Christmas & New Year Dining Events Calendar 2022


santa-on-the-beach-BarbadosChristmas and the New Year period is peak season in Barbados. Visitors from around the World flock here to soak up our warm sunshine, lay on our sandy beaches and experience our friendly Bajan hospitality. If you have not yet booked your holiday villa rental contact us now at so we can help you with your search.

For those of you who have chosen to swap your winter coats, mittens and snow shovels for swimsuits, sunscreen and palm trees this Christmas, we have compiled a Calendar of Events of what is happening on the island during the holiday season.

This page will be updated whenever any information is released.


***CHRISTMAS EVENTS***christmas-events-barbados

♦  For the most delicious buffet in Barbados – the pre-Christmas Buffet Lunches at The Atlantis Historic Inn on Friday December 16th, Wednesday 21st and Friday 23rd from 12pm to 3:30pm.
Adults: Bds$105 and children (3-12) Bds$50, plus 12.5% service charge and 2.5% TPDL.
Reservations: Tel: 433-9445 or email:

♦  The Rotary Club of Barbados presents Carols by Candlelight on Sunday December 11th, starting at 5pm. Tickets are Bds$40 for one adult and two children under 12. Box offices: A One Supermarket in Black Rock, Emerald City Supermarket at Six roads, Party Occasions at Sheraton Mall, A & B Music Supplies in Wildey, iMart at Haggatt Hall, Lanterns Mall and The Walk in Warrens, online from Ticketlinkz or any member of the Rotary Club of Barbados.

♦  The Limegrove Christmas Craft Fairs at the Limegrove Lifestyle Centre in Holetown, featuring over 50 booths, plus in store promotions and more on Saturday December 3rd and Sunday December 18th from 10am to 5pm.

♦  Christmas Wine Tasting and Trunk Show at The Deck at Sugar Hill: wine tasting with Platinum Wines, canapés, prize draw and exclusive Christmas shopping
Tickets Bds$90 available from Sugar Hill reception or

♦  Pre Christmas lunch specials at Juma’s Restaurant from December 1st to 23rd.
Tel: (246) 537-0475 or (246) 231-4089, Email:

♦  Festive lunch menu at The Tides Restaurant, from December 5th through to the 31st, 12pm to 2:30pm. Two courses Bds$120 or three courses $145.

♦  Calma Beach Club:  NautiLime event on December 4th from 2pm. Dress: bikinis and board shorts, Nauti Red or Nice White. 21+ age limit enforced.
Tickets are Bds$100 and available from Calma Beach Club or via ticketlinkz.



Most restaurants are closed on Christmas  Day, choices are therefore limited.

♦  Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Day Lunch at The Tides Restaurant, each are 3 courses at Bds$395 per person

♦  Festive Christmas Lunch at The Cliff Restaurant, from 12 noon, with a traditional 3 course menu and a complimentary glass of champagne. Live entertainment by Juanito’s Gipsy Kings.
Bds$550 per person plus 12.5% service charge. Additional beverages are charged on consumption.

♦  Festive Christmas Lunch at QP Bistro, from 12 noon, with a traditional festive meal and a glass of champagne. Live entertainment “Arturo Rocks” featuring international Bajan saxophonist Arturo Tappin and the sensational vocalist Betty B. Bds$395 per person plus 12.5% service charge.
Tel: (246) 432-0797 or email:



Old Year’s Night as it’s known in Barbados, is a special evening for locals. Typically the celebration lasts until dawn with the brave and hearty heading to the East Coast for sunrise.

Say Goodby to 2022 and plan for a brighter 2023!

Here’s what we’ve found going on that night:

♦  Primo Bar & Bistro: 5 course dinner with party favors, Bds$295, reservations can be made via their website:, by calling (246) 573-7777 or email:

♦  Nishi Restaurant:  3 course family style dinner with live entertainment in the courtyard by Lynn. Bds$400 per person plus service charge and tax.
For reservations: Tel: (246) 432-2112

♦  The Tides Restaurant: 7 course tasting menu, Bds$1,495 per person

♦  The Local & Co: this will be a themed evening, based on the Studio 54 theme. It will be a ticketed event with dinner bookings from 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm (last sitting), and a DJ for partying afterwards. They are planning to offer a 4 course menu, with canapes and a glass of champagne on arrival. DETAILS AND PRICE TO BE ADVISED.

♦  La Cabane: with two seatings, 7pm and 8pm, appetisers will be a buffet, while the main course and dessert will be a la carte. There will be a live band plus a DJ for entertainment. Champagne/wine bar available. Price is Bds$1,000 per person and children under 17 years is $500.

♦  The Cliff Restaurant: beginning with a welcome cocktail party – 7:00pm to 8:00pm – canapés and Dom Pérignon champagne will be served. Dinner service begins at 8:00pm with a 6 course tasting menu. Live music from 9:30pm to 2am with Arturo Tappin, Gypsy Kings & Fleur East.
Bds$2,450 per person plus 12.5% service charge. All other beverages charged on consumption.

♦  QP Bistro: the evening begins at 6pm, and will feature a complimentary glass of champagne, a 5 course tasting menu with a bottle of wine per couple. The band starts at 11pm and plays until 2am, Masala with Philip 7. Bds$1,950 per person plus 12.5% service charge. All other beverages charged on consumption.
Tel: (246) 432-0797 or email:

♦  Calma Beach Club: 4 course dinner, welcome cocktail, party favours, live entertainment, champagne, fireworks. Standard dining Bds$500 per person, VIP tables $700 per person (including a bottle of champagne per table of 4 and a prime view). Reservations are essential.
From 6:30pm to 2:30am
Email:, or telephone (246) 848 2308

♦  The Lone Star: gala dinner with international artists SWANBAND. Bds$2,500 per person for main restaurant dining, or $1,800 for south section dining, includes 4 course gala dinner, house wine and house spirits all evening, fireworks, party favours and dancing until 3am.
Reservations required: or tel: (246) 539-0699.





Updated November 22nd 2022


The information presented above is based on information received from the various restaurants and establishments. Information may change without notice.