Plan your visit to Trinidad during Carnival season. With its massive masquerade bands, spectacular costumes, pulsating music and unparalleled stamina for partying, Trinidad's Carnival has been described as the greatest show on earth.
Pan Jazz Festival
The Pan Jazz Festival, held for three days in November in Port of Spain, is a formal assemblage of pan drummers and jazz musicians.
Check out the annual goat race in Buccoo, Tobago, on the Monday and Tuesday following Easter Sunday. These goats are specially bred for racing and are very quick with "jockeys" running alongside encouraging them with ropes and sticks.
Tobago's Heritage Festival is the annual celebration of local heritage with authentic music, dance and food. It's celebrated for two weeks in late July.