Calabash Literary Festival

  • Presented By: Jake's Hotel
  • Location: Treasure Beach
  • Dates: September 11, 2020 - September 13, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Address: Calabash Bay, Treasure Beach, Treasure Beach
  • Phone: (876) 965-3000


The biennial Calabash Literary Festival has been reschuduled from its usual time in May to September 11 - 13, 2020.

The event is held over a 3-day period on Jamaica's South Coast. Open to the public at no cost, festival goers will have a unique opportunity to celebrate Jamaica and the excellence of literary works. Visitors can expect inspiring, entertaining and thought-provoking prose and poetry from new and established writers, in addition to live music. Over 30 authors and musicians are expected to perform at the event.

Jake’s Resort in Treasure Beach is the home base for the Calabash Literary Festival.