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Grenada Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Grenada

Special purchases include leather crafts, jewellery, spices, straw goods and batik (printed cotton and other fabrics). St George's market is the centre of island life. There are a number of duty-free shops selling quality goods from all over the world. A market near Grand Anse beach has scores of vendors selling crafts and spices.

Shopping hours

Mon-Fri 0800-1600, Sat 0800-1300. Supermarkets are usually open Mon-Sat 0900-1900. Craft and souvenir shops will open Sundays and bank holidays especially if cruise ships are in port.

Nightlife in Grenada

Home to the vibrant calypso and reggae music, Grenada offers a good mix of local and international restaurants and bars. Many resorts provide night-time entertainment, such as discos, organised shows and cabarets. The Reno Cinema in St George (tel: 440 5368) hosts many multicultural events as well as showing films. The Grenadian Jazz Society holds concerts several times a year in a number of hotels. Carnival takes place in towns across Grenada in the second week of August.