BVI Food Fête – The Highlights

Here’s a listing of some of the biggest events happening during the month-long culinary series:

Oct. 30 is the Barefoot Gourmet Soiree, featuring gourmet food paired with Barefoot wines.

Nov. 5 is Taste of Tortola, with some of the BVI’s best restaurants serving up a sampler menu, plus a demonstration kitchen, and local food and cocktail competitions.

Nov. 11-12 is the Peter Island Caribbean Food Festival, two days of food, drinks and fun at the Peter Island Resort. Proceeds from the event go to the Peter Island Culinary Scholarship Fund. To purchase tickets for this event, contact the resort at (800) 346-4451 or

Nov. 13 is The Jost Crawl, an afternoon tour of Jost Van Dyke with stops at various locations for drinks and nibbles.

Nov. 19 is the On the Rocks Bar Crawl. Participants travel on a safari bus to bars and restaurants around Virgin Gorda to sample local cocktails.

Also on VG that day is Taste of Virgin Gorda, featuring samples from restaurants and the sister island’s best chefs competing in a cook-off, plus live jazz music at the historic Nail Bay Sugar Ruins.

Nov. 25 is The Lobster Crawl. The bar crawl around Anegada is the perfect way to kick off a lobster-filled weekend.

Nov. 26-27 is the Food Fête’s signature event, the Anegada Lobster Festival. Includes restaurants around the island serving up their take on the favorite local dish as well as five-stop tour of historic and cultural spots around the “drowned island.”


For event tickets, locations and additional information about the BVI Food Fête, contact the event’s coordinator Cindy Rosan-Jones at cjones@bvitourism or (284) 494-3134.

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