What’s going on St Maarten/St.Martin in March

By Kerry Biddle on 27th February, 2015


The Heineken Regatta falls on the first weekend in March.

3          Budget Marine Match Racing Cup

            Starts 2 days before the Heineken Regatta.

5          GILL Commodores Cup

The pre-regatta warm-up for the all-out racing classes is a day of racing with prize giving at Port de Plaisance and also the welcome party for the Heineken Regatta.

6          35th St Maarten Heineken Regatta  (1st Weekend)

First day of racing is the Race Around the Island with a party on the Boardwalk featuring a main stage and multiple acts.

7          Second day of racing – starts Simpson Bay finishes Marigot

The party is in Marigot with a main stage and multiple acts.

8          Final day of racing – starts Marigot finishes Simpson Bay

The main party is on Kim Sha Beach with a prize-giving ceremony. There is a main stage and final performance by the headliner of the event.

17       St Patrick’s Day

19-22 St. Barth’s Golden Bucket Regatta

23       Treaty of Concordia 

Honors the signing of the treaty between Holland and France dividing St Maarten/St Martin between them.

23       Coast á Côte Off-Road Walk/Hike/Run

A grueling cross-country trail to commemorate the race between the Frenchman and the Dutchman when they divided the island between the two nations.