Things to do this weekend in T&T

It's weekend time once again.

This weekend the Carnival band launch fever continues, with more feathers, more flesh and more glitter to cover it all. If you're not feeling the Carnival hype, why not take the kids on a fun weekend hike or take part in the African Film Festival, which starts this weekend.

Here's our pick of things to do this weekend in T&T:


Friday July 22

Fernandes Black Label Full Moon Party

The Training Field, Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain

11:00 pm – 5:00 am

Join this local version of the famous ‘full moon party’ which involves dancing and basking under a bright full(ish) moon:


African Film Festival – Movie Maxi (FREE)

Get involved in the first local African Film Festival with the Movie Maxi, a series of free African Films screened in communities across Trinidad and Tobago.

In association with the National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago, watch and listen to ‘Hear Me Move’, the first South African Dbujwa dance movie by Scottness L Smith:

For more information, head over to


Passion Band Launch

Queen’s Park Savannah, Tragarete Road, Port of Spain

9:00 pm – 4:00 am

It’s time to get cosmic with the Carnival band launch for Passion Carnival, featuring the theme ‘Spectrum: A Universe of Colour’:


Saturday July 23 

BACK to School - Stationery Party (Ansel Newton Fund)

10:00 pm – 2:00 am

Palms Sports Lounge, 11 Cipriani Blvd, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Party for a good cause! Every Year The El Mundo Family comes together to assist the needy families of our sweet Trinidad and Tobago, and this year they’re helping back-to-school families by donating stationery for schoolchildren. Contributions of $60 and up are welcomed.

More info here: 


UWI 25th Diabetes Symposium

8:45 am – 3:30 pm

Faculty of Engineering, UWI St. Augustine

Come down to the 25th annual Diabetes Symposium with over 40 booths featuring advice and information on diabetes prevention and awareness: 


Fantasy Band Launch – 1001 Fantasies

Queen’s Park Oval, Tragarete Road, Port of Spain

10:00 pm – 4:00 am

Carnival band launch season continues, and this weekend it’s Fantasy’s turn to wow and dazzle with amazing costumes featuring the theme ‘1001 Fantasies’, more info here:


Sunday July 24

WeHUNT Car Rally and Treasure Hunt

Gulf City Mall, San Fernando

7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Come support this fund raiser, part proceeds of which will go towards Brandon Barlo who is in need of stem cell treatment:


Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship CMRC 2016

8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Wallerfield International Raceway, Cumuto Road, Arima

Come down to see the Caribbean's premier racing championship series, CMRC, comes to the Wallerfield International Raceway: 


Rio Seco Falls 'Holiday Adventure' 2016

7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Toco Main Road, Sangre Grande, Trinidad And Tobago

Looking to get away from it all and venture into nature? Join this fun hike which includes a pleasant walk through a magnificent Mora forest:


Whatever you do, stay safe and have a fantastic weekend!