Toronto comes alive every summer with the grand Caribana Carnival. This epic event is the largest cultural gathering in Canada that witnesses an epic cacophony of steelpan and soca music, a melee of Caribbean-inspired masquerade performers and street parties, and delectable flavors from the scenic islands themselves.
Together, it brings unanimous joy to the streets of Toronto to enthrall the masses.
Millions of tourists flock to the Toronto Caribana carnival, which started during Canada's Centennial Celebrations in 1967 for the emancipation of slaves. Today, it's one of the most sought-after events globally.
Things to do at the Toronto Caribana Carnival
If you're witnessing the Toronto Caribana Carnival for the first time, take these lists into your itinerary to experience the carnival in its true spirits:
- Attend the Grand Parade
The showpiece event of the carnival is the Grand Parade, which usually takes place during the first weekend of August. Colorful floats and masquerade performers with steelpan bands throng from Exhibition Place to Lakeshore Boulevard in this epic street celebration.
- Attend the Annual Caribana Party at Barcode Saturdays
Right after the Grand Parade comes to a close, head to the epic all-nighter at Barcode Saturdays for their annual Caribana party. Come in Caribbean costumes and masquerades as we kick off the headlining event for Toronto Caribana with live soca and Hip-hop music, Caribbean cuisines, flavored cocktails, and much more.
Reserve a bottle booth and enjoy the gala event with a dedicated space and premium offerings. Call (647) 408-1186 to know more.
- Revel in the Carnival Blocko
The carnival Blocko is an open-air party with live soca and Afrobeats music, food trucks, and a host of family-friendly activities.
- Enjoy the Daylit Party
The Daylit party is just the epic kind of daytime celebration that you need. Enjoy the afternoon event with live music, Caribbean cocktails, and gastronomic delights at the Cabana Pool and Bar.
Business Name:- Barcode Saturdays
Address:- 559 College St, Toronto, ON M5A 1A9