Come and enjoy this wonderful day with your family and friends. Starting at 2 pm, Dockyard Drive will be the scene of a cultural parade that includes marching bands, iron bands and dancers leading the procession into Nelson’s Dockyard. At 3 pm, the winners of the LIAT School Art Competition will be honoured on stage before two hours of fun activities commence. For the 50th edition, the Greasy Pole and the Non-Mariners Race will make a come-back.
The Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda will then begin the Beating of the Retreat at 5.15 pm followed by an evening packed with entertainment. A bounce castle and bungee jumping will keep the kids entertained and you can fuel up on local food and drinks.
The Inet Dickenson Bay Beach Bash is back again as a culmination of Antigua Sailing Week. Experience a celebration of Antiguan food, culture and music all delivered in the ultimate location – Dickenson Bay. Food vendors will be lining the beach, so come hungry.
The party starts at 2pm on the stage at Tony’s Beach Bar and will include musical performances by some of the best Antiguan artistes .
At both Ana’s and Coconut Grove, DJ’s will provide the musical backdrop for the day, which will run late into the evening. Whether you are heading to the beach by car, by taxi, by foot or by boat, bring your friends, family and neighbours with you to celebrate the return of the ultimate Caribbean beach party.