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St Maarten Carnival

Carnival © Bluefizz32
Carnival © Bluefizz32

Though not as famous as the Carnivals in Rio de Janeiro or Trinidad & Tobago, the St Maarten Carnival offers 18 exciting days of music, parades, pageants, dancing, and parties. Locals prepare elaborate costumes and floats for months ahead of the festival, and steel-drum bands compete in lively calypso competitions. The St Maarten Carnival has activities and entertainment for the whole family, with special events and parades for children.

Venue: Various venues

Date: 22 April to 6 May 2019

Website: http://www.sxm-carnival.com/