Jamaican Events Calendar - Get The Best Deal

Visiting during all inclusive holidays in Jamaica can be enhanced by attending a local festival or party. It’s a great way to meet new friends, and learn more about the local culture first hand. At any time of the year, you can be sure that there’s always something happening in Jamaica. Whether it’s a marathon, local festival, reggae or music festival, Jamaican diaspora meeting, Christmas and New Year, or the multitude of other holidays, there will be occasions to celebrate or a reason for you to find entertainment. Jamaicans love to have a good time, so you won’t run short of parties during your trip. Here at our events page, you’ll find the most comprehensive and updated calendar of events happening all around Jamaica. If you want to learn more about the happenings in Jamaica, you’ve come to the right place, Irie Group has you covered.

We also have a listing of up and coming concerts from both local and international artists, as well as a calendar for parties sponsored by local restaurants or bars. We’ve include the event’s official poster too so you can easily find out details if you’re interested to attend any of the events. If you scroll down to the bottom of the page, you’ll have access to past events as well.

Reggae Sufest


Reggae Sumfest is the largest concert festival in Jamaica, taking place each year in mid-July in Montego Bay.
It often attracts young crowds, and features a variety of Jamaican reggae artists such as Damian "Junior Gong" Marley, Tony Rebel, Frankie Paul, and Freddie McGregor, dancehall stars Popcaan, Tommy Lee Sparta, Beenie Man, Bounty Killer and Lady Saw as well as international artists.

Smirnoff Dream Weekend


Smirnoff Dream Weekend has become a staple on the entertainment calendar and an annual event that many patrons look forward to. This year, the event is poised to be even bigger with a total of 11 major events including a live concert to kick things off on Emancipation Day in Negril, 1 – 6 August.



The organizers of ATI, Absolute Entertainment have etched the ATI experience of fun, frolic and wild abandon in the minds of Jamaicans and visiting patrons. Spread out over three days during the Holiday weekend in the most idyllic spot in the Western Hemisphere, Negril, 3 – 6 August.

rm-logoReggae Sumfest

http://www.reggaemarathon.com/ - Sign up today.

The Reggae Marathon & Half Marathon is Jamaica's premier International Marathon Event. Marathoners, sports enthusiasts as well as beginners, converge in Negril, Jamaica's capital of casual, for a fun event characterized by good vibes and lots of Reggae music.

All in all, the Reggae Marathon Event is uniquely Jamaican with an international appeal.

RACE START: DEC 7, 2013 5:15:00 A.M.

Past Events

Sting 2012
http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/entertainment/Sting-2012--the-best-in-years_13281271#ixzz2NKDChPnd By Simone Morgan

Top ten songs that rocked the dancehall world

Many critics argued that dancehall music continued on a steady path of destruction, which will eventually leads to the genre’s death. There were however, several singles that gave fans a happy feeling and rocked the dancehalls of the world. Below are our top ten picks.

1. Kotch by RDX

This dancehall duo is known best for their uptempo dancehall tunes and Kotch was no different. This single was a favorite of the male fans in the dancehall as once the intro is sound, the females instantly began showing off their latest acrobatic skills.


2. Dye Dye by Macka Diamond

Many are still unaware of the definition of term Dye Dye but never the less, female dancehall artiste Macka Diamond scored big with this single…a song that gets numerous pull-ups at dancehall sessions

3. One Drop by QQ

After taking a few years off from the music business to complete high school, QQ returned with several singles and among them was the dance single One Drop. Within weeks of its release the tracked topped local and regional dancehall charts.


4. Bruki by Aidonia

Aidonia became a hit among the ladies when he changed tune from the ‘bad men’ lyrics that his fans was accustomed to. He soon had the females sexily gyrating their bodies to a host of singles and among them was Bruki.

5. Watch out fi dis by Major Lazer and Busy Signal

This infectious single was certified Platinum by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry in Denmark for sales of 20,000 downloads. It’s hard for one not to remain stationary upon hearing this track.


6. Business by Vibes Kartel

Taken from his latest album Trilogy, Business topped the charts with this tune. Within days of its release it became an anthem in the dancehall earning several ‘money pull ups’.

7. School by Vibez Kartel

Although behind bars, this controversial deejay continues to release hits after hits. In this single Kartel discouraged the youths from bleaching their skin; a habit that he helped to popularize.


8. Make me Feel by Kalado

A member of the Bounty Killer led Alliance Young Generation (ANG), Kalado scored big with this single which instantly became a favorite of his female fans as he express his sexual desires for them.

9. Non Compatible by Bugle

Lips are still wagging about this single that many say is a direct hit towards the mother of his child Raine Seville. But whatever the reason behind it, Bugle continue to enjoy heavy rotation with this song.


10. Unruly Rave by Popcaan

Boasting about his flossing habits, singjay Popcaan delivered another hit for the summer. He also topped the charts last summer with When Mi Party.