Welcome to our Signature Event Series

See our upcoming event dates below and be sure to check back for updates. 

We are now preparing to celebrate the artists of Portland and international artists inspired by Jamaica. Look forward to summer 2018 for workshops, tours and a salute to the creativity and spirit of our island. 


Questions? Email events@greathuts.com


Jamaican Arts Odyssey – Thursday July 12th to Sunday July 15th 2018

An immersive, four-day Midsummer Art Celebration — featuring artists from Portland and around the world who have been animated by the spirit of Jamaica and Africa. 

With Paint and Sip Workshops, Demonstrations, Tours and a wealth of genuine inspirations.  Lap up cocktails with renowned artists and art enthusiasts while you sample and savor the very essence of African artistry.  All in Great Huts’ intimate, jungle-like setting beside the blue Caribbean waters of Boston Bay, Portland...where the muse is all around you.


Heroes Day Weekend Getaway – August 24th to 27th 2018

Tribute to Marcus Garvey


Cinema Paradise Portie Film Festival – Thursday November 1st to Sunday November 4th 2018

Four day Film Festival with VIP Opening Launch Festivities in Kingston. Hollywood classics, Jamaican shorts, Independent features, Afro-themed documentaries and everything in between - Cinema Paradise is a celebration of the human spirit. Great Huts remains committed to our focus on cultural education by creating opportunities for our own local film industry and international partners to bring relevant social, political, economic and humanistic topics to the forefront. By screening influential films of yesterday and today, and providing a forum for discussion from Kingston to Port Antonio, we hope to serve as a medium for encouraging positive change.

Click here for highlights of last years event >>>>>>. CINEMA PARADISE 2017