Caribbean Tourism

Festivals

Saint Martin Festivals

Saint Martin Festivals Carnival is held pre-Lent and most of the events are on the waterfront in Marigot. It is not as big and grandiose as on the Dutch side, where carnival is held a few weeks later, but there are calypso and beauty contests and a Grand Parade. Bastille Day (14 July) has live music, jump-ups and boat races; the celebrations move to Grand Case the weekend after (...