes and limes are held every Saturday at different locations until Kadooment day.

Food and drinks are on sale and there are guest appearances by popular Calypsonians.

Date: June 1st
Time: Doors open at 8:00 PM
Admission: $10 BBD
Venue: Carib Beach Bar (check their website for additional venues)
Contact: 246-420-5784

Brewster’s Road Crew 2013

38462_415799569643_3213010_nBrewster’s Road Friday night parties are held at various locations up until Kadooment day. The 2013 Brewster’s Road Crew Events are part of many Crop Over fetes & limes held for the festival’s season.

Date: Every Friday night
Time: 10:00 PM
Admission: Visit Brewster’s Road Crew website for additional info
Venue: Various
Contact: Email them here

Oistins Bay Gardens Movie Night

oistins126891355Oistins Bay Gardens Movew Night is an open air beach-side theatre, right in the middle of Oistins Fishing Village. As many as 100 or more tourist and locals attend these Wednesday movie nights. Drinks and food are on sale.

Date: Wednesday nights until Kadooment
Time: 7:00 PM
Admission: FREE
Venue: Oistins Bay Gardens

Harbour Lights Blue Box Cart Kadooment Band Fete

Blue Box Cart costumesEvery Friday night until Kadooment, Harbour Lights holds a “Drinks Free night” to promote their band. Costume viewing and payments can be made at the club.

Date: Friday nights until Kadooment
Time: Doors open at 9:30 PM
Admission: $50 BBD (Age limit is enforced)
Venue: Harbour Lights, Bay Street, St. Michael
Contact: 246-436-7225 or email

Crop Over 2013 Calypso Tents

1Various Calypso “tents” are held throughout the Crop Over season. From Junior Monarch to the Super Gladiators and Bacchanal Time, these performances have something for everyone. Attendees can hear music from the likes of MADD, Peter Ram, Alison Hinds and Adonijah to name a few.

Date: Various dates
Time: Most performances start at either 7:00 or 8:00 PM
Admission: Approximately $30 BBD
Venue: Various
Contact: Visit their website to get the most up to date info on these tents

First Annual All Star Swing for Change Charity Golf Tournament

Golf tournementThe Barbados Tourism Authority is partnering with Visionary Concepts Global Management to raise funds to cure Sickle Cell and Lupus patients.

This golf tournament will consist of A-list pro-athletes, celebrities and locals. NFL veteran players form the Jets and Ravens as well as International comedians are all on the line up of guest players.

Date: TBA
Time: Various times (check their website for exact times)
Admission: $250 to $500 BBD
Venue: Hilton Barbados, Lions Castle Polo Estate and Apes Hill Club
Contact: 1-77-354-5942 (Chalayia Rivers, Event Manager)

BEMEX 2013 – Barbados Manufacturers Exhibition

1BEMEX 2013 is Barbados’ premier exhibition for the manufacturing industry, with booths from both local and regional manufacturing companies.

It’s advisable to go as early as you can to see the booths, as after lunch tends to get quite crowded.

Date: June 27th to June 30th
Time: 10:00 AM until 10:00 PM
Admission: $15 BBD Adults | $5 BBD 12 yrs and under
Venue: Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill
Contact: bmex@bma.bb

SOL Go Further June Safari

MudDogs1Web-600x399The Mud Dogs Motoring Club of Barbados put on a navigational rally island wide. Participants usually drive 4 x 4’s, and are expected to navigate around and through very muddy and rocky terrains.

This event is very entertaining for spectators. Pack a cooler and park out at one of the checkpoints.

Date: June 29th and June 30th
Time: Starts at Midday on June 29th
Admission: FREE
Venue: Visit their website for further info
Contact: rallyoffice@rallybarbados.bb