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 24 and 25, 2018 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.

2018 Participating Restaurants

Anegada Beach Club | Cow Wreck Beach Bar & Restaurant | Neptune’s Treasure | Wonky Dog | Lobster Trap | Anegada Reef Hotel | Flash of Beauty | Big Bamboo

How to get to the 2018 Anegada Lobster Festival

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

USVI Ferries

Inter Island Ferry
Departs Red Hook, St. Thomas 7:30am and Departs Cruz Bay, St. John at 8:00am. Returns 4pm.
$100 round trip
340-776-6597 (St. John) | 340-774-4727 (St. Thomas) | 284-495-4166 (Tortola)

BVI Ferries

Speedy’s Ferry
$30 adults | $20 children
Saturday & Sunday
Departs 9:00am from Virgin Gorda and 9:15 from Beef Island
Departs Anegada at 6:00pm
284-495-5235 or 284-495-5240
Sea Breeze (Romasco Group)
Saturday & Sunday
$30 adults | $20 children
Departs Road Town at 10 am
Departs Anegada at 6:00 pm

Air Travel

$79 Round Trip
Departs Beef Island Fri., Sat., Sun., Mon.
9:00am | 12:00pm | 5:00pm (8:00am & 5:00pm Monday)
Departs Anegada Fri., Sat., Sun., Mon.
9:30am | 12:30pm | 5:30pm (8:30am & 5:30pm Monday)

Car Barge

Friday, Nov., 23: Departs VG at 4:00pm | Trellis Bay at 5:00pm and departs Anegada at 7:00pm
Saturday, Nov., 24: Departs VG @ 7:00am | Trellis Bay at 8:00am and departs Anegada at 5:00pm
Sunday, Nov., 25: Departs VG @ 7:00am | Trellis Bay at 8:00am and departs Anegada at 5:00pm
Tel: 495-6246

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