The Buzz About Miami Carnival 2018-Sunday, October 7, 2018
- Sunday, October 7, 2017 is set for the 34th annual celebration of Miami Carnival. The parade of bands and concert will be held again at the Miami Dade-Fairgrounds (10901 SW 24 St, Miami, FL 33165) from 11am-11pm. This expertly curated festival has become a Miami destination phenomenon that allows one to experience one of the largest Caribbean Carnivals in North America.
**Miami Carnival is a real and tangible layer of the Caribbean heritage that contributes to the arts, music, history and cultural identity of Caribbean people
** Insanely Colorful Costumes, Classic Caribbean Sounds of Steel Drums, Caribbean Food and Drinks, Mega Concert, Corporate Pavilion, Arts & Craft Village, are main Ingredients for Miami Carnival
*Miami Carnival is Mas. Miami Carnival is Steel Pan. Miami Carnival is Pageantry. The cultural Miami backdrop of the beach, perfect weather and heritage neighborhoods is a massive draw for those on the Carnival circuit.
- Miami Carnival is a celebration of Caribbean culture. Each year in May, the Miami Broward One Carnival Host Committee, Inc. (“MBOCHC”) traditionally unveils its lineup of Miami Carnival cultural events, trumpeting its parade, festival, concert.
*Miami’s rich cultural heritage mixture of Caribbean, Latin and other ingredients makes it the perfect destination and a fitting end to the Carnival season before folks head to Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival.
*Carnivalists come from around many locations of the world, including; Denmark, Japan, Bahamas, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Antigua, Bermuda, Africa, London and New York, to name a few.
*Miami Carnival showcases its rich heritage to take full advantage of that heritage and provides both visitors and residents alike the opportunity to ingrain themselves into the fabric of the community while adding the entertainment value.
*Miami Carnival is not only a visible spark to the South Florida cultural tourism economy, but also embodies a lifeline to thousands of South Florida residents of Caribbean descent, irrespective of language or ethnicity, who yearn for a quality of life that celebrates their musical, artistic, and culinary traditions.
The array of signature events offered for the Miami Carnival season include:
Saturday, September 29, 2017 – Noon – 10pm
Miami Carnival Panorama Competition
Friday, October 5 2017 4pm – 11pm
Miami Broward Carnival Official J’Ouvert
Saturday, October 6, 2017 7am – 3pm
Sunday, October 7, 2017 12noon -11pm
For more event locations, concert artists, list of registered Mas Bands and more information visit www.miamibrowardcarnival.com or follow on Instagram@miabrocarnival Twitter @miabrocarnival
Sponsors for the Miami Carnival include: Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, Jet Blue, and “With the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.”