Jamaican events in May consist of J.I.I.M Track & Field Meet, Jamaica Observer Food Awards, Style Week Fashion and several Labour Day Events.
May, which is the last month before summer, has unlimited events for couples, families and friends.
Besides the major events, you can also attend a local Jamaican play “Skoolers,” at the Pantomime in Kingston. Every art lover should be present at the National Gallery of Jamaica for the inaugural Natural Histories Exhibition.
Jamaican events in may will also include weekly parties at Quad nightclub, Fiction Nightclub and Club Privilege in Kingston, and Margaritaville, Jungle Nightclub and Club Jamaica on the north coast.
Jamaica International Invitational Meet
When: May 4th at 7:00pm
Venue: National Stadium, Kingston
Cost of tickets: Finish Area: $5,000
If you did not attend the Olympics in London last year, and you won’t be attending the World Championships in Russia this year, then take advantage of the Jamaica International Invitational Meet that is guaranteed to be just as equally competitive.
In action will be top athletes from around the world such as Usain Bolt, Warren Weir, Wallace Spearmon, Ryan Bailey, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Allyson Felix, and Shelly-Ann Frazer-Pryce.
Jamaica Observer Food Awards
When: May 31st
Venue: Devon House, Kingston
Cost: J$10,000 or US$150
The premier food award show in Jamaica is sponsored by one of the leading newspapers on the island. The Jamaica Observer Food Awards is extraordinary because the event boost revenue, gives free publicity, and influences the behaviour of customers.
This award show is a celebration of Jamaican food, especially new food items. Awards will be given out in more than sixteen categories.
For US$150, take advantage of unlimited food from Jamaica’s top chefs and non-stop entertainment from Jamaica’s best musicians.
Style Week Fashion
When: May 22nd to 26th
Five days of fashion extravaganza returns to Kingston Jamaica. Saint International Agency presents another larger than life fashion event that is anticipated by many persons in and out of Jamaica.
So who will be in attendance? Designers from London, Jamaica, New York, The Caribbean, Paris, and many more places.
Remember, it’s not a one-day event but five days of fun filled with information and entertainment that includes live fashion shows, runway shows, seminars, parties and many supermodels.
Labour Day Events
When: May 23rd
Location: Island wide
Time: All day
While you are on the island of Jamaica, participate in at least one Labour Day event if only for an hour. This is one day dedicated to enhancing the community and its surroundings.
There are thousands of projects scheduled for this day. The work load has no shortage, so assist wherever you can by painting, building, demolishing or repairing.
Help us to make Jamaica a better island.
Location: Naggos Head, Portmore
When: May 17th
Portmore welcomes its newest nightclub, Famous. Famous Nightclub, the brainchild of the owners of Fiction Nightclub in Kingston, is here to stay and provide entertainment for residents of Portmore and neighbouring communities.
Entrance fee is only $500, and you can now expect the same level of fun and entertainment in Portmore as in Kingston.