Toronto Caribbean Carnival Parade
Saturday July 30th, 2016 @ Exhibition Place & Lakeshore Boulevard
Toronto Caribbean Carnival Parade @ Exhibition Place & Lakeshore Boulevard
Please note that the event information below is from Caribana 2016. Updated event information for Caribana 2017 will be available in Spring 2017. Please note that artist and venue information is subject to change.The Grand Parade continues to attract local, regional, national, and international attention by visitors and media as it is the highlight of the three-week Festival. This event continues to draw millions from all over the world to see the live performing street art year after year and on live streaming.
After months of preparation, masqueraders in colourful and striking costumes wind their way from the assembly area at Exhibition Place along Lake Shore Boulevard. Admission applies to Exhibition Place where patrons have the opportunity to enjoy the parade of the Mas Bands. Masquerade bands end up in Exhibition Place where masqueraders can party until 8:00 pm.
Guest bands, cultural bands and steel bands also participate in the parade. Guest bands start from the staging area within Exhibition Place and wind their way along Lakeshore Boulevard to disperse west of the Boulevard Club. Steel bands stage on Lakeshore Boulevard south of the All Stream Centre and also proceed along Lakeshore Boulevard to the Boulevard Club.