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Calendar of Events

Join islanders as they parade through the streets of Malé to celebrate National Day in February (tel. 00/960-332-3228; www.visitmaldives.com). In late July, hundreds of school children perform traditional dances while the military march in the capital’s Republic Square to mark Independence Day (tel. 00/960-332-3228; www.visitmaldives.com). Feast on freshly caught tuna, parrotfish and red snapper at the annual Fishermen’s Day (tel. 00/960-332-3228; www.visitmaldives.com), a December event celebrating this vital element of local life.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.