The carnivals in the islands of the Caribbean are world-famous festivals that unite an explosion of music
Approximate dates are given for the concluding festivities.
In 1987, a diverse group representing several Caribbean islands came together to familiarize the metro Atlanta community with Caribbean culture through the presentation of a West Indian style carnival. The first Caribbean Carnival in Atlanta was held in 1988 and became the official kick-off of the U.S. carnival season and brought thousands of visitors to […]
Carnival is a cultural must in the Caribbean, but it varies from island
The road becomes the stage for the masqueraders and steelpan performers.
It’s that time of the summer again Toronto, Caribana weekend! As one of the most popular festivals in our city, things can get pretty wild. There are tons of amazing events happening all weekend long. Which ones will you pick? Whether you’re into partying, food, parades or all of the above – this is the list for […]
Words by Kardinal Offishall, as told to Jesse Serwer—Caribana, said to be North America’s largest street festival. Caribana “weekend” is actually a five-day affair, with official and unofficial events starting on Thursday and running all the way through Monday. We tapped unofficial T-Dot Mayor Kardinal Offishall for his must-do selections. As Kardinal says, “You’re a real trooper […]
The annual Caribbean Carnival season culminates with one of the largest cultural spectacles in North America right here in the Magic City yearly in October at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds. Introducing Dynamic rhythm one of their bands. What are your thoughts? Like, comment and share we want to hear from you!
Here’s a list of Caribbean carnivals in the USA. Atlanta Carnival Atlanta, Georgia — Last weekend in May, usually falls on Memorial Day weekend Austin, Texas — Carnaval Brasileiro, February 3 Baltimore, Maryland — Baltimore Caribbean-American Festival held every July in Clifton Park neighborhood in Baltimore. Boston, Massachusetts — last Saturday in August, Dorchester, Massachusetts Cambridge, Massachusetts — Cambridge Carnival International, Sunday […]
The Caribana Festival officially launches on July 7th 2019, however the majority of visitors come out for the actual Caribana weekend which is from Thursday, August 1nd to Monday, August 5th. For those of you who will only be in Toronto for Caribana weekend, there are still be a ton of family events to check out! The […]