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2018 Anguilla Summer Festival

August 1 - August 12

2018 Anguilla Summer Festival

We’re all looking forward to the 2018 Anguilla Summer Festival! Here’s what you can expect with these articles from the the 2017 carnival. In addition to that, these 2018 song releases will get you in the right mood.

The full line up and schedule is now out for the 2018 Anguilla Summer Festival under the theme “Strength and Resilience like You’ve Never Seen, As We Celebrate Anguilla Summer Festival, 2018”

Follow the links for more information about event times, locations, etc. For tickets, persons 5 – 12 years old are considered to be children, while adults are 13 and up.

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Pre Carnival Events

Saturday July 7th  Soca Melee 5

Sunday July 15th – Miss Tiny Tott Pageant (Postponed for 2018)

Friday July 20th  Magic City All White Soca Affair

Saturday July 28th – Wet Fete 6

2018 Anguilla Summer Festival Schedule

Thursday August 2nd –  Official Opening Night | FLOW Soca Rave

Friday August 3rd – Prince & Princess Show

Saturday August 4th South Valley Street Festival | Soca Band Class/Bandorama

Sunday August 5thAbsolut Boat Race Warm Up (A & B Class) | Scotiabank Talented Teen Pageant

Monday August 6thJ’ouvert and Caribbean Beach Party | Heineken August Monday Boat Race (A & B Class)

Tuesday August 7thAugust Tuesday Boat Race (A Class) | Junior and Senior Calypso Monarch CompetitionSoca Relapse – Girl Power (Postponed for 2018) (AXA Boy Entertainment)

Wednesday August 8thAugust Wednesday Boat Race (A Class) | Miss Anguilla Queen Pageant

Thursday August 9thEyes Wide ShutAugust Thursday Boat Race (A & B Class) & Beach Party

Friday August 10thGrand Parade of Troupes

Saturday August 11thAnguilla Poker Run | Leeward Islands Calypso Competition

Sunday August 12thChampion of Champions Boat Races (A & B Class) (for entire 2018 Boat Race Schedule)


FAQs about the Anguilla Summer Festival

What is the Anguilla Summer Festival?

The Anguilla Summer Festival is an annual cultural event where revelers from the Caribbean and the wider world enjoy great food, music, boat racing, pageantry and feting.

When is the Anguilla Summer Festival?

The Anguilla Summer Festival is held annually around the first Monday in August. The 2018 Anguilla Summer Festival is August 1-12, 2018.

What’s the difference between “Anguilla Summer Festival” and “Anguilla Carnival”?

The term “Anguilla Summer Festival” encompasses all summer events (boatracing, pageantry and feting) in Anguilla beginning as early as July, with the Pre Carnival Events, up until the end of summer. “Anguilla Carnival” is the week of events beginning the week of the first Monday in August known as “August Monday” – this day is celebrated as “Emancipation Day”.


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2018 Anguilla Summer Festival