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From April 17 to May 3, 2017

Over the last months, The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation of St. Maarten (SCDF)has been devoted to prepare what is expected to be one of the best editions yet of the colorful and picturesque St. Maarten Carnival.  The 2017 edition, starting this year on March 18 with some locally themed events, will become a more than a month-length celebration where local residents, interisland neighbors and visitors from all over the world gather to experience arguably the most colorful &fun Carnival of the Caribbean.

The 2017 schedulefeatures more than 20 locally themed Carnival activities, starting early enough in March 18 with the Causeway Jump Up, and holding several events including the typical Competitions & Pageants as well as the colorful Parades, as they get ready for the official opening at the Carnival Village on April, 17. The calendaralso features a number of international  shows featuring familiar brands such as what being called the main show of St. Maarten Carnival, the Night of the Hit Makers, on the premier weekend of the festival. The One Love Reggae is also back along with the Festival Latino nights. DJs will have their chance as well with the Dutch Side vs. French Side DJ Competition.

The SXM Carnival has become a truly important regional Caribbean event f It has not only become a yearly cultural celebration fot St. Maarten, but a period where tourist can experience the best of St. Maarten and its people: their friendliness, their exotic culture, their world famous cuisine, plus all the exoticism and mysteries yet to be discovered here; in other words,It is a time when St. Maarten shows the best of itself.

In the occasion of this important event, Princess Heights has launched the SXM Carnival 2017 special promotion for those attending to this wonderful celebration.