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Anguilla Summer Festival 2023

July 30 - August 7

Anguilla Summer Festival

Anguilla’s biggest party returns from 30 July – 7 August 2023. The Anguilla Summer Festival will turn the Caribbean island technicolour with music parades and boat races – topped off with great food to set the taste buds tingling.

The festival, or Carnival, allows visitors to immerse themselves in the culture of the island as locals celebrates their roots through music, food, art, dance and sailing.

Anguilla Summer Festival 2022 Schedule

Anguilla Summer Festival

The 2022 Festival includes:

1 August –  J’ouvert & Caribbean Beach Party

Street jam and beach party. Local musicians and artists compete to become the Road March Champion, followed by a Caribbean Beach Party and Boat Race, and plenty of partying.

4 August – Eyes Wide Shut 2022

Eyes Wide Shut, credit Eyes Wide Shut Committee
Eyes Wide Shut, credit Eyes Wide Shut Committee

Revellers watch the sun rise at the Sandy Ground Recreational Field from 1am to 11am for the Ultimate Day Break Fete, with soca stars Kes the Band, Asa Bantan, DJ Private Ryan, and Barrie Hype & DJ Avalanche.

5 August – Anguilla’s Grand Parade Of Troupes

Troupes from different villages dance through Anguilla’s capital, The Valley. Watch or join in. A panel of judges determine the winner.

Parade of Troupes - Zuri Wilkes Photography 3
Parade of Troupes – Zuri Wilkes Photography

6 August – Anguilla Poker Run

Hundreds of party-goers hit the high seas, beach-hopping to different parties. Competitions include Johnny Cake Eating, Best Looking Crew, and the Hot Wings Challenge.

About Anguilla
Sandy Island, Anguilla

Anguilla boasts 33 pristine white sand beaches, tempting turquoise waters and excellent restaurants. Relax, chill and do as little – or as much – as you like.

Flights to Anguilla

Return flights with BA from London Gatwick to Antigua, or Virgin Atlantic from Heathrow. Flights from Antigua to Anguilla are with Trans Anguilla Airways.

KLM/Air France flies from Amsterdam/Paris to St Maarten, followed by short boat transfer or flight. American Airlines has a daily service from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Anguilla.

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Holidays in Anguilla

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July 30
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