here and there are many July events in Jamaica 2016. The weather in summer is
just perfect for all outdoor actives.
July 1st is celebrated as International Reggae Day. Concerts and smaller events are held Island wide on this date.
Next, travel to Portland Jerk Festival in Port Antonio and taste some of the best jerk food in Jamaica.
Then visit Manchester for the Little Ochi Seafood Festival that promises to bring together some creative seafood dishes.
Close out the month with the greatest reggae show on earth with a week-long
schedule of Reggae Sumfest events in
Montego Bay or travel to Negril for Dream
Weekend or SPF Weekend in Ocho
School is out and many Jamaicans are returning to visit, so you can expect the beaches to be busy this month, especially on the weekends.
Of course, there are more events, so keep checking this page for updated happenings.
Jamaica International Reggae Day
When: July 1st
Where: Island wide
On this day, we celebrate the history of Jamaican music. Celebrations will take Place Island wide.
The purpose of the International Reggae Day is to bring more awareness to the history of music; highlighting the path that reggae music has taken Jamaica.For more information on International Reggae Day.
Portland Jerk Festival
Date: July 3rd
Location: Folly Oval, Port Antonio, Portland
Portland, the home of “all things jerk,” comes alive on July 3rd at Folly Oval. Jerk chicken, jerk pork, jerk lobster, and jerk fish are just a few of the items on the menu.
This food festival never disappoints and is a huge tourist attraction. Some tourists travel from as far as Westmoreland to partake of the day’s activities.
There will be great music and entertainment for adults and children right throughout the day. You can look forward to seeing the top reggae and dancehall artistes from Jamaica performing some of their latest musical songs.
Little Ochi Seafood Carnival
Date: July 10
Location: Little Ochi, Alligator Pond, Manchester
Manchester is home to one of the biggest seafood carnivals in Jamaica. This three-day event is a showcase of all the seafood that the southern part of the island has to offer.
Shrimp, lobster, fish, and conch are among the favourite catches of the day among the thousands that attend.
Non-stop entertainment from some of Jamaica’s best dancehall and reggae artistes will keep you entertained for the day.
Jamaica Reggae Sumfest
Date: July 17th to 23rd
Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Cost: Beach Party (US$15), All White (US$19), Sound Explosion (US$15)
Dancehall Night (US$27, VIP US$49), Reggae Night (US$39,VIP US$62)
Weekend Pass (Fri/Sat US$62), VIP Weekend (Fri/Sat US103)
The “Greatest Reggae Show on Earth” returns with a new line-up for 2016.
New Owner Joe Bogdanovich promises a new and improved Reggae Sumfest. Instead of the usual one dancehall night and two international nights, there will only be a dancehall night and a reggae night.
The week-long line up of event will showcase the best dancehall and reggae acts from Jamaica.
Events will include beach party, all white, sound system clashes and two nights of the top dancehall and reggae acts.
Book your hotels rooms early and look out for cheap flights.
If you are not able to attend this event, you can stream it live with a 360 degree viewReggae Sumfest 2016
Caribbean Premier League T20 Championship
Date: June 30th – August 7th
Location: The Caribbean
If you are a lover of sports and parties, then you will appreciate five weeks of non-stop cricket tournament.
Cricket is a domestic sport in Jamaica and the Caribbean. This event promises to be non-stop fun and excitement.
Purchase your tickets early and watch as the best teams in the Caribbean’s clash for supremacy.
Appleton Dream Weekend
Date: July 28- August 1
Events: 9 All Inclusive Parties
Cost: Season Ticket (US$315), VIP (US$560) , Individual Party Tickets Available
If there is one week to party and fun, this is that week.
Sponsored by Appleton, Dream Entertainment presents nine all inclusive parties in 5 days.
You can expect to hear the best dancehall, reggae, soca and hip hop music from the finest disc jockeys. All your most sought after entertainers will also either be in attendance or performing at the parties.
Every year, thousands of tourists travel to Jamaica to have the time of their life.Appleton Dream Weekend 2016
Date: July 29th - July 31th
Location: Ocho Rios and Runaway Bay
Events: 3 Super All inclusive Parties
Cost: Season Ticket (US$190), Individual Party Tickets Available
The best alternative to Dream Weekend is Summer Playground Fantasy (SPF) Weekend.
The package includes three super all inclusive parties at amazing locations such as Dunns River Falls Beach, Jewels Runaway Bay Water Park and Pearl Beach West.
With One party every day, each occasion guarantees to be a production. SPF promises Drinks, food, music and the best music available in Jamaica for locals and tourists.SPF Weekend 2016
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