Holidays & Observances in St. Lucia
St. Lucia is and island country in the Caribbean. It was most recently owned by the British, who contributed their language, but it is more culturally influenced by its former owners, the French. French culture can be seen around the island combined with African and West Indian culture. The most common religion is Roman Catholicism, and its holidays are widely celebrated. Carnival is the most important. It is celebrated in July in St. Lucia in the hopes that it will attract more tourists and not compete with other islands’ celebrations. Holidays in St. Lucia are celebrated with colorful and enthusiastic traditions.