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Special Events in Antigua: WI Legends, Beach Dinners & Pool Parties

Special Events in Antigua: WI Legends, Beach Dinners & Pool Parties

Three special events are now on sale and open to fans as the West Indies vs England Series starts in Antigua.

WI are home for Christmas and WI have worked with our partners and cricket colleagues to create 3 events where you can celebrate, get starstruck, let your hair down or simply chill out in 3 unique Antiguan locations. Fans will have the chance to mingle with West Indies Legends and players, enjoy wonderful food and drink in great locations and relax at a special all-inclusive pool party as these three special events are now on sale for fans to enjoy in the first week of December.

Leeward Islands Cricket Board Gold Jacket Award Ceremony 2023 - Sir Vivian Richards and Charles "Jim" Allen: December 2nd.

LICB Gold Jacket Award Ceremony

On the eve of the first CG United ODI at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, cricket lovers will have the chance to meet with the great man himself at the Leeward Islands Cricket Board's Gold Jacket Awards Ceremony 2023.

The event will celebrate cricket in the Leeward Islands and especially two of the islands' most famous cricketing sons; Antiguan and West Indies Legend Sir Vivian Richards; and Monserratian Charles “Jim’ Allen, who was part of the World Series Cricket West Indies XI in the 1970s.

You can get a ticket to this wonderful event to be held at the Coolidge Cricket Ground Courtyard, at the home of Cricket West Indies, situated next to the V.C. Bird International Airport. Starting at 7pm on the 2nd December, the Gold Jacket Awards Ceremony will also feature Guest Speaker and West Indies Legendary opening batsmen Dr. Desmond Haynes. Two more of Antigua's famous "Four Knights" and former fast bowlers Sir Curtly Ambrose and Sir Andy Roberts will also be present. Fans can meet, mingle and chat with these West Indies former players and enjoy an all-inclusive buffet and drinks as the sun sets. This will be a great way to kick off the week's cricket action in Antigua and a night not to miss.

Tickets are US$125 and available to buy and download from the Windies Tickets service presented by Mastercard.

West Indies Legends Dinner at Catherine's Cafe, English Harbour: December 4th.

Legends Dinner - Copy

Following the 1st CG United ODI, CWI and Party Stand partner Rocks Group are putting on a special Legends Dinner and fundraising evening to raise funds for cricket facilities in the West Indies.

Starting at 6pm, join us for an evening with the greats of the game as we celebrate the West Indies vs England ODIs at one of Antigua’s finest restaurants. The event will feature former West Indies fast bowler and commentary great Ian Bishop, former England captain and left-handed batting wizard and now renowned broadcaster David Gower, double T20 World Cup winner and West Indies white ball Head Coach Daren Sammy, and West Indies ODI captain Shai Hope.

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Experience the glorious sunset at English Harbour with welcome drinks from Nicholson Gin, official gin partner of the West Indies vs England Series. Kick back with cocktails and canapes on the beach before seating to enjoy a delicious three course meal, hosted by the legends themselves, including signed memorabilia auctions and the chance to meet and chat with the Legends and Players. Catherine’s Café is one of the best restaurants on Antigua with an extensive fresh food menu and wide choice of wines and cocktails

There are less than 150 places available at this special event and US$50 from every ticket sold, as well as all proceeds from auction items, will go toward renovating or providing new grassroots cricket facilities in the West Indies

Tickets are US$215 inclusive of a delicious 3 course meal, and available to buy and download from the Windies Tickets service presented by Mastercard. Drinks are not included, other than the welcome drinks from Nicholson Gin, and can be purchased on the night.

West Indies vs England Rokuni Takeover & All-Inclusive Pool Day: December 5th

Rokuni Takeover

Make a splash with us at the West Indies vs England all-inclusive pool day and takeover at Rokuni on the Eastern side of Antigua., the Asian-inspired restaurant by Rocks Group.

Starting at midday and continuing until 5.30pm, this fabulous all-day pool takeover includes incredible foods from the special Asian-inspired menu and firm favourites from the cocktail list. With the Rokuni DJ on the decks, food and drinks flowing, take it up a notch and continue the cricket party as you look out beyond the reef to the Atlantic Ocean and enjoy the clear skies and Caribbean sun.

Use the glorious Rokuni infinity pool or hop down to the Nonsuch Bay beach to cool down in one of the most chilled  locations on Antigua ahead of the day-night 2nd CG United ODI between West Indies and England which starts on the 6th December. It's a stunning place to unwind in between the cricket and to see a different part of the island of Antigua.

US$50 from every ticket sold also goes towards renovating and/or providing new grass roots facilities in the West Indies.

Tickets are US$185 with all drinks and food included and tickets can be purchased and downloaded from the Windies Tickets service presented by Mastercard.


We look forward to local and visiting fans alike as we get ready for Christmas cricket in West Indies home in the Caribbean. If you have any questions on the events or tickets, email

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