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The largest cultural celebration of Barbadian culture in Canada returns to Harbourfront Centre with music, food, and more!

Events will be added to this schedule as they are confirmed.

Saturday Night Concert by the Water

7:30pm –11:00pm

Join us Saturday night for more music on our concert stage featuring DJ Puffy, Biggie Irie, King Bubba, Lil' Rick and more.

Barbados Rum Experience

9:00pm –10:00pm

Join Philip “Casanova” Antoine, Barbados’ 2015 Bartender of the Year in the Boulevard Pavilion to sample a selection of Barbados Rum.

Food

Hypasounds

10:10pm –10:25pm

Don’t miss hypasounds, one of the most popular disc-jockey, soca artist, songwriter, and producer in Barbados.

Music

Lil’ Rick

10:30pm –11:00pm

It's been over ten years since Lil' Rick blasted onto the Barbadian soca scene with mega hits Hard Wine and Bumper Inspector, and in that time he has become one of the most popular soca entertainers from the Caribbean.

Music

Oistins Fish Fry

12:00pm – 8:00pm

Experience the second highest-rated attraction in Barbados, the traditional Oistins Fish Fry!

Food

Family Crafts: Kites and Arts & Crafts

12:00pm – 6:00pm

Come as a family and get crafty with Karen Bell Higgins and Troy Brathwaite!

Craft & Design

Family

DJ Niterider

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Come down and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend long.

Music

Festival Vendors

12:00pm – 8:00pm

There’s lots to shop and eat during this year’s Barbados On The Water Festival. Check out the vendors we are expecting this weekend.

Barbados Rum Experience

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Join Philip “Casanova” Antoine, Barbados’ 2015 Bartender of the Year in the Boulevard Pavilion to sample a selection of Barbados Rum.

Food

Paula Hinds

1:30pm – 2:00pm

As one of Barbados’ top vocalists, Paula Hinds energy and captivating smile will engage every vibe of your being.

Music

Chef Chantel Selman

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Join Chantel Selman, Iridologist and Herbalist as she re-introduces the power of the plant-based cuisine movement.

Food

Children’s Face Painting with Tim Hortons

2:00pm – 6:00pm

Bring your children to have their face painted during the day on Saturday and Sunday.

Family

John Yarde

2:15pm – 2:45pm

Singer, drummer, and Church pastor, John Yarde joins Harbourfront Centre with some inspiring gospel music.

Music

The John Roett Project featuring Alix Cage

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Alix Cage takes the stage with one of the most respected musicians in the Caribbean, John Roett.

Music

Culinary Demos: Chef Creig Greenidge

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Experience culinary flavours from Barbados by one of the most famous chefs of Caribbean cuisine.

Food