Things to do in Jamaica December 2013. I hope that you will be here for the Christmas holidays. There are so many Jamaican events in December that I hope you will have time to eat your Christmas dinner.
Run a full-length marathon in Negril or play a game of golf in Montego Bay. If you haven’t bought your souvenirs yet, you are in luck, Visit Grosvenor Gallery for arts and crafts of all types from Jamaica and overseas.
Here for the reggae and dancehall music? Well, you are just in time for two of the biggest dancehall shows in Jamaica: GT Taylor Christmas Extravaganza and Sting Stage Show.
Let us now look at some of the best things to do in Jamaica December.
International Reggae Marathon
When: December 7, 2013
Where: Long Beach Bay park, Negril, Westmoreland
Marathons can be gruesome but not when you have a backdrop like that of the Negril Sea. It is not too late to participate in this year’s International Reggae Marathon from all over the work. You can enter the full marathon, half marathon or the 10k race.
There are many prizes and surprises this year with more sponsors than ever. This is a good reason to stay in Jamaica for a few days. Come for the race and then explore the place.
For more information visit Reggae Marathon
JMMC Rally # 3
When: November 27th to December 2nd
This event actually began in November but as I mentioned before, the racing will begin on the first day in December and end on the second day.For the motorsports lover, you will want to view this list of events Rally Racing Schedule
Grosvenor Galleries Christmas Art & Craft Fair
When: December 7th and 8th, 2013
Where: 1 Grosvenor Terrace, Kingston 8
Contact Number: (876) 924-6684
Go shopping for all your arts and crafts at this Christmas affair, which is only two weeks before Christmas. Buy Christmas gifts and souvenirs are available in the form of jewellery, swimsuits, t-shirts, chains, handmade soaps, paintings, plates, cups, mats, seasonings and many more.
Everything made locally is at this fair so just walk with your wallet and expect to have a good time.
GT Taylor Christmas Extravaganza
When: Christmas Day
Where: Independence Park, Black River, St. Elizabeth
Here you have the warm up to Sting stage show. Held on Christmas day, GT Taylor Extravaganza is an all-day event with music, food, drinks and entertainment.
As night approaches, the stage show intensifies. Dancehall and Reggae performers from all over the world will bring St. Elizabeth alive.
Regardless of where you are in Jamaica, you must attend either this show or Sting.
Sting Dancehall Concert
When: December 26th, 2013
Where: Jam world, Portmore, St. Catherine
Sting celebrates thirty (30) years this year so you should expect a few big surprises. Super Cat and American rapper, 2 Chainz will headline the concert. Other artsiste include kiprich, Ninja Man, Movado, Spice, Macka Diamond, and Romain Virgo.
Sting is the greatest one-night dancehall show in the world. The poster for Sting is usually a good indicator of the artistes who are booked for Sting.
The show usually starts at 8pm but the real entertainment begins at little before mid night.
If you attend this show, you are sure to experience one or two lyrical confrontations between the “hottest” and “brightest” stars in Jamaica.
Downtown Fireworks at the Waterfront and Harbour Festival
When: December 31st, 2013
Where: Downtown Harbour, Kingston
Majority of Jamaicans will be in Church as the clock strikes mid night at 12am on January 1st, 2013. The minority will be at Downtown Harbour witness sing a small festival and some of the most amazing fireworks that will rival New York City.
Thousands of persons will watch the fireworks Downtown and thousands more from their homes, cars, or on the street side.
Bob Marley Museum
Hours: 10am to 5pm (Mon to Fri), 10am to 4pm (Saturday)
Location: Hope Road, Kingston
Cost: US$20 for adults and US$10 for children
Visit the place the legendary Bob Marley once called home. Learn about the great reggae icon Bob Marley and how music is influenced the world.
Dunns River Falls Jamaica
Location: Ocho Rios, St. Ann
Opening Hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm Everyday
Cost: US$ 15 for adults, US$ 12 for children
Climb the 600 feet waterfalls located in Ocho Rios, St. Ann. It is December so you can expect the cold water gushing down the falls. Bring the family or a few friends and have a great time climbing the falls or relaxing at the beach.
Remember to take footwear with you to climb the falls.
Read My Review of Dunns River Falls Jamaica
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