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Experience cultural events and culinary festivals in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands. Check out island events, for music, food, and fun in Caribbean style.

Traditional Xmas Celebrations in the Turks and Caicos

Salt Cay Preserves Xmas Traditions With Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony It’s Christmas in the Caribbean. So, let’s celebrate with a ceremony and some salt. On a very small island in the Turks and Caicos Islands this special “seasoning”, or rather “season” of the year is celebrated literally in the place where salt began. Salt Cay

2014 Annual Turks and Caicos Conch Festival

Conch Festival Celebrations Get Underway on November 28, 2014 Spongebob’s pet, Gary the Snail entertains thousands of young television viewers. Turbo the garden snail delighted movie audiences with his onscreen antics. But during the month of November, the humble sea snail is truly honored in an annual festival held in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Heritage Festivals in the Turks and Caicos Islands

The Maritime Festival: Part 5 in a five part series about National Heritage Month in the Turks and Caicos Islands What has a sparkling turquoise colour that has provided the backdrop to countless weddings and television programs? What possesses such power and movement that countless island artists have been inspired to paint and create songs?

Turks and Caicos Seafood Festival – October 2014 – National Heritage Month

The Seafood Festival: Part 2 in a five part series about National Heritage Month in the Turks and Caicos Islands Let’s talk rods, reels, and ripsaws. No, this is not Mrs. Grimble’s Grade 6 English Class on Alliteration. We’d like to introduce you to the Seafood Festival, a cultural celebration of the sea held on

Middle Caicos CrabFest at Bamburra Beach on Middle Caicos Island

Annual Festival Celebrates Island Heritage with delicious Blue Land Crab “Catch ‘em, cook ‘em, eat ‘em”. Sounds like the Giant Troll’s refrain as they relish the sight of little Hobbits before them. We’re not talking Tolkien, but this event is no less epic. June 28th marks the third annual Middle Caicos CrabFest at Bamburra Beach

Celebrity Sightings in the Turks and Caicos Islands

Latest Movie Production Shows Continued Appeal of Islands An MI5 agent is on the lam. He finds himself amidst a sting operation. It’s action, adventure and allegations: it’s Turks and Caicos. Action? Allegations? Why aren’t you talking about the brilliantly white sandy beaches, tropical turquoise waters, and blush pink conch shells? Turks and Caicos still

Protecting the West Indian Flamingo in the Turks and Caicos

There’s Nothing Bird-Brained About Conservation Efforts on North Caicos The words pink flamingo evoke images of everything from colorful drinks to crazy lawn ornaments. This brilliantly coloured bird is an eye-catcher, no doubt about it. Its brilliant colour and long legs quickly command your attention. And when you step off the plane in the Turks

Queen’s Baton Relay in Turks and Caicos

Turks & Caicos one stop in a journey through 70 nations Passing the hot sauce to spice up conch fritters is one thing. But in the Turks and Caicos Islands right now there is something being handed between people that is firing up more than peoples’ tastes. As of yesterday, April 15, 2014, The Queen’s

Planning a Wedding in the Turks and Caicos Islands?

Villa del Mar, Grace Bay, is an Intimate Destination for a Caribbean Beach Wedding Say “I do” on the beautiful shores of world-renowned Grace Bay Beach, a jewel in the string of islands, islets and cays in the Turks and Caicos archipelago. A short flight from many accessible US and Canadian hubs including Miami, New

Visiting the Caribbean at Christmas Time?

Christmas and New Years Events in the Turks & Caicos Islands Brighten Up Any Caribbean Vacation Visiting the Turks and Caicos Islands with its spectacular beaches and glorious weather is always wonderful. And getting the chance to celebrate Christmastime in these friendly islands is warm in so many ways. But it is the post-Christmas period

Adopt a Potcake from the TCSPCA in the Turks and Caicos

Spay, Neuter and Adoption Program Supported by Dedicated Volunteers Some time ago a wandering mother cat and her kittens became permanent welcome “guests” at the Villa del Mar Resort in the Turks & Caicos Islands thanks to the kindness of the resort management, in particular Alan Lawley and his wife Pam. It’s the kind of

Sailing Excursions around the Turks and Caicos Islands

Explore the Islands with Sail Beluga Sailing Charters She was designed by a master. She was built to race. And for 28 years now she has been carrying passengers all around the Turks and Caicos Islands. She is “Beluga”, a 37 foot catamaran, built by her captain Tim Ainley. Tim operates “Sail Beluga”, a private

Turks and Caicos Annual Conch Festival

Villa del Mar Proud Sponsor of Upcoming 10th Annual Culinary and Culture Fest Come November, it’s time once again to celebrate all things “Conch” (pronounced conk) in the Caicos! The collection of Caribbean cuisine and culture will “conch”-quer your taste buds! It’s time for the 10th Annual Turks and Caicos Conch Festival. And this year