Jamaica leads the Caribbean with multidimensional events that can
add spice to your clients' itineraries.
12 to 14. The Devon House Christmas Craft Fair. It offers a wide
selection of homemade and handmade items. Kingston. Call (876)
6. Accompong Maroon Festival, an annual celebration with feasts,
ceremonies, singing and dancing unique to the Maroons, who take
their ancestry from Jamaicans who escaped British domination in the
17th century by moving to a remote area of the island. St.
Elizabeth. Call Kenneth Watson, (976) 952-4546.
23 to 25. Negril Sprint Triathlon, organized with the assistance of
the JTB, includes a half-mile swim, a 15-mile cycle ride along the
coast and a three-mile run.
4 to 6. Tribute to Bob Marley. Ocho Rios. Call (876) 926-5726.
5 to 8. The Reggae Sunsplash '98 and the Bob Marley events can be
part of an add-on package put together with one of the dozens of
hotels or resorts along the north coast. Check with the JTB for
details. Ocho Rios. Call (876) 960-1904. Reggae Sunsplash
International maintains a Web site at www.reggaesunsplash.com.
6. A Bob Marley Birthday Bash. Montego Bay. Call (876)
All month. Montego Bay Yacht Club's Easter Regatta, arranged
through the Montego Bay Yacht Club. Call (876) 952-8262.
12 to 14. Negril Music Festival. Featuring local reggae and calypso
performers and internationally known entertainers. Call Ronnie
Nasralla Promotions, (876) 968-9356.
30 to April 6. Carnival in Jamaica. Events in Kingston, Ocho Rios
and Montego Bay, including street parades and concerts.
1 to 5. Devon House Easter Craft Fair takes place on the lawns.
Shops in the buildings at the back of the restored plantation
house/museum are open year-round. Call (876) 929-7030.
11 to 13. Harmony Hall Easter Craft Fair. Call (876) 975-4222.
13. Kite Festival. Drax Hall, west of Ocho Rios. Call Maria Protz,
19. Third Annual Treasure Beach Off Road Triathlon. Features a
one-third-mile swim, a 15-mile mountain bike ride and a four-mile
run. Arranged through Island Outpost, (800) 688-7678 or Jakes',