About the 2023 Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival 2023.

 The Producers:

The 2023 edition of the Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival is produced by the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, Events Saint Lucia, and the Cultural Development Foundation.


The Festival:

The Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival is celebrating 3 decades in 2023, making it one of the longest-running jazz and arts festivals in the Caribbean! The brand has leveraged the cachet and international awareness of the Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival with its regional and international reputation.

The 2023 edition promises to be the ultimate celebration of music, art, and culture from May 5th to 14th. The Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival is an important driver of economic growth for the island, and the organizers are proud to showcase the best of Saint Lucian culture, music, and art to the world.

The event has been known to feature some of the biggest names in jazz, R&B, Reggae, Gospel, Zouk, Soca, and contemporary music, as well as traditional and modern art.

Where: From May 10-15, Pigeon Island, home of the world-renowned Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival; the largest outdoor music festival in the Caribbean, will welcome guests to a picturesque tropical paradise located between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It is a beautiful venue with soft matted grass and breathtaking views of the ocean. Once inside, one can immerse in the cultural village.


What’s New?

The festival has this year given Saint Lucians, regional and international artists a platform to advance their artistic performances.

The organizers are committed to reducing the environmental impact of the festival and are implementing several initiatives to reduce waste and energy consumption.

The Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival is a truly unique and special event that celebrates the vibrant culture of the Caribbean. It is a celebration of music, art, and culture that brings people together and creates an unforgettable experience. The festival has something for everyone and is sure to be an unforgettable celebration of the best of Saint Lucian culture.

The Sponsors:

Gold – Digicel

Silver – Saint Lucia Electricity Services Limited (Lucelec)

Bronze- 1st National Bank,



Bank of Saint Lucia



Media Partners:  The Wave


Choice TV




The Lineup:


Purchase Tickets: stlucia.org/Jazz

The Box Office at Events Saint Lucia

The Cell

Saint Lucia Tourism Authority – SLU, UVF


Experience The Saint Lucia Arts Scene:

The arts scene in Saint Lucia is also celebrated at the Festival, under the theme “Art and the City.” Beginning May 5, there will be community-based events across the island, emphasizing the jazz and arts scenes throughout key communities.


The Arts will include visual art, literary art, theater, fashion, an Icon Series, craft and souvenir markets, and a variety of events at Derek Walcott Square, Pointe Seraphine, Constitution Park, and Serenity Park. From the visual arts to the theater, visitors will be immersed in the creativity and vibrancy of Saint Lucia. The calendar of arts activities includes:






Beyond the Festival:

Explore the Local Culture and Cuisine: The festival is a great opportunity to explore the local culture, cuisine, and many attractions of Saint Lucia. The island is known for its lush rainforest, stunning beaches, and vibrant culture, as well as its many historical sites.

Visitors can take a tour of the City of Castries, take a day cruise to the Pitons and Soufriere, or explore the world-famous Sulphur Springs.

In terms of cuisine, there are plenty of local restaurants and pubs to sample the traditional flavors of Saint Lucia. From the famous Creole dishes to the unique flavors of the island’s seafood, there’s something for every palate.

If you’re looking for something to do beyond the festival, and want to experience the nightlife, local culinary offerings, adventure, and culture within communities, then the “KABAWÉ Krawl” (Bar/Pub Hop) is for you.  Visit Stlucia.org/kabawekrawl for more information and to book your tour.

Or, take a hike in the lush, mountainous landscape, go birdwatching and catch a glimpse of some of the island’s rare species, or take a dip in the Caribbean Sea and explore the many coral reefs. No matter what you do, you’re sure to have a great time during your stay in Saint Lucia.