Jamaica is a beautiful Caribbean island that is known for its vibrant culture, stunning beaches, and year-round sunshine. March is an excellent time to visit Jamaica because the weather is warm and dry, making it the perfect time to explore the island's many attractions. Here are some things to do in Jamaica in March.


Visit Dunn's River Falls

Dunn's River Falls is one of Jamaica's most famous attractions, and it's a must-visit during your trip. This stunning waterfall is located in Ocho Rios and is surrounded by lush tropical vegetation. Visitors can climb up the falls or take a guided tour to explore the area.

Explore Kingston

Kingston is the capital of Jamaica and is a vibrant city with a rich history and culture. Some of the best places to visit in Kingston include the National Gallery of Jamaica, the Jamaica Music Museum, and the Devon House. There are also many restaurants and bars where you can sample the local cuisine and enjoy the nightlife.

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Go on a Rafting Trip

Rafting is a popular activity in Jamaica, and March is an excellent time to try it. The Martha Brae River in Falmouth is one of the best places to go rafting, and it's a peaceful and relaxing way to explore the Jamaican countryside.

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Visit the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains are a stunning range of mountains in Jamaica that are known for their coffee plantations and breathtaking views. Visitors can take a guided tour of the coffee plantations or go hiking to explore the natural beauty of the area.

Jamaica is a beautiful island with many attractions and activities to enjoy. Whether you want to explore the culture, relax on the beach, or go on an adventure, there is something for everyone in Jamaica in March.

List of Events Happening in Jamaica in March 2023:

Run For Fun Cruise Tour & Race: March 2, 2023

Location: Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Run For Fun Cruise Tours has been taking groups to the Caribbean, Alaska and Hawaii over the past several years.  Run For Fun Cruise Tours has been on many cruise lines including Princess, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian.  The organizers intend to host a 5k run /walk in Ocho Rios on the date proposed. Some 80 cruise passengers have already signed up to participate in same.

Website:  www.runforfuncruise.com

Jamaica Run For Cruise

BRIT JAM – 10th Anniversary: March 8-12, 2023

Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica

This is the Ultimate Spring Break Party holiday delivering 5 days and nights of non-stop party action.  Spring Break as you know it will never be the same, as the region’s best promoters all unite to deliver the premier party experience for another year. There will be new themes and excursions at all-inclusive hotels and Villas featuring the best DJs & entertainers in Dancehall, Reggae, Hip Hop/RNB, Soca and Afrobeats.

Website: www.officialbritjam.com


Location: Ocho Rios, Jamaica

BRT Weekend will celebrate its 13th Anniversary in Ocho Rios Jamaica.  This event is considered as the World’s Biggest Caribbean Music Festival. BRT - Beach Road Trip Weekend, or #BRTweekend simply put, is the ultimate destination, day-party series.

Patrons from around the world take a road trip to party, vacation, and revel in each other's company for an entire weekend. Inspired by Caribbean culture, the experience will include 6 uniquely themed events, all-inclusive with drinks & food in a beautiful resort location.

Website:  www.brtweekend.com

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Tourism Linkages Speed Networking: March 16, 2023

Location: Montego Bay Convention Centre

This event facilitates a series of 15 minute pre-scheduled meetings between senior representatives of local suppliers and those of tourism entities to secure products/services.

Website: www.tlnspeednetworking.com

Trilife 876 Triathlon: March 18, 2023

This event is TRILIFE876’s signature event featuring 2 loops, 2 bikes - MTB'S & road bikes and 2 courses. It offers a 750m Open Swim, 22k Ride and 5k Run (road bike only).  Also open events including:

•           350m swim/22k ride/5k Run (road/mountain bike)

•           350m swim/10k ride/2.5k Run (11-15 Age Group)

•           70m swim/1k Ride/500m Run (6-10 Age Group)

•           AQUATHLON - 750m Swim 5k Run – OPEN

Website: https://www.visitjamaica.com/event/trilife-876-triathlon/1262/

The Wellness Encounter: March 18, 2023

Location: Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica

This will be an empowering, inspiring, and uplifting gospel experience which will feature some of the biggest names in the gospel arena:  Kevin Downswell, Rondell Positive, Rhoda Isabella Carlene Davis; Mavericky City Grammy Award Winners - Naomi Raine, Chandler Moore and more.

Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival: March 25, 2023

Location: Kingston, Jamaica

The 3rd annual Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee festival takes place virtually.  The world renowned Blue Mountain will be on show which will influence Jamaica cuisine and art. 

With the music city of Kingston as the backdrop, it is expected to be of time learning about Jamaican food, coffee, and culture along the Blue Mountain Culinary Trail, with indigenous arts and crafts showcases, Reggae music performances and tours to some of Jamaica’s best kept secrets.

Website: www.bluemountaincoffeefest.com

Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival

ISSA BOYS & GIRLS Championship: March 28 – April 1, 2023

Location: National Stadium, Kingston, Jamaica

The Inter-secondary School Sports Association (ISSA) features competitions for girls and boys under 19 in 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 3000m (girls only), 5000m, 4 x100m, 4 x400m and medley relays, hurdles – 110, 100m, 70m (girls only), high/long/triple jump, pole vault, discus, shotput and javelin and the heptathlon. This is a very intense and exciting week of championships.

Website: www.issasports.com

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Earth Hour: March 25, 2023

Location: Kingston, Jamaica

Earth Hour is a globally recognized movement and symbolic lights out ceremony that raises awareness on environmental issues.  The event will feature a music concert with sponsored booths, interactive activities and food and drink.  It will be a plastic free event.

Website: www.earthhourja.com


Coveside Concert Series: March 25, 2023

Location: Grizzley’s Plantation Cove, Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Coveside Concerts is a collaborative culture-meet-tourism movement of first rated musicians, vocalists, poets and technical practioners in the creative industries with a mandate of promoting the music of yesteryear with a view of safeguarding Jamaica’s rich heritage whilst inspiring emerging and trending artistes to aim for distinction.  The concert series will feature the following themes and proposed headliners:

MERRITONE ON THE BEACH – Saturday March 25, 2023 – Merritone Sound System with curated Ska and Mento performances from Benjy Myaz, Dean Fraser, Lloyd Parkes, Tarrus Riley, and Gem Myers.

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