Crop Over, Barbados debut summer festival, is one of the largest and most popular Carnivals in the Caribbean. It is held on "Kadooment Day", which is a 200 year-old tradition, that pays tribute to end of sugar cane season usually held on the first Monday of August. It has increased in notoriety with appearances by many celebrities including Bajan Pop superstar Rihanna who frequently attends. The parties, shows, and cruises sprinkled with picturesque white sand beaches make Crop Over a premium destination. The parade has masquerade bands with their patrons donned in bright color costumes reveling through the streets. The street party ends at the Spring Garden Highway beachfront with a beautiful fireworks display. This is the carnival where you will get a two-for one vacation, carnival and relaxation.