Half-French, half-Dutch, Saint-Martin reveals its cosmopolitan face. In 1648, the colonists each peacefully allocated a section of the Antilles island to the other. The cohabitation of an array of populations over the centuries lends the island a unique character. Culture and a change of scene are at the heart of a trip to Saint-Martin.
Tuesdays in Grand-Case: a Caribbean rendezvous
Created in 2003, the Tuesdays of Grand-Case liven up the island of Saint Martin from January to March. Traders and artists participate in this celebration of Creole music. The festival is the perfect opportunity to discover more about Caribbean culture.
GOOD VIBES AND CARIBBEAN CHARM
With their carnival feel, Tuesdays in Grand-Case combine conviviality and the spirit of sharing. Dancers' parades fill the main street with color and this concerts bring a smile to everyone’s faces. For the occasion, the city centre is make entirely pedestrian, allowing artists to stroll around at will.
A MOSAIC OF TALENTS
A craft market is held every Tuesday in Grand-Case. A well-loved tradition, the market is a one-stop showcase of Saint Martin craftsmanship. Art galleries extend their opening hours as part of the celebration. The city is renowned for its gastronomy, a delight for any visitor passing through. Be sure to try some doughnuts and some delicious seafood.
- Dates: Every Tuesday from January to March from 6 pm to 10 pm.
- Location: Grand boulevard de Grand-Case.