September 4, 2016

PHILIPSBURG - The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) opened registration for Carnival 2017 over the weekend, a process that will take place fully online as of 8:00am on September 5, 2016. Opening of registration is the latest preparatory phase as the foundation is getting ready to host St. Maarten’s 48th Carnival festivities. 

Since the close of Carnival 20...

March 1, 2016

The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) on Tuesday reminded parents and the general public that there are age restrictions that will be implemented for Carnival 2016 and beyond for Carnival Village on adult oriented nights. The restrictions had to be implemented last year, but were delayed a year so that everyone could be properly prepared.


No minors 14 years of...

February 15, 2016



~ 700,000 Carnival branded Coca Cola cans on the market ~


Cay Hill, St. Maarten, February 2016– CC1 St. Maarten, distributor of Coca Cola, the world’s number one beverage, will release an exclusive, limited edition 12 – ounce can, emblazoned with the St. Maarten Carnival Logo, makes this a first for the island. This one of a kind Coca Cola can with the slogan; “Enjoy Carniva...

February 11, 2016

MASSIVE SHOW! Sweet Reggae! 

TelCell & SCDF in collaboration with Mackeson proudly presents the One Love Reggae Concert for Carnival 2016! Featuring headliner Ky-Mani Marley with Alaine, Romain Virgo, Demarco, St. Maarten's very own BettiV and Mix Master Pauly! Stay tuned for more info but SAVE THE DATE! You cannot miss this massive event in Carnival Village! SPREAD THE WORD!...

February 4, 2016

The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) on Wednesday said that the recent cut as announced by government, underscores once again why the foundation continues to seek long-term private partnerships to ensure the sustainability of Carnival. The foundation also said that media comments by the Minister of Finance was the first time it was informed, though indirectly...

February 2, 2016

The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) announced on Wednesday that 21 singers have registered to compete in the Nagico Senior Calypso Competition for Carnival 2016. Out of the 21, 10 will move on to the finals after competing in the eliminations to face reigning Calypso Monarch Fish Da Mega Boss.


The Senior Calypso Eliminations are slated for Saturday, April 2...

February 2, 2016






Former President of the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) Erno Labega, mainstay reveler Cleo Carti and long-time corporate partner Scotiabank has been selected as Carnival 2016 honorees. The SCDF made the announcement over the weekend, keeping with a tradition that started four years ago to recognize the contributions of individuals and companies that has...

January 21, 2016



The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) on Wednesday launched its mobile Carnival application or “app” for Android and iOs devices and smart phones. The launch of the app is part of the foundation’s ongoing efforts to expand Carnival’s reach worldwide.  It follows the launch of the foundation’s brand new website ( as well as a brand new pr...

January 18, 2016


It's back! Who has what it takes? Can the two-time champs be defeated? How creative can you and your friends be? We will see for the Jouvert Morning 2016 troupe competition! Email us at: for further details. Aint no jam like St. Maarten's Jouvert jam! Often imitated, never duplicated! 

St. Maarten Carnival - Come, Experience LIFE!

January 11, 2016


The new website of the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) to promote any and all things Carnival is now online ( site went LIVE last week, the same day the foundation launched the 2016 Scotiabank Carnival schedule.

Carnival has benefitted from its very popular Facebook page which has served as its main web portal for the past three year...

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