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Events

November       
 
01 – 04 St Barth Gourmet Festival - The first international festival of gastronomy in the Caribbean. 
 
10 – 11 Pitea Day - Commemoration of the twin cities of St Barth and Piteå (in Sweden), annual marathon races.
 
11 Commemoration of the taking of the Bastille in 1789 and the feast of the Federation of 1790.
 
14 – 18 St Barth Cata Cup Regatta - The most important event for sports catamarans in the Caribbean.

December
 
01 Firemen Celebration - Parade of vehicles of fire brigades at 9 am in the streets of Gustavia.
 
13 – 23 Christmas Village - Christmas market and festivities on the dock quai Général de Gaulle.
 
25 Christmas Family and Religious Holiday.
 
31 New Year's Eve Regatta - Just-for-fun race around the island, open to sail-boats of all sizes.
 
31 New Year's Eve - Music and dancing, fireworks at midnight in Gustavia, parties in various restaurants.
 
February
               
          
01 School Carnival Costume parade for children in the streets of Gustavia. 
 
05 Mardi Gras Costume parade in the streets of Gustavia. 
 
06 Ash Wednesday End of carnival. Burning of Vaval, King of Carnival - Shell beach.
 
March              
 
21 – 24 Bucket Regatta 3 days of regattas around St Barth for a fleet of the largest, most prestigious sailing yachts. 
 
April 
 
14 – 20 Les voiles de St Barth  6 days of regattas with the nicest Sailing boats of the world, yachts classics to maxi yachts.
 
May  
 
01 Tour of St Barth Around the island event for windsurfing and catamarans, St Jean beach.     
08 Ceremony of Commemoration at the Monument to the Dead National Day of Tribute to the Dead. 
 
June
 
21 Fête de la Musique – Animation on the Docks General de Gaulle.
 
July
 
14 Bastille day Fireworks and dancing on the dock, Quai Général de Gaulle in Gustavia.
 
August
 
24 St Barthélemy Saint’s Day Commemoration of the island’s patron saint. Official ceremonies, regattas, various games, fireworks and dancing on the dock Quai Général de Gaulle–Gustavia. 

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