Kingston, Jamaica Events

Attend Jamaica’s Liveliest Events

There’s always something exciting happening in Jamaica’s vibrant capital city – from concerts and performances to cricket matches, family-friendly festivals and cultural activities. Ideally located in New Kingston, The Knutsford Court Hotel offers easy access to many of the area’s best events. Explore our calendar, which is updated regularly – and let us know if you’d like more information.


The best way to play mas is to pick a band! Jamaica has four carnival bands each offering their own unique carnival experience. Choose from beautiful hand crafted costumes, premium events and members only exclusives from Bacchanal Jamaica, Ocho Rios Carnival, Xaymaca International and Xodus Carnival.  No matter your choice, you're sure to have a grand time at carnival in Jamaica!

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Caribbean Premier League is a T20 cricket tournament - cricket mixed with a colorful carnival experience of the Caribbean. The Caribbean Premier League (abbreviated to CPL or CPLT20) is an annual Twenty20 cricket tournament held in the Caribbean.

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Jamaica Food and Drink Festival

For one week, depart from the ordinary to experience. Jamaica’s most talented chefs, masters and wine and spirit experts at the 5th annual Jamaica Food & Drink Festival. Taking place over 9 days in the heartbeat of the island, Kingston comes alive, serving its distinct grit and urban edge, with fusions of local and international cuisine.

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Pizza, Brew and Burgers Too

Enjoy this special event at Melting Pot Restaurant every Thursday from 4:00 pm until midnight.

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