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Anguilla Salt Festival 2020
July 25, 2020 , 6:00 am – 8:00 am
Anguilla was once a major producer of salt in the region and even as far as Canada.
The source of which predominantly was the Road Bay (Sandy Ground) Salt Pond. It, however, is no longer used for salt harvesting despite still producing salt.
Delve into the history and science behind the salt production and witness, for yourself, this awe-inspiring industry which once played a major role in Anguilla’s development.
Watch the video for a peek into Anguilla’s Salt Industry and the Salt Picking Experience.
July 23 & 24 – Salt Exhibition | 10am to 5pm. Price: FREE
Catholic Conference Centre, Wallblake, The Valley
Drop-in throughout the day and find all things salt from art to literature.
July 25 – Salt Picking Experience | 6am to 8am. Price: See tickets above
Gathering Point – Lit Lounge Parking Lot, Sandy Ground
Hosted by What We Do In Anguilla and Quest Experiences. Join us once again for the Salt Picking Experience.
Learn about what it was like working in the salt pond, how the salt is produced, how it was harvested, and the many uses of the salt from persons who once worked in the very same salt pond.
Following the experience, there will be a traditional Anguillian breakfast. Register for tickets on this page.
**Only persons registered for Breakfast Tickets will be guaranteed breakfast + a souvenir at the end of the experience. Ticket payments will be accepted before the event or the day of.
July 25 – Salt Festival | 8am to 11am
Lit Lounge Parking Lot, Sandy Ground
Mingle and enjoy music by Porkyman & the B Plus Band and indulge in food for sale by local chefs.