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JPS Invites EV Owners to Test Jamaica's First Public Charging Station


On Friday 16 April 2021, national grid operator Jamaica Public Service (JPS) invited electric vehicle (EV) owners to test its first public charging facility at the Boot service station in Drax Hall, St. Ann. 

The national utility plans to roll out nearly a dozen public charging stations across Jamaica, three like the one in Drax Hall with both 220v level 2 and 440v level 3 fast chargers, the remainder with level 2 chargers. 

The Boot charging station is equipped with Mode 3 AC (level 2), CHAdeMO DC (level 3) and Combo DC (level 3) charge plugs.


Allure - The Great Weekend


Allure is a premium soirée fete held on the Sunday of Heroes Weekend at Grizzly's Plantation Cove on Richmond Estate just west of Priory, St. Ann. The party features top selectors and a young crowd decked out to the nines in sexy beachwear, bringing energy, food and drink to put a smooth end to the weekend of festivities. Promoted by Kingston-based The Network Jam, the evening party follows Daybreak, the previous morning and a Sunset Party Cruise Saturday evening. Allure returns to St.


Daybreak - The Great Weekend


Daybreak is a premium breakfast party held on the Saturday of Heroes Weekend at Grizzly's Plantation Cove on Richmond Estate just west of Priory, St. Ann. The party features top selectors and a young crowd decked out to the nines in sexy beach wear, bringing energy, food and drink to get the weekend off to a great start. Promoted by Kingston-based The Network Jam, the morning party is followed by a Sunset Party Cruise on Saturday evening, and Allure the following day. Allure returns to St.


Foreplay


Foreplay is a seminal annual party produced by Jamaica's longstanding champions of all-inclusive fetes, Frenchmen. Held each year in mid-October at Pearly Beach in Ocho Rios, the party mixes premium spirits, satisfying food options and world-class selectors. The waterfront venue sits on a stretch of golden sand met by turqouise waters a few minutes' drive west of Ochi.


Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival


The Ministry of Tourism, in partnership with The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries has organized the inaugural Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Festival to promote the Jamaica Blue Mountain Culinary Trail, where a string of family farms and cottage industries dot the cool hills surrounding the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park, designated a UNESCO world heritage zone for its history and natural wonders. The festival features delectable vittles of the region as well as the singular Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee and of, reggae music.


Tmrw Tday


Culture fest, wellness retreat and irie vibes in the Capital of Casual. The week-long event in Negril showcases some of Jamaica's top contemporary roots artists and selectors spinning reggae and house. Big names on the ticket include Chris Blackwell, Protoje, Yardcore, Gabre Selassie, Nick Monaco, David Marston and Toddla T. 7-day pass: USD 299 / USD 449 VIP.


New Rules


With a line-up rivaling dancehall night at Reggae Sumfest, New Rules inspires the most dedicated fans to "bleach" till daylight. 


Utopia Azure Beach


Utopia Azure Beach is a premium all-inclusive party held at Hamony Cove, Trelawny on the Saturday of Emancipation Weekend, 2-10pm.


SPF Weekend


SPF Weekend is one of Jamaica's most highly anticipated party series held on Emancipation Weekend at a few premiere venues in Ocho Rios, starting on Friday 29 July 11pm-6am at The Beach at Dunn's River Falls. Soiée follows at Pearly Beach on Sunday 31 July noon-8pm.


Caribbean Fashion Week


Jamaica's contribution has been central to a bourgeoning Caribbean fashion industry. Pulse Investments, started holding Caribbean Fashion Week (CFW) in 2001, now a wildly successful annual event described by British Vogue as one of the most important fashion trends on the planet. Held during the first half of June, the week is filled with fashion shows, parties, and some of the world's most striking women clad in creative attire designed by a young cadre of imaginative talent. It's definitely one of the best times of year to be in Kingston.