1. Barbados’ Food & Wine and Rum Festival
Come out and see celebrity chefs and wine experts showcase their talents at this annual festival. Learn about how to pair the best in food and wine, learn about wine in general and of course sample it, learn the history of rum in Barbados and also watch several renowned chefs ply their trade at this festival. Question and answer forums are available at this very interactive festival.
2. Swim Barbados Open Water Festival
This event held in November invites swimmers and triathletes of varying skill levels to compete at this event. Each race is broken down into age categories for men, women and children. The event consists of a 1.5km swim and a 5km swim and there will also be relay and kayak races, stand up paddle board races and “just for fun” swim races. Admission is free for all spectators.
3. Barbados Independence Pro Surf Fest
The biggest surfing event on the Barbados Surfing Association’s annual calendar. This Surf Fest features two premium international competitions – The Independence Pro and The Soup Bowl Junior Pro. Come out and witness surfing at its best, as well as the famous bikini contest and live entertainment.
4. Barbados Museum Olé Time Excursion
This island bus tour, organized by the Barbados Museum and Historical Society, presents a wonderful opportunity for persons to explore the history and culture of Barbados. Before you hit the road, there is usually a 45 minute tour of the Museum. Knowledgeable personnel form the museum will also be on hand during the bus ride to provide knowledge and insight into the many places visited on this excursion.
5. Drag Racing with BADD
If you are someone that loves car racing in Barbados, then you should never miss a Drag Racing event. This even promises you an entire afternoon of exciting drag racing over 1⁄8th of a mile and is held at the premier car racing spot in the Caribbean, Bushy Park, St. Philip.
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