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2018 Anguilla Summer Festival

August 1 - August 12

2018 Anguilla Summer Festival

Although the 2017 Anguilla Carnival has ended, we’re all looking forward to the 2018 Anguilla Summer Festival. Until then, enjoy these articles from the the 2017 carnival.

The full line up and schedule may not be out as yet but, 2 events are certain – the August Monday Caribbean Beach Party (6th August, 2018) and Parade of Troupes (10th August, 2018) along with the boat race dates (as long as weather permits).

Known events and dates are shown below.

Pay attention to this space as it will be updated when more information about the 2018 Anguilla Summer Festival becomes available.

For upcoming events, live music schedule, public holidays and more, visit our online Anguilla Calendar.


Pre Carnival Events

Sunday July 15th – Miss Tiny Tott Pageant

Saturday July 28th – Wet Fete 6

2018 Anguilla Summer Festival Schedule

Wednesday August 1st – Opening Night & Fireworks Display

Sunday August 5thAbsolut Boat Race (A & B Class)

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

Tuesday August 7thAugust Tuesday Boat Race (A Class)

Wednesday August 8thAugust Wednesday Boat Race (A Class)

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

Friday August 10thGrand Parade of Troupes

Saturday August 11thAnguilla Poker Run

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

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.

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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