Welcome to Tobago
Annual Events
The first event for the year is at Mount Irvine Bay Hotel' s beautiful 18-hole golf course, where the annual Tobago Open and Pro Am Tournament is held.
Carnival in Tobago - It is much smaller than Carnival in Trinidad, but has a more community atmosphere.
This is when the turtle season begins from now until July, endangered turtles return to ancestral beaches to lay their eggs in the sand.
Time for the Famous goat and crab racing competitions at Buccoo on Easter Tuesday, and at Mount Peasant the day before. Buccoo has a special race track for this event: the jockeys guide their groom and beribboned charges with rope and stick. This is also the time for the Carib International Game Fishing Tournament at Pigeon Point.
Tobago's annual Regatta, sponsored by Angostura and Yachting World magazine, is held in mid-May and involves for days of heady racing
Celebration of the Fishing Industry on the 29th, St. Patrick's day St. Peter being the patron saint of fishermen), is a time of big celebration: one of the biggest events is in Charlotteville.
The Tobago Heritage Festival in the second half of July ending in early August) has quaint local traditions. It is a way of celebrating traditional folkways - dance, music, lifestyle, cooking, story-telling, socializing.
The Great Race is an annual power boat classic - one of the longest running in the world - which starts at the yacht  club in Trinidad and ends at Store Bay in Tobago.
Tobago Fest - parade of bands, calypso and steel bands, plus art and historical exhibitions and fetes. This is also the month of the annual Carib Tobago Cycling Festival.
The sea festival at Mount Irvine is a family day with all sorts of activities on the beach.
Christmas is celebrated in a big way.