Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine July 2016 - Page 150

NEVIS Calendar of Events July . August . September 2016 JULY AUGUST July 7th - 10th Nevis Mango and Food Festival August 1st Emancipation Day (public holiday) Culturama Activities July 8th Mango Madness Street Fair Contact: 869-469-7550 August 2nd Public Holiday (public holiday) Culturama Street Parade and Last Lap jump up July 10th Nevisian Chefs Mango Feast Contact: 869-469-7550 SEPTEMBER Annual Turtle Release by Four Seasons Resort Turtle walks, turtle tagging and turtle camp Contact: 869-469.1111 September 8th - 10th The Nevis Running Festival & Marathon Contact Greg 869-662-3975 July 29th Fruit Festival Sample a wide range of delicious dishes and drinks tastefully prepared in the most creative ways from locally grown tropical fruits. Contact: 869-469-5521 September 8th 5K run on Four Seasons Golf Course Nevis Festival Contact Greg: 869-662-3975 September 10th 10K run - Nevis ½ Marathon & Nevis Marathon Nevis Running Festival Contact Greg: 869-662-3975 July 21 – AUGUST 2 Culturama Nevis’ premier festival is a unique celebration of the most significant milestone in our history - the emancipation of slaves in the 1830s. It is a 12-day focus on all aspects of Nevisian arts and culture featuring: Contact: 869-469-1992 September 16th National Hero’s Day September 19th Independence Day Anniversary (public holiday) AUGUST Independence Drag Racing Contact: 869-469-1369 Culturama Drag Racing Contact: 869-469-1369 146