Carnival in Trinidad & Tobago is an annual event, which occurs on the Monday & Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. It’s well known for the local’s colourful costumes and exuberant celebrations.
Tobago has Carnival festivities of its own which takes place is Scarborough. It is much smaller and a more community-based affair than the main event in the Port-of-Spain.
This tradition has been held through the years since the 18th century with the slaves in the sugar cane plantations, and the festival is an important emblem of pride for their national heritage.