Antigua Carnival 2022

When: Saturday, July 23, 2022 - Tuesday, August 2, 2022
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The island country Antigua and Barbuda that is located in the east of the Caribbean Sea, holds every year since 1957 a colorful traditional carnival.
In spite of the fact that the carnival is held on hot season it attracts thousands of celebrators, locals and tourists.

Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for tickets and accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms & tickets well in advance.

The most significant event of this Caribbean greatest summer festival is the colored parade that turns the streets of St. John’s, the capital of the island,  to a giant show stage.

More information, show time / schedule of events, how to get, etc, is present in the carnival’s link website. See details below, under “Event Related Information” section.

For accommodations, check the most recommended hotels in Saint John's and around, most of them suggest FREE CANCELLATION option or NO PREPAYMENT NEEDED – PAY AT THE PROPERTY:
Accommodations around Saint John's:

For your attention – COVID-19 !

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), the details of the event are subject to change. We strongly recommended that you check with the organizers before making any travel arrangements.


Event Related Information

Contact details:
Antigua and Barbuda Festivals Commission
2nd Floor, Pigotts Mall, St. John's. 
W.I. (268) 462-0194 / (268) 462-4707
Contact Email:

Country Information

Saint John's (Antigua)
East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Voltage and Frequency:
230V , 60Hz
Dialing country code:
Time Zone:
Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east-southeast of Puerto Rico
tropical maritime; little seasonal temperature variation
Information email:
Tourist website:
Information address:
Antigua and Barbuda background and overview
The Siboney were the first people to inhabit the islands of Antigua and Barbuda in 2400 B.C., but Arawak Indians populated the islands when COLUMBUS landed on his second voyage in 1493. Early Spanish and French settlements were succeeded by an English colony in 1667. Slavery, established to run the sugar plantations on Antigua, was abolished in 1834. The islands became an independent state within the British Commonwealth of Nations in 1981.
[Courtesy of The World Factbook]

City Information

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