Grenada Readies For Its Annual Spicemas Celebrations

ST. GEORGE, Grenada – The extremely anticipated annual Spicemas festivities has tourism officers excited in regards to the upcoming season. Grenada is in a state of readiness for the cultural explosion that pulls guests and returning nationals from everywhere in the world, remodeling the vacation spot right into a vibrant extravaganza.

Grenada Spicemas



Final 12 months’s carnival occasion marked a big milestone because it was the primary Spicemas celebration after a two-year hiatus. It was so effectively attended that the anticipation of this 12 months’s celebration began early with a Spicemas launch occasion in Brooklyn, New York in Might, the place attendees have been handled to an genuine cultural expertise, together with conventional features related to carnival by the collaborative effort of the Grenada Tourism Authority and the Spicemas Company.

Petra Roach, CEO of the Grenada Tourism Authority
Petra Roach, CEO of the Grenada Tourism Authority (file picture)

“We wished to provide New Yorkers a style of what they’ll count on come August in Grenada,” stated Petra Roach, CEO of the Grenada Tourism Authority. “By all accounts, the occasion was an enormous success, and it was a gorgeous run-up to the celebration we’ve deliberate right here in Grenada. The pure power that reverberates all through the vacation spot is one thing all of us look ahead to experiencing and sharing with the world. It’s by far the most effective expression of carnival and this 12 months’s will probably be unforgettable.”

Carnival this 12 months will function new enhances and ideas that differ from earlier years. Revelers can look ahead to a number of occasions happening throughout the island all main as much as Carnival Monday and Tuesday.

Occasions embrace:

  • August fifth: Youngsters’s Carnival Frolic
  • August sixth: Majestic Sunday – Nationwide Carnival Queen Pageant
  • August tenth: Calypso Finals
  • August eleventh: Bacchanal Friday –Groovy & Soca Monarch
  • August twelfth: Panorama
  • August 14th: J’ouvert/Pageant/Monday Night time Mas
  • August fifteenth: Parade of Bands/Final Lap

In anticipation of the excessive quantity of holiday makers, JetBlue and Caribbean Airways have expanded their service to Grenada. JetBlue, at present providing every day nonstop service from New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) airport, will function a second every day nonstop flight from August 7 to September 1, departing at 9:50 p.m. and arriving at Grenada’s Maurice Bishop Worldwide Airport (GND) at 2:47 a.m.

JetBlue Bolsters Service to Grenada for Spicemas This Summer time

Caribbean Airways’ expanded flights, which can happen within the U.S. and Canada with direct flights on August 8 & 11 and August 7 & 8 respectively. The Trinidad route additionally provides elevated passenger capability.

Petra Roach remarked, “The expanded connectivity is a real testomony to Spicemas’ attraction. It’s a celebration to not be missed and the additional service makes it doable for much more individuals to witness our tradition come alive right here in Grenada.”