Doctor's Review: Medicine on the Move

October 28, 2021
Bookmark and Share

The Caribbean jumps up

While Canadians are hibernating, much of the Caribbean is gearing up for its carnival season. If you’re visiting this winter, you might get a chance to experience one. The traditions differ from island to island, but no matter where you are, expect lots of colourful costumes, good music, great food and round-the-clock parties. The festivities usually begin in January and last through the end of February, culminating in a huge parade and celebration on carnival day.

  • Aruba Carnival runs from February 21 to 25.
  • Bonaire Carnival begins February 21 and lasts through February 25. .
  • Celebrations in Curaçao run from February to 22 to 24. .
  • Mas Dominik, Dominica’s carnival, takes place on February 23 and 24. .
  • Martinique’s festivities take place February 22 to 24. .
  • Mardi Croix, St. Croix’s big fete, is scheduled for February 21 this year. .
  • The biggest of the bunch, Trinidad & Tobago’s carnival, begins in the wee hours of February 23 and lasts until the end of the 24. .

This article was accurate when it was published. Please confirm rates and details directly with the companies in question.