Anegada Lobster Festival

The Anegada Lobster Festival is for everyone who loves food, loves lobster, loves the Caribbean and dreams of the British Virgin Islands!

Anegada Lobster Festival November 30th and December 1st, 2019 This one of a kind experience has continued to grow and has become an internationally acclaimed culinary event. Anegada, known as the Drowned Island, will play host to a culinary adventure that will have you exploring the entire island, while sampling Anegada’s famous Spiny Lobster, prepared and plated by some of the BVI’s best cooks at participating Anegada restaurants. View unique art from the island’s well-known artisans, get close to our Anegadian flamingos, learn about the many stages of the Spiny Lobsters’ lives, while dancing away to the rhythms of Virgin Islands musicians and well known regional artists. Come and enjoy this “spiny” island adventure at the 6th annual Anegada Lobster Festival..

Along with spectacular sightseeing, great food, drink, and a sunset party, attendees will have a unique Anegada experience unlike any other in the Caribbean.

Culinary tourism has increasingly sparked interest amongst travellers worldwide that seek to experience a destination’s local culture through authentic dining opportunities.

Participating Restaurants

Prestige Bartending | Anegada Reef Hotel | The Wonky Dog | Anegada Beach Club Restaurant | Lobster Trap | Big Bamboo | Cow Wreck Beach Bar | Potters By the Sea | Flash of Beauty Restaurant | Neptune’s Treasure | Sid’s Pomato Point Restaurant

How to get to the Anegada Lobster Festival

(these are from the previous Anegada Lobster Festival so changes may change)

USVI Ferries

Aquatic Rentals
Departs Red Hook, 8:00am and Returns 4:30pmpm.
$140 round trip
340-524-1961 or 340-690-3422 (USVI) | 284-441-2782 (BVI)

Inter Island Ferry
Departs Red Hook, St. Thomas 7:00am and Departs Cruz Bay, St. John at 7:30am. Returns 4pm.
$140 round trip
340-776-6597 (St. John) | 340-774-4727 (St. Thomas) | 284-495-4166 (Tortola)

BVI Ferrie

Road Town Fast Ferry
$40 adults | $20 children
Saturday & Sunday
Departs Road Town 10:00am
Departs Anegada at 6:00pm
284-495-5235 or 284-495-5240
Speedy’s Ferry
$35 adults | $20 children
Saturday & Sunday
Departs 9:00am from Virgin Gorda and 9:30 from Beef Island
Departs Anegada at 6:00pm
284-495-5235 or 284-495-5240
Sea Breeze (Romasco Group)
Saturday & Sunday
$40 adults | $25 children
Departs Road Town at 9:30am am
Departs Anegada at 5:30 pm

Air Travel

$89 Round Trip
Departs Beef Island Friday – 9:00am | 4:00pm |5:00pm
Departs Anegada Friday – 9:20am | 4:20pm | 5:30pm
Departs Beef Island Saturday and Sunday – 9:00am | 10:00am | 3:00pm | 4:00pm | 5:00pm
Departs Anegada Friday – 9:20am | 10:20am | 3:20pm | 4:20pm | 5:20pm

Car Barge

Global Ocean Transport
Friday, Nov., 29: Departs VG at 4:00pm | Trellis Bay at 5:00pm and departs Anegada at 6:00pm
Saturday, Nov., 30: Departs VG @ 7:00am | Trellis Bay at 8:00am and departs Anegada at 6:00pm
Sunday, Dec., 1: Departs VG @ 7:00am | Trellis Bay at 8:00am and departs Anegada at 6:00pm
Tel: 495-6246
$150 Round Trip

Star Shipping
Friday, Nov., 29: Departs East End at 5:00pm
Saturday, Nov., 30: Departs East End at 7:30am | departs Anegada at 5:00pm
Sunday, Dec., 1: Departs East End at 7:30am | departs Anegada at 5:00pm
Tel: 345-4744 or 440-3454
$150 Round Trip

Get your Anegada Heritage Passport

This Anegada Heritage Passport is your guide to some of the key heritage attractions on the British Virgin Islands’ only coral atoll. We invite you during your stay to visit these cultural and historic locations.

Purchase your Anegada Passport for $3.00 from BVI Tourist Board. During Lobster Festival visit the first 6 attractions listed below, get your passport stamped and present to the BVI Tourist Board station to receive a branded gift bag filled with souvenirs and gifts.

Faulkner House Museum
Anegada Rock Iguana Head Start Facility
S. Vanessa Faulkner Botanical Garden
Salt Heap Point – Flamingo Viewing
Fisherman’s Wharf
Amerindian Conch Shell Mounds (with a guide only)

Map of Anegada Lobster Festival Restaurants