Portland Paradise Weekend, originally launched in 2016, offers a meticulously crafted series of activities for both visitors and locals to immerse themselves in the lush wonders of Jamaica’s unique parish. This four-day extravaganza combines well-planned tours with a captivating entertainment experience, all with the goal of reinvigorating tourism in the parish, piquing the interest of potential investors, and spur on the local economy, while providing an unforgettable journey through the heart of Portland.
The event seamlessly blends scenic tours with dynamic entertainment, including thrilling party events that have consistently delighted our annual audience of over 5,000 attendees. Furthermore, we’ve garnered an online following of more than 15,000 individuals who eagerly tune in to our social media channels. Our diverse audience encompasses tourists staying in the region’s hotels, members of the Jamaican diaspora—some of whom are former students of local high schools or their associates—residents of Portland seeking a weekend of top-notch entertainment, and revelers in search of a tropical escape. They all come to bask in the sounds and rhythms of Portland’s day and night life, savoring delicious jerk cuisine and our signature “PPW” cocktails in this paradise getaway.
The Portland Paradise Weekend is an enchanting escape that immerses you in a world of vibrant experiences. From the moment you step into this natural haven, the air is charged with an electric blend of creativity and relaxation. Every corner unfolds a new adventure, whether you’re exploring the eclectic arts and crafts market, savoring the fusion of flavors at the park festival, or losing yourself in the rhythmic melodies of street dance.
Offering opportunities to hike the lush vegetation of the historic Moore Town Valley, raft on the River Grande, surf at Boston Beach, swim at the Blue Lagoon, climb the Nanny waterfalls, while your pallets will be enlighted at the cultural dining. Cycle along picturesque seaside paths. Or simple unwind at Frenchman’s Cove one of the Caribbean best beaches.
As the sun sets, the energy only intensifies with live performances, and pulsating parties beneath the starlit sky . The Portland Paradise Weekend is more than an event – it’s an embodiment of the city’s soul, a tapestry of moments that linger in your heart long after the weekend comes to a close.
Immersing yourself in the entertainment of Portland Paradise Weekend is like stepping into a realm of endless delight. From the pulsating rhythms of live music performances that animate the streets, to the captivating street art displays that ignite your imagination, the entertainment offerings are a kaleidoscope of experiences. Whether you find yourself enraptured by street performances, engrossed in thought-provoking discussions at cultural sites, or dancing the night away to the retro tunes of the 80s 90s at Fire and Ice or to dancehall and Soca at the river soiree Pon De Grande…or at the grand finale Frosted all white beach bliss.
Embrace the thrill as seconds dissolve into moments – Countdown to the Portland Paradise Weekend of excitement!