At the Carrot Bay Cultural Fiesta, many participated in lime and spoon races. (Photo: ZARRIN TASNIM AHMED)

Labelled “A Cultural Vibe as BVI Turns 65,” the emancipation festival this year brought out all the stops: a torchlight procession, nightly entertainment, a grand parade, jouverts, wet fetes, cultural celebrations, a fishing tournament, and a traditional market. As the 65th Emancipation Festival wrapped up on Saturday, take a look at some of the highlights throughout the festival. For full coverage, check our newspaper, coming out this Thursday.

  • A vendor at the Road Town Festival Village prepares for the festivities to come.