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Kingston Happenings

Experience the City

As the beating heart of the island, Kingston City is where everything comes together, where arts, culture, and cuisine rise to the occasion, and where you can immerse yourself in the wonder that is Jamaica. Discover all the local events that offer a taste of that dynamic buzz.

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Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival

Mar 02 ,2024

The Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival is a celebration of all things coffee. From the farmers to the baristas to the consumers who imbibe this grand beverage.

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Kingston Creative Artwalk Festival

Mar 03 ,2024

Join us for the Kingston Creative Artwalk Festival on Sunday, March 3rd 11am – 5pm. Enjoy a day full of local art and music.


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Discover Jamaica by Bike

Mar 05 ,2024

Discover Jamaica by Bike is considered to be the Ultimate Ride as it takes you through 13 of the island's 14 parishes. Riders will start in Portland, and then ride to Ocho Rios, Falmouth, Montego Bay, South Coast and end in the capital City, Kingston.

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Mar 19-23 ,2024

This is a huge sporting event for Jamaica. The ISSA Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls Championships (better known as Champs) is an annual Jamaican high school track and field meet held by Jamaica's Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association. The five day event, held during the last week before Easter in Kingston, has been considered a proving ground for many Jamaican athletes.

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Jamaica Carnival

Apr 03-09 ,2024

Join more than 100,000 visitors and locals in a quintessentially Caribbean experience at Jamaica Carnival. The annual bash celebrates the island's inimitable spirit and culture through a dynamic schedule of activities, including street parades chock full of colourful costumes, lively music, and exciting dances.

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Food Awards Jamaica

Jun 29 ,2024

Celebrates and honors excellence in the culinary industry of Jamaica. More info about the event here @foodawardsjamaica

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Jamaica Food & Drink Festival

Nov 07-10 ,2024

For four (4) days, Kingston, Jamaica’s cultural capital, comes alive with a celebration of the extraordinary where the island’s best chefs, complemented by wine and spirit experts, will bring new excitement to your palate with the Jamaica Food & Drink Festival.

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