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Grenada Calendar of Event 2007
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Calendar Of Events 2007
    JANUARY    
1   New Year’s Day

22-27

  SPICE ISLAND 38tTH ANNUAL BILLFISH TOURNAMENT
This annual tournament attracts fishermen from around the world with cash prizes totalling EC$100,000 for first, second and third place boats. Individual prizes are also given for the biggest game fish.
     
    FEBRUARY    
7   32nd Anniversary of Independence

19

  CARRIACOU CARNIVAL
Two days of street parades and various competitions among calypsonians and masquerade bands
     
    MARCH    
17-..   St Patrick’s Day Festival
     
    APRIL    
05    GRENADA ROUND THE ISLAND EASTER REGATTA
Venue: Grenada South Coast Yacht Club
Duration: 5 Days
06   GOOD FRIDAY
Public Holiday
09   EASTER MONDAY
Public Holiday
10   ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2007
National Stadium hosts 10 days of International cricket
27   CARRIACOU MAROON MUSIC FESTIVAL
Belair Park 3 day music extravaganza
     
    MAY    
01   LABOUR DAY CELEBRATIONS - PUBLIC HOLIDAY
A parade, rally and parties are held in honour of the island's workers. 
28   WHIT MONDAY
Public Holiday
     
    JUNE    

07

  CORPUS CHRISTI
Religious holiday celebrating the Body of Christ. There are religious processions to mark the occasion

29

  FISHERMAN'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATlONS
Gouyave in the parish of Sat John's is the most popular town for this celebration. Church services and the blessing of fishermen boats and nets followed by boat races and late afternoon street festivals. Celebrations are also held in Carriacou.
     
    JULY    
     
    AUGUST    
03   40th ANNUAL CARRIACOU REGATTA
Started in 1965 by the late Linton J. Riggs as a mere boat- racing event, the festival has grown to include a large number of sporting and cultural activities
06   EMANCIPATION DAY Public Holiday
13   GRENADA'S CARNIVAL
The island comes alive during this carnival celebration with Kiddies, Steel band and Calypso Competitions. Jouvert, Traditional Mas and a Parade of the Bands on Monday and Tuesday bring everyone together during this exciting period. The Monday and Tuesday are Public Holidays.

CARNIVAL MONDAY
Public Holiday
14   CARNIVAL TUESDAY Public Holiday
     
    SEPTEMBER    
     
    OCTOBER    
25   Thanksgiving Day
     
    NOVEMBER    
9-12   8th Annual Carriacou Sailing Series
     
    DECEMBER    
25
26
  CHRISTMAS DAY & BOXING DAY FESTIVITIES
Celebration of the birth of Christ. Church Services family gatherings and carol singing mark the pubic holidays.
31   NEW YEAR'S EVE
Church services and gala parties ring in the New Year.
     
     

N.B. Public Holidays are in Bold
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