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What dates are Crop Over in Barbados?

Last Updated: 28th February, 2020

August 3rd 2020

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Herein, where in Barbados is Crop Over?

The competition is held on the Ermy Bourne Highway, commonly known as East Coast. The air is redolent with the smells of Barbadian cooking during the Bridgetown Market Street Fair.

Similarly, what time does crop over start? Beginning in June, Crop Over runs until the first Monday in August when it culminates in the finale, The Grand Kadooment. For the entire two months life for many islanders is one big party with a major feature of crop over being the calypso competition.

Furthermore, what date is Crop Over 2019?

Kadooment Day Observances

Year Weekday Date
2018 Mon Aug 6
2019 Mon Aug 5
2020 Mon Aug 3
2021 Mon Aug 2

How is Crop Over celebrated?

A five-week festival filled with music, dance, culture, and plenty of rum -- on the island that claims to have invented it -- Crop Over has its roots in the eighteenth century when slaves celebrated the end of the sugar-cane harvest.

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What date is Crop Over in Barbados?

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Where should I stay during Crop Over?

Hotels near Crop Over Festival
  • 0.83 mi. Crystal Cove. 0.83 mi from Crop Over Festival.
  • 4.64 mi. Hilton Barbados Resort. 4.64 mi from Crop Over Festival.
  • 1.4 mi. Tamarind by Elegant Hotels. 1.4 mi from Crop Over Festival.
  • 4.47 mi. Lone Star Hotel.
  • 1.62 mi. Sandy Lane Hotel.
  • 3.57 mi. Colony Club.
  • 3.47 mi. Coral Reef Club.
  • 3.08 mi. Mango Bay All Inclusive.