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St. Barts Excites Visitors with 2017 Entertainment Lineup

December 15, 2016 -

Renowned for being one of the Caribbean's most varied and upscale islands, St. Barts continues to thrive as a tropical haven for its array of remarkable entertainment and top-of-the-line hospitality.

There are more fun-filled events for all ages in 2017 than ever before as the islands will host an exciting schedule of festivals, regattas and cultural adventures.

The following events will be held in St. Barts in 2017:

• St. Barts Music Festival, Jan. 8 - 22, 2017
The highly anticipated St Barth Music Festival is back for its 33rd season. For 10 days, the island will host a collection of international stars in music, dance and opera to perform in informal and open-air settings around the island. The artists, who perform in the leading cities around the world, will hold classical music concerts, recitals, dance and opera performances. For ticket information, please go to the Tourism Committee office. Tickets can also be purchased day of at each event.

• St. Barts Bucket Regatta, March 16 - 19, 2017
This prestigious event attracts 40 of the most beautiful sailboats and yachts for three days of races around the island. Now in its 26th year, the regatta maintains its original spirit focusing on camaraderie and as an international meeting place for owners, designers and boat builders. For guests of the island, the regatta provides a rare opportunity to admire the magnificent vessels anchored in the harbor and to attend one of the many social events. For more information, please visit bucketregatta.com

• St. Barts Film Festival, April 25 - 30, 2017
The 23rd Annual St. Barth Film Festival highlights Caribbean Cinema for a week each year, celebrating the richness of filmmaking in the Caribbean. The festival offers a series of screenings, as well as debates and meetings with film professionals, allowing guests to engage with notable producers, actors and directors. For ticket information, please visit the St. Bart Film Festival website which will be updated one month prior to the event.

• Les Voiles de St. Barth, April 10 - 15, 2017
Les Voiles de St. Barth draws over 1,000 sailors and at least 80 boats, including some of the top names from around the world, to participate in a week-long regatta. The event, now in its eighth year, features racing, concerts and activities on the beach. Les Voiles de St Barth combines the spirit of sailing with the legendary lifestyle of St. Barthélemy. For more information, please visit lesvoilesdesaintbarth.com.

• St. Barts Theatre Festival, May 18 – 27, 2017
The St. Barth’s Theater Festival will feature performances by local St. Barts’s companies and Côté Scène, in addition to visiting troupes from neighboring islands and France. For more information, please visit the St. Barts Theater Festival website or their facebook page. *Please note, performances are often in French without English translations.

• St. Barts 4th Annual Gourmet Festival , November 2 - 5, 2017
This annual international food festival celebrates the exceptional cuisine and the long-standing tradition of culinary excellence on the island. The four day event includes some of the leading hotels hosting acclaimed visiting chefs who prepare special menus with wine pairings, in addition to mixology and pastry competitions. For more information, please visit the St. Bart Gourmet Festival website which will be updated in early 2017.

St. Barts is one of the Caribbean’s most varied and upscale islands that features a collection of world class villas, hotels, spas, fine dining and a wide choice of leisure activities including nautical sports and full calendar of cultural events. At eight square miles, the island is adorned with beautiful inlets and bays of soft white sand that provides a breathtaking backdrop for families, couples and adventure seekers. For more information, visit www.saintbarth-tourisme.com/en


 

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