September 2015 - Whether you are a first time visitor or you consider Jamaica your second home, events are a great way to get to know more about Jamaica. Each year the event calendar grows with exciting food, music, cultural and sporting events that each gives a unique look at the destination. While the summer reggae festivals like Reggae Sumfest have passed, the line-up for Fall is looking all right!
OCEAN Style Fashion Showcase Weekend
October 22-24, Montego Bay
The Ocean Style Fashion Showcase Weekend has successfully established itself over the past 8 years as the pre-eminent international centre point for fashionistas, top corporate decision makers and influencers emanating from or attracted to the Caribbean. The Fashion Weekend will also include two golf tournaments.
NyamJam Food & Music Festival
November 13-15, Ocho Rios
NyamJam will be a celebration of the authentic spirit and culture of Jamaica. The food and music event is scheduled for November 13-15, 2015 at Golden Eye Hotel & Resort and James Bond Beach in Oracabessa, St. Mary. The festival will showcase international and local celebrity chefs of the likes of: Mario Batali, April Bloomfield, Jose Enrique, Seamus Mullen, Johnny Iuzzini, Oji Jaja, Ravi Ann, Colin Hylton, Brian Lumley and Alicia Woodbine James plus entertainers Ernest Ranglin and Angelique KidJo.
Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K
December 5, Negril
Reggae Marathon & Half Marathon is Jamaica’s premier International Marathon Event. This is where marathoners, sports enthusiasts as well as beginners converge in Negril, Jamaica for a fun event characterized by good vibes and lots of Reggae music. Reggae Marathon takes place over a 3-day period with events such as the rated gourmet Pasta Party and Marathon Expo that features some of the island’s best art & craft with running related products.
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