Fish Festival (Easter weekend)
Held at the town of Oistins on the South Coast of Barbados,
the Oistins Fish Festival celebrates the contribution made
to Barbados by those persons involved in the local fishing
industry. The festival is a unique attraction that offers
fun and entertainment for both locals and visitors alike.
Music, Crafts, Food and Fun!
Enjoy the sweet strains of calypso and reggae music coming
from the sidewalk stalls. Of course dancing to all that music
builds up an appetite, so head for the food and beverage stalls
and enjoy traditional Bajan fare such as fish cakes, fried
fish and pudding and souse, all washed down with a cool Banks
Local arts and crafts can also be found in abundance as local
craftsmen take the opportunity to display their wares. Entertaining,
the Oistins Fish Festival certainly is! The fish boning competition
is a huge attraction for both locals and visitors as is the
The focus of the festival however is really on honouring
those who contribute to the fishing industry in Barbados.
A time to remember those who feed us from the seas surrounding
this beautiful island.