To help plan your visit to Zanzibar, here's an overview of the festivals and events taking place over the next year. This is by no means an exhaustive list so if you are thinking of heading to Zanzibar outside of these dates and want to know what's on, check the Tanzania Tourism site for more information.
February 13th-16th -
Sauti za Busara (Stone Town)
July TBC -
ZIFF (venues across the island)
December TBC -
Zanzibar Beach and Watersports Festival (Jambiani)
Dates TBC -
Jahazi Jazz & Literary Festival (Stone Town)
There's also a number of national holidays in Zanzibar and on these dates many businesses and some tourist sites will close for the day so plan your visit accordingly.