cancelled – St Maarten Carnival
At three weeks in duration, St. Maarten’s Carnival attracts hundreds of tourists to, as Carnival’s slogan suggests, “Experience Life”, the St. Maarten way. To “play mas” and be part of a festival that is comprised of colorful parades, spectacular local and international concerts and a plethora of food that further proves that St. Maarten is the culinary capital of the Caribbean.
The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) is charged with organising St. Maarten’s Carnival, by far the island’s largest cultural event for 42 years. From colorful parades, to spectacular pageants, exciting Calypso, energetic bands, and highly anticipated international concerts, St. Maarten’s Carnival has something for everyone. The center of our activities is our Carnival Village. Every April the Village is transformed into the region’s largest restaurant, with 80 booths with samplings of cuisine from every nationality that call St. Maarten home. Come enjoy our “fete”, Come enjoy our Carnival.