November is Island Party Month
Posted on November 03, 2011
The month of November ushers in a wide variety of street fairs and festivals on the island of St. Lucia. November 4th kicks off the Ansee-la-Raye Seafood Friday festival and the Gros Islet Friday Night Street Party, while November 5th launches the Dennery Fish Festival. Read below for more details:
The Anse-la-Ray Seafood Friday is held at Grose Islet on the west coast of the island, south of castries. Seafood lovers take note, Anse-la-Ray, a fishing village, offers delectable local deliciacies from quid to octopus, shrimp, lobster and more. To compliment the catch-of-the-day, Caribbean music saturates the air, while locals and visitors alike groove to the music. The event takes place weekly on Fridays; November 4,11,18 through November 25.
Gros Islet Friday Night Street Party is one of the longest running street parties on the island. Local artists, island DJ's spinning Caribbean tunes, plus a wide array of babeque grills serving fresh chicken, pork and seafood make this event a lively street fair visiting by locals and visitors alike. This stree party takes place on Friday; November 4,11,18 and 25
Dennery Fish Festival located on the east coast of the island in Dennery Village another robust fishing village, ushers in an ambiance of sea breezes and tantailizing aromoas of fresh seafood prepared by local villagers. This Saturday night event offers Soca, dancehall music germane to reggae and R&B. The festival takes place weekly on Saturdays; November: 2,12,19, and 26.
Each festival has it's own unique flavor, but one thing they all have in common is great food, plenty of dancing and a memoral way to learn more about the people and culture of St. Lucia!