Tue. Jul. 9, 2013 @ Nathan Phillips Square, City Hall
This kickoff event gives the city of Toronto a taste of what's to come in the upcoming weeks ahead.
- Crowd: Family Event
- Price: Free
- Music: Soca, Calypso, Live Music
Caribana Family Events
This year the Toronto Caribbean Carnival will be hosting a number of different Caribana events that the entire family can attend. With the Official Launch of Caribana 2013 taking place on July 9th at Nathan Phillips Square, this will be the first of many exciting Caribana family events being held during this year's Caribbean festival.
Although the Caribana Festival officially launches on July 9th 2013, most visitors are only here for the actual Caribana weekend which is from Thursday August 1st-Sunday August 4th, 2013.
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 King and Queen Compeition will take place on Thursday, August 1st at Lamport Stadium, showcasing the costume's of Caribana Mas Bands worldwide.
Don't forget about the main attraction of the Toronto Caribbean Carnival - the grande parade! This highly anticipated Caribana event takes place on Saturday, August 3rd and draws in over 1 million visitors and Toronto residents annually. This cultural event is by far the biggest and most important in Toronto's Caribbean Carnival. You won't want to miss it!
Browse though our list of Caribana events to see exactly what is happening in the city and don't forget to also visit our nightlife section for the hottest parties.