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30 - 30 Oct

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Tiami Catamaran Cruises, Bridgetown, Barbados

30 Oct, 2020 To 30 Nov, 2020

11:21 pm - 11:21 pm

Book your 4-hour private charter with Tiami Catamaran Cruises today!

The rate is BDS $125.00 per person and this rate is based on a minimum of 20 passengers.

The rate includes a delicious buffet lunch, open bar, swimming and unforgettable memories.

For reservations, call 430-0900 or email reservations@tiamicruises.com.

You can also visit the website www.tiamicatamarancruises.com

 

02 - 30 Nov

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Hunte's Gardens, Coffee Gully, Barbados

02 Nov, 2020 To 30 Nov, 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Created by legendary horticulturist Anthony Hunte, Hunte’s Gardens will please even the most keen gardeners and enthusiasts.

They occupy a sink-hole-like gully in the centre of Barbados’ rain forest.

A picturesque and easy-to-walk path offers many surprises.

If you’re lucky, you’ll meet the owner and creator in the gardens or around his extraordinary house – converted from an old stable.

Be sure to have your camera ready.

Admission is Bds $30.00 for adults and Bds $15.00 for children 12 and under which includes a tour.
Refreshing drinks, fresh fruit juice and rum punch are on sale.

Take the tour, or simply relax on a bench in the shade with your book.

For more details, call 433-3333

Hunte’s Gardens are open from Monday to Saturday weekly.

27 - 23 Nov

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Pilgrim Place, Oistins, Christ Church, Barbados

27 Nov, 2020 To 23 Dec, 2020

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Signature Graphics Showroom presents Signature Christmas Shop, a venture supporting local artisans, artists and goodie makers.

Some of the island’s best will showcase on over 500 square feet to provide a comfortable spacious shopping experience.

You’ll see a collection of Barbadian crafted and produced Christmas Gifts, decorations, textiles, food, jewellery, art and other unique holiday treasures.

Venue: Signature Graphics Showroom in Pilgrim Place, Christ Church (behind Carter’s).  

Time: 11am to 4pm daily.

Dates:

  • November 27th to 29th
  • December 4th to 13th
  • December 11th to 14th
  • December 18th to 23rd

Only Cash sale will be facilitated

COVID-19 Protocols will be enforced.

All Seasons Resort Europa, Palm Avenue, Holetown, Barbados

28 Nov, 2020 To 30 Nov, 2020

12:00 pm - 12:00 pm

IDEAs Transformation invites you to a Wellness Retreat: Self Love Edition from November 28th to 30th at the
All Seasons Resort Europa. 
This Wellness Retreat was designed with the recognition that the need to love one’s self is an important element of a successful relationship. Activities will allow you to practice thinking healthy thoughts, taking care of your body and embracing with your sensuality every step of the Journey to Self Love!
Single Occupancy is Bds$950
DoubleOccupancy is Bds$1600
Registration is open so to secure your spot by registering at the link
For more information contact IDEAs Transformation via WhatsApp(

246-257-3197), Instagram or email (ideastransformationbgi@gmail.com)

with any queries you may have.

Skeetes Bay, St. Philip

30 Nov, 2020

Hike Barbados takes you through cane fields, gullies, tropical forests and coastal communities to explore the unique geological and social structure of Barbados.

Along the way you will meet new friends, enjoy healthy exercise and observe the delicate balance of the unique heritage and environment of Barbados.

To get to the starting point of the hike:
Highway 4B, past Thickets, Three Houses to Bayfield, turn left

NB.  Hike begins in St. Philip and ends in St. Andrew.

Hike Times: 6:00am

Barbados National Trust Hikes

The hikes are FREE but donations are welcome towards the work of the Barbados National Trust (preserving our built and natural environment).

Times
All morning hikes start at 6:00 a.m.
Afternoon hikes (Stop ‘n’ Stare only) start at 3:30 p.m.
The Moonlight Walks start at 5:30 p.m., you are advised to bring a torch to these walks.

There is a morning hike and, in addition, either an afternoon hike or a moonlight walk on every hike date EXCEPT the date of the Great Train Hike.

Place
All hikes start and finish at the meeting place.
There is a printed booklet with a calendar of the year’s hikes available from the National Trust at Wildey House, Wildey, St. Michael

Dress
Loose clothing, comfortable hiking boots/sports shoes, sunscreen, hat. Bring your camera and a bottle of water. Refreshments are on sale after the Hikes.

Walk Descriptions
In the morning, there are four hikes of different pace.
All hikes last approximately 3 hours., but…..
The Stop ‘n’ Stare group walks for 5-6 miles,
The Medium group 8-10 miles,
The Fast Medium group 10 to 12 miles, and
The Fast group 12-14 miles.

Advice for first time walkers
The sun is hot!  You will get tired more quickly than you think.
The best thing to do is to go on the Stop ‘n Stare on your first hike.
If you’re comfortable with that, work your way up.

St. Nicholas Abbey Heritage Railway, Barbados

30 Nov, 2020

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This Independence Day, November 30th head to St. Nicholas Abbey for an all- inclusive all access pass to the the Abbey and the Heritage Railway.

Special admission prices for adults is Bds$35 and for children* Bds$10 (Children are 12 and under, under 3 years old are FREE) Maximum of 2 children per adult.

Admission is from the train station main gate and no booking is required.

Health protocols and social distancing will be strictly enforced in the Abbey and on the open air carriages aboard the train.

Bridgetown, Barbados

30 Nov, 2020

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Docked, Shameless and Vision present Palooza: The Premium All White Tropical Cooler Cruise.

Join us on Monday, November 30th 2020, Independence Day on the MV DreamChaser for one big vibe!

Boarding is from 11:30am – 12:45pm

Sailing time: 1pm – 5pm.

Tickets:
Tier 1 (limited) – Bds $65
Tier2 – Bds $80

Purchase Tickets online at https://ticketlinkz.com/events/palooza/

Primo, Saint Lawrence Gap, Oistins, Barbados

30 Nov, 2020

3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brek-Fus partners with Primo Bar and Restaurant to bring to you Liberate on Monday, November 30th at 3pm to 9pm. 

Tickets go on sale on Monday November 9th, 2020 and are available on TicketLinkz.

Limited Cabanas are available and reservations are recommended.

Email brekfus@gmail.com a for more information on this event.

All Covid-19 Protocols must be followed!

Rose Shop and Bar, Holders Land, Brandons, Barbados

30 Nov, 2020

10:00 am - 7:00 pm

This Independence Day, Ryan Walters hosts an Independence Fun Day Extravaganza. 

Admission is free!

On the day you can expect live DJs, road tennis competition at 11am, dominoes competition at 2pm, karaoke from 2pm, face painting, jumping tents and more. There will also be a special guest appearance from Lil Rick. 

Food and drinks are on sale and there is a Bajan Buffet available- Adults Bds$20 and Kids Bds$12

Date: Monday, November 30th, 2020

Time: 10am to 7pm 

Where: Rose Shop & Barb, Brandons St. Michael

 

Point Of View Restaurant, Ragged Point Road, Bridgetown, Barbados

30 Nov, 2020

11:00 am - 12:00 am

Head out to Point of View Restaurant on November 30th from 11am for a day of Independence celebrations… the Bajan way!
You can expect local cuisine, music, guest DJs, and much more! For more information head to the Point of View Restaurant page.

Oistins Fish Market, Oistins, Barbados

30 Nov, 2020 To 01 Dec, 2020

10:00 am - 2:00 am

Oistin’s Bay Garden Inc. presents Oistins Pun Fya on Independence Day, Monday November 30th, 2020. 

Time: 10 am until…

There will be activities such as spin the wheel, promotion girls, free stuff and giveaways and a tonne of excitement.

Your music for the day is from DJs Fadda Crab, Lil Rick and special guest DJS.

All COVID-19 Protocols will be enforced. No mask, no entry!

National Heroes Square, Bridgetown, Barbados

30 Nov, 2020

This year Barbados celebrates it 54th Anniversary of Independence with a Salute to the Nation Parade and a National Independence Awards Ceremony.

The presentation of National Independence Awards will performed be by Governor General Dame Sandra Mason. The presentation will be held at the National Heroes Square on Monday, November 30, beginning at 8:00 a.m.

The Barbados Regiment will provide the Guard of Honour, while the other troops on Parade will be the Flag Orderlies and the Massed Band of the Royal Barbados Police Force and the Barbados Defence Force.

Prime Minister The Hon. Mia Amor Mottley will deliver a Message to the Nation.

Also in attendance will be Chief Justice Patterson Cheltenham; Leader of the Opposition, Joseph Atherley; National Hero The Right Excellent Sir Garfield Sobers; Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith; Chief of Staff of the BDF, Colonel Glyne Grannum, National Independence Awardees and specially invited guests.

Persons wanting to view the event may watch it live on CBC TV 8 or online at https://www.facebook.com/gisbarbados .

01 - 31 Dec

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Hunte's Gardens, Coffee Gully, Barbados

01 Dec, 2020 To 31 Dec, 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Created by legendary horticulturist Anthony Hunte, Hunte’s Gardens will please even the most keen gardeners and enthusiasts.

They occupy a sink-hole-like gully in the centre of Barbados’ rain forest.

A picturesque and easy-to-walk path offers many surprises.

If you’re lucky, you’ll meet the owner and creator in the gardens or around his extraordinary house – converted from an old stable.

Be sure to have your camera ready.

Admission is Bds $30.00 for adults and Bds $15.00 for children 12 and under which includes a tour.
Refreshing drinks, fresh fruit juice and rum punch are on sale.

Take the tour, or simply relax on a bench in the shade with your book.

For more details, call 433-3333

Hunte’s Gardens are open from Monday to Saturday weekly.

02 - 23 Dec

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Harbour Lights, Bay Street, Bridgetown, Barbados

02 Dec, 2020 To 23 Dec, 2020

7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Harbour Lights is an extremely popular open air beach front nightclub.

Dance barefoot in the sand under the stars to the sounds of a top local band and enjoy the free flowing cocktails during this highly entertaining evening.

The night jump starts with the pulsating rhythms of the band followed by a sumptuous BBQ dinner complete with a selection of dessert options.

Be moved by the outstanding local entertainment from fire-eater, the limbo queen, tuk band, shaggy bears and green monkey.

The night climaxes with an amazing display of talent from the giants of Harbour Lights the stiltmen, as they astound you with their skills, standing some 12 feet in the air.

Feel free to stay for the night club, Drinks remain free until 2:00 am with DJ music to keep you moving.

‘Nightlife as it should be in the Caribbean. An evening not to be missed!’

02 - 16 Dec

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Brewsters Road, Worthing, Christ Church

02 Dec, 2020 To 16 Dec, 2020

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Barefoot Vybez Dance Class for kids 9-12 is at J.A.M. Dance Studios in Brewsters Road , Worthing Christ Church,  every Wednesday till December 16th from 4:30pm to 5:30pm.

Rregister and book your spot as space is limited due to Covid-19 protocols. Contact 249-4046 to secure your spot.

02 - 30 Dec

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The Artsplash Centre, Highway 7, Hastings, Bridgetown, Barbados

02 Dec, 2020 To 30 Dec, 2020

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

This is an arts and food market packed with local vendors.

Home Made!  Home Grown!  Home Created!

Veg, fruit, cakes and coffee, paintings and pottery, sausages, music and books, milk and eggs, pizzas and pastries.

There’s a bar and grill whose specialty is pulled pork!

Bring the children and let them have fun in Arty’s Play Park.

Open Every Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday from 8 am – 2pm

228-0776.

03 - 19 Dec

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Trevor's Way, near Bridgetown Port, St. Michael

03 Dec, 2020 To 19 Dec, 2020

The Characters of Town – Historic Walking Tours of Bridgetown aims to enlighten and educate locals and visitors on the rich history Bridgetown holds.
Join this interactive walking tour of Historic Bridgetown, exploring intriguing sites, meeting local characters, and enjoying a uniquely Bajan experience!
Tours run concurrently at 9:30am, 11:00am, 3:00pm every Thursday and Saturday (for approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes)
Admission:
Adults: Bds $30
Groups of 4 or more: Bds $24 per person
Children under 10 y.o.: FREE
For bookings, please visit the kiosk on the Chamberlain Bridge, call (246) 826-4002 or email info@dlsmithproductions.com. Tours can be booked up to 30 minutes before start time.
05 - 06 Dec

Spring Garden Highway, Bridgetown, Barbados

05 Dec, 2020 To 06 Dec, 2020

8:00 pm - 6:00 am

Head down to Spring Garden Playing Field December 5, 2020 at 8pm for Bajama- A Soca Rave. This event will be loaded with excitement and inclusive of water, paint and powder.

Tickets are Bds $30 for Basic and Bds $60 for Platinum VIP.

There will be music by DJ Dave Smooth and DJ Black Scorpion as well as live performances by Kid Site.