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Concierge Recommends: Barbados Food & Rum Festival

After a two-year hiatus, Barbados is once again calling all foodies to attend its premier gastronomical event – The Food & Rum Festival. Slated for October 27th – 30th, 2022, this year’s line-up promises to be a star-studded, taste-budded, destination event showcasing the talents of the island’s best rum producers, chefs, and culinary personalities.


Night: Oistins Under The Stars

This year’s festival kicks off with an open-air fish fry under the stars in Barbados’ famous Oistins Bay Garden. Patrons will enjoy a melting pot of flavours as well as activities and opportunities to win exciting prizes.


Day: Chef Classics

Learn from the best at Food & Rum cooking demos at various hotels across the island. Engage with award-winning local chefs as they share the tricks of their delicious trade.

Night: Rum Route Street Party

St. Lawrence Gap will come alive with the tantalising tastes and sizzling sounds of Barbados in the ultimate street party affair. Patrons can sample the culinary delights of over ten restaurants, and enjoy specialty rum cocktails at the resident bars. Be sure to look out for the “Riddim Section” Street Parade featuring a cultural mashup of the island’s best entertainers in a roving carnival with many giveaways and sweet treats.


Day: R&R: Rise & Rum the Breakfast Beach Party

It’s a beach party in paradise! Grab your best sunnies and flip-flops and head to Copacabana Beach Club for a mouth-watering spread of breakfast delights. Patrons will sip on refreshing rum cocktails as they party the morning away against the picturesque backdrop of one of Barbados’ best beaches.

Pro-tip: For an extra special experience, upgrade to a VIP cabana.

Night: Restaurant Night

Themed dinner seatings will be hosted by renowned international chefs at Barbados’ finest restaurants. Local entertainment will keep guests rocking through the night.


Day: Cask: The Story of Rum

Celebrate Barbados’ rich rum heritage with rum tastings at two of the island’s distilleries – Mount Gay Distilleries Ltd and Foursquare Distillery.

Night: Liquid Gold Feast: The Grand Finale

Well-dressed cocktails and tempting treats will be the theme of this dynamic gala to close the Food & Rum Festival in an evening of elegance and opulence at the Prime Minister’s residence, Illaro Court. 

Both food and fashion take centre stage as patrons ring out the best of Food & Rum Festival 2022 in fine style. Patrons will enjoy a red carpet welcome and fashion row, dance to the rhythms of jazz-infused entertainment featuring local and international stars, and marvel at the handcrafted Bajan chocolate and dessert bar with a chocolate fountain.

For more information on the festival and tickets, visit foodandrum.com.